Politics Nov 16

Trump’s pick for EPA chemical safety post opposed by two GOP senators

Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis issued statements saying they will vote against Michael Dourson to serve as head of EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention. Environmentalists and Senate Democrats have vehemently opposed Dourson, a toxicologist with close…

Oct 30

The six bellwether counties of 2014

Some of us can’t wait for Election Night. Instead of pundit talk, we get actual raw vote. There’s a lot to keep track of, especially for what to watch in the race for the Senate. There are several counties to…

Oct 07

North Carolina is one of three “firewall” states that Democrats are banking on to help them hold the Senate -- so tonight’s debate between incumbent Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) is bound to get…

Sep 03

Watch: First debate in high-stakes NC Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis are seeking political advantage in their first debate as television advertising intensifies in a costly, competitive Senate race with national stakes.

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