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Stories with person: Robert Pittenger
  • Holding wins incumbent House clash in North Carolina primary story has photos
    Updated: Jun-07-16 11:02 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Republican U.S. Rep. George Holding won the year's only congressional primary between incumbents, ousting Rep. Renee Ellmers on Tuesday from a redrawn district that includes much of the territory that elected him before.

  • Many incumbents advance, Ellmers loses, Pittenger fighting 
    Updated: Jun-07-16 10:50 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Several North Carolina congressional incumbents and a sitting Supreme Court justice won their primary elections Tuesday and advanced to November's general election.

  • Boundary changes give new, old story lines to US House races 
    Updated: Jun-04-16 10:51 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A new congresswoman keeps running for her current seat although the district was redrawn an hour away from her home. Several Republican incumbents are getting hassled by challengers for not being conservative enough. And a veteran congressman is fighting the same rivals again.

  • GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over gay rights story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 3:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - Angry House conservatives voted down a routine spending bill Thursday in a fight over gay rights, underscoring the passions surrounding a social issue that is dividing the Republican Party and the nation in this election year.