For Republicans, anemic fund-raising, missteps by Donald J. Trump and weak candidates could stand in the way of bigger statehouse gains in November.
North Carolina holds an illuminating — and alarming — political mirror up to the country.
At a National Governors Association gathering, attendees from both parties speculated about 2024 at a moment of increasing frustration with Washington.
Unfortunately for Democrats, this year does not seem like it will offer an exception to the midterm jinx.
In a new report, the group says that the Republicans created a hostile climate on campuses. The administration called the charges absurd.
At a weekend fund-raising retreat, a group of governors worried about voters’ frustrations with Democrats. They hoped President Biden’s State of the Union speech would be a pivot point.
Leaders with White House aspirations all say they’ll support the president for another term. But there is no shortage of chatter about the options if he continues to falter.
The pardon came after a North Carolina judge vacated the conviction of Montoyae Dontae Sharpe in 2019, ruling that a key witness had “entirely made up” her testimony.
The remnants of Tropical Storm Fred dropped more than 10 inches of rain on Tuesday in Haywood County, N.C., causing the Pigeon River to overflow.
Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday joined growing calls for the release of body-camera footage of the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City.
President Trump trails Joseph R. Biden Jr. by four points in the latest Times/Siena survey of North Carolina, and Senator Thom Tillis is lagging behind his Democratic challenger in a crucial Senate race.
President Trump and his party engaged in sweeping revisionism about his management of the coronavirus, his record on race relations and much else. And they painted a dystopian picture of what the nation would look like if Joseph R. Biden Jr. were president.
The Republican National Convention next week will kick off with an in-person roll call on Monday in Charlotte, N.C.
Officials warned residents to stay out of harm’s way as at least two people were killed by tornadoes, and two others from fallen trees. Millions were left without power.
Donors are wondering why they gave to a Charlotte event that has mostly been scrapped. And Jacksonville fund-raisers find money is on hold because of concerns about the surge in virus cases.
After a high-stakes and public feud with Democratic officials in a state he won four years ago, Mr. Trump and the Republican officials are moving to largely shift convention proceedings to another state.
G.O.P. officials are planning a visit to Nashville as their dispute with Democrats grows in North Carolina, where coronavirus cases are rising. Other cities said to be under consideration include Las Vegas, Orlando and Jacksonville.
At the direction of Gov. Roy Cooper, a county sheriff told the track’s operators to cancel Saturday’s races. Then they went ahead, again, as scheduled with fans in attendance.
In a letter to the state’s Democratic governor, top Republicans suggested safety measures to avoid spreading the coronavirus. President Trump has pushed state leaders to hold the kind of event he wants.
If North Carolina won’t host the Republican Party’s convention, he’ll find a state that will.
The party is still contractually obligated to hold the event in North Carolina, but President Trump has threatened a change of location as the state’s Democratic governor urges caution because of the coronavirus.
The president, who has wondered aloud to aides why the convention can’t be held in Florida, said North Carolina’s governor needed to “guarantee” that the event could be held in August.
President Trump craves a nationally televised coronation with cheering supporters, but even Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are expressing doubts it can take place as planned.
In North Carolina, where the governor’s race is tight, and New Hampshire, where a Republican seeks re-election in a blue-trending state, incumbents could benefit from newfound star power.