Under the Dome Blog

  • Price receives Coast Guard award

    Posted by Franco Ordonez on July 24, 2014

    U.S. Rep. David Price was awarded the 2013 Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf Award on Wednesday. The annual U.S. Coast Guard award recognizes one congressional leader for exceptional support of the Coast Guard and maritime safety and security.

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  • Pro-choice activists try to deliver broken cookies to McCrory

    Posted by Katy Canada on July 24, 2014

    Gov. Pat McCrory’s attempt to placate pro-choice activists a year ago was remembered on Thursday by activists who tried to give him a box of broken cookies – to symbolize what they called his broken promise not to support restrictions on abortion.

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  • Runner-up replaces winner in GOP Senate race

    Posted by Craig Jarvis on July 24, 2014

    The winning candidate in the Republican primary for Senate District 22 will be replaced by the runner-up, who managed to get the winner disqualified because he didn’t live in the district, which covers parts of Durham, Person and Caswell counties.

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  • Industrial Commission deputy will run for appeals court

    Posted by Craig Jarvis on July 24, 2014

    A second candidate has announced for the state appeals court seat held by Chief Judge John Martin, who is retiring this year: J. Brad Donovan, a deputy commissioner at the NC Industrial Commission.

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  • Despite few votes, most House lawmakers get paid

    Posted by Patrick Gannon on July 24, 2014

    This month, despite many days without floor votes or committee meetings in the House, only about 30 percent of House members waived any taxpayer-funded per diem or travel reimbursements, the Insider reports.

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  • Morning Memo: New Crossroads GPS ad hits Hagan on debt ceiling

    Posted by John Frank on July 24, 2014

    UPDATED: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan’s own words about curtailing the nation’s debt are now being used against her in the latest attack ad from a Republican-aligned outside group.

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