Bombs were found in mail that was sent to former President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, The Washington Post reports. “The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such,” the Secret Service said. “The protectees did not receive the packages

The Senate braced for a crucial initial vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the FBI would deliver to Senators its report on claims that Kavanaugh sexually abused women. (Oct. 4) WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has sent the Senate a new FBI background file on Supreme

Then-candidate Donald Trump onstage with his running mate, Mike Pence, and their families at the end of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Republicans have chosen Charlotte, N.C., a city that hosted Democrats’ convention in 2012, to host their 2020 convention. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) The Republican National Convention in 2020 will be held in

An election-night surprise in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional district, which covers part of the Charlotte region, might further raise the state’s profile as a battleground going into the general midterms this fall. Retired local pastor Mark Harris defeated incumbent Robert Pittenger in the Republican primary, while political newcomer and Marine Corps veteran Dan McCready sailed

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence made a three-stop visit to North Carolina on Friday, including a stop in the state’s largest city to tout President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul law. Pence cited job growth in Charlotte in particular and the nation in general to promote the success of the measure. He pointed

House Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for reelection in November and retire from Congress at the end of his term, the speaker announced Wednesday. “We all know that I did not seek this job, I took it reluctantly, but I have given this job everything I have and I have no regret whatsoever in

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina’s largest city has submitted its bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention. Charlotte’s official proposal comes more than six weeks after city officials said they were considering a bid to host the convention. Charlotte hosted the Democratic National Convention in 2012. Mayor Vi Lyles says the Republican National