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5 min ago | Mother Jones

This GOP Candidate Says He's Cracking Down on Coal Pollution - but Green Groups Say That's BS

North Carolina Senate candidate Thom Tillis is making an unusual argument - for a Republican.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, North Carolina, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Environment, Science, Environmental Law, Law

4 hrs ago | National Review Online

Today's Policy Update: Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis Are Splitting over Teacher Pay

Last week, Republican governor Paul LePage of Maine announced that his administration would not seek a waiver for food-stamp work requirements that most states have received since the start of the recession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Paul LePage, 9, Agriculture, Science, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Prison, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Sunherald.com

Sen. Hagan pushes paid family leave

Jeannine Sato of North Carolina didn't have paid leave, but figured she'd be covered for unpaid maternity leave under federal law when she had her first child.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Morrisville, NC, Patty Murray

ABC News

Senate Reprieve for Highly Contested Border Bill

A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Politico

Senate advances border bill

The Senate on Wednesday narrowly advanced an emergency funding measure to respond to the influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southern border and triggering a humanitarian crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

Virginia same-sex marriage ruling reverberates in North Carolina

When a federal appeals court based in Richmond struck down Virginia's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage on Monday, the effect immediately moved southward.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Travel

The Hill

Vulnerables balk at Obama action

Democratic senators facing tough reelections want to put the brakes on President Obama's plan to reform the nation's immigration enforcement system through executive action.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABC News

Partisan Gridlock Robs Senators of Feel-Good Laws

The "Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014" seemed ideal for Sen. Kay Hagan's re-election bid in politically divided North Carolina, where many people like to hunt and fish.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, 2012 Presidential Election, Richard Burr, Republican, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Races in N.C., Iowa, Colo. Could Impact 2016

The short list of pivotal states in the race for control of the U.S. Senate invariably includes Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

The Daily Advance

Patrick Gannon: Cynica s 5 ways to end interminable legislative session

The curtains could come down on the General Assembly's "short" session in the next week or two, about a month later than legislative leaders predicted before the 2014 session started.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Opinion

News Observer

Sen. Hagan seeks to paint herself as moderate in new TV ad

U. S. Sen. Kay Hagan makes a direct pitch to voters in her campaign’s new TV ad, describing herself as a moderate who fits with North Carolina’s split political loyalties.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Fox News

Where the GOP stands in the fight for the Senate

This is a RUSH transcript from "The O'Reilly Factor," July 28, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Court ruling could open door to same-sex marriage in the Carolinas

The state of North Carolina will stop defending its same-sex marriage ban after a federal court ruled Virginia's ban unconstitutional and cracked the door to gay marriage in the Carolinas.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Gay/Lesbian, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Washington Post

North Carolina Republicans choose ideology over lives

On July 1, the hospital in rural Belhaven, N.C., closed - a victim, in part, of the decision by the state's governor and legislature to reject the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Belhaven, NC, Opinion

Institute for Southern Studies

Voter ire over handling of Duke Energy coal ash disaster transcends party politics

An environmental group has been running TV ads critical of North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for failing to do enough to address Duke Energy's coal ash pollution -- and a new poll finds that most of the state's voters agree.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, North Carolina Government

AEI

Export-Import Bank fan Kay Hagan claims Thom Tillis defends corporate welfare

Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Representative Kevin McCarthy, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Paul Ryan, Speakers, Opinion

News Max

WSJ: Republicans Could Win Up to 10 Senate Seats in November

Republicans are running competitively for 10 Senate seats now held by Democrats, heightening chances for the party to capture a majority of the U.S. Senate in 2014, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

The Toronto Star

U.S. lawmakers got cash from Alberta's Keystone lobbyists

One of Washington's most influential lobbying firms made thousands of dollars in political contributions to U.S. lawmakers as it worked on behalf of the Alberta government to promote Keystone, documents reveal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, North America, Canada, World News, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Instapundit

Hagan Stomping GOP Challenger in Fundraising to Keep Senate Seat

During this year's second quarter, Democrat Kay Hagan raised more than twice the money for her re-election campaign for one of North Carolina's two seats in the U.S. Senate than her Republican challenger Thom Tillis, the speaker of the N.C. House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Elizabeth Dole, Republican, North Carolina, North Carolina Government, 2012 Presidential Election

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