Malcolm Graham http://wfae.org en Adams Wins 12th District Democratic Primary http://wfae.org/post/adams-wins-12th-district-democratic-primary <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Representative Alma Adams of Greensboro won her party's nomination for the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">12th</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Congressional District seat. She carried 43 percent of the vote, which put her above the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff in the crowded Democratic primary.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The atmosphere was jubilant last night as dozens of supporters waited for Adams to arrive at a Greensboro restaurant.</span></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:33:07 +0000 Duncan McFadyen & Tasnim Shamma 50430 at http://wfae.org Adams Wins 12th District Democratic Primary Seven Democrats, Two Republicans Running For Watt's 12th District Congressional Seat http://wfae.org/post/seven-democrats-two-republicans-running-watts-12th-district-congressional-seat <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s an unusual year for the </span>12th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Congressional district race. For the first time in two decades, it’s an open seat. &nbsp;Charlotte Democrat Mel Watt represented the district from 1993 until he resigned in January to take over as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.</span></p><p>Watt’s departure has created a lot of interest among Democrats. WFAE's Duncan McFadyen and Tasnim Shamma talk to Morning Edition Host Kevin Kniestedt about the race.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 03:38:00 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt, Tasnim Shamma & Duncan McFadyen 48669 at http://wfae.org Seven Democrats, Two Republicans Running For Watt's 12th District Congressional Seat Twelfth District Candidates Talk Education http://wfae.org/post/twelfth-district-candidates-talk-education <p>Four Democrats and one Republican running to represent North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District met Thursday night at the Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church for a panel hosted by the John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys.</p><p>The theme of the night: how to improve the state and country's educational system.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:58:14 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 48325 at http://wfae.org Twelfth District Candidates Talk Education