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The Wilmington Star-News
CAPCOR: How region's federal legislators votedto give Obama the first veto loss of his presidency. A yes vote was to override
CAPCOR: How region's federal legislators voted
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 hours ago
to give Obama the first veto loss of his presidency. A yes vote was to override the veto. Voting yes: Richard Burr, R; Thom Tillis, R Temporary 2017 Spending Bill: The Senate on Sept. 28 voted, 72-26, to fund the government from Oct. 1 to Dec.... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Forced sterilization payment bill on the verge of U.S. lawoff a long quest for justice for the victims of North Carolina’s shameful eugen
Forced sterilization payment bill on the verge of U.S. law
The Charlotte Post / Posted 2 days ago
off a long quest for justice for the victims of North Carolina’s shameful eugenics and sterilization program,” said Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C), co-sponsor of the bill that unanimously passed that chamber last year. “When we established the... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC senator who champions fossil fuels happened to get their money for 20 yearsthe president’s veto. Burr also signed on to an amendment proposed by his Nort
NC senator who champions fossil fuels happened to get their money for 20 years
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
the president’s veto. Burr also signed on to an amendment proposed by his North Carolina Republican colleague, Sen. Thom Tillis, that would have permitted offshore oil drilling from Florida to Delaware, with affected states sharing half of... Read more
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Roll Call
How Thom Tillis Defeated One of 2014's Best Campaignsa state that elected Mitt Romney in 2012. But on Election Day, it was not enoug
How Thom Tillis Defeated One of 2014's Best Campaigns
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
a state that elected Mitt Romney in 2012. But on Election Day, it was not enough, and she fell to Republican state Speaker Thom Tillis by 1.7 points. “Except for if I could have run this race during a presidential year,” Hagan's campaign manager,... Read more
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Roll Call
Why Senate Attendance Attacks Are Usually Bogusdebate, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., conceding she had missed a delayed hearing for
Why Senate Attendance Attacks Are Usually Bogus
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
debate, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., conceding she had missed a delayed hearing for a fundraiser . Hagan faces state Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican, in one of the most competitive races of the cycle. "There was one, and what had happened at that... Read more
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Roll Call
Do Attacks for Missing Hearings Still Work?GOP consultant Paul Shumaker was looking for a good hit on Hagan, who’d been pu
Do Attacks for Missing Hearings Still Work?
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
GOP consultant Paul Shumaker was looking for a good hit on Hagan, who’d been pummeling his client, then state House Speaker Thom Tillis, on education — an issue that resonated with the white female voters both candidates needed. What else was a top... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hillary Clinton seeks to ride momentum after a strong debaterecord as Secretary of State. “What he demonstrated last night was that he was
Hillary Clinton seeks to ride momentum after a strong debate
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
record as Secretary of State. “What he demonstrated last night was that he wasn’t going to go on the attack,” said Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, adding that Trump was able to show voters who may not have been paying attention until now... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Congress passes bill to protect eugenics victimsgovernment. The House on Tuesday passed the Treatment of Certain Payments in Eu
Congress passes bill to protect eugenics victims
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
government. The House on Tuesday passed the Treatment of Certain Payments in Eugenics Compensation Act, written by Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Tom Carper (D-DE), and supported by members on both sides of the aisle. According to a news release... Read more
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Roll Call
Word on the Hill: Team PoeYouth of the Year award gala will feature House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc.,
Word on the Hill: Team Poe
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
Youth of the Year award gala will feature House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wisc., Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. (7 p.m., National Building Museum) The late playwright Lillian Hellman’s “The Little Foxes” opens at... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Republican leaders silent on Pittenger’s ‘hate white people’ commentnight on national TV.” The News & Observer asked spokespeople for Gov. Pat McC
NC Republican leaders silent on Pittenger’s ‘hate white people’ comment
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
night on national TV.” The News & Observer asked spokespeople for Gov. Pat McCrory, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis if they agreed with Pittenger’s original statement. None of them responded to multiple requests for comment by... Read more
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The Christian Post
NC Gay Couples Who Got Marriage License and Sued Anyway Lose in Federal Courtwrote Cogburn. (Photo: REUTERS/Chris Keane)Governor of North Carolina Pat McCr
NC Gay Couples Who Got Marriage License and Sued Anyway Lose in Federal Court
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
wrote Cogburn. (Photo: REUTERS/Chris Keane)Governor of North Carolina Pat McCrory introduces candidate for U.S. Senate Thom Tillis (R-NC) at a campaign stop in Raleigh, North Carolina October 29, 2014. "Accordingly, because Plaintiffs lack... Read more
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Roll Call
Roger Wicker Waxes Optimistic About the Electionnight.” Wicker also repeatedly declined to say whether two senators could run
Roger Wicker Waxes Optimistic About the Election
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
night.” Wicker also repeatedly declined to say whether two senators could run a co-chairmanship of the NRSC, as Sens. Thom Tillis and Cory Gardner are rumored to be considering. “I’d rather not go there,” he said. The lawmaker, who entered... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
LETTERS, Sept. 22: We've overreacted to opioid abuseforeign instructors. ... Where does it end? I tried last year to find out whe
LETTERS, Sept. 22: We've overreacted to opioid abuse
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
foreign instructors. ... Where does it end? I tried last year to find out where our two U.S. Senators, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, stand on the issue, as well as Rep. David Rouzer. I got no answers. This November, Rep. Rouzer and Sen. Burr... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Protests erupt over police killing of black man in Charlotteof press releases. McCrory and Sen. Richard Burr both called for a chance for p
Protests erupt over police killing of black man in Charlotte
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 9 days ago
of press releases. McCrory and Sen. Richard Burr both called for a chance for police to complete their investigation. Sen. Thom Tillis said the response to the shooting resulted in chaos before praising CMPD. “It was an embarrassing moment for the... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina lawmakers defend police, call for calm in Charlotteto the shooting. Scott was African-American, as is the police officer, Brentley
North Carolina lawmakers defend police, call for calm in Charlotte
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
to the shooting. Scott was African-American, as is the police officer, Brentley Vinson, who shot him. Republican Sen. Thom Tillis said in a statement that the people who took to the streets of Charlotte on Tuesday night had embarrassed the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Congress considers new outpatient veterans facility in Raleighapproves legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, i
Congress considers new outpatient veterans facility in Raleigh
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
approves legislation introduced Wednesday by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, including U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, Republicans from N.C. The legislation seeks to provide federal funding for VA facility leases, which lawmakers... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Police in riot-hit Charlotte say shooting victim was armedRioters set fires and stoned police cars, Putney said, and officers used tear g
Police in riot-hit Charlotte say shooting victim was armed
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Rioters set fires and stoned police cars, Putney said, and officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd. U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina said the protests were embarrassing and caused "utter chaos." "Charlotte is better than this,"... Read more
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Roll Call
Was Richard Burr's Re-Election Bid Always Supposed to Be This Competitive?a point. Four years later, he lost it by 2 points. The state's 2014 Senate race
Was Richard Burr's Re-Election Bid Always Supposed to Be This Competitive?
Roll Call / Posted 10 days ago
a point. Four years later, he lost it by 2 points. The state's 2014 Senate race — where Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan lost to Thom Tillis — was one of the closest in the country. And Republicans in the state predict the Senate race in 2020 is likely... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B mergerwould help spur better innovations. Grassley said the China National Chemical C
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B merger
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
would help spur better innovations. Grassley said the China National Chemical Corp. declined to testify. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah said the companies are facing too many government regulations and that... Read more
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The Columbian
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend $66B mergerhelp spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Co
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend $66B merger
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
help spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Corp. declined to testify. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah said the companies are facing too many government regulations and that... Read more
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Quartz
Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in historywas that, with the exception of Bayer, the US and European giants have experien
Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in history
Quartz / Posted 11 days ago
was that, with the exception of Bayer, the US and European giants have experienced shrinking sales. As Republican senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina put it, Dow’s numbers “look like the EKG of a heart attack patient.” From that perspective,... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B mergerhelp spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Co
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66B merger
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
help spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Corp. declined to testify. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah said the companies are facing too many government regulations and that... Read more
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PhysOrg
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion mergerhelp spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Co
Monsanto, Bayer officials defend proposed $66 billion merger
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
help spur better innovations. Grassley said that the China National Chemical Corp. declined to testify. Republican Sens. Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Orrin Hatch of Utah said the companies are facing too many government regulations and that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump name seen as stigma for new D.C. hotela favorable confectionery business environment." Among the featured speakers: C
Trump name seen as stigma for new D.C. hotel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
a favorable confectionery business environment." Among the featured speakers: Conservative pundit Tucker Carlson and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina. The group has already snagged the Trump for similar events in 2017 and 2018. In previous... Read more
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The Columbian
Not all publicity may be good for Trump hotela favorable confectionery business environment.” Among the featured speakers: C
Not all publicity may be good for Trump hotel
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
a favorable confectionery business environment.” Among the featured speakers: Conservative pundit Tucker Carlson and Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina. The group has already snagged the Trump for similar events in 2017 and 2018. In previous... Read more
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The News & Observer
In NC’s Senate race, Ross runs close to BurrIn contrast, the state’s last U.S. Senate race, between Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan
In NC’s Senate race, Ross runs close to Burr
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
In contrast, the state’s last U.S. Senate race, between Democrat Sen. Kay Hagan and former Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis in 2014, brought several months of heavy TV ads in one of most expensive races in Senate history. Ross, who was... Read more
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The Star
Speaker Moore loses chief of staffprincipal liaison on health care matters. Prior to that, Munn served as directo
Speaker Moore loses chief of staff
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
principal liaison on health care matters. Prior to that, Munn served as director of policy for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, developing and implementing policy strategies for the speaker and members of the North Carolina House of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Israel Wins in Novembermade by congressmen to update themselves on Israel's expanding list of "needs."
Israel Wins in November
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
made by congressmen to update themselves on Israel's expanding list of "needs." One such recent excursion involved Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, who enthused that "in a region consumed by terrorism and oppression, Israel stands out as a... Read more
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The Star
Community mourns death of Shelby Police officeris offering any assistance possible to help bring the individual or individuals
Community mourns death of Shelby Police officer
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
is offering any assistance possible to help bring the individual or individuals responsible for his death to justice.” Sen. Thom Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Shelby Police... Read more
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The Star
'Heavy hearts'is offering any assistance possible to help bring the individual or individuals
'Heavy hearts'
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
is offering any assistance possible to help bring the individual or individuals responsible for his death to justice.” Sen. Thom Tillis WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Shelby Police... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summitHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's D
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summit
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 days ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's Democratic whip. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Assistant Democratic Leader... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Capitol Hill is locale for annual NC economic summitHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House’s D
Capitol Hill is locale for annual NC economic summit
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House’s Democratic whip. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Assistant Democratic Leader... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summitHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's D
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summit
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's Democratic whip. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Assistant Democratic Leader... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summitHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's D
Capitol Hill is locale for annual N Carolina economic summit
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's Democratic whip. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California and Assistant Democratic Leader... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboatshave introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed b
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboats
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
have introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed ban on houseboats. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis introduced an amendment Thursday to the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Burr said in a statement... Read more
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The News & Observer
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboatshave introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed b
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboats
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
have introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed ban on houseboats. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis introduced an amendment Thursday to the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Burr said in a statement... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboatshave introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed b
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboats
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
have introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed ban on houseboats. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis introduced an amendment Thursday to the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Burr said in a statement... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboatshave introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed b
North Carolina senators fight proposed TVA ban on houseboats
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 days ago
have introduced legislation to stop the Tennessee Valley Authority's proposed ban on houseboats. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis introduced an amendment Thursday to the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Burr said in a statement... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
How Republicans in North Carolina created a 'monster' voter ID lawstates such as Georgia and Indiana pass voter ID laws. Now they had the power t
How Republicans in North Carolina created a 'monster' voter ID law
Chicago Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
states such as Georgia and Indiana pass voter ID laws. Now they had the power to do the same in Raleigh. House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate Leader Phil Berger tapped Rep. David Lewis, a tobacco and cotton farmer from the rural center of the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
How Republicans in North Carolina created a 'monster' voter ID lawstates such as Georgia and Indiana pass voter ID laws. Now they had the power t
How Republicans in North Carolina created a 'monster' voter ID law
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
states such as Georgia and Indiana pass voter ID laws. Now they had the power to do the same in Raleigh. House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate Leader Phil Berger tapped Rep. David Lewis, a tobacco and cotton farmer from the rural center of the... Read more
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