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Tillis, NCGOP scrutinized for ties to Facebook data breach firm

In the midst of a scandal involving the harvesting of tens of millions of Facebook profiles for political gain, the North Carolina Democratic Party is pointing to the hundreds of thousands of dollars paid to data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica by Republican Sen. Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Republican Party in 2014.

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.
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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.

North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis files new legislation on ‘Dreamers’ future

At a news conference at the Capitol, posters displayed four core principles to The SUCCEED Act: Compassion, Prevention, Merit, and Fairness.
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Tillis to introduce bill to create path to legal status for DACA children

As the Trump administration appears ready to phase out an Obama-era program that has protected hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, a North Carolina senator says he will introduce a plan that could help some of those undocumented immigrants earn legal status.
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Tillis sponsors one of two bi-partisan bills to protect special counsel in Russia probe

Senators introduced two bipartisan bills Thursday aimed at protecting Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump as both parties signaled resistance to any White House effort to derail the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election.

NC to receive $32M in additional disaster relief

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide an additional $31.86 million in disaster relief funding for communities still recovering from Hurricane Matthew.
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Tillis: Sessions showed ‘good judgement’ with Russia probe recusal

A day after President Trump referred to him in a tweet as "our beleaguered A.G.," Jeff Sessions is getting some support from a North Carolina senator.

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