Stories tagged: "US Senate"

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.

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.

Graphic for Cardinal & Pine by Desirée Tapia.
In Tight Senate Race, Tillis and Cunningham Clash on Federal Coronavirus Response

US Senate candidates Thom Tillis and Cal Cunningham close on gradual reopening, but at odds on Trump administration's handling of COVID-19.

Richard Burr
From The Editor: North Carolina Might Need A New Senator Soon

Why an explosive insider trading investigation of Sen. Richard Burr amps up an already wild election year in North Carolina.