U.S. Senate GOP Primary

Local News
1:33 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

NC GOP Candidates For U.S. Senate Square Off In First TV Debate

Davidson College hosted the first live TV debate between the Republican candidates for one of North Carolina's U.S. Senate seats.
Credit Michael Tomsic

Four Republican U.S. Senate candidates gave their views on limited government, Obamacare and even a little college basketball Tuesday night at Davidson College. It was the first live televised debate in the race


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The Party Line
4:24 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

U.S. Senate GOP Runoff Looks Likely

Michael Bitzer

Now that we are entering the home stretch of the May primary election, we still seem to lack a true frontrunner in the GOP nomination contest for the U.S. Senate. 

While most polls show Thom Tillis, speaker of the NC House of Representatives, leading the field, the numbers across several different polls indicate a larger percentage of the potential electorate still has not made up their minds regarding the eight candidates.

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