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Senators push for better security for 2018 election season

Government efforts to protect state and local elections from Russian cyberattacks in 2016 didn't go far enough, leaders of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday as the panel released recommendations to safeguard against foreign meddling in the 2018 primary season that's already underway.

Leaders respond with admiration, sadness for Billy Graham

Leaders expressed admiration and respect for evangelist Billy Graham, who died at his North Carolina home Wednesday morning.
Students and staff are led out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, after a shooting that killed 17 people on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: ZUMA Presss)video

What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.
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US Senate budget plan includes $125M for Hurricane Matthew relief

The US Senate's two-year budget plan could mean more money coming to North Carolina to continue recovery efforts from 2016's Hurricane Matthew, according to the state's senators.

Dozens deliver letter to Senator Burr in opposition to repeal of Affordable Care Act

Although the Senate has rejected a full repeal of Obamacare without an immediate replacement, dozens of people banded together to deliver a letter to Senator Burr this afternoon.
Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. 2017. (Photo: Pool/ABC News)video

James Comey testifies to Senate Intelligence Committee about conversations with Donald Trump

In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of conversations with President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White House and a law enforcement agency that prides itself on independence.
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Comey to testify before Senate Intel Committee next week

Fired FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week.
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House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others; Comey to testify to Senate committee

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia's influence in the 2016 election (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The House...
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Sen. Burr corrects earlier statement, says Flynn hasn’t responded to subpoena

Ousted Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena issued by a Senate committee looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

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