9th District http://wfae.org en A Look Back On The Career Of Congresswoman Sue Myrick http://wfae.org/post/look-back-career-congresswoman-sue-myrick <p>Congresswoman Sue Myrick retires next month, after nine terms representing North Carolina’s 9th congressional district. Myrick cruised into Washington during the historic Republican sweep of the 1994 midterm elections. She offered a reliably conservative voice in Congress, and didn’t ‘hold back’ on the issues she felt most passionately about.&nbsp;&nbsp; WFAE’s Mark Rumsey has this profile of Myrick’s congressional career:</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 17:30:20 +0000 Mark Rumsey 18041 at http://wfae.org A Look Back On The Career Of Congresswoman Sue Myrick Political Roundup: 8th, 9th District Races Gear Up In Debates http://wfae.org/post/political-roundup-8th-9th-district-races-gear-debates <p>The Charlotte area was busy with congressional debates this week. In the 8<sup>th</sup> district, incumbent Democratic Congress Larry Kissell faced with his Republican challenger, Richard Husdon.</p><p>And in the 9<sup>th</sup> District, Republican Rich Pittenger and Democrat Jennifer Roberts debated at a Charlotte Chamber of Commerce event. They are running to replace retiring 9<sup>th</sup> District Republican Congresswoman Sue Myric.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 17:03:06 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 12810 at http://wfae.org Political Roundup: 8th, 9th District Races Gear Up In Debates Pittenger, Roberts Differ On Health Care, Transportation http://wfae.org/post/pittenger-roberts-differ-health-care-transportation <p>The two candidates who aim to represent North Carolina’s 9th District Congressional seat held their first debate Wednesday. Republican Robert Pittenger and Democrat Jennifer Roberts are running to fill the open seat created by the retirement of Republican Sue Myrick.</p><p>Pittenger is a former three-term state senator, and Roberts is finishing her fourth term as a Mecklenburg County Commissioner. A small crowd turned out at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce to watch the debate.</p><p>It was civil. This comment by Roberts was about as close as either candidate went toward taking a shot:</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:11:25 +0000 Michael Tomsic 8219 at http://wfae.org Pittenger, Roberts Differ On Health Care, Transportation