Stories tagged: "Richard Burr"


The town of Carrboro passed protections for those who identify as LGBTQ because federal action has stalled. (Image via Town of Carrboro/Instagram)
NC Mayor: Burr, Tillis Need to Stand Up and Protect NC’s LGBTQ Residents

Carrboro's mayor explains why her town recently passed protections for LGBTQ people, and why more are needed.

US President Donald Trump, with daughter-in-law Lara Trump, arrives at Wilmington International Airport in Wilmington, North Carolina on September 2, 2020. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
This Will Not End Well for North Carolina Republicans

NC's state Republican Party has to rebuke Donald Trump. Or go the way of the dinosaur following Burr's censure.

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)
Civics Teacher: Tillis and Burr Are Completely Wrong About the Constitution

A NC civics teacher takes on US Senators Tillis and Burr’s objections to former President Trump's second impeachment.

President-elect Joe Biden introduces his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Biden Wants to Quickly Get His Cabinet Through. But the GOP Isn’t Talking Right Now.

Biden called on the Senate for a “prompt hearing” on his Cabinet picks after inauguration, but the president-elect likely faces a fight.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
Tillis, GOP Vote on US Supreme Court Isn’t About Hypocrisy. It’s About Healthcare.

Why Tillis' vote for Trump's US Supreme Court nominee would strip healthcare from millions of North Carolinians and Americans.

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.