Articles Tagged 'Richard Burr'
Retiring GOP Rep. Mark Walker launches North Carolina Senate run
Retiring GOP Rep. Mark Walker announced Tuesday that he is running for Senate in North Carolina in 2022, kicking off a potentially competitive Republican primary… READ MORE
Dianne Feinstein, 3 Senate colleagues sold off stocks before coronavirus crash: reports
Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California and three of her Senate colleagues sold off stocks worth millions of dollars in the days before the coronavirus outbreak… READ MORE
Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony
Senators are reviving the fight over the whistleblower complaint at the center of the months-long impeachment effort against President Trump.
With Trump’s trial in the… READ MORE
GOP senator: Flynn ‘not cooperating’ in Russia probe
Former national security advisor Michael Flynn is not cooperating with the Senate Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian election interference, Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Thursday.… READ MORE
At GOP outreach dinner, Obama picks up the tab
As part of his effort to improve relations between the White House and Capitol Hill, President Obama dined with a small group of Republican senators this evening and, according to the White House, he paid for the dinner out of his own pocket.
Sens. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.; Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H.; Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga.; John Hoeven, R-N.D.; John McCain, R-Ariz.; Bob… READ MORE
GOP senators ask Panetta to make sure troops can vote
By Shaun Waterman-The Washington Times
Six Republican senators are asking Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta personally to intervene to ensure that U.S. troops stationed away from home get the chance to register and vote in the upcoming election.
They say Pentagon officials are ignoring a 2009 law that ordered the military to set up a special voting-assistance office at… READ MORE
Burr Increases Lead Over Marshall in NC
Posted by Kyle Adams, REAL CLEAR Politics
A new poll from Rasmussen Reports shows North Carolina incumbent Republican Sen. Richard Burr with his largest lead over Democratic Secretary of State Elaine Marshall since April. He leads 54 percent to 38 percent in the survey of 500 likely North Carolina voters taken Wednesday.
Despite running in a favorable year for Republicans … READ MORE
Marshall’s lead defies Democratic brass
BY ROB CHRISTENSEN -Newsobserver.com
RALEIGH — Secretary of State Elaine Marshall and former state Sen. Cal Cunningham are headed to a Senate primary runoff, meaning that the Democrats will duke it out for the next seven weeks rather than take on the Republicans.
Marshall led Tuesday’s Democratic primary with 36 percent of the vote, just short of the 40 percent