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23178
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The Raleigh Wake Citizens Association and 14 Wake voters filed a federal lawsuit to challenge Sen. Chad Barefoot, R-Wake and Franklin, who passed a redistricting bill. This bill ultimately created more white Republican districts, working to the benefit of Senator Barefoot.
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27002
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Dean Smith, basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a Democratic candidate who could prevent Jesse Helms’ from winning a fourth term in the Senate. However, part of the Democratic Party’s problem is that it always looks for superstars to get through the next crisis. Nine other candidates, including Durham Mayor Wib Gulley, also have strong potential to reach the Senate.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Jan 12-25 1989, p7-10, il, por Periodical Website
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20731
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Nine-term senator Ellie Kinnaird left her state Senate position in September. A Democratic Committee selected House Democrat Valerie Foushee to fill Kinnaird's Senate seat for District 23 which includes all of Orange and Chatham counties. Foushee's objectives in the Senate include supporting Medicaid expansion and repealing Republican-backed election laws.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 37, Sept 2013, p8, por Periodical Website
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27918
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Furnifold McLendel Simmons was a reputable attorney in New Bern, and served as Democratic U.S. Senator from 1901 to 1930. He advocated the construction of the Panama Canal and gained much knowledge of such work. His expertise resulted in the Inland Waterway from the Neuse River to Wilmington, and construction of the Cape Lookout breakwater.
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Journal of the New Bern Historical Society (NoCar F 264 N5 J66), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Nov 1992, p16-20, por, bibl
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22482
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Colonel William Davenport was born in 1769 in Culpepper County, Virginia. During the Revolutionary War, Davenport's father moved his family to Burke County, North Carolina. Despite the remote location, Davenport excelled in subjects of mathematics and English, and later represented Burke County in the General Assembly and the district as State Senator. After his marriage to Mary Gordon, Davenport built the plantation, "The Fountain," located in Caldwell County, North Carolina.
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29269
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Senator Jesse Helms of North Carolina is set to convert the new Congress to conservatism, if he can. Among Helms’ priorities is to cut the food stamp program, and make changes in United States foreign policy.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p32-35, por
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30313
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This article profiles North Carolina Senator Richard Burr, and his top priorities for health care, education, and natural resources. Burr also discusses the banking industry and the current credit crisis.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 87 Issue 2, Summer 2008, p45, por
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32333
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Former Attorney General, Robert Morgan, is the Democratic candidate to succeed retiring Sam J. Ervin in the United States Senate. This article describes Morgan’s political background, and his campaign on September 3 in Alamance County.
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17590
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North Carolina's fifty state senators are chosen from thirty-three districts. Sixteen districts elect one senator each; each of the remaining seventeen elects two senators.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 18 Issue 9, May 1952, p1-2
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27248
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Richard Burr, North Carolina’s senior U.S. senator, is running against former state representative Deborah Ross in this year’s election. Controversial topics up for debate are flag burning and a veteran’s right to fly one.
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24663
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This article discusses the mysterious story of when former State Senator Rufus Sidney McCoin went missing in 1932. It was later revealed by an anonymous letter that he was robbed and killed by a group of men who needed money and came upon McCoin on an empty street.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 15, December 1957, p15-16, 32, il
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29266
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Eight years after the United States Senate empaneled the Select Committee on Presidential Activities, its chairman unveils new details surrounding Watergate’s Saturday Night Massacre, October 20, 1973. North Carolina Senator, Sam J. Ervin, Jr., presents these details in his new book called, The Whole Truth.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Jan 1981, p10-17, por
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30630
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Out-going republican from the NC Senate plans to create a business development and government relations firm. Tom Apodaca from Hendersonville, NC has turned down offers to join law firms in Raleigh for the opportunity to create his lobbying firm.
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