RALEIGH — The Republican-led N.C. General Assembly must draw new state House and Senate district maps, a court has ruled.

But the ruling — delivered in Common Cause v. Lewis — won’t prevent excessive future gerrymandering, experts say.

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RALEIGH — A three-judge N.C. Superior Court panel has tossed out North Carolina’s election maps for state House and Senate districts. The court has ordered state lawmakers to draw new maps in two weeks.

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STAR — A Montgomery County Republican is trying for another shot at a seat in the N.C. House of Representatives.

Joey Davis,47, announced his candidacy for the 66th House District on Thursday.

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CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce nine town hall meetings for August.

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CHARLOTTE -  Dr. Mark Harris, senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Charlotte, announced on Monday that he will run in the special primary in March 2018 for the ninth district's congressional seat in Congress. His opponent will once again be incumbent Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), who has held the seat since 2013.

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WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) voted to fund President Trump’s $1.6 billion request for a border wall, provide the largest military pay raise in 8 years, and increase Defense spending by 13% to rebuild America’s military.

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WASHINGTON – This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation, co-sponsored by Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09), to nullify a controversial new rule which benefits trial lawyers at the expense of hardworking Americans.

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The following is US Congressman Robert Pittenger's (NC-09) weekly column:

National newscasts seem obsessed with drama and intrigue.  While Americans are being fed a steady diet of overdone outrage, my House Republican colleagues and I have been hard at work, turning in a busy and productive first six months of 2017.  Let’s take a look.

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