Woody White, congressional candidate in the 7th district Republican primary, said he personally thought homosexuals should be treated as criminals during testimony as a law student before a Nebraska legislative committee in 1993.
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Candidates running for seats in both chambers of Congress met in Wilmington on Tuesday night, just three weeks before primary election day in North Carolina. The Lower Cape FearMore >> Lowering the national debt, preserving national security, and the role of government were some of the issues on the table as candidates for U.S. House and Senate met in front of a crowd Tuesday night in Wilmington.More >> WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Seventh Congressional GOP candidates David Rouzer and Woody White are trumpeting their fundraising efforts as their primary campaigns head toward the May 6 primary election. Rouzer,More >> Seventh Congressional GOP candidates David Rouzer and Woody White are trumpeting their fundraising efforts as their primary campaigns head toward the May 6 primary election.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A legislative task force has made some recommendations to the entire General Assembly for overhauling teacher compensation in North Carolina. But several educators on the panel areMore >> Members of a legislative task force on Monday made recommendations about raising pay for North Carolina's public school teachers. But, several educators on the panel are not happy about what was said.More >> WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Taylor Griffin once worked with some of the most powerful people in Washington, DC. Now the former Bush and Helms staffer wants to go back to the nation's capitol, as a memberMore >> Taylor Griffin has worked in the political world for years. Now he is making his first try at winning an elected office for himself, running as a candidate in the Third Congressional District and challenging Rep. Walter B. Jones. More >> RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – A preliminary review from analysts at the N.C. General Assembly claims a film-industry sponsored report released last week incorrectly concluded that the state's film incentives createMore >> A preliminary review from analysts at the N.C. General Assembly claims a film-industry sponsored report released last week incorrectly concluded that the state's film incentives create positive returns.More >> RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – Several members of southeastern North Carolina's delegation in the General Assembly have scored well in a survey of legislators' effectiveness, according to the North Carolina CenterMore >> The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research used several parameters to rank the most effective members of the state House and Senate for their work done in the 2013 session.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Leading North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates are announcing their fundraising totals so far this year before they're required to tell election regulators next week. Democratic SenMore >> Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis continue to lead fellow Senate candidates in fundraising ahead of the May 6 primary elections.More >> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The numbers of teen driving deaths and injuries have fallen since the General Assembly required more of young drivers and their parents before children can drive on their own. ButMore >> Changes by the General Assembly to some North Carolina driving laws have resulted in fewer deaths in teenage drivers.More >> SWANNANOA, N.C. (AP/WECT) - State Sen. Martin Nesbitt, who this week stepped down as minority leader because of illness, has died. He was 67. Senate Democratic Caucus Director Ford Porter said NesbittMore >> Just days after stepping down as the Senate Minority Leader in the General Assembly, state Sen. Martin Nesbitt (D-Buncombe) passed away from stomach cancer.More >> WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A flurry of final-day filings on Friday added candidates to races for seats in Washington DC, Raleigh and southeastern North Carolina. New Hanover County Commissioner JonathanMore >> Several last-minute filings set up primary challenges for candidates seeking office in Raleigh and Washington, DC. Nearly all Sheriffs in southeastern North Carolina will also have primary challenges in 2014.More >>