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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-NC, along with more than a dozen fellow co-sponsors, has introduced a bill to defund The Department of Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Governance Board.” The bill forbids federal funds from being used to “establish or support the activities of a Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security, or any other similar entity established in the Department of Homeland Security.”

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RALEIGH — The first year of the Biden presidency has prompted major swings in job approval ratings for some U.S. senators. But neither of North Carolina’s sitting senators has seen much impact.

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WASHINGTON — The United States Senate voted 53 to 47 Monday, April 4, to discharge the Senate Judiciary Committee from further consideration of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. This after the committee deadlocked along party lines with a tie vote of 11 to 11.

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RALEIGH — Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it's time to cut off Russian oil. But President Joe Biden and Democrats seem more inclined to replace the nation's Russian oil supply with oil from Venezuela and other regimes, rather than increase domestic production.

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WASHINGTON — GOP Senate Banking Committee members, including U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., sent a letter to President Biden on Thursday, March 3, with continued concerns of  the president's selection of Duke University Law Professor Sarah Bloom Raskin for Federal Reserve Board vice chair of supervision. 

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Friday, 18 February 2022 10:17

Tillis, Burr seeking answers in Durham probe

WASHINGTON — The so-called mainstream media, consumed with COVID and Ukraine, continue to either discount or downright ignore the Durham report and a recent court filing, which, pending an investigation, could have huge ramifications for Democrats and the Biden administration.

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It’s a common phenomenon for well-known politicians to become associated with, or remembered for, an inspiring or infamous utterance.

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Monday, 29 March 2021 18:15

Tillis to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

WASHINGTON — One of North Carolina’s two U.S. Senators recently announced he’s going under the knife for cancer-related surgery.

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RALEIGH — Republican U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis went on the attack Monday night.

He had to.

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Wednesday, 01 July 2020 12:25

COLUMN: Another dog whistle

Back in 2015, pressure was mounting to move Confederate monuments out of public spaces. The GOP’s white rural base was incensed, demanding we not erase history like those statues did when they were erected.

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