Elections


Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham speaks to supporters in March 2020. Cunningham and other NC Democrats are reporting strong fundraising hauls despite the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Despite Pandemic, NC Democrats Netting Record Fundraising Totals

With Election Day less than four months away, Democratic candidates in NC are reporting record fundraising even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina re-election contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
Trump, Tillis Losing Ground in NC, New Poll Finds

North Carolina is pulling farther away from the president and incumbent Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, a new poll indicates.

A NC teacher says recent remarks by GOP superintendent candidate Catherine Truitt raises some red flags. (Photo via Truitt's campaign page)
From a Teacher: NC Schools Don’t Need A Polite Superintendent — They Need Someone To Fight Like Hell

After a decade of bad education policy from the NC General Assembly, NC’s new superintendent shouldn’t be concerned about hurting Republicans’ feelings.

Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner accused of racial bias. (Image via screenshot)
Thom Tillis Is Still Running Ad Featuring Restaurant Owner Accused of Racial Bias

Democrats pounding Republican senator for sticking with ad, which features owner of Lancaster’s BBQ in Mooresville.   US Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner at the center of a federal lawsuit over racial bias, more than a week since multiple outlets reported the details of that case. Rev. Anthony Spearman,...

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., in a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 16, 2020. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP)
Thom Tillis Voted to Repeal the ACA Seven Times. He Has To Go, Healthcare Advocates Say.

Healthcare advocates say Thom Tillis' record of undermining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) risks coverage for North Carolinians with pre-existing conditions.

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Trump Endorsed This Candidate Who Lost In NC. Now He Says He Didn’t Even Know Her.

Trump claimed he didn't know Lynda Bennett in a phone call to the winner, Madison Cawthorn. But the truth is more complicated, Axios reports.

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Here’s Every High-Profile Republican Who Has Endorsed Biden So Far

A group of Republican former U.S. national security officials plan to publicly endorse Biden in the coming weeks, Reuters reported Wednesday.