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RALEIGH, N.C | N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The apparent Republican winner of the country’s last undecided congressional election is expected to explain why he stuck with a North Carolina political operative with a shady track record that even the GOP candidate thought about protesting in the past. North Carolina’s elections board is expected to hear testimony on Wednesday … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | N. Carolina elections board calls challenged House candidate

RALEIGH, N.C | Consultant on North Carolina race: Methods were surprise

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina political consultant hired to manage the campaign of the Republican in the country’s last unsettled congressional election said Tuesday that he was surprised at how little he knew last year about an operative’s sketchy activities. Political operative Leslie McCrae Dowless conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation last … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | Consultant on North Carolina race: Methods were surprise

RALEIGH, N.C | N. Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina elections officials say the country’s last undecided congressional election was marred by falsified signatures, blank ballots that consultants could complete and disappearing documents. The state elections board could decide as early as Tuesday whether that was unfortunate but tolerable, or whether to order a new election in the 9th … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | N. Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

RALEIGH, N.C | North Carolina to hold hearing on undecided US House race

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina State Board of Elections is holding a hearing on ballot fraud allegations in the nation’s last undecided congressional election. The multiday hearing starting Monday will include the results of a monthslong investigation into allegations that a political operative tampered with mail-in ballots in a rural county. Republican Mark … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | North Carolina to hold hearing on undecided US House race

North Carolina News: RALEIGH,United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina Collects Over $13 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in Fiscal Year 2018, and $4.6 Million in Asset Forfeiture Actions

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announced today that his office collected over $13.5 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2018. Of this amount, $8,410,643.89 was collected in criminal actions and $5,113,040.40 was collected in civil actions. Additionally, over $4.6 million … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH,United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina Collects Over $13 Million in Civil and Criminal Actions in Fiscal Year 2018, and $4.6 Million in Asset Forfeiture Actions

RALEIGH, N.C | Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies at 76

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr. of North Carolina, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken critic of the war, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. The congressman’s office confirmed his death in a statement, saying Jones died in Greenville, North Carolina. … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | Congressman Walter Jones Jr. of North Carolina dies at 76

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned indictments charging BRAYAN ALEXANDER FUNEZ-ESPINOZA, age 28, of Mexico, ROMERO FLORES-AGUILAR, age 30, of Mexico, JESUS GARCIA-HERNANDEZ, age 43, of Mexico, RODOLFO ROA-SAUCEDO, age 35, of Mexico, and … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Aliens Indicted on Illegal Reentry Charges

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Men Indicted for Armed Robberies of Kay Jewelers and Firearm Charges

RALEIGH, N.C. – Robert J. Higdon, Jr., the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, announces that a Federal grand jury in Raleigh has returned a five-count indictment charging CHARLES ANTHONY WALKER, JR., age 53, of High Point, North Carolina, CHRISTOPHER WELLINGTON BROWN, age 48, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, MALIK SHAWN … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Five Men Indicted for Armed Robberies of Kay Jewelers and Firearm Charges