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  • WIRE

    Legislator says the state needs its own currency

    Cautioning that the federal dollars in your wallet could soon be little more than green paper backed by broken promises, state Rep. Glen Bradley wants North Carolina to issue its own legal tender backed by silver and gold.

  • ELECTIONS

    Jury still out on money's sway in the election

    Big money is changing how congressional races are being run this year, but it's not clear how much difference it'll make.

  • NATIONAL POLITICS

    GOP decree echoes '94 pact

    Republicans in the House of Representatives plan to offer a blueprint today for how they would dramatically change what they term an "arrogant and out of touch government of self-appointed elites" by pledging to repeal the Obama health care law, continue all Bush-era tax cuts and significantly cut...

  • NATIONAL POLITICS

    Big stakes, small target

    The Senate campaigns of Elaine Marshall and Cal Cunningham are in the hunt for that most elusive of prey - the Democrat who plans to vote in the June 22 runoff.

  • NATIONAL POLITICS

    Unions fuel third-party organizing

    On Friday night in this quiet southeastern North Carolina town, a team of college students went door-to-door, asking people to sign a petition to put a third political party on the ballot.

  • WIRE

    Poll: Burr down but not out

    Is it possible that North Carolina voters aren't happy with Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, but still like him a lot better than any of the Democratic alternatives?