North Carolina Republican says he hired consultant at heart of fraud probe

(Reuters) – The North Carolina Republican embroiled in a vote fraud controversy said on Friday he hired the political operative at the center of a probe into possible absentee ballot irregularities in a disputed U.S. congressional election. North Carolina’s board of election has refused to certify Republican candidate Mark Harris as the winner of the Nov. 6 vote for a […]

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North Carolina Dem McCready retracts concession as GOP signals possible support for new House election

Possible voter fraud probed in tight NC House race It’s been nearly a month since North Carolina voters cast their ballots for the 9th Congressional District, but officials are still holding off on certifying the winner amid an investigation of possible voter fraud pertaining to absentee ballots. North Carolina Republican Party officials are signaling that they might support a new […]

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U.S. lawmaker cites 'real fraud' in North Carolina race, demands hearing

(Reuters) – A Democratic U.S. congressman on Wednesday called for an emergency hearing into claims of fraud in a North Carolina election, where the state is probing alleged improper handling of ballots by political operatives. Almost a month after Republican Mark Harris declared victory in his North Carolina race for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, the state’s […]

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North Carolina commission latest to approve utility merger

The North Carolina Utilities Commission has approved the proposed merger of troubled South Carolina utility SCANA with Dominion Energy. The utilities announced the commission's approval in a news release Monday. The merger remains contingent upon approval from the Public Service Commission of South Carolina. Continue Reading Below Previously, the merger had received approval from a number of agencies, including the […]

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South Carolina voter told to remove 'Trump' shirt in order to vote: report

A man trying to vote in South Carolina was reportedly told to remove his "Trump" shirt before he could cast a ballot in the midterm election Tuesday. (Todd Price via Storyful) Vote Trump, no service? A man in South Carolina who was donning a T-shirt that showed his support of President Trump was reportedly told to remove the article of clothing if he […]

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South Carolina lawmakers to Trump: Save nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and the state's congressional delegation urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to reconsider his administration's plan to shut down a half-built nuclear fuel facility in their state. Continue Reading Below A federal appeals court last week allowed the Energy Department to go forward with plans to close the multibillion-dollar facility at the Savannah River Site […]

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