Stories tagged: "US Senate"


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.

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.

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)
Why It’s Sexist to Praise Amy Coney Barrett as a ‘Working Mother’

What supporters of the US Supreme Court nominee really mean when they praise Amy Coney Barrett's ability to juggle work and family.