Republicans Hold Onto North Carolina House Seat

Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six decades. But his narrow victory didn’t erase questions about whether President Trump and his party’s congressional candidates face troubling headwinds approaching 2020.

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Southern Governors Ready States for Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian moves away from the flooded remains of the Bahamas, governors across the American South are ordering evacuations, declaring states of emergency and asking for federal support ahead of the storm’s expected U.S. landfall. 

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Republican Lawmakers Challenge Claims of Bias in NC Gerrymandering Case

Witnesses for North Carolina GOP lawmakers on Wednesday said democracy advocates’ experts misused numbers during testimony in the case to determine if Republicans violated the state’s constitution by unfairly gerrymandering state political districts in their party’s favor.

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