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U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre and state Sen. David Rouzer had to navigate through a newly drawn congressional district that was somewhat unfamiliar to both candidates. The campaign trail led them to a near dead-heat and a likely recount.

Modified: 11/08/12 06:51:25 AM
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With Tuesday's election results, Chris Malone will resign from the Wake County school board to take a state House seat. Board member John Tedesco said the cost of his unsuccessful bid for higher office may force him not to seek re-election.

Modified: 11/08/12 06:47:03 AM
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Under the Dome:  The environmental group saw 11 of the 18 candidates it endorsed win their state races.

Modified: 11/08/12 04:50:08 AM

President Barack Obama almost ran the table Tuesday night when it came to battleground states. The lone exception: North Carolina.

Modified: 11/08/12 09:12:59 AM
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They couldn’t defeat a president with high unemployment and soaring debt. They couldn’t capture a Senate they thought was theirs for the taking. Now, Republicans are asking what went wrong and where the party goes next.

Modified: 11/15/12 06:19:33 PM
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Pat McCrory on Thursday will set foot in the Capitol for the first time as governor-elect. A block north, he will see a major challenge facing his administration: the N.C. General Assembly.

Modified: 11/08/12 01:42:55 PM
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With provisional votes not counted and the race close, Linda Coleman is not conceding the lieutenant governor's race. Republican Dan Forest has hired a lawyer and is lining up volunteers to watch if she calls for a recount.

Modified: 11/08/12 04:57:22 AM
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At his first news conference as North Carolina's governor-elect, Republican Pat McCrory pledged to reach out to legislative leaders in both parties and "move very quickly" on forming an administration.

Modified: 11/07/12 10:00:50 PM
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With all 100 counties reporting, the Massachusetts governor was leading Obama by 50.44 percent to 48.3 percent in one of the closest contests in the country.

Modified: 11/07/12 07:36:38 AM

Longtime Democratic incumbent Congressman Mike McIntyre and Republican challenger state Sen. David Rouzer are headed to a recount.

Modified: 11/07/12 07:35:12 AM
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Two years ago, Republicans won control of the state legislature and proceeded to draw new districts to favor their party. Two years later, on Tuesday, the new maps helped keep the GOP build its majority at the statehouse.

Modified: 11/07/12 08:16:05 AM

Unofficial results showed Republicans won seats held by two Democratic incumbents who chose retirement over seeking re-election. Another Democratic incumbent, two-term Congressman Larry Kissell, lost in the 8th District to Republican Richard Hudson.

Modified: 11/07/12 07:35:12 AM
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