PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — John Skvarla, a two-time Cabinet secretary for then-North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory during a long career in law, business and economic development, died on Tuesday. He was 73.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The president of North Carolina's community college system is stepping down, as board members who lost confidence in him after barely 18 months on the job accepted his resignation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A decade ago, Pat McCrory was king in North Carolina's Republican Party. The former Charlotte mayor became the first GOP governor in two decades when he won in 2012 by 11 percentage points.
RALElGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump's influence in North Carolina.
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.; Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Stefanishyna.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; former Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A longtime state fiscal officer is Gov. Roy Cooper's choice to become North Carolina's next state controller.
Cooper's nominee is Deputy State Budget Director Nels Roseland, who also previously served as chief financial officer of the state Department of Justice when Cooper was attorney general.
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The final scheduled debate for North Carolina’s Republican Senate primary featured former Gov. Pat McCrory and ex-U.S. Rep. Mark Walker largely agreeing on issues and criticizing rival Rep.
RALEIGH. N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson endorses Ted Budd for next month's U.S. Senate Republican primary in a new commercial in which he also criticizes the state GOP's former standard bearer, ex-Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful Ted Budd is benefitting from President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a super PAC's commitment to flood airwaves and mailboxes to help him as the May 17 Republican primary approaches.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Pat McCrory wants to make Russia's invasion of Ukraine a pivotal issue in the North Carolina Republican primary, accusing GOP rival Rep.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina candidate filing wrapped up Friday for this year's party primaries, the apparent completion of a period split into two intervals by redistricting litigation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Combat veteran and political newcomer Marjorie Eastman filed her candidacy papers on Thursday to run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in North Carolina.
Eastman is one of nearly two dozen official candidates seeking to succeed retiring GOP Sen.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker filed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, following through on a decision he reaffirmed publicly several weeks ago.
Walker turned in his paperwork to seek the Republican nomination with the State Board of Elections.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory officially filed as a U.S. Senate candidate Friday, calling himself best-suited to represent the state during “serious times” at home and abroad.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina State Board of Education member has resigned, citing in part the panel’s charged debate last year over new social studies standards for his departure.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democrat Cheri Beasley remained the top campaign fundraiser ahead of next fall's U.S. Senate race in North Carolina at the close of 2021, outpacing further potential Republican rivals entangled in a primary campaign lengthened by litigation.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker said Thursday that he’s staying in the Republican race for U.S. Senate, despite falling behind top rivals in fundraising and lacking former President Donald Trump’s endorsement for the seat.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed “North Carolina School Choice Week” for the first time since the Democrat took over the job more than five years ago.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A court ruling delaying North Carolina’s high-stakes GOP Senate primary has increased pressure on former President Donald Trump’s favored candidate to agree to a debate schedule and has given his opponents more space to renew attacks on him.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mark Walker will remain in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race for the remainder of the year and spend the next few weeks mulling a run for a Greensboro-area U.S.
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — In the rankings of political upsets from November 2016, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's defeat was a distant second. Still, when the Republican best known for signing the transgender bathroom bill narrowly lost at the same time Donald Trump comfortably won the state, it left many stunned.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley was the top third-quarter fundraiser for candidates in next year’s U.S. Senate race in North Carolina, according to documents filed at Friday’s financial reporting deadline.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Marjorie K. Eastman, a combat veteran, former intelligence officer and mother of one, made her entry into North Carolina's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday.
The Cary resident plans to distinguish herself from the three leading candidates, U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some supporters of former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory's efforts to contest the 2016 gubernatorial election results can be sued for allegedly defaming four residents who were falsely accused of voting twice, a North Carolina appeals court ruled Tuesday.
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's endorsement has Rep. Ted Budd playing defense in North Carolina's GOP Senate primary, as opponents accuse him of benefiting from a bankruptcy that cost farmers millions and being beholden to a conservative political action committee.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Pat McCrory on Thursday announced he raised more than $1.2 million in his first fundraising period since he entered the primary in April.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson announced late Monday he will not seek the Republican U...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday announced he'll run for the U...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State House Speaker Tim Moore's chief of staff is leaving the post for a job within the University of North Carolina system...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper sued legislative leaders again on Friday, this time challenging the composition of a powerful commission that scrutinizes regulations agencies create to carry out state law...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday that he won't try to recapture his old office in 2020, but will continue to consider a U...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The professionals in charge of protecting North Carolina's elections for more than five years are being replaced.
State elections director Kim Strach and top elections attorney Josh Lawson leave their jobs Friday.
The N.C. House passed new language for a pair of proposed constitutional amendments Friday, paving the way for the amendments to get back on statewide ballots this November after a three-judge panel removed them earlier this week.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As a Democratic gubernatorial candidate last fall, Roy Cooper blasted his Republican opponent for adopting a more lenient standard than what's recommended by North Carolina's health agency for cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in well water...
Former Gov. Pat McCrory says he's not ruling out a future in public office following his re-election defeat in 2016.
McCrory was in Raleigh this weekend ahead of a scheduled speech at the Civitas 2017 Conservative Leadership Conference.
The state Senate on Wednesday approved proposals that would make it easier for third-party and unaffiliated candidates to get on ballots in state elections and make it harder to keep polling places open after disruptions.
A CBC Editorial: Tuesday, April 25, 2017; Editorial # 8152<br /> The following is the opinion of Capitol Broadcasting Company
No sooner did the 2016 Election Day vote count end, revealing a 10,000 deficit for incumbent Gov.
A CBC Editorial: Friday, March 24, 2017; Editorial # 8139<br /> The following is the opinion of Capitol Broadcasting Company
A year ago North Carolina woke up and discrimination was the law of the land.
Lawyers for Gov. Roy Cooper argued Tuesday that state lawmakers illegally undercut his authority before he even took office in January, while lawyers for legislative leaders maintained that the General Assembly has the power to give certain powers to the governor or take them away.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper proposed Tuesday what he called a compromise to repeal the state's so-called bathroom bill, saying a new measure is designed to allay fears by some over public bathroom safety...
A CBC Editorial: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016; Editorial# 8099<br /> The following is the opinion of Capitol Broadcasting Company
Even as we seem to be on the threshold of repealing onerous House Bill 2, that possibility seems mired in petty partisan bickering that could sink the deal.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Republican incumbent Pat McCrory conceding to Democrat Roy Cooper in their close race for North Carolina governor (all times local):...
Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said Thursday the city is returning to normal hours after protesters vandalized buildings and looted businesses following the Tuesday killing of a man by police.
Wednesday night's protests began peacefully around 6 p.m.
Gas prices could be going up due to an East Coast supply problem.
A section of the Colonial Pipeline, which carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast, was shut down last Friday after it spilled about 250,000 gallons in Alabama.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's budget was signed into law Friday by Gov. Pat McCrory, more than two months after it was due, following a standoff and protracted negotiations between House and Senate Republicans.