One of the main acts, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is now demanding that the president's State of the Union address, scheduled for January 29, be postponed until the shutdown is resolved. Her ostensible reason is 'security concerns,' but more likely the leading Democrat wants to block President Trump for speaking directly to the American people about the need for border security funding in order to end the shutdown.
The government shutdown, now the longest in history, could be all be sly plan by President Trump to permanently reduce the bloated federal bureaucracy and eliminate saboteurs that work within it.
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) is leading a new 'Gang of 20' in the US Senate that seeks to trade off amnesty for an end to the government shutdown.
North Carolina's State Auditor Beth Wood, a Democrat, is calling out such local governments and the Carolina Journal is reporting on how she wants to punish local officials that can't seem to 'keep their books straight.'
University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt announced her resignation Monday night, and caving to political pressure on the way out. Along with her plans to to get out of Dodge, Folt announced plans to remove what remains of the 'Silent Sam' Confederate memorial after a social justice mob tore down the statue last August.
Marine combat veteran Phil Law becomes the first Republican to officially declare 2020 candidacy for NC's 3rd Congressional District, with incumbent Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) retiring.
While sheriffs in urban counties (like Mecklenburg and Wake) are fleeing the ICE cooperation program 287(g), smaller rural counties are actually signing on at a steady clip.
House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate leader Phil Berger have taken it upon themselves to file the necessary motion in court in order to defend the will of the people. Gov. Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein, both Democrats who have actively worked against Voter ID, can in no way be trusted to defend the measure in court.
After nearly 20 years as state lawmaker, including four terms in the N.C. House and just commencing his fifth term in the N.C. Senate, Republican Sen. Louis Pate (R-Lenoir) is retiring due to health reasons.
New documents reveal new evidence of Gov. Roy Cooper's corruption and cronyism related to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline deal.
A federal district court in Denver has ruled that Christian cake artist and baker, Jack Phillips, can proceed in his lawsuit against the State of Colorado for its alleged continued harassment of him on account of his religious beliefs. But that's not the whole story.
The Speaker's office has a total payroll of $1.1 million, and the new staff features a familiar name.
In what will likely be the first of many announcements to displace Tillis, Mecklenburg County Commissioner Trevor Fuller will make his candidacy for the 2020 U.S. Senate race official next week.
CONFLICTED: Revealed Texts From BOE Chair Joshua Malcolm Show Why He Should Be Nowhere Near Elections Board
New texts show that Joshua Malcolm, the Democrat that chaired the State Board of Elections and handpicked by Gov. Roy Cooper, is conflicted when it comes to the 9th Congressional District 2018 election fraud investigation.
New polling results from Public Policy Polling (PPP) indicates that North Carolina will again be a battleground state in the 2020 elections, with comparable splits between Republican and Democratic candidates for president on down to statewide offices like governor.
UNC boosters, specifically the 'Rams Club,' are asking the agency board for $98 million in tax exempt state bonds to build and/or renovate a host of sports facilities on the Chapel Hill campus.
Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) suggests using asset forfeiture funds to build the border wall and end the government shutdown, absent any good faith negotiations by House Democrats.
Former U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers may be contemplating a Carolina Comeback, reportedly considering a 2020 run for lieutenant governor.
Recently the Tillis office sent out an email to North Carolinians reviewing his work in 2018, and touting it as a year of 'bipartisan accomplishments,' as if voters put him in office to be the "Democrats' best butt buddy," as one incensed North Carolina Republican voter put it.
Three illegal aliens were arrested in drug bust in Gaston County. The suspects, one an MS-13 member, had about five pounds of methamphetamine, worth approximately $200,000.
Raleigh Police Officer C.D. Ainsworth is out of successful emergency surgery after he was shot multiple times while investigating a stolen car case. Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with stolen car and subsequent shooting.