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Thom Tillis To Face Kay Hagan In General Election

AP | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis captured the nomination to oppose imperiled Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan Tuesday night, over...

Republican Tillis Wins North Carolina Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has won the Republican Senate primary in the Tar Heel State, the Associated Press reports. Tillis, who was...

Thom Tillis Wins GOP Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Thom Tillis has won the Republican Senate primary in North Carolina, the Associated Press reports. Tillis, who currently serves as the state's Hou...

Kay Hagan Wins Democratic Primary

AP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican voters have selected Thom Tillis to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. Tillis is speaker of t...

Republicans Facing Off In Race To Challenge Kay Hagan

AP | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

BY GARY D. ROBERTSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters are about to decide who they believe can best challenge Dem...

Republicans Tie Dem Senator To 'Toxic Issue'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The crowd that swamped a recent GOP candidates' forum at a suburban Charlotte sports bar testified to Republicans' hopes o...

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...

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...

Dem Senator Faces Powerful GOP Rebound

AP | GARY D. ROBERTSON | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina rode President Barack Obama's coattails in 2008, winning a seat Republican...

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...

DADT: Behind the Scenes

Jim Neal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Neal

Any hope of repealing DADT under a prospective Lieberman bill will require very tight coordination and communication between Senators Collins, Lieberman and their caucuses.

NC-Sen: 44% Burr (R), 34% Marshall (D) (Civitas 10/18-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civitas Institute / Tel Opinion Research 10/18-20/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Civitas release North Car...

North Carolina Senate Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next North Carolina Senator? Republican Richard Burr faces off with Democrat Elaine Marshall on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you...

NC-Sen: 48% Burr (R), 40% Marshall (D) (PPP 10/15-17)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/15-17/10; 597 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release North Carolina 2010 Senate 48% Burr (...

Elaine Marshall Blasts Richard Burr

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

From a very lackluster campaign with two relatively weak candidates, this race has just been transformed by Marshall's stunning performance in their TV debate.

NC-Sen: 45% Burr (R), 31% Marshall (D) (High Point 9/25-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

High Point University 9/25-30/10; 400 adults, 5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (High Point release) North Carolina 2010 Senate 45...

NC-Sen: 49% Burr (R), 36% Marshall (R) (PPP 9/23-26)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Public Policy Polling (D) 9/23-26/10; 681 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) North Carolina 2010 Senate 49% Bur...

Cal Cunningham: North Carolina Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 North Carolina Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+NCSen@gmail.com if you know someone wh...

Elaine Marshall: North Carolina Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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Richard Burr: North Carolina Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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