Politics

Rallies In Charlotte Focus On Racial Profiling

Several hundred people showed up for rallies across Charlotte Tuesday. Activists want the unrest in Ferguson to affect change locally.

Republicans Fire Back at Obama's Immigration Plan

Local Latino families are celebrating as President Obama signs executive actions to reform what he calls a broken immigration system.

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Same-Sex Marriages in SC

Same-sex couples in South Carolina can continue to tie the knot.

President Reveals Executive Actions on Immigration

The President revealed his plan Thursday to overhaul what he calls America's broken immigration system. He says deportation should be for felons, not families.

President Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

President Obama is expected to sidestep Congress Thursday and issue an executive order to keep millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

Same-Sex Marriages Begin in South Carolina

A judge issued the first marriage license to a lesbian couple in Charleston Wednesday, who then got married at the county courthouse.

Obama Ready to Use Executive Order on Immigration

President Obama says he is ready to tackle the immigration issue with an executive order. Some Republcans in Congress are calling it a declaration of political war.

Gaston Co. Commissioners Approve Marriage Resolution

Despite some opposition from residents, Gaston County Commissioners passed a resolution Thursday night opposing same-sex marriage.

Lawmakers To Appeal NC's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The battle over same sex marriages in North Carolina isn't over yet. Two lawmakers are challenging a judge's order that allowed the unions and a U.S. appeals court upheld gay marriage bans in four other states.

Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage Bans in Four States

The Supreme Court may be forced to get involved in the legal battle over same-sex marriage.

Thom Tillis Speaks on Senate Win

A day after narrowly unseating incumbent Kay Hagan, Tillis spoke in Cornelius Wednesday about developing bipartisan efforts to boost the economy.

Obama Says He'll Continue to Push for Immigration Reform

President Obama says the new balance of power in Congress will not stop him from pushing immigration reform.

Mecklenburg Considering Property Tax Hike

If you own a home in Mecklenburg County, you may have to pay higher property taxes so teachers can get a raise.

Early Returns Show 'No' Vote to Sales Tax Hike

If early vote totals are any indication, teachers in Mecklenburg County will not be getting a raise.

Charlotte Voters Approve $146 Million in Bonds

Early numbers show overwhelming support for bonds supporting transportation, low-income housing, and neighborhood improvements.

WCCB Reporting from Hagan, Tillis Watch Parties

WCCB's Audrina Bigos and Courtney Francisco report from the Thom Tillis and Kay Hagan watch parties as both candidates await election results.

NC Senate Race Hits Home Stretch

North Carolina's senate race is one of nine that could change the balance of power in Washington.

Voters to Decide on $146 Million in Bonds

Voters will decide Tuesday whether to approve nearly $146 million in bonds for projects including transportation, low-income housing and neighborhood improvements.

Race for Meck County Sheriff Down to Final Days

Democrat Irwin Carmichael and Republican Chris Hailey talk about their vision for the Mecklenburg county sheriff's office.

Appeals Court In Va. reviewing NC Abortion Law

North Carolina's solicitor general on Wednesday urged a federal appeals court to revive a state law that would require abortion providers to show and describe an ultrasound of the fetus to the pregnant woman, even if the patient refuses to look or listen.

Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis Get Big-Name Support Before Election

One week from election day, both Republican Thom Tillis and Democrat Kay Hagan are getting big-name help campaigning for U.S. Senate.

Senators McCain and Graham Campaign for Thom Tillis in Charlotte

Republican U.S. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham will join Tillis in Charlotte Tuesday for a tour of Hendrick Motorsports.

Senator Kay Hagan Sits Down to Talk with Will Kennedy

Democrat Kay Hagan leads Republican Thom Tillis by the slimmest of margins. We sat down with Senator Hagan to talk about the issues.

SC House Speaker Resigns Amid Scandal

House Speaker Bobby Harrell admitted to using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses.

Thom Tillis Sits Down to Talk Campaign Issues with Will Kennedy

With early voting for the November 4th election beginning this week, Thom Tillis sat down with me today to talk about the issues.

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