Walter Jones http://wunc.org en NC Republican Congressional Delegation Splits On Strategy http://wunc.org/post/nc-republican-congressional-delegation-splits-strategy <p>North Carolina’s congressional delegation has been in the spotlight in recent weeks as Democrats and Republicans in Washington have argued over shutting down the government, the Affordable Care Act, and raising the debt ceiling.&nbsp;</p><p>The idea for the shutdown came from Republican Representative Mark Meadows of the Eleventh District, whose aim was to try to dismantle Obamacare. But not all the Republican members of the North Carolina delegation agreed with the tactic.</p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:57:18 +0000 Jessica Jones 24387 at http://wunc.org NC Republican Congressional Delegation Splits On Strategy Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria http://wunc.org/post/where-north-carolina-s-congressional-members-stand-syria <p>Several of North Carolina’s members of Congress have issued statements about&nbsp; U.S. involvement in Syria. The statements follow <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/30/217232508/read-u-s-intelligence-assessment-on-syria">a chemical weapons attack which the U.S. says was carried out by the Assad regime in Damascus on August 21</a>. More than 1,400 people were reported killed in the attack.</p><p>Senators Richard Burr and Kay Hagan, as well as several Representatives have made the following statements. We'll update this post with additional statements as they come in.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:30:36 +0000 Laura Candler 21871 at http://wunc.org Where North Carolina’s Congressional Members Stand On Syria NC Rep. Jones Calls For US To Stop Funding Afghanistan http://wunc.org/post/nc-rep-jones-calls-us-stop-funding-afghanistan <p>North Carolina Congressman Walter Jones is among those calling for an end to U.S. spending in Afghanistan.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 20:35:23 +0000 Will Michaels 15460 at http://wunc.org NC Rep. Jones Calls For US To Stop Funding Afghanistan Jones Faces GOP Challenger http://wunc.org/post/jones-faces-gop-challenger <p>Congressman Walter Jones has handily won North Carolina’s Third District since 1995.&nbsp; Now it’s re-election time again and this may be his biggest fight yet.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:</strong>&nbsp; For a while, Congressman Walter Jones had a nick-name on Capitol Hill.<br><br><strong>Adam Kokesh:&nbsp; </strong>Welcome back to Adam versus the Man. Joining us tonight is Congressman Walter “Freedom Fries,” formerly known as Walter “Freedom Fries” Jones.<br> Fri, 04 May 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2608 at http://wunc.org Jones Faces GOP Challenger