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WASHINGTON -- The country's attention was fixated on the nation's capitol Thursday night -- and it wasn't for bills or bureaucracy, but for baseball.
A tragic 10-minute exchange of gunfire during an assassination attempt at the Republican practice session ahead of the Congressional Baseball Game was on the mind of every American in attendance.
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -
Regardless of party affiliation or political labels, the shooting of Congressman Steve Scalise for House members across the country is an issue putting them on the same page.
North Carolina’s 9th District Congressman Robert Pittenger calls it a somber day.
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court tossed out three North Carolina plans for voter districts, the state’s three Democratic members of Congress are asking state Republican leaders to adopt independent redistricting.
It’s not just President Donald Trump trying to cut back on food stamps.
The United States is leaving an international agreement aimed at lowering greenhouse gases.
HUNTERSVILLE – The town’s Memorial Day ceremony started at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 29.
Mayor John Aneralla was the master of ceremonies for the event, which featured words from U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams, Commander Joe Reale of American Legion Post 321 and others.
The Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision on Monday struck down two North Carolina congressional districts it said were illegally drawn based on race.
The majority’s ruling, which handed a victory to voting rights advocates, included a rare pairing of conservative Justice Clarence Thomas with the court’s four liberals.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina Monday because race played too large a role in their creation, a decision voting rights advocates said would boost challenges in other states.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that Republicans in North Carolina unlawfully took race into consideration when drawing congressional district boundaries, concentrating black voters in an improper bid to diminish their statewide political clout.
DAVIDSON – U.S. Rep. Alma Adams was in town Thursday, May 11, visiting with people at the Ada Jenkins Center and Davidson Housing Coalition, speaking with officials at Davidson College and touring the downtown area.
In the middle of all that, Adams, a Democrat who represents the state's 12th district, held a town hall-type meeting in the Davidson Town Hall.