House elections

HOLD FOR STORY- In this May 7, 2019, photo, Dan Bishop answers a question during a debate among Republican candidates for the 9th Congressional District, in Monroe, N.C. Republicans are deciding Tuesday, May 14 who should carry their party’s banner in a high-profile special election for a congressional seat vacant since last year’s election was deemed tainted by fraud. Bishop, who in 2016 sponsored the so-called “bathroom bill,” raised the most in campaign contributions, seeded with $250,000 from the Charlotte attorney’s own bank account. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 14, 2019 - 8:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a Republican primary election for a still-vacant North Carolina congressional seat (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Republicans in North Carolina have chosen state Sen. Dan Bishop as their party's nominee in a special congressional election ordered after a ballot...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019, file photo, New Jersey Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. , R-Westfield, addresses reporters in Trenton, N.J. Top Republicans are hunting district-by-district for just the right candidates to help them recapture the House, six months after a tidal wave swept 62 Democratic freshmen into office and handed that party control of the chamber. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 13, 2019 - 8:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans are hunting district-by-district for just the right candidates — women and minorities in many cases — to help them recapture the House six months after a political tidal wave swept Democrats into control of the most diverse majority in history. Among the recruits...
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This combination of 2018 photos shows N.C. Sen. Dan Bishop and Dan McCready. Bishop, best known as the architect of the state’s so-called bathroom bill is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the repeat of a congressional race marred by a ballot fraud scandal. The state elections board unanimously ordered the new election after Mark Harris, the Republican in 2018’s race against Democrat Dan McCready, used a political operative accused of improperly collecting mail-in ballots. (Chris Seward/Raleigh News & Observer via AP, Chuck Burton)
May 11, 2019 - 9:40 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator best known as the architect of the state's so-called bathroom bill three years ago is racking up contributions and endorsements as he runs in the repeat of a congressional race marred by a ballot fraud scandal. State Sen. Dan Bishop of Charlotte is a...
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April 30, 2019 - 9:57 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Physician Joan Perry advances to Republican primary runoff in election to succeed North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr.
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April 30, 2019 - 9:46 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the special election primaries in the race to fill the seat of the late Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A North Carolina state legislator appears headed to a runoff in the Republican primary to succeed the late U.S. Rep...
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April 30, 2019 - 9:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Ex-Greenville Mayor Allen Thomas wins Democratic primary in race for seat of late North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr .
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April 30, 2019 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alyssa Milano is celebrating the first House hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in more than three decades. The actress and women's rights activist says the amendment would put women on equal footing under the Constitution. "Not 'We the men,'" she told a packed press conference...
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In this April 9, 2019 photo Republican 3rd Congressional District candidates from left, Graham Boyd, Paul Beaumont, Celeste Cairns and Gary Ceres wait their turn to answer questions as they attend a Republican forum at Currituck County Middle School in Barco, N.C. Potential successors to U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. knew the eastern North Carolina congressional seat he held for 24 years would be open soon, but just not so quickly when he died in February. (Chris Day/The Daily Advance via AP)
April 22, 2019 - 11:10 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr.'s North Carolina congressional seat was expected to be up for grabs soon, but it happened more quickly than most people anticipated. Months after the Republican announced his 2018 campaign would be his last, Jones' health faded. He died in February at...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015, file photo, Jeanine Pirro attends the HBO Documentary Series premiere of "THE JINX: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," in New York. Fox News weekend host Pirro’s show didn’t air Saturday night, March 16, 2019, a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)
March 17, 2019 - 7:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro's show didn't air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given. Pirro's show, "Justice With Judge Jeanine," was replaced Saturday night by other programming. The Fox...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2018 file photo, N.C. Sen. Dan Bishop speaks during a joint N.C. House-Senate committee meeting on judicial reform and redistricting held at the Legislative Office Building in downtown Raleigh, N.C. Bishop of Charlotte filed on Thursday, March 14, 2019 to run in the 9th Congressional District re-do election. He faces at least two others in May's Republican primary. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)
March 15, 2019 - 7:15 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A conservative soldier in the nation's culture wars leads the Republican field for a new North Carolina congressional election, needed because of earlier ballot misdeeds. Three candidates have entered the Republican primary in North Carolina's 9th congressional district ahead...
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