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Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: North Carolina Dems resume their search for a Senate candidate

Republican Sen. Richard Burr Leading Off: • NC-Sen: On Tuesday night, Roll Call reported that former Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan will not be challenging Republican incumbent Richard Burr next year, and she soon confirmed the story. National Democrats made it no secret that they wanted Hagan back. Show More Summary

North Carolina's Kay Hagan Won't Try To Return To The Senate In 2016

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) has decided against challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr in 2016, leaving Democrats to weigh various other options for what could be one of the country's most competitive races...Show More Summary

NC Senate Race: Kay Hagan Says 'No Thanks' in 2016

After losing a squeaker of an election in 2014, Kay Hagan has reportedly decided to sit on the sidelines in 2016. Roll Call reports: Former...

Hagan Will Not Seek Return to Senate

Former Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) will not be mounting a challenge to her former GOP colleague, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Roll Call reports. “Hagan, who was defeated by Thom Tillis in 2014, has been making calls to inform donors she [......

Democrats Want Hagan to Run Again

Democratic powerbrokers, including Sen. Chuck Schumer, are coaxing former Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) to run for Senate again in 2016, National Journal reports. “And not just because they like her. Hagan might be the greatest chance the party has to [...]

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That Mike McIntyre may be considering running for U.S. Senate against Richard Burr. This comes as someone was polling recently asking how well Kay Hagan and McIntyre – and only Hagan and McIntyre — would do against Burr. The Democrats chances of beating Burr would be helped considerably if they could field a name candidate […]

Kay Hagan, Bitter and Ousted Democratic North Carolina Senator, Blames Money for Election Loss

Uh, but Kay Hagan outspent her Republican opponent in her electoral defeat. And, she’s teaching a “Money in Politics” class at Harvard University. It doesn’t sound like she’s hurting.

ROLL CALL: Democrats Prep North Carolina Contingency Plan. “National Democrats want former Sen. Ka…

ROLL CALL: Democrats Prep North Carolina Contingency Plan. “National Democrats want former Sen. Kay Hagan to mount another bid for Senate in the Tar Heel State. But in case the former senator declines, party officials have started to key in on other potential recruits.” Well, her husband’s sleazy deals were an issue last time, and […]

Why Democrats Fear Compromise on the DHS Funding Fight

The Republican Senate majority is due in part to the defeat of former North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. Her loss was due in part to the fact that Hispanic voters made up just about 3 percent of that state’s midterm electorate last November. Show More Summary

Here's Some Stupid For Lunch

Let us pause again to applaud the newly insane state of North Carolina for trading Kay Hagan for Tea Party boy-toy Thom Tillis. (Once again, tell me how, in a Senate majority gained by electing this dude, Ben Sasse, James Lankford, and my new friend...

Male Senators Once Barred Female Colleagues from Senate Pool So They Could Swim Naked

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

This mind-searing anecdote comes courtesy of Sen. Kay Hagan (R-NC), who discovered this fact as a freshman Senator in 2008.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Kay Hagan just wanted to swim. It was late 2008, and the Democrat was newly arrived on Capitol Hill as North Carolina’s junior senator-elect. But Hagan was told that the Senate pool was males-only. Why? Because some of the male senators liked to swim naked.” Seen that new anti-domestic violence video showing boys being asked to […]

Two Female US Senators Lose Seats in 2014 for First Time in History

Despite losses by Mary Landrieu and Kay Hagan this cycle, female U.S. Senators have been reelected to the chamber at nearly the same rate (84 percent) as males (87 percent) over the last quarter-century.

Why Kay Hagan Lost In North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- When the smoke cleared, the most expensive contest of 2014 had become the costliest Senate race in U.S. history. More than $111 million was spent by both sides in the North Carolina battle for incumbent Democratic...Show More Summary

Why Kay Hagan Lost In North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- When the smoke cleared, the most expensive contest of 2014 had become the costliest Senate race in U.S. history. More than $111 million was spent by both sides in the North Carolina battle for incumbent Democratic...Show More Summary

This Year's Biggest Spenders

The Center for Responsive Politics is out with what I assume are final numbers on spending in the 2014 election, and it's some eye-popping stuff. The headline is that the North Carolina Senate race between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis did...Show More Summary

Kay Hagan Dragged Down By Obama

Here is an excerpt from a National Journal article titled “Kay Hagan’s Loss Is a Devastating Blow to Democrats“: Kay Hagan had done everything right. When Senate Democrats elsewhere got wrapped up in thorny national issues; she spent months talking only about local education funding. Show More Summary

Thom Tillis Takes NC Senate Seat, GOP Makes It A Rout

Excellent news. North Carolina could have certainly done worse than Kay Hagan: we could have had a Chuck Schumer, Harry, Reid, or Al Franken. But, Kay was all about the

Republican Thom Tillis Defeats Kay Hagan in North Carolina

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan lost her seat to Republican Thom Tillis Tuesday evening—despite waging the largest ever get-out-the-vote effort in a North Carolina Senate campaign. The race is part of a wave of GOP victories that will give...Show More Summary

Thom Tillis Wins Senate Race in N.C., Giving GOP Control of Senate

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina lost her re-election bid Tuesday to Republican Thom Tillis, putting the GOP in control of the Senate.

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