House elections

October 05, 2017 - 10:47 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the General Assembly considering several pieces of legislation (all times local): 10:40 p.m. The Republican-dominated legislature has completed its ninth override from among Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's 12 vetoes so far this year, this one on a wide-ranging...
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October 05, 2017 - 5:04 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislative leaders want to send to Gov. Roy Cooper's desk a bill that would eliminate judicial primary elections next year only, while reducing permanently the threshold necessary to avoid primary runoff any other time. The elections measure is among those House...
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October 04, 2017 - 8:35 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly meeting again to consider another veto by Gov. Roy Cooper and take up other business (all times local): 8:35 p.m. A redraw of North Carolina election districts for trial court judges and local prosecutors has cleared a key...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, conference workers speak in front of a demo booth at Facebook's annual F8 developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. One of the congressional committees investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has invited the tech giants Facebook, Twitter and the parent company of Google to appear for a public hearing on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
September 27, 2017 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate intelligence committees are inviting tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet — the parent company of Google — to appear for public hearings as part of their investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned...
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FILE- In this June 30, 2017, file photo, White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. The White House indicated Sunday, July 23, that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. Sanders, the newly appointed White House press secretary, said the administration is supportive of being tough on Russia and “particularly putting these sanctions in place.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
July 25, 2017 - 4:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Strong congressional support from Republicans and Democrats for a new package of Russia sanctions effectively scuttles the potential for President Donald Trump to derail the legislation. The House is set to vote Tuesday on the penalties that aim to punish Moscow for its meddling...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2017, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, of Calif., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill. Pelosi complains that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate. In a letter to Democrats Sunday night, July 23, Pelosi calls the GOP moves unacceptable when intelligence decisions are being made. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
July 24, 2017 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill. Pelosi complains that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate. In a letter to Democrats Sunday night, Pelosi calls the GOP moves unacceptable...
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July 23, 2017 - 11:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill. Pelosi complains that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate. In a letter to Democrats Sunday night, Pelosi calls the GOP moves unacceptable...
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July 18, 2017 - 2:25 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democrats say they're getting organized around their goal of retaking the Republican-controlled legislature thanks to the person who'd benefit the most — Gov. Roy Cooper. Cooper and the state Democratic Party announced Tuesday a new initiative already started to...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 7:38 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 1 a.m. President Donald Trump refuses to say if he will raise the issue of Moscow's meddling in the U.S. presidential election when he goes behind closed doors Friday with Russian...
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President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 06, 2017 - 4:34 pm
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's second official visit to Europe (all times local): 10:25 p.m. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is adding her name to the list of high-ranking Democrats who are demanding that President Donald Trump confront Russian leader Vladimir...
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