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RALEIGH — Former N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has formally announced she’s running for U.S. Senate on the Democratic side in hopes of replacing three-term Republican incumbent Richard Burr, who is retiring. The announcement was not unexpected, as Carolina Journal reported Beasley’s plans in February.

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RALEIGH — In public and behind the scenes, there’s a lot of movement on both sides of the aisle as candidates prepare to enter the race to succeed retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, setting up competitive primaries and a general election race in 2022.

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RALEIGH — It took five weeks to settle the final race, but when the N.C. Supreme Court’s session opens in a few weeks, there will be a new chief in Raleigh.

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RALEIGH — The ballots have been counted. Twice. Some will be counted again. Maybe all of them. Even after that, North Carolinians may not know who will be the chief justice of the state Supreme Court in 2021.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Elections will have two recount matters to take up next week.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has picked the youngest member of the N.C. Supreme Court to its top position.

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