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North Carolina primary voters decide Hagan rival

05/06/2014 2:32am
North Carolina voters are about to decide who they believe can best challenge Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in November: a state politics insider backed by Mitt Romney or first-time candidates more aligned with the tea party and the Christian right.

Lewinsky writes about affair with Bill Clinton

05/06/2014 12:58pm
Saying "It's time to burn the beret and bury the blue dress," Monica Lewinsky is writing for the first time about her affair in the 1990s with President Bill Clinton.

Hillary Clinton: Gun culture 'way out of balance'

05/06/2014 4:41pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday the nation's gun culture has gotten "way out of balance" and the U.S. needs to rein in the notion that "anybody can have a gun, anywhere, anytime."

Federal report: Warming disrupts Americans' lives

05/06/2014 6:59pm
Most Americans are already feeling man-made global warming, from heat waves to wild storms to longer allergy seasons. And it is likely to get worse and more expensive, says a new federal report that is heating up political debate along with the temperature.

Tillis nominated to take on Sen. Kay Hagan in NC

05/06/2014 7:31pm
North Carolina Republican voters have selected Thom Tillis to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

NC lawmaker wins GOP Senate nomination

05/06/2014 8:21pm
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis captured the Republican nomination to oppose imperiled Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan Tuesday night, overcoming anti-establishment rivals by a comfortable margin in the first of a springtime spate of primaries testing the strength of a tea party movement that first rocked the GOP four years ago.

Indiana Republicans oust 2 over gay marriage votes

05/06/2014 9:01pm
Indiana voters ousted two Republican legislators who helped keep a gay marriage ban off the November ballot, but most other incumbents prevailed Tuesday in a primary election lacking a galvanizing issue or marquee statewide race.

Voters in several states make primary choices

05/06/2014 9:01pm
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis will be on the ballot in November in a contest against Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan.

Boehner to face college professor in US House bid

05/06/2014 9:20pm
House Speaker John Boehner defeated two tea party challengers Tuesday in his bid for a 13th term in Congress, brushing aside some GOP discontent over his leadership in Washington.