House elections

October 17, 2017 - 3:14 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Primary elections for trial court and appeals court seats in 2018 have been scrapped after Republicans on Tuesday overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that foretells potentially more judicial changes ahead. The House voted to make state law a measure — approved...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wrested North Carolina's executive branch from Republicans nearly a year ago, narrowly defeating incumbent Pat McCrory in an election that swung in part on the voters' critique of the state's so-called "bathroom bill" and other GOP policies. But the...
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October 05, 2017 - 10:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the General Assembly considering several pieces of legislation (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Republican-dominated legislature has completed its ninth override from among Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's 12 vetoes so far this year, this one on a wide-ranging...
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FILE - In this July 25, 2016 file photo, Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Sanchez says it’s time for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other veteran leaders to make way for a new generation of Democratic leaders. She said she’d like to be a part of that transition. Sanchez is the fifth-highest ranking House Democrat. Her comments were the strongest challenge yet by a Democratic leader to Pelosi’s iron grip on the caucus. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 05, 2017 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Democrat said Thursday it's time for Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other veteran leaders step aside and make way for a new generation of party leaders. Eight-term Rep. Linda Sanchez of California said she thinks it's "time to pass the torch to a new generation of...
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October 04, 2017 - 9:26 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly on Wednesday overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a wide-ranging environmental bill that provides a little money — but not enough according to Cooper — to address a little-studied chemical discharged into a river. Returning to Raleigh for the third...
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Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, joined by Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., updates reporters on the status of their inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Burr says the committee has interviewed more than 100 witnesses as part of its investigation and that more work still needs to be done. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 04, 2017 - 2:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Facebook says it has accepted House and Senate intelligence committees' invitations to testify at hearings on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Both panels have...
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In this Sept. 26, 2017, photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, talks at the Capitol in Washington. Republicans face a big problem following the collapse of their latest push to repeal the Obama health care law: Their own voters are angry and don’t trust them. “If I’m a voter in wherever and somebody says, ‘We’re going to come back to health care,’ would I be skeptical? Sure,” said Corker, who’s retiring rather than seek a third term next year. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 29, 2017 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans face a big problem following the collapse of their latest push to repeal the Obama health care law: Their own voters are angry and don't trust them. Right now, they don't know what to do about it. That's trouble for a party preparing to defend its House and Senate...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. One of the congressional committees investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has invited the tech giants Facebook, Twitter and the parent company of Google to appear for a public hearing on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
September 27, 2017 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate intelligence committees are inviting tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet — the parent company of Google — to appear for public hearings as part of their investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned...
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Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone arrives to testify behind closed-doors as part of the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 26, 2017 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone said Tuesday he's "aware of no evidence whatsoever" that Trump's campaign coordinated with Russians during the 2016 election. Stone spoke to the House intelligence committee for more than three hours as part of the panel's probe into...
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September 16, 2017 - 8:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi. Or "Chuck and Nancy," as President Donald Trump now calls them. After...
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