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NC's Senate candidates attack the attack ads

Both major party candidates in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race took the bold stand on Friday to call out the mudslinging in campaign ads coming from the other side. Just do not expect either one to stop running attack ads anytime soon.


No return to Raleigh for state lawmakers, but business incentives might suffer

After facing pressure from business and economic leaders across the state to expand the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) as funds begin to run dry, Gov. Pat McCrory has decided not to call the N.C. General Assembly back to Raleigh for a special session.“It would be counterproductive and a waste of taxpayer money to bring the General Assembly back when there is no agreement in place on issues already voted on,” McCrory said in a statement Friday.


Carolina Capitol Roundup: Sept. 2-5

Congressional lawmakers were home this week for district work as they round out the five-week August recess — and North Carolina’s delegation was active across the state.


(L-R) Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ), John McCain (R-AZ), Richard Burr (R-NC) and Tom Coburn (R-OK) participate in a news conference about veterans affairs on Capitol Hill, June 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Carolina Capitol Roundup: June 1-6

As a part of the ongoing series on news from Capitol Hill about North Carolina, we look at last week's events, including VA reform and the 70th anniversary of D-Day.