Politics

Trump Calls For 'Complete Shutdown' On Muslims Entering U.S.

Donald Trump has called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States," a dramatic escalation of his rhetoric on Islam and an idea widely condemned by his rival GOP candidates for president and others in the Republican Party.

New CLT Mayor Takes Oath of Office

Surrounded by those demanding change, Jennifer Roberts highlighted her agenda including some of the pricier, more controversial issues that were never resolved with the last council.

Senator: Enough Thoughts And Prayers

Sen. Chris Murphy, a Democrat who's advocated for gun control since the Sandy Hook shooting in his state, took to Twitter after the latest mass shooting to voice his frustration.

Ben Carson Campaign Creates Rap Ad

Ben Carson's campaign is rolling out a new ad in markets with large African-American populations that features a rap promoting the candidate for president.

Low Early Voting Turnout in Charlotte

Early voting turnout is lower than it was for the mayor's race in 2013. More than 12,000 people have voted so far. At this point in 2013, 16,000 people had cast their ballots early.

Politics and Barbecue at Mallard Creek

Politicians and barbecue. A Mecklenburg County tradition continued Thursday at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church with the 86th Annual Mallard Creek Barbecue.

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