Stories tagged: "Cal Cunningham"


Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
Tillis, Cunningham Clash on Vaccines, Coronavirus Relief, But Agree on Vote By Mail

With North Carolinians seeking economic, health care relief, Tillis and Cunningham differed on how to deliver it during Monday's debate.

North Carolina Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham answers questions following a televised debate during his 2010 run for the US Senate. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Cal Cunningham: Thom Tillis ‘Stained’ NC With Reforms Targeting Black Voters When He Was NC Speaker

Cal Cunningham, who’s running against Tillis, focused on voting and police reform in a town hall with civil rights icon William Barber II.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., talks with Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Joshua Hawley, R-Mo., during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020 (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP)
Trump or North Carolina? Critics Say Thom Tillis Can’t Please Both

With the number of uninsured and unemployed people surging in NC, Thom Tillis, a Trump ally, questioned about his priorities.

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)
After Maskless Appearance at Trump Speech, Should Thom Tillis Take a Coronavirus Test?

After cameras caught Thom Tillis without a mask at Trump's speech, some want the senator to cancel his events or take a coronavirus test.

With North Carolinians backing robust coronavirus policies, Biden, Cunningham, and Cooper opening up leads.  (Graphic via Shutterstock)
With Coronavirus Shaping the Election, Biden, Cunningham and Cooper Open up Leads

How robust coronavirus policies are allowing candidates like Joe Biden, Cal Cunningham, and Roy Cooper to seize control of their races.

In this March 12, 2020 file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., pauses to speak to media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis is under fire for comments about coronavirus' spread in the Latino community. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Thom Tillis Says Latinos Are Less Likely to Wear Masks. That’s Not True.

While talking about coronavirus' impact on Latinos, Tillis blamed the crisis on Latino people not wearing masks. But multiple surveys say that's not true.

Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
New Poll: Tillis, Facing Weak Support From His Base, Trails Cunningham by 8 Points

Weak support from his base in NC is proving a significant threat to Sen. Thom Tillis’s re-election chances against Cal Cunningham, a new poll finds.