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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)

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 - In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory speaks to supporters as his wife Ann McCrory listens at an election rally in Raleigh, N.C.  McCrory announced Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019,  that he won't try to recapture his old office in 2020, but will continue to consider a U.S. Senate bid in 2022. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

McCrory won't run for NC governor; will consider Senate bid

Dec. 19, 2019 10:47 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday that he won't try to recapture his old office in 2020, but will continue to consider a U.S. Senate bid in 2022. The Republican revealed his decision on his morning radio program in Charlotte, where he served as mayor for 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,...

FILE - In this  Sept. 18, 2019, file photo, Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C. speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Walker may challenge GOP Sen. Thom Tilllis for their party's nomination next year, or he may run against either of two other House Republicans in primaries. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

NC lawmaker may challenge Sen. Tillis after district redrawn

Dec. 4, 2019 6:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Walker may challenge GOP Sen. Thom Tillis for the party's Senate nomination next year or might run against either of two GOP House colleagues in their primaries, a spokesman for Walker said Wednesday. Walker was faced with the decision after the North...