On an action-packed Election Day, Republicans rode a national wave of discontent with President Barack Obama to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate.
A top North Carolina lawmaker says he wants to protect the religious freedom of state officials to refuse issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race remains a virtual tossup between Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis — but UNC junior Noah Lieberman believes he has developed a way to predict the outcome.
The N.C. State Fair promises deep fried Oreos, 1,100 pound pigs, a performance by Vanilla Ice — and potentially, concealed carry firearms.
By emphasizing issues like student debt and voting rights, the Democratic Party is hoping to brand itself as the party of young voters this election season.
North Carolina has continued to climb out of the recession in the past year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce — a hopeful sign for students that the job market is becoming increasingly viable.
Even now that the N.C. General Assembly’s short session has come to a close, activists are getting fired up — and they will return Friday to the streets of Raleigh to protest the actions of the legislature
UNC’s on-campus political organizations are jumping into the fray as the fall’s midterm campaigns get underway.
At the end of this week’s Moral Monday protest, some participants were not done being heard.
If Thom Tillis can defeat Sen. Kay Hagan in the November election, the Republicans will likely have an easy path to their ultimate goal: control of both houses of Congress.The Republican Party knows this, and its leaders have sent the cavalry into North Carolina to support Tillis’ campaign for U.S. Senate.
This week marked the penultimate one in Congress before nearly a month off from session to focus on campaigns.
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.
This past week in Washington, members of the N.C. General Assembly worked on a variety of veteran, education and environmental issues.
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.
As part of View from the Hill's series of profiles on US Senate candidates, meet Democrat Ernest Reeves.
Mark Harris said he is running for Senate to restore leadership to Washington and because he cares deeply about the direction which the United States is going.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen met Tuesday night and unanimously recommended for Town staff to look at removing drive-thrus as an acceptable use within all zoning distinctions in the town. Board of Aldermen member Damon Siles said that, after prompting from multiple citizens, the board should take of the work that was started 15 years ago, a removal of drive-thrus as an acceptable use from all zoning areas within the town.