- After Hagan's no, Democrats wait for Burr challengers Updated: Aug-23-15 10:58 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Since Kay Hagan declined in June to run for a return to Washington, North Carolina and national Democrats have been looking for strong candidates to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr in 2016.
- Poole steps down as North Carolina GOP's executive director Updated: Aug-10-15 5:50 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The man leading day-to-day operations at North Carolina Republican Party for the past two years is stepping down from the job later this month.
- Pope and Congress: Francis is certain to challenge lawmakers Updated: Aug-10-15 12:57 pm
WASHINGTON - A political pope is sure to seize his opportunity when he addresses a political body. So both Democrats and Republicans are looking forward to Pope Francis' remarks to Congress next month - and bracing for them, too.