Posted: 02/12/2014 - NC Governor Pat McCrory says, “Weather conditions will only get worse overnight across our state and I want to re-emphasize that people should stay off the roads.”
Posted: 02/12/2014 - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, best remembered for his impassioned pleas for help after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes in exchange for helping businessmen secure millions of dollars in city work, including after the devastating storm.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - The House of Representatives has passed an extension of the nation's debt limit. 28 Republicans joined all but two Democrats to increase the government's borrowing authority until March of 2015.
Posted: 02/11/2014 - The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors.
Posted: 02/10/2014 - Some campaigns began months ago, but the start of the candidate filing season means the election season officially opens in North Carolina.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - The man running day-to-day operations at the North Carolina Democratic Party is out of his job after less than nine months at the position.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Republican governors scored easy political points by rejecting President Barack Obama's plan to enroll more poor people in government health insurance.
Posted: 02/09/2014 - Hundreds of people with HIV/AIDS in Louisiana trying to obtain coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform are in danger of being thrown out of the insurance plan they selected in a dispute over federal subsidies and the interpretation of federal rules about preventing Obamacare fraud.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Gov. McCrory's office announced Friday that communications director Kim Genardo is going to the state Department of Commerce as director of strategic and economic development communications. Her new job begins on Feb. 17.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden says he sees "no obvious reason" not to run for president in 2016.
Posted: 02/05/2014 - It isn't just farmers who will benefit from the sweeping farm bill that Congress has sent to President Barack Obama.
Posted: 02/04/2014 - Several million American workers will cut back their hours on the job or leave the nation's workforce entirely because of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, congressional analysts said Tuesday, adding fresh fuel to the political fight over "Obamacare."
Posted: 02/04/2014 - President Barack Obama says $750 million in new private-business commitments will help "close the technology gap" in America's schools.
Posted: 02/03/2014 - Scores of state and county employees worked through weekend to reduce the backlog from more than 23,000 cases on January 23 to about 6,700 as of Monday.
Posted: 02/02/2014 - North Carolina state leaders are once again embarking on a top-to-bottom review of state government.
Posted: 02/01/2014 - President Barack Obama says the government can act to ensure that more people are able to join and stay in the middle class.