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Conventional wisdom holds that the political party in the White House tends to lose seats in mid-term elections. Yet, 1994 turned into a proverbial bloodbath for Democrats.

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The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to cut $40 million from the federal Charter Schools Program, in a major policy shift away from the bipartisan support that charter schools have enjoyed in recent years.

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"When the House revamped its rules in the early days of the pandemic to allow lawmakers to vote remotely," Nicholas Fandos reports at the New York Times, "Representative Ralph Norman of South Carolina was among 161 Republicans who sued to block the arrangement, arguing that it 'subverts' the Constitution."

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WASHINGTON — A conservative group within the U.S. House of Representatives is backing Rep. Richard Hudson’s plan to strengthen protection for gun owners who carry concealed firearms in public.

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RALEIGH — Former N.C. State Receiver Bo Hines has filed FEC paperwork to run in North Carolina’s 13th Congressional District.

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RALEIGH — Just one day after Congressman Ted Budd announced he would in fact run for the U.S. Senate, the soon-to-be-open 13th Congressional District already has Republican candidates eyeing the GOP-leaning seat.

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RALEIGH — In a creative campaign video, highlighting a Ted Budd monster truck shown “crushing the liberal agenda,” 13th District U.S. Rep. Ted Budd entered the U.S. Senate race Wednesday morning, April 28.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina has grown large enough over the last decade to earn a 14th congressional seat, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today in a news release. That seat will be contested during next year’s 2022 congressional elections.

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WASHINGTON — Rep. Dan Bishop is among one of the most conservative members of Congress in the past 50 years.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina's state representative Ben Moss (district 66) was honored with a plaque for his support of term limits on Congress. U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s oldest and largest pro-term limits group, presented the distinction to Moss at the North Carolina capitol earlier this week.

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