Politics Mar 05

Mark Harris waits to be introduced during a volunteer meeting and rally at the Ardmore Auditorium in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Photo by Chris Keane/Reuters
Speedy deadline for candidates in North Carolina election

Next week marks the start of a new round of elections in the nation's last unresolved congressional race after November's results were thrown out because of concerns about ballot tampering and state officials called for a do-over.

Politics Mar 04

Democrat Dan McCready greets supporters following his announcement that he is going back out on the campaign trail for the 9th Congressional District at The Dreamchaser's Brewery on Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Waxhaw, N.C. Photo by Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS via Getty Images
North Carolina Democrats see opportunity in do-over election

A ballot-fraud scandal that brought down a Republican candidate and led North Carolina to order a do-over congressional election could give the Democrats a strong shot at taking back a seat that has been held by the GOP since John…

The Obama Administration turned to its attention to foreign affairs this week. The president traveled to Afghanistan to address corruption reform with President Hamid Karzai and hosted French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as both countries pressure Iran over its nuclear program.

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