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Kay Hagan

Election 08: SurveyUSA poll bungles North Carolina predictions

October 8, 2008 - Those watching the presidential race in North Carolina -- especially supporters of Barack Obama -- may have felt a little poll whiplash this week. Since mid-September, a series of polls showed Obama gaining momentum in NC, culminating in a Public Policy Polling survey released this Monday giving the Democrat a 6-point lead.

Wal-Mart increases its political activity

August 12, 2008 - The Greensboro (N.C.) News & Record reports that Wal-Mart's federal political action committee, the retailer's political arm, has been expanding its donations to candidates seeking North Carolina state office, including $54,000 to state-level candidates during the current election

A cleaner energy future for North Carolina?

June 13, 2008 - The death in the U.S. Senate one week ago today of the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act was a disappointment to many in the movement for clean energy. But the bill's consideration also marked important progress for that movement, with Sen.