Stories tagged: "Thom Tillis"


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.

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.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cal Cunningham speaks to supporters in March 2020. Cunningham and other NC Democrats are reporting strong fundraising hauls despite the pandemic. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Despite Pandemic, NC Democrats Netting Record Fundraising Totals

With Election Day less than four months away, Democratic candidates in NC are reporting record fundraising even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this March 2, 2020, file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina re-election contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
Trump, Tillis Losing Ground in NC, New Poll Finds

North Carolina is pulling farther away from the president and incumbent Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, a new poll indicates.

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.

Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner accused of racial bias. (Image via screenshot)
Thom Tillis Is Still Running Ad Featuring Restaurant Owner Accused of Racial Bias

Democrats pounding Republican senator for sticking with ad, which features owner of Lancaster’s BBQ in Mooresville.   US Sen. Thom Tillis continues to run an ad featuring a restaurant owner at the center of a federal lawsuit over racial bias, more than a week since multiple outlets reported the details of that case. Rev. Anthony Spearman,...

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)
Thom Tillis Voted to Repeal the ACA Seven Times. He Has To Go, Healthcare Advocates Say.

Healthcare advocates say Thom Tillis' record of undermining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) risks coverage for North Carolinians with pre-existing conditions.