THOM TILLIS


11/28/2017 8:23pm

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-NC, while he was speaker of the House of the N.C. General Assembly in 2012. Tillis announced the SUCCEED Act in September 2017, which could provide a path to citizenship for young, undocumented immigrants in the absence of DACA. 

Tillis, Burr oppose Trump's EPA nomination

U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., have expressed opposition towards Michael L. Dourson, President Donald Trump’s nominee to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency.


8/26/2015 7:00pm

NC teachers to receive one-time $750 bonus

By Nick Niedzwiadek Senior Writer The state’s two-month overdue budget glacially neared completion Wednesday as the legislature reached an agreement on teacher pay. Teachers across the state will receive a one-time $750 bonus this year as opposed to the House’s original plan to give all teachers a 2 percent raise, according to documents provided by Sen.


1/13/2015 12:42am

Tim Moore, the next N.C. House speaker, received a great deal of news coverage from The Daily Tar Heel during his time as speaker of Student Congress at UNC in 1991. Moore graduated in 1992. DTH file photo.

NC House Speaker to-be Tim Moore has contentious past

Tim Moore is slated to become one of the most powerful politicians in North Carolina on Wednesday, assuming the role of speaker of the N.C. House. More than two decades ago, Moore stirred controversy as speaker of UNC’s Student Congress for attempting to defund the Carolina Gay and Lesbian Association (CGLA).


11/13/2014 12:49am

Kay Hagan’s senate seat was one of many Democrats’ lost during the Election. Political analysts said it’s very rare for a president’s party to do well during midterm elections.

Post-election, Democrats reflect on loss

At the close of an election season filled with attack advertisements and big-name endorsements — including one from former President Bill Clinton — Democrats in North Carolina and nationwide found themselves in the red.


10/22/2014 11:45pm

Kay Hagan targeted for flip-flop on Ebola

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan issued a statement on Friday calling for a travel ban on West African countries affected by Ebola and a larger coordinated effort to deal with the ongoing outbreak — and the N.C. Republican Party is accusing her of flip-flopping on the issue.