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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2019, file photo, Rep. Mark Meadows, R- N.C., speaks to reporters as the hearing with top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, and career Foreign Service officer George Kent, at the House Intelligence Committee ends on Capitol Hill in Washington.  In a statement Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, the North Carolina congressman and top ally to President Donald Trump says he struggled with the decision and came to it after discussion with his family.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

N Carolina candidates rush for legislature, Meadows' seat

Dec. 20, 2019 6:05 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Candidate filing for the 2020 election cycle in North Carolina closed on Friday with a rush of electoral hopefuls seeking spots in the General Assembly and a congressional seat in the mountains. The State Board of Elections and election boards in all 100 counties stopped taking...

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2019, file photo, Rep. Mark Meadows, R- N.C., speaks to reporters as the hearing with top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, and career Foreign Service officer George Kent, at the House Intelligence Committee ends on Capitol Hill in Washington.  In a statement Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, the North Carolina congressman and top ally to President Donald Trump says he struggled with the decision and came to it after discussion with his family.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Trump ally Meadows won't run again, may join White House

Dec. 19, 2019 2:24 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, a top conservative ally of President Donald Trump, said Thursday he won't seek reelection next year. He is expected to join the Trump administration in a yet-to-be-finalized role. Now in his seventh year in the House, Meadows has been a...

FILE - This Sept. 18, 2019, file photo shows House Committee on Homeland Security member Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C. speaking during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walker announced late Monday, Dec. 16, that he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congressman standing aside because of recent redistricting. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

N Carolina Rep. Walker won’t run in ‘20, eyes Senate in ‘22

Dec. 17, 2019 8:38 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker announced late Monday he won’t run for anything in 2020 — making him the second North Carolina Republican congressman standing aside because of recent redistricting. Walker’s decision comes as the political composition of his 6th Congressional...

FILE - In this May 8, 2014 file photo, Rep. George Holding, R-N.C., listens to testimony during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law oversight hearing on

North Carolina Rep. Holding won't seek 2020 reelection

Dec. 6, 2019 12:23 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Rep. George Holding announced on Friday he won't run for reelection — the victim of a congressional map redrawn following a court order that now makes his district lean to the left. Holding represents the Triangle-area 2nd Congressional District,...

Former N Carolina Senate candidate Ross to run for Congress

Dec. 3, 2019 9:52 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Senate nominee for North Carolina Democrats in 2016 is now running for Congress in a Raleigh-area district newly redrawn to favor her party. Deborah Ross of Raleigh said Tuesday that she’ll seek the 2nd Congressional District seat covering a portion of Wake County after...

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2016 file photo, Republican state Sens. Dan Soucek, left, and Brent Jackson, right, review historical maps during The Senate Redistricting Committee for the 2016 Extra Session in the Legislative Office Building at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina judges ordered a new U.S. House district map that Republican state legislators drew last month be used in the 2020 elections, deciding on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, there wasn't the time to scrutinize the boundaries for extreme partisan bias. (Corey Lowenstein/The News & Observer, File via AP, File)

Judges: New North Carolina Congress map will be used in 2020

Dec. 2, 2019 9:50 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges ordered a new U.S. House district map that Republican state legislators drew last month be used in the 2020 elections, deciding on Monday there wasn’t time to scrutinize the boundaries further for any left-over extreme partisan bias. The three-judge panel...

UNC to update policies following complaint of anti-Semitism

Nov. 26, 2019 3:05 PM EST

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has agreed to expand its anti-bias training and expressly forbid anti-Semitism in campus policies as part of an agreement with the U.S. Education Department following complaints about a March conference featuring a rapper accused of anti-Jewish bias. The university...