Trump first nominated Farr in July to fill the seat for the 44-county region from Raleigh to the coast. The seat has been open for more than 12 years. Farr was nominated in 2006 and 2007 by President George W. Bush, but never got a hearing in committee. President Barack Obama nominated two black women for the position, but neither got a vote in committee due to objections from North Carolina's senators. … [Read more...] about A group warns Republicans about Trump nominee’s ties to ‘racist organizations’
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In December 2014, CNN polling found that 10 percent of Americans and 11 percent of Republicans had favorable opinions of Putin. In January 2017, a CNN poll found 23 percent of Republicans favorable toward Putin, suggesting at least a temporary increase in favorability, but it was back down to 14 percent in May 2018 and 14 percent in June. By last month, that inched up one point among the population overall, to 11 percent, and three points among Republicans, to 14 percent. Both are quite low ratings, with 72 percent of the public overall and 67 percent of Republicans having an unfavorable opinion. … [Read more...] about How closely will Republicans follow Trump on Russia and Putin?
SECTIONS Search E-edition Customer Service Advertise Newsletters News News Local Crime Databases Education Election Politics Nation/World Special Reports Carolina College Bound Corrections Columnists Retro Charlotte Your Schools All Blogs & Columns Sports Sports Carolina Panthers Charlotte Hornets That's Racin' High Schools College Sports Charlotte Knights/MLB Other Sports Blogs & Columnists Inside the Panthers Inside the NBA Prep Insiders Scott Fowler Tom Sorensen All Blogs & Columns Politics Politics Elections The North Carolina Influencer Series RNC 2020 Business Business Banking Stocks Center Top Workplaces National Business What's in Store Development All Blogs & Columns Living Living Religion Food & Drink Health & Family Home & Garden CLT … [Read more...] about New ads link Brett Kavanaugh to Republicans running for re-election in the NC suburbs
The district includes the eastern suburbs of Seattle and stretches into the rural Cascade Mountains. It is among about two dozen across the country that are held by Republicans but whose voters chose Hillary Clinton over President Trump, making it a critical potential pickup for the Democrats trying to gain control of the House for the first time since 2010. … [Read more...] about Dems target House seat that’s been Republican for decades
Walters’ opponents – four Democrats and an independent – have painted the congresswoman as largely in-step with Trump, noting her support of the GOP tax plan among other bills. Gilliard, on the other hand, recently highlighted Walters’ skepticism of the president’s protectionist foreign trade policy as an example of where she veered from his agenda. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump is unpopular in California. But what about GOP donors?