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  • Hagan going forward 'not as an elected US senator' 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 7:41 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan said Wednesday there's still much work ahead to help North Carolina residents, but she won't be trying to go back to Washington for another six-year term to do it.

  • Hagan to pass on bid for Senate seat in North Carolina 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:53 pm

    WASHINGTON - Former Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina will pass on running for Senate again next year against incumbent Republican Richard Burr, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday night.

  • North Carolina GOP elects 1st black chairman 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 9:38 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party elected its first black chairman Saturday in an upset victory over the candidate backed by Gov. Pat McCrory and other top leaders in the GOP establishment.

  • On 2016 ballot, McCrory seeks unity with NC Republicans 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 7:18 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - His 2016 re-election campaign soon to begin in earnest, Gov. Pat McCrory framed his address to the state GOP convention Saturday around the economic recovery and policies on which he says all North Carolina Republicans agree.

  • McConnell's role in surveillance bill bewilders his friends story has photos
    Updated: Jun-03-15 11:01 am

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, generally seen as a master congressional deal-maker, walked into a legislative dead end on domestic surveillance that left some of his friends bewildered.

  • Congress sends NSA phone-records bill to president story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-02-15 9:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies' hands.