Dear Senator Hagan: Of the many challenges you as a candidate might have anticipated would come your way as a Senator from North Carolina, I cannot imagine that you--or anyone—could have dreamed that among them would be the most horrendous...Show More Summary
Jumping into the 2014 US Senate race in a most uncharitable fashion: Americans for Prosperity is targeting Democrat U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan in a new web ad about renewable energy at the same time the conservative organization touts Republican Thom Tillis on taxes. Show More Summary
On May 2, the Huffington Post claimed red state Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Kay Hagan (D-NC) will actually fare better in 2014 for having supported gun control. The site bases the claim upon numbers from a poll by Public Policy...Show More Summary
The NRA is now a political liability PPP's latest surveys, conducted April 29-May 1 in Louisiana and North Carolina, show that Democratic senators Mary Landrieu and Kay Hagan are both receiving positive marks from voters for their votes in favor of expanding background checks for gun purchases. Show More Summary
Patrick McHenry, North Carolina's only not-gay Congressman, announced this week that he won't be running against Kay Hagan for US Senate. Smart move, Pat. read more
In another victory for gay rights advocates, Bob Casey (Penn.) has joined the rush of Senate Democrats—recently including Kay Hagan (N.C.), Jon Tester (Mont.), Mark Warner (Va.), and Claire McCaskill (Mo.)— who now endorse same sex marriage in America. Show More Summary
"After axing the assault weapons ban from the Senate’s comprehensive gun violence prevention plan, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is struggling to scrape together enough votes to pass the centerpiece of the plan: universal background checks. Show More Summary
Fast forward to the Democratic primary in 2014, where Kay Hagan, the US Senate incumbent is a running as a Blue Dog corporate Democrat with a record of advocacy against the rights of gay citizens. Would you like to see Hagan challenged in that primary? If so, who should run against her?
(CNN) - Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina on Wednesday became the latest Democratic senator to unveil support for same-sex marriage, saying on Facebook the "time has come." "After much thought and prayer, I have come to my own personal conclusion that we shouldn't tell people who they can love or who they can marry," [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Carolina's Kay Hagan on Wednesday became the sixth Democratic senator to endorse gay marriage this week as the Supreme Court hears two cases on the issue.
And the list of those expressing support for marriage equality continues to grow. Today, via News Observer and Freedom to Marry, it’s Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC). Yesterday she was on a list of ten Democratic senators who had not done so. Huffington Post described them as those “who have yet to embrace the right of [...]
Hagan's statement today leaves only nine Democratic U.S. senators who have not endorsed same-sex marriage rights. read more
This week’s marriage equality arguments at the Supreme Court have catalyzed an avalanche of new support from Democratic Senators who previously were tentative about supporting the freedom to marry. The latest is Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC), who is ready to “move forward with this issue“: HAGAN: I know there are strong feelings on both sides, and I have [...]
Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) has become the sixth U.S. Senator in 36 hours to come out for marriage equality, in an article in the News & Observer: “I know there are strong feelings on both sides, and I have a...
In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Senate passed their $3.7 trillion budget, 50-49. Four Democrats, Sens. Mark Pryor (D-AR), Kay Hagan (D-NC), Max Baucus (D-MT) and Mark Begich (D-AK), all up for reelection in 2014, voted against it. The marathon vote took 13 hours, ending at about 5:00 AM Saturday morning. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Senators Kay Hagan (North Carolina) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) decided to take another go at introducing legislation that would seek to limit the amount of federal money for-profit schools could spend on advertising. At the same time, the Attorneys General from 13 states penned a letter to the chairs and ranking members of key Senate and House … [More]
Senators Jim Inhofe and Kay Hagan introduced a stopgap budget bill that would reinstate tuition assistance for the troops still on active duty according to Fox News; “The president wants Americans to feel the pain of the arbitrary across-the-board budget cuts from sequestration, but to cut off promised education assistance for our service members when [...]
Approve the Keystone XL pipeline in the next month, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and 19 other senators are saying in a letter to the new secretary of state, their former Senate colleague John Kerry. (Full text of the Feb. 22...
The National Journal is out with its annual rankings of members of Congress, and North Carolina's senators stand out for not standing out.Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, ranked 48th most liberal, which put her right in the middle of the Senate and made her one of the least liberal -- or most conservative -- Senate Democrats in 2012. Show More Summary
You're still recovering from the 2012 elections, we know. But pundits never tire of crystal-balling political campaigns, and a new forecast pegs North Carolina's U.S. Senate race next year as a toss-up.Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., is expected to seek a second term. Show More Summary