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This Republican Senator Is Fighting For Your Freedom Not To Wash Your Hands In The Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 02.03.2015 | Politics

While many GOP lawmakers were busy deciding whether they think parents should vaccinate their children in the midst of a freak measles outbreak, fresh...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Dems' Closing Argument In North Carolina: Thom Tillis Has Record Of Corruption

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Thom Tillis Flip-Flops On Expanding Medicaid After Lagging In The Polls

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

In recognition that he has become politically vulnerable in his race against Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) over the state's lack of Medicaid expansion, Repu...

De-Nationalizing an Election: Political Advertising in the Tillis-Hagan N.C. Senate Race

Allan Louden | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics
Allan Louden

A closer reading of the education ads in North Carolina's 2014 Senate race suggests they are not fully about education.

Samantha Lachman

Emboldened By Small Lead, Kay Hagan Goes After Senate Challenger

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) came out swinging against Republican challenger Thom Tillis in their second debate Tuesday, perhaps encouraged b...

Samantha Lachman

Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis Vie For North Carolina's Support In First Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) met Wednesday for the first debate in a Senate race th...

Laura Bassett

Key Senate Race Deeply Divides Men And Women

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Senate Candidate: GOP Must Appeal To Minorities Because 'Traditional' Voting Population Isn't Growing

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

A Republican nominee in a high-profile race that could determine the balance of power in the Senate differentiated between what he called "traditional...

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 Says He Fired Staffers Who Resigned

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Senate candidate and North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) responded Thursday to Democratic attacks, saying he had fired staffers who had...

GOP Senate Candidate's Women's Campaign Coalition Includes Planned Parenthood Founder

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R), who is running to unseat Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), announced a "Women for Tillis" coalition Monday ...

GOP Senate Candidate: Minimum Wage Is An 'Artificial Threshold,' Raising It 'A Dangerous Idea'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina General Assembly and one of seven Republicans vying to challenge U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D), said raising ...

GOP Senate Candidate Wants His State Legislative Session To Be Over Already

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina General Assembly and a leading Republican contender to challenge U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D) this year, wan...

Anti-Gay Group Jumps Into North Carolina Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Concerned Women for America, a D.C.-based conservative Christian nonprofit, has jumped into North Carolina's competitive Republican primary for U.S. S...

Tillis' Tea Party Challenger Dredges Up Scandal In Republican Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Tea party-supported obstetrician and U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon called North Carolina's House speaker, Thom Tillis (R), "an establishment-back...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Primary Heats Up In North Carolina Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Leader Kills Official State Religion Bill

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

The Republican speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives killed legislation on Thursday that aimed to establish an official state religio...

GOP Lawmaker Causes Firestorm Over Controversial Comments About Welfare Recipients

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Speaker of the North Carolina House Thom Tillis called this week for 'dividing and conquering' welfare recipients. Tillis said Monday in a constit...