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  • Republican senatorial candidates, from left, Mark Harris, Heather Grant, Greg Brannon, and Thom Tillis, before a debate at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
  • A rival to North Carolina's Republican Senate primary front runner is picking at Thom Tillis' legislative record.
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  • Dallas Woodhouse
  • Launching a political nonprofit organization to bolster the conservative tide in North Carolina.
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  • House Speaker Thom Tillis
  • The ad recalls how two Tillis staff members, including his chief of staff, resigned in 2012.
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  • Governor Pat McCrory
  • Says the personal income tax rate was reduced and simplified in bill he signed.
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  • Generic voting booth polling place
  • The state Board of Elections revealed Wednesday that more than 35,000 people may have double voted.
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  • Generic voting booth polling place
  • The state Board of Elections revealed Wednesday that more than 35,000 people may have double voted.
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  • Dorothea Dix from the air.
  • The City of Raleigh offering $38 million to the state for the Dorothea Dix property Wednesday.
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  • Wake County District Court Judge Ned Mangum
  • Judge Ned Mangum will serve as the temporary district attorney until January 1, 2015.
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  • Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby
  • Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby will not seek re-election after 28 years in office.
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  • ACA hearing General Assembly
  • Contrasting views on the federal health care overhaul law were on display at the North Carolina Legislative Building.
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  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Richard Burr says upcoming elections will rise or fall on Obamacare.
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  • ACA hearing General Assembly
  • Contrasting views on the federal health care overhaul law were on display at the Legislative Building.
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  • Dorothea Dix from the air.
  • State and the city have new appraisals and the city has wrapped up environmental impact report.
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  • Sen. Martin Nesbitt
  • North Carolina Sen. Martin Nesbitt has died after a brief battle with stomach cancer.
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  • Clay Aiken
  • Singer Clay Aiken announces his candidacy for Congress in NC's 2nd Congressional District against Rep. Renee Ellmers
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  • Clay Aiken
  • Singer Clay Aiken announced Wednesday that he is running for Congress.
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  • From second place on American Idol to a run for 2nd District congressman
  • Clay Aiken is diving into the deep end of politics.
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  • State Attorney General Roy Cooper
  • Attorney General Roy Cooper is attempting to boost his image as the leader of North Carolina Democrats.
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  • A North Carolina state senator has apologized for comments about Gov. Pat McCrory, and his wife.
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  • Apex Mayor Keith Weatherly
  • Keith Weatherly had been mayor of Apex for the past 18 years.
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  • President Barack Obama listens to a question during his end-of-the-year news conference in the Brady Press Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.
  • White House says the president will be here Wednesday for an economic event.
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  • House Speaker Thom Tillis
  • The liberal- leaning Public Policy Polling group found Tillis has 19 percent of voter support.
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  • White House says the president will be here January 15 for an economic event.
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  • President Barack Obama
  • White House says the president will be here January 15 for an economic event.
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  • Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby
  • Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby will not seek re-election after 28 years in office.
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  • President Barack Obama
  • White house says the president will be here January 15 for an economic event.
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  • DHHS Spokesperson Ricky Diaz talked about his raise and other complaints lodged against his department.
  • DHHS Communications Director Ricky Diaz is leaving the department to take a public relations job in Washington.
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  • President Barack Obama
  • White house says the president will be here January 15 for an economic event.
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  • The U.S. Senate voted earlier this week on reviving the benefits nationwide for an additional three months.
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  • North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory speaks with reporters
  • Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday that the state's Republican-authored economic and tax reforms are working.
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  • Hagan wants North Carolina to rejoin states whose long-term unemployed could again benefit from emergency unemployment benefits
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  • Clay Aiken attends the Broadway opening of After Midnight on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
  • Sources told the Washington Blade that the singer has been meeting with political operatives.
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  • Former Alcohol Law Enforcement Director John Ledford
  • Judge Fred Morrison Jr. said John Ledford should get back pay to the date of his dismissal
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  • NC 540 Highway route
  • Controversial decision on highway route has been ongoing for years - DOT say they are moving forward.
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  • North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and State Budget Director Art Pope exchanged words Dec. 2.
  • Civil rights leader and State Budget Director speak outside government building.
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  • NC State Auditor Beth Wood
  • Says she warned health care officials that the computer system for Medicaid reimbursement had problems
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  • Attorney General Roy Cooper at Democratic fundraiser in Durham.
  • Democrats taking over the General Assembly and the governor's seat was the talk of a fundraiser in Durham.
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  • Attorney General Roy Cooper at Democratic fundraiser in Durham.
  • Democrats taking over the General Assembly and the governor's seat was the talk of a fundraiser Wednesday evening in Durham.
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  • NC State Auditor Beth Wood
  • Says she warned health care officials that the computer system for Medicaid reimbursement had problems
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  • medicaid
  • General Assembly researchers say the cost to administer the program is actually lower than most states.
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  • General Assembly researchers say the cost to administer the program is actually lower than most states
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  • Phil Berger Jr.
  • Phil Berger Jr. is expected to formally announce his intention to run for North Carolina's Sixth Congressional seat.
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  • Vice-President Joe Bidens limo in Chapel Hill
  • Vice President Joe Biden returned to the Triangle Friday with a visit to Chapel Hill.
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  • Vice-President Joe Bidens limo in Chapel Hill
  • Vice President Joe Biden returned to the Triangle Friday with a visit to Chapel Hill.
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  • North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan
  • Says taxpayers are owed explanation of why online enrollment has seen so many problems
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  • Valencia Applewhite
  • Val Applewhite conceded the Fayetteville mayoral race Friday night.
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  • There could be political fallout for some after the President apologized for problems plaguing the Affordable Care Act.
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  • There could be political fallout for some after President Obama apologized for problems plaguing the Affordable Care Act.
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  • U.S. Rep. Howard Coble says his 15th term in Congress will be his last.
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  • Morrisville Mayor-elect Mark Stohlman
  • The race for Morrisville mayor was among the most hotly contested races in the Triangle.
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