The League of Conservation Voters released its National Environmental Scorecard Feb. 11, giving local congressmen Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadows some of the lowest scores in the country.
In an important Oct. 16 vote, Buncombe County’s Republican congressmen split over whether to reopen the government and avoid defaulting on the nation’s debt.
Rep. Patrick McHenry’s vote to tie federal government operations to a bill that defunds the Affordable Care Act is catching heat from local activists.
More than 200 people showed up Aug. 7 for Rep. Patrick McHenry’s first-ever Buncombe County town hall. Attendees asked pointed questions about his positions on health care and a variety of other issues.
Congressman Patrick McHenry will hold an Aug. 7 town hall meeting in Swannanoa to give an update on his recent legislative activities and hear from constituents.
Despite poll numbers fueling speculation that he might run for U.S. Senate next year against Sen. Kay Hagan, Rep. Patrick McHenry says he’ll seek another term in the U.S. House representing Western North Carolina’s 10th District.
Keeping a campaign promise to have a physical presence in Buncombe County, newly reelected Rep. Patrick McHenry opened a district office Jan. 30 in Black Mountain.
Rep. Patrick McHenry will play a major role in national Republican efforts to build and maintain the party’s majority in the U.S. House.
This post features responses to the Xpress questionnaire from candidates vying to represent the 10th Congressional District, which includes most of Asheville. Democrat Patsy Keever is challenging Republican incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry.
A look at the 10th District congressional race between Republican incumbent Patrick McHenry and Democratic challenger Patsy Keever.
Sometimes the money behind the political marketing says as much about a given race as the ads themselves, offering insights into candidates’ views — not to mention their chances of winning.
A roundup of some of this week’s local political news: The 11th District candidates held their first debate, several General Assembly candidates touted endorsements, and much more.
A round up of some of this week’s local political news: McHenry and Keever battle over Medicare but agree on beer. Meadows heads to Tampa but Rogers slams him over education policy. The battle continues over N.C. House District 116. And the Buncombe County commission race gets personal over personnel.
A roundup of some of this week’s local political news: Congressional candidates get swept in to national debate over entitlements; Asheville City Council puts water system referendum on ballot; local tea party group garners national attention and more.
In an Aug. 14 event billed as her general election kickoff, Democrat Patsy Keever sought to portray her Republican opponent, incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry, as an extremist, highlighting their differing views on Social Security and Medicare.
A roundup of recent news in local politics: Tim Moffitt had a big week; Patrick McHenry is out-fundraising Keever; and much more.
In this year’s race for the 10th Congressional District seat, incumbent Republican Rep. Patrick McHenry has gained an enormous financial advantage over Democratic challenger Patsy Keever.
It was another busy week in local politics: Mark Meadows won the 11th District GOP runoff election, gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory and Jeb Bush stumped in Asheville, and much more.
It was a busy week on the campaign trail, with 11th District Republican candidates Mark Meadows and Vance Patterson locking horns ahead of their July 17 runoff contest and 10th District Democrat Patsy Keever on the defensive over her statements on President Barack Obama.
Talk radio host Matt Mittan is interviewing Democratic Statehouse Rep. and 10th District Congressional candidate Patsy Keever July 13 between 4 and 5 p.m.