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Stories with person: Richard Burr
  • Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 8:01 pm

    WASHINGTON - Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage later this spring.

  • Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 11:25 am

    WASHINGTON - Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American.

  • NC Sen. Burr has $2.4M in re-election campaign coffers 
    Updated: Apr-14-15 9:49 am

    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr raised close to $1.4 million in the first three months of the year for his 2016 re-election bid.

  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs story has photos
    Updated: Apr-08-15 5:34 pm

    WASHINGTON - Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's sprawling global spying effort.