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VIDEO: The State of Election 2014 in North Carolina

Want to hear a smart take on how North Carolina’s elections are shaping up? Check out the video above, featuring a panel discussion with Rob Christensen of the Raleigh News & Observer and Laura Leslie of WRAL-TV, along with Dr. … Continue reading

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Poll: Hagan has edge in Senate contest, but GOP leads legislative ballot

With early voting set to begin on Thursday across North Carolina, new numbers from Public Policy Polling show incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan with a slim three-point lead over Republican N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis. Meanwhile, Republicans have a … Continue reading

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Ruling: Controversial NC voting law can stay in place while full trial awaits

A ruling handed down on Friday by a federal judge in Winston-Salem will allow a sweeping voting law implemented by the Republican-led legislature to remain in effect for this year’s elections while a trial awaits in 2015. The decision by … Continue reading

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Poll: Hagan builds lead over Tillis in U.S. Senate contest

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan’s edge over Republican N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate contest has grown by 5 percentage points since last month, according to new numbers from Public Policy Polling (PPP). The latest survey finds … Continue reading

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Walker defeats Berger for Republican nod in 6th congressional district runoff

Photo: Mark Walker campaign Mark Walker won the Republican primary runoff in North Carolina’s 6th congressional district on Tuesday, soundly defeating Phil Berger, Jr., a district attorney and son of powerful N.C. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, 60-40 percent … Continue reading

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