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Richard Burr

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  • Senate creating secret encyclopedia of US spy programs

    Trying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. It's part of an effort to improve congressional oversight of the government's...
  • NC Sen. Burr talks cybersecurity in weekly Republican talk

    North Carolina's senior U.S. senator is promoting bipartisan legislation he says will discourage cyberattacks while keeping the personal information of citizens out of the hands of government. Sen. Richard Burr delivered the Republicans' weekly address...
  • After Afghanistan trip, Tillis worried about withdrawal

    The U.S. military must remain in Afghanistan beyond President Barack Obama's projected troop withdrawal in early 2017 to discourage prospects for the Islamic State militants to get a toehold here, North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis said Friday following a...
  • To win Senate, Dems turn to candidates who've lost before

    Democrats are turning to some proven election losers as they aim to retake control of the Senate in 2016. In Ohio, Ted Strickland, who lost his bid for a second term as governor to former Rep. John Kasich in 2010, is running against Republican Sen. Rob...
  • NC NAACP to protest GOP senators' refusal to support Lynch

    Protesters with the "Moral Monday" movement plan demonstrations at the home-state offices of North Carolina's U.S. senators to protest their opposition to President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next attorney general. The North Carolina branch of...
  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former Gov. Martin O'Malley, D-Md.; Victoria Reggie Kennedy. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Victoria Kennedy; former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" &#...
  • Warner, Kaine say stay on H2B visa freeze will help seafood industry

    Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine say Virginia seafood businesses got a break with a request filed by federal agencies for a court decision to hold off enforcing a ruling stoppingĀ  officials from processing visas for seasonal workers. The unopposed...
  • Proposed GOP alternatives to Obamacare subsidies are bad medicine

    Supporters of healthcare reform were breathing a little easier last week after oral arguments at the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act. On the docket was King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Koch-backed...
  • If the Supreme Court ends Obamacare, is there a Plan B?

    If the Supreme Court ends Obamacare, is there a Plan B?
    Five years ago, President Barack Obama signed a law that will be a significant part of his presidential legacy: the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a case that will largely determine if that law is remembered...
  • Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests

    Charlie Hebdo editor, Marco Rubio: Sunday guests
    British Prime Minister David Cameron and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be among the guests this weekend on CBS' "Face the Nation." The program starts at 10:30 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer and...
  • Eric Holder, Tom Toles: Sunday guests

    Eric Holder, Tom Toles: Sunday guests
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be a guest on four Sunday morning talk shows, and the topic will be the Paris terrorist attacks. Holder will attend international terror talks, convened by France, on Sunday in Paris. Holder will talk to CBS' "Face...