Hagan 2014 Senate Race

Politics & Government
7:16 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Hagan, Tillis Show Differences In First Televised Debate

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis shake hands after the debate at UNC-TV Wednesday night.
Credit Mike Oniffrey / UNC-TV

Democratic Senator Kay Hagan and Republican state Speaker of the House Thom Tillis held their first televised debate Wednesday night. The race is one of a handful of closely watched contests across the country that could determine which party controls the U.S. Senate next year.

The debate was a fast-paced hour of topics that ran the gamut from health care to foreign policy.

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Politics & Government
10:27 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Plagued By Money Drama, NC Democrats Try A New Fundraising Tool

North Carolina Democratic Party leaders are raising money to maintain the party headquarters at the historic Goodwin House on Hillsborough Street in downtown Raleigh.
Credit North Carolina Democratic Party

The new executive director of the North Carolina Democratic Party is looking to revamp how the party raises money -- as it faces more than a year of leadership turnover, fundraising troubles and distancing from the re-election campaign of U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Democratic U.S. Senator Kay Hagan Files To Run For A Second Term

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan has officially filed to run for a second term.
Credit Jessica Jones

Democratic U.S. Senator Kay Hagan officially filed for re-election in Raleigh yesterday.

She visited the state Board of Elections with her husband and campaign workers, who then stood behind her as she spoke with reporters about her race to keep her seat in the Senate.

Hagan was surrounded by photographers and videographers from the moment she entered the Board of Elections building in Raleigh.

"Good afternoon everybody," the senator said as she walked in the door.

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