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Clinton on Trump: ‘We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead’

Hillary Clinton has delivered what are expected to be her final remarks of the presidential election after a devastating loss to Donald Trump.

Top Senate Democrat hints at Obama’s Supreme Court timeline

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid indicated that he may have a clue as to when President Obama will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court.

McConnell says Senate won’t vote on Obama Court pick

Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says flatly that his party won't permit a vote on any Supreme Court nominee submitted by President Barack Obama but will "revisit the matter" after the presidential election in November.

Senate GOP to Obama: Don’t bother nominating to Court

Senate Republicans are uniting behind Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in insisting that President Barack Obama's successor fill the Supreme Court vacancy after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

GOP hopeful Carson threatens to leave Republican Party

In what would be a nightmare scenario for the GOP, presidential hopeful Ben Carson threatened Friday to leave the Republican Party amid reports of deepening concerns from GOP officials about the splintered 2016 electorate.

Democrats poised to filibuster stopgap funding measure

Legislation that would keep the government open only if President Barack Obama agrees to strip taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood is getting a vote in the Senate.

Senate GOP leader plans vote on averting government shutdown

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has set up a showdown vote for Thursday on a bill financing government agencies through Dec. 11 but also blocking Planned Parenthood's federal funds for a year.

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.