Stories tagged: "US House of Representatives"


WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) wears a protective mask while walking to the House Floor during a vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House of Representatives moved forward with impeachment following Vice President Mike Pences refusal to use the 25th amendment to remove Trump from office after protestors breached the U.S. Capitol last week. (Photo by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)
President Trump Has Been Impeached Again. Here’s How Your Representative Voted.

Despite the president’s involvement in a violent attack on the Capitol, no Republican members from NC voted for impeachment of Trump.

WASHINGTON DC, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2021/01/06: Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors. Rioters broke windows and breached the Capitol building in an attempt to overthrow the results of the 2020 election. Police used batons and tear gas grenades to eventually disperse the crowd. Rioters used metal bars and tear gas as well against the police. (Photo by Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
‘Pretty Damn Scary to Me’: Day After Riots, US Rep. Alma Adams Calls for Trump’s Removal

Rep. Alma Adams says GOP hasn’t done enough, worries Trump-inspired DC riots might spread nationwide and impact Joe Biden’s inauguration.

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
‘A Kind of Insurrection Effort’: Rep. David Price Blames Trump for DC Chaos

David Price, the longtime rep from NC, spoke to Cardinal & Pine as violent Trump-backing rioters threw the Capitol Building into chaos.

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
GOP Lawmakers Sought to Overturn Biden’s Election. Now They Condemn Violence at Capitol Building.

Just one GOP House rep from North Carolina voted to certify Biden's win following a Trump-incited riot at the Capitol.

Protesters hold signs during a rally to prevent Massachusetts evictions in October. Experts say inconsistent enforcement of a federal eviction ban has troubled renters in states such as North Carolina. (Matt Stone/ MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)
How a Nationwide Eviction Ban Failed to Protect Many Renters

Judges in states like NC have been inconsistent in enforcing a nationwide coronavirus eviction ban, which expires at year's end.

The House of Representatives side of the U.S. Capitol is seen on the morning of Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Election 2020: NC Sending More Democrats to Congress

North Carolina’s Congressional delegation will include five Democrats in the US House of Representative, according to Election Day results.

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.