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North Carolina Senate Race

Samantha Lachman

North Carolina's Kay Hagan Won't Try To Return To The Senate In 2016 | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) has decided against challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr in 2016, leaving Democrats to weig...

Kay Hagan Loses Senate Re-Election To Thom Tillis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) was narrowly defeated by North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) on Tuesday in one of the nation's closest Senate r...

Thom Tillis Defeats Kay Hagan In North Carolina Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) narrowly defeated Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on Tuesday in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate ...

Samantha Lachman

Republican Thom Tillis Defeats Sen. Kay Hagan In North Carolina | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) was narrowly defeated by North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) on Tuesday in one of the nation's highest-profile ...

Paul Blumenthal

The World After Citizens United: Here Is Your First $100 Million Senate Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton joined Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on the election trail Oct. 25 to rally Democrats ahead of Tuesd...

Will Working Moms Show Up on Election Day?

Candice Burns | Posted 01.01.2015 | Politics
Candice Burns

Moms, your vote counts because you vote with your children and family at heart. Showing up at the polls or staying home can make the difference between electing a candidate who shares your priorities and sending one to Washington who doesn't.

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: Polls Narrow In Key Senate Race | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

The North Carolina Senate race narrows to a near dead heat. Democrats say they're within the margin of error in Iowa and Colorado. And an unusually hi...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Dems' Closing Argument In North Carolina: Thom Tillis Has Record Of Corruption | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee's closing argument in the North Carolina Senate race is a harsh attack on Republican nomine...

Dana Liebelson

North Carolina Fights To Take Voting Site Away From Pesky College Kids | Dana Liebelson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Early voting starts Thursday in North Carolina, even as the state has pushed to move early voting sites farther away from college campuses. The Rep...

Kay Hagan Vs. Thom Tillis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide for North Carolina Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Kay Hagan vs. Thom Tillis Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

Sabrina Siddiqui

Vulnerable Democrat Freaks Out Over Ebola, Calls For Temporary Flight Ban | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) on Friday called on President Barack Obama to impose a temporary travel ban on non-U.S. citizens from countries ...

McCain Blasts Dem As 'Not Well-Informed'

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Senate needs Thom Tillis because of leadership skills he exhibited as North Carolina House speaker, John McCain said...

In Bid To Unseat Kay Hagan, GOP Pours Millions More Into Nation's Most Expensive Race

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The group dedicated to winning a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November says it's more than doubling its investment suppor...

If You Live In One Of These States, You're Probably Really Sick Of Campaign Ads

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...

Laura Bassett

Key Senate Race Deeply Divides Men And Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics

A tight race for one of North Carolina's Senate seats is turning into a veritable battle of the sexes, with a huge and growing gulf between male and f...

Democrats Begin Ad Blitz Against N.C. Senate Candidate

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Democrats unleashed on Wednesday the first piece of a $9.1 million North Carolina advertising blitz that criticizes GOP ...

GOP Candidate Can't Formulate Opinion On Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

North Carolina's new GOP Senate candidate, Thom Tillis, was unable to answer a very simple question on Wednesday: Would he support raising the minimum...

Runoffs Could Complicate Key Senate Races For Republicans

AP | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

BY CHARLES BABINGTON & KEN THOMAS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Republicans aiming to win control of the Senate in the 2014 electio...

GOP Challenger To Hagan Pulls Ahead In Primary

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

North Carolina State Rep. Thom Tillis is the GOP frontrunner to challenge Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), polling on North Carolina's Senate primary finds. ...

Governor Makes Pick In GOP Senate Primary

AP | By GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he's backing Thom Tillis in the Republican primary for Senate in North Carolina. ...

GOP Senate Candidate Likens Food Stamps To Slavery

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Greg Brannon, a North Carolina Republican running for U.S. Senate, has argued that the food stamp program is comparable to slavery, calling on lawmake...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Primary Heats Up In North Carolina Senate Race | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With 2014 officially underway, North Carolina will be home to one of the most competitive Senate races in the run-up to midterm election...

Senate Democrat Gets Fundraising Boost After Backing Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) received a fundraising boost Thursday from the group LGBT Democrats of North Carolina following her endorsement of gay marriag...

North Carolina Senate Candidate Wields Transvaginal Probe At Opponent

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

North Carolina state Senate candidate Deb Butler (D) released a new ad attacking incumbent Republican state Sen. Thom Goolsby, featuring Butler wieldi...

Richard Burr Defeats Elaine Marshall In North Carolina Senate Race

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Republican North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr will keep his seat after campaigning with a renewed promise to rein in government sp...