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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, the firebrand conservative who skyrocketed onto the political scene several years ago, announced Monday that he would not run for U.S. Senate after considering the move for several weeks. Robinson was elected last year as North Carolina’s first black lieutenant governor after a 2018 video of him speaking to the Greensboro City Council went viral.

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RALEIGH — Multiple sources have confirmed to Carolina Journal that 13th District Congressman Ted Budd will enter the U.S. Senate race in the coming weeks. Budd will be campaigning for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Richard Burr by early summer.

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RALEIGH — As N.C. Republicans grappled with how to respond to Sen. Richard Burr’s surprise vote to convict former President Trump, the leading GOP prospects for Burr’s seat in 2022 had starkly different reactions, with sharp differences in tone.

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Wednesday, 17 February 2021 10:34

N.C. Republicans wonder what’s next after Trump?

RALEIGH — N.C. GOP Chairman Michael Whatley says former President Trump will inevitably cast a long shadow in North Carolina politics for the foreseeable future. He believes the policies Trump championed are still winning policies for 2022 and beyond.

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RALEIGH — Three members of the N.C. Republican Party Central Committee tell Carolina Journal the committee is expected to pass a resolution of censure against GOP U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Monday night.

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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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North Carolina has a long history of revolving U.S. Senate seats.

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