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Tillis-Cunningham US Senate race too early to call

North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Thom Tillis and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham is too early to call, with many votes yet to be counted.

Republican Lindsey Graham wins reelection to US Senate from South Carolina

Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has secured a fourth term in the U.S. Senate.

Senate GOP pushing Barrett ahead past Democrats’ blockade

Democrats are planning time-consuming procedural hurdles, but the party has no realistic chance of stopping Barrett’s advance in the Republican-controlled chamber.

US Senate high stakes spur astronomical spending in Montana

Political groups fighting for control of the U.S. Senate have poured more than $118 million into the contest between Montana’s Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock and Republican incumbent Steve Daines.

Barrett tells doubtful Dems she’d keep open mind on court

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett spent a long day and evening batting back Democrats' tough questioning at her Senate confirmation hearings.

Tillis, Cunningham spar over vacant SCOTUS seat and police reform in second Senate debate

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) and Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham took part in the second North Carolina Senate race debate on Tuesday, September 22 in Raleigh.

Senate passes $2 trillion coronavirus relief package. Here’s what’s in it

The Senate passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was 96 - 0.

Trump, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have agreed on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Senate again fails to advance coronavirus stimulus bill as deal remains elusive

 The Senate on Monday failed for the second time to clear a key procedural hurdle to advance a massive legislative package designed to provide economic relief to American workers and industries battered by the coronavirus outbreak, as tensions boiled over among senators who vocalized their frustrations with one another over negotiations.

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Laney hopes experience is on their side for 2021 season

Over 130 kids showed up for both JV and Varsity. Coach Luke Little is excited about his second year at the helm for the Bucs.

Brunswick County man bags $2 million Powerball prize

Playing with a set of just “random” numbers, Wayne Harris of Supply tried his luck on a Powerball ticket and won a $2 million prize.

New Hanover County Commissioners approve Scotts Hill rezoning

They approved a rezoning request for 40.9 acres of land in the Scotts Hill Medical Park to an Office & Institutional district, allowing for a regional medical facility to be operated by Novant Health-New Hanover Regional Medical Center.