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RALEIGH — The fate of the budget veto override lies in the Senate, but don’t expect a vote any time soon.

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ROCKINGHAM — As election results filtered in, state Sen. Dan Bishop took the lead to win the 9th Congressional District race.

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ROCKINGHAM — After nine months without representation in Congress, North Carolina’s 9th District should have someone going to the U.S. House of Representatives after Tuesday’s election.

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ROCKINGHAM — Faye Hayes, of Hamlet, was the next to the last person to scan a ballot Wednesday on the first day of early voting in the special election for the 9th Congressional District seat.

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RALEIGH — The 9th Congressional District race, one political expert says, may come down to voters’ perception of which candidate has moved closer to the center.

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Tuesday, 14 May 2019 22:39

Bishop wins 9th District Republican Primary

ROCKINGHAM ― State Sen. Dan Bishop will be the Republican candidate in the 9th Congressional District redo election.

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Tuesday, 16 April 2019 15:03

COLUMN: NC Republicans exploiting outrage

Republicans in the North Carolina Senate passed a bill last night designed to fire up its base in the 2020 election. They called it “The Abortion Survivor Bill.” In reality, it’s a bill that does virtually nothing but gives GOP members of the legislature a reason to bash Democrats when they’re pandering to their evangelical base. 

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ROCKINGHAM — As filing for the 9th Congressional District special election came to a close Friday, the field of Republican candidates increased to 10.

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ROCKINGHAM — With one day left of filing for the 9th District special election, the field of Republican candidates has increased by three.

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ROCKINGHAM — Dan McCready won’t be the only retired Marine running for the 9th Congressional District, as former Mecklenberg County Commissioner Matthew Ridenhour— saying "It takes a Marine to beat a Marine — announced in a press release Wednesday that he was jumping in the race, bringing the field of GOP candidates to five for the special election.

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