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Judge says hearing scheduled in Easley probe

Superior Court Judge Donald Stephens said Monday that there will be a hearing in Wake County on Tuesday. Rowan County District Attorney Bill Kenerly has been reviewing whether Easley or others broke campaign finance laws.

Tillis is NC GOP’s choice to be House speaker

House Republicans have chosen Rep. Thom Tillis as their nominee to become the next speaker of the North Carolina House.

NC GOP chairman Fetzer to step down in January

Tom Fetzer has told state GOP leaders he's stepping down as North Carolina Republican Party chairman in mid-January.

Recount confirms Ellmers victory over Etheridge

State Board of Elections director Gary Bartlett said Friday that a recount in the 2nd Congressional District has found that Ellmers defeated Democratic Rep. Bob Etheridge by about 1,500 votes.

Pelosi keeps leadership job; McIntyre votes for Shuler

House Democrats have re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the next Congress.

McIntyre ready to work with Republican House

video It's been a little more than a week since elections wrapped-up. Now many politicians are settling in and getting ready to go back to work. WWAY caught up with District 7 Congressman Mike McIntyre to see what the democrat thinks about his minority position in the house, now that the Republicans have control.

Perdue raising money for re-election bid

Gov. Beverly Perdue is preparing to run for re-election in 2012.

FIRST ON 3: Pelosi will seek House Dem leadership, won’t get McIntyre’s support

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will try to keep her Democratic leadership post despite massive election losses that cost her party the House majority. Rep. Mike McIntyre said he won't support her.

Elections director explains ballot blunder

videoWe made it through Election Day, but not all counties had a smooth day. New Hanover made news across the state by using the wrong ballots at some voting locations. The problem happened at two precincts. Election officials say they were suppose to receive a specific ballot, but instead they received a different one.

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