Stories tagged: "Richard Burr"


President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center, Saturday, June 20, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
What Does NC’s Federal Delegation Think of Delaying the Election? We Called Every Member to Find Out.

Trump floated talk of delaying the election last week, but it’s up to Congress to decide when we vote. What does NC's Congressional delegation think?

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., left, and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, walk from a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Editorial: NC’s Unemployed Will Lose $600 Weekly If Tillis and Burr Don’t Act on Federal Unemployment

An editorial says a weekly check of $600 for NC’s unemployed will disappear at July's end if the US Senate, including Burr and Tillis, don't take action.

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., in January 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Burr and Tillis: I’m A NC Teacher. We Desperately Need Coronavirus Relief in the HEROES Act.

With coronavirus forcing NC into a billion-dollar budget deficit, why local government and school districts need the relief in the HEROES Act.

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From The Editor: North Carolina Might Need A New Senator Soon

Why an explosive insider trading investigation of Sen. Richard Burr amps up an already wild election year in North Carolina.

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Burr Steps Down As Senate Intelligence Chair After FBI Seizes His Cell Phone

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday after the FBI served a search warrant for his cellphone as part of an ongoing insider-trading investigation tied to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sen. Richard Burr Was Buying And Selling Stocks In An Industry He Regulates

ProPublica published another examination of Burr's finances, reporting that the NC senator has been buying and selling stocks in an industry he regulates.

Sen. Richard Burr has a lot of explaining to do. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
From the Editor: Richard Burr Needs To Explain Himself. Again.

Whatever you might have thought of Richard Burr—party-line voter, NRA titan, a D.C. insider's insider—you might not have thought of the NC Republican as an ethical quandary waiting to happen.