Stories tagged: "Thom Tillis"


FAYETTEVILLE, NC - NOVEMBER 2:  U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks during a campaign rally at Fayetteville Regional Airport on November 2, 2020 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The state managed to swing to both President Trump and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper in the 2020 election. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Somebody Voted for Roy Cooper and Donald Trump. Who Are These Voters?

Why the 2020 election shows NC is, strangely enough, getting more conservative and liberal at the same time.

Hundreds of marchers moved through Durham the afternoon after Election Day, calling for state officials to "count every vote." (Photo by Billy Ball)
As President Trump Prepares Legal Challenges, Progressive NC Groups Demand Every Vote Is Counted

Hundreds of marchers moved through downtown Durham, NC Wednesday less than 24 hours after polls closed, demanding the state count every vote.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, joined by his wife Kristin, reacts after being declared winner over Republican Dan Forest in the governor's race in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. State election officials certified the governor's race and most in the state Tuesday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
‘Too Close to Call’: What You Need to Know About NC’s Closely Contested Election Results

The presidential race and numerous others NC election results are still up in the air. Be patient, trust the process.

ASHEVILLE, NC - OCTOBER 15:  Susan Presson, a volunteer with the Buncombe County Democratic Party, speaks with voters waiting in line to vote at a polling place at the Dr. Wesley Grant Senior Center on October 15, 2020 in Asheville. Record numbers came out for in-person, early voting. State officials expect half of NC's registered voters will have cast ballots by day's end Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
In Historic Showing, Half of NC Voters May Cast Their Ballots by Day’s End Wednesday

How a divisive partisan election and the coronavirus pandemic are impacting staggering early voting turnout in NC.

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NC Teachers’ Group: If Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, Lawmakers Should Too

The NCAE blamed GOP lawmakers in Raleigh and DC for more than 27,000 jobs lost in NC schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Gastonia, N.C. The president might be drawing crowds, many of them without masks, to NC, but a veteran state pollster is predicting wins for Joe Biden and other Democrats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Veteran NC Pundit: Biden, Cunningham and Democrats Will Win Big

A veteran NC pollster says the polls might be similar to 2016, but he's predicting wins for Biden, Cunningham and other Dems on Election Day.

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., left, talks with a staff member as Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett testifies during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Tillis and other GOP senators have been criticized for taking up a speedy Barrett confirmation without a coronavirus relief package in hand. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP)
NC Workers Rip Tillis for Dropping the Ball on COVID Relief: ‘We Have Been Forgotten’

With federal lawmakers and Thom Tillis stalled over coronavirus relief, NC workers impacted by the pandemic say they can’t wait.