Stories tagged: "Ted Budd"

Harini Krishnan, left, of California, and Ananya Karchru, right, of Connecticut, wait for results at an election-night gathering for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley at a hotel in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
4 Things We Think About the North Carolina Election

It was a good night to be a Republican. But there are bright spots for the left-leaning North Carolinian.

Cheri Beasley gives her concession speech late Tuesday night. (Michael McElroy/Cardinal & Pine)
The Best News of the Night for North Carolina Democrats

And other takeaways from a tough election (again) for the left in North Carolina. 

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley speaks during a campaign appearance in Durham, N.C., on Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Hannah Schoenbaum)
No, Cheri Beasley Does Not Want to Raise Taxes on the Middle Class

An ad by conservative backers of Ted Budd misrepresents Beasley’s position and gives a misleading take on the Inflation Reduction Act.

This combination of photos shows North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C., left, and Democratic candidate Cheri Beasley, right, during a televised debate on Oct. 7, 2022, at Spectrum News 1 studio in Raleigh, N.C. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
Budd and Beasley Are Virtually Tied in New Poll, But Are Miles Apart on the Issues

The Republican and Democratic candidates have starkly different views on abortion, reducing inflation, climate change, and gun reform. But 9% of North Carolinians are still undecided.

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Cheri Beasley, left, and Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, R-N.C. answer questions during a televised debate on Oct. 7. (Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP, Pool)
Beasley and Other Democrats Face Misleading and Outright False Ads

Over these last weeks of the election season in North Carolina, the state Republican Party has lumbered past that often faint line that separates politics from disinformation.

Cheri Beasley, a former NC Supreme Court chief justice, and US Rep. Ted Budd, will hold their first, and likely only, debate on Friday night. (Photos: left, AP Photo/Ben McKeown, File; right, (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
What Will Friday’s Budd-Beasley Debate Show? Two Very Different Candidates.

From abortion to climate change, Democrat Cheri Beasley and Republican Ted Budd offer very different positions on issues that will have huge effects on North Carolinians’ day-to-day lives. 

Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives Bo Hines, of North Carolina, speaks to the crowd before former President Donald Trump takes the stage at a rally Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Selma, N.C. (AP Photo/Chris Seward)
Here’s Where the 14 NC Republicans Running for Congress Stand on Abortion

Several GOP candidates have been obscuring or hiding their position on abortion rights in recent weeks. So we’ve pulled together a race-by-race breakdown on where they stand.