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North Carolina's primary elections are Tuesday and many will be paying attention to what independent voters in the state will do.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously restored Donald Trump to 2024 presidential primary ballots, rejecting state attempts to ban the Republican former president over the Capitol riot.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikki Haley has won the Republican primary in the District of Columbia, notching her first victory of the 2024 campaign.
By MEG KINNARD and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional leaders on Sunday came out with a package of six bills setting full-year spending levels for some federal agencies, a step forward in a long overdue funding process beset by sharp political divisions between the two parties as well as infighting among House Republicans.
By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris told thousands gathered for the 59th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday attacks on civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, that fundamental freedoms, including the right to vote, are under attack in America even today.
By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press
Vice President Kamala Harris stopped in the Bull City on Friday to announce $32 million to support historically underserved small businesses in North Carolina.
Brad Knott, a contender for the GOP nomination in the state's 13th Congressional District, voted while registered at his father's address despite living elsewhere in Raleigh. He says it was an oversight.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch McConnell, the longest-serving Senate leader in history who maintained his power in the face of dramatic convulsions in the Republican Party for almost two decades, will step down from that position in November.
By MICHAEL TACKETT, Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appellate judge on Wednesday refused to halt collection of Donald Trump’s $454 million civil fraud penalty while he appeals, leaving the former president less than a month to pay the staggering sum or secure a bond covering the full amount he owes.
By MICHAEL R. SISAK and JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press
Washington (CNN) — President Joe Biden is fit for duty, his doctor reported Wednesday following the president’s annual physical, in what is expected to be the last update on Biden’s health before November’s election.
By Betsy Klein, Arlette Saenz, Nikki Carvajal, Michael Williams and Samantha Waldenberg, CNN
Lawmakers have until Friday to reach an agreement that would avoid a partial government shutdown.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, further solidifying the all-but-certain rematch between the two men — yet early results from the state were highlighting some of their biggest political vulnerabilities ahead of the November general election.
By SEUNG MIN KIM and COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press
Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are five days away from a partial government shutdown as of Monday. If Congress does not reach a funding deal, part of the government will shut down on Saturday morning.
Vice President Kamala Harris and Republican contenders Donald Trump and Nikki Haley are all scheduled for stops in North Carolina ahead of the March 5 primary.
Brian Murphy, WRAL News
North Carolina's 2024 primary election is on March 5, and a Church in Durham spent Sunday getting people motivated to cast their ballots. Parishioners of the St. Joseph AME Church packed the pews to hear a powerful message.
Lora Lavigne, WRAL anchor/reporter
North Carolina is days away from its 2024 primary election and a church in Duhram is making sure people are aware, educated and motivated to cast their ballots, hoping to improve voter turnout. WRAL News' Lora Lavigne takes you from the pews to the precincts
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will convene the top four congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday to press lawmakers on passing an emergency aid package for Ukraine and Israel, as well as averting a looming government shutdown next month, according to a White House official.
By SEUNG MIN KIM, Associated Press
(CNN) -- As Alabama grapples with the fallout of a state Supreme Court decision that has widely halted access to in vitro fertilization, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday voiced support for IVF - though he stopped short of calling for a law to protect access in Texas.
By Chris Boyette and Lauren Mascarenhas, CNN
Political newcomer Laurie Buckhout and repeat candidate Sandy Smith are grappling for the GOP nomination to take on Democratic U.S. Rep. Don Davis in North Carolina's tightest congressional race.
The South Carolina Republican primary is four days away. Former President Donald Trump has a commanding lead over former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state.
Recent sickouts by bus drivers and other public school system employees in Durham are the latest front in an increasing number of efforts by state and local government employees to push for better pay. And the effort is drawing the attention of state lawmakers, inviting discussion of whether to ban the protest tactic in the future.
It's illegal for government employees to go on strike in North Carolina. And there's debate over whether calling out sick en masse constitutes a strike under state law. Now some Republican leaders are wondering if they need to be explicitly banned.
Will Doran, WRAL state government reporter
A New York judge ruled against Donald Trump, imposing a $364 million penalty over what the judge ruled was a years-long scheme to dupe banks and others with financial statements.
In a vote Tuesday night, House Republicans failed to impeach embattled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Republicans filed aritcles of impeachment against Mayorkas over his handling of the southern border.