Friday in Raleigh, Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) was at a re-election event with Planned Parenthood officials to discuss their next steps after the defeat of the bill she and others introduced in the U.S. Senate in an attempt to override the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. Show More Summary
The Washington Post had an illuminating Sunday report on the craft beer-drinking, folksy-talking libertarian who may play a drastic role in altering North Carolina's upcoming U.S. Senate election between incumbent Democrat Kay Hagan and her GOP challenger in State House Speaker Thom Tillis.
Sen. Kay Hagan (D) of North Carolina is in a tight race with state House speaker Thom Tillis (R), one of four Senate races that could determine control of Congress next year, according to a New York Times poll. Photo by Mary Knox Merrill/The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images RALEIGH, N.C. Show More Summary
As reported here earlier, Senate Democrat Kay Hagan had no problems making bold pronouncements about her concern for veterans when she was first running for her current office. However, six years later as she runs for a second term, it turns out her rhetoric doesn't match up to her dismal record. Show More Summary
North Carolina Senator Kay Hagan appears quick to try and capitalize on the on going Veteran's Affairs scandal; however, it seems a bit disingenuous of her, given that she was aware of issues in the VA as far back as 2008 and appears to have done nothing to help. Show More Summary
The latest PPP poll headlines are about Kay Hagan having a lead over Thom Tillis in the US Senate race. Expect that to fluctuate. Some of the other results beyond that headline are quite interesting: The poll found 18 percent of voters approve of the job the N.C. Show More Summary
Sen. Kay Hagan’s (D-NC) amusing and discredited attempts to brand her conservative opponent an Obamacare enthusiast...
In a speech last night, embattled Senator Kay Hagan blasted GOP challenger Thom Tillis over his climate denialism, arguing that North Carolina “needs a Senator who believes climate change exists.” Hagan added: “Unlike my opponent who flatly denied the existence of climate change, I know the EPA’s ability to responsibly regulate greenhouse gas emissions is […]
Raleigh—NC The United States Senate race in North Carolina in all likelihood will be the most expensive political race this year. 1It may very well end up in the top five of the most expensive nonpresidential political races of all time. How...Show More Summary
The big-spending conservative group American Crossroads and its nonprofit arm launched a new offensive Tuesday in the 2014 campaign for control of the U.S. Senate with an ad targeting North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan and her support of the Affordable Care Act. The ad is the first in a $10-...
Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) found out that she will be running against Thom Tillis. The race will bring a contrast like no other. North Carolinians will have the choice between the establishment candidate who adopted the tea party ideology...Show More Summary
The latest poll from North Carolina, fresh off of last week's Republican primary, shows a dead heat in the state's U.S. Senate race between Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and her GOP challenger, state House Speaker Thom Tillis. The survey...Show More Summary
Control of the Senate may very well hinge on the ultra-competitive race in North Carolina. It also happens that the contest between Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and state House Speaker Thom Tillis presents us with a stark contrast in governing philosophies, particularly on the issue of assisting the poor. Show More Summary
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbent Senate Democrats this election season, and she is now facing a strong Republican candidate in Thom Tillis. Hagan's support of the Affordable Care Act has eroded her popularity in North Carolina, where the law overall is not popular. Show More Summary
Democratic Senator Kay Hagan is one of the most vulnerable Dems in the country, and her problems are said to be largely about Obamacare, thanks to the millions of dollars Americans for Prosperity has spent on ads attacking her over the law. So it’s curious that Hagan today made an aggressive case for a major pillar […]
We were going to let this go, but since Thom Tillis can't, we can't. Tillis and the national Republicans who helped him win North Carolina's U.S. Senate nomination repeatedly charged that Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan cast the "decidingShow More Summary
The front page of the Washington Post by Dan Baltz says the race for the Senate seat currently occupied by Kay Hagan is the most important in 2014. The individual page says it sets the stage for the 2016 presidential election. Maybe, maybe not. Show More Summary
Thom Tillis has secured the Tar Heel State's GOP U.S. Senate nomination, and will now challenge incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) this fall in the...
Democracy Now In one of the first closely watched races of the 2014 primacy season, North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis has won the Republican Senate nomination. Tillis will face Democratic Senator Kay Hagan in November in a race that could decide which party controls the U.S. Show More Summary
Thom Tillis Thom Tillis is what passes for an establishment-friendly, non-fringe Republican Senate candidate in North Carolina, and, as of Tuesday night, he is his party's nominee to challenge Sen. Kay Hagan. As speaker of the state House, Tillis has a record to run on... Show More Summary