Beasley, Budd win as NC voters pare down primary candidatesMay 18, 2022 GMT
RALElGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley won their respective Senate primaries on Tuesday, setting up a fall election matchup that should again test former President Donald Trump's influence in North Carolina.
McCrory, Walker attend last NC Senate debate; Budd absentApril 27, 2022 GMT
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — The final scheduled debate for North Carolina’s Republican Senate primary featured former Gov. Pat McCrory and ex-U.S. Rep. Mark Walker largely agreeing on issues and criticizing rival Rep.
Eastman officially joins crowd to succeed NC Sen. BurrMarch 3, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Combat veteran and political newcomer Marjorie Eastman filed her candidacy papers on Thursday to run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in North Carolina.
Eastman is one of nearly two dozen official candidates seeking to succeed retiring GOP Sen.
Former NC Rep. Mark Walker files as US Senate candidateMarch 2, 2022 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker filed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, following through on a decision he reaffirmed publicly several weeks ago.
Walker turned in his paperwork to seek the Republican nomination with the State Board of Elections.
Former Rep. Walker staying in North Carolina Senate raceJanuary 28, 2022 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Rep. Mark Walker said Thursday that he’s staying in the Republican race for U.S. Senate, despite falling behind top rivals in fundraising and lacking former President Donald Trump’s endorsement for the seat.
NC GOP Senate primary intensifies as campaigns go negativeDecember 10, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A court ruling delaying North Carolina’s high-stakes GOP Senate primary has increased pressure on former President Donald Trump’s favored candidate to agree to a debate schedule and has given his opponents more space to renew attacks on him.
North Carolina’s Mark Walker staying in Senate race, for nowDecember 9, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Mark Walker will remain in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race for the remainder of the year and spend the next few weeks mulling a run for a Greensboro-area U.S.
Cary mother, military veteran enters GOP Senate primaryOctober 5, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Marjorie K. Eastman, a combat veteran, former intelligence officer and mother of one, made her entry into North Carolina's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday.
The Cary resident plans to distinguish herself from the three leading candidates, U.S.
Opponents target Ted Budd, Trump’s choice in GOP Senate raceOctober 5, 2021 GMT
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump's endorsement has Rep. Ted Budd playing defense in North Carolina's GOP Senate primary, as opponents accuse him of benefiting from a bankruptcy that cost farmers millions and being beholden to a conservative political action committee.
Ex-Justice Cheri Beasley joins North Carolina Senate raceApril 27, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first Black woman to serve as chief justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court announced her entry Tuesday into the state's highly competitive U...
N. Carolina lieutenant governor won’t run for Senate in 2022April 20, 2021 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson announced late Monday he will not seek the Republican U...
McCrory won’t run for NC governor; will consider Senate bidDecember 19, 2019 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday that he won't try to recapture his old office in 2020, but will continue to consider a U...
North Carolina redistricting proposal threatens 2 incumbentsNovember 14, 2019 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The political future of two GOP incumbents could be endangered as North Carolina Republican legislators advanced a new congressional district map Thursday in response to a partisan gerrymandering lawsuit...
House Republicans brace for potential 2018 midterm lossesJune 13, 2017 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders warned their rank-and-file members Tuesday of the potential for heavy midterm losses next year that could cost Republicans their majority, and they urged renewed attention and focus to a positive agenda and message...