Hours after an Asheville Citizen-Times headline asserted otherwise, Democratic congressional candidate Patsy Keever declared that she endorses President Barack Obama in multiple Facebook posts.
Western North Carolina congressional candidates have divergent views on the June 28 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional.
A look behind the scenes of Rep. Patsy Keever’s successful Democratic primary campaign in the 10th Congressional District sheds new light on how she was able to triumph over her main rival, Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy.
Statehouse Rep. Patsy Keever decisively beat her main rival in the 10th District Democratic primary — Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy — garnering 58 percent of the vote to Bellamy's 27 percent. Rutherfordton resident and political newcomer Timothy Murphy received almost 16 percent of the total. In the district’s Republican primary, four-term incumbent Patrick McHenry earned […]
10th Congressional District Republican incumbent and candidate Rep. Patrick McHenry answers the Xpress questionnaire.
10th Congressional District Democtatic candidate Terry Bellamy answers the Xpress questionnaire.
Two popular Asheville politicians are competing in the May 8 Democratic primary to represent the party in the 10th Congressional District, which was redrawn last year to include most of the city.
In these videos, Rep. Patrick McHenry and GOP 10th District primary challenger Ken Fortenberry discuss their approaches to the economy and what should be done to create more jobs.
After facing off at a March 3 forum sponsored by the Buncombe County Republican Party, incumbent U.S. House Rep. Patrick McHenry beat challenger Ken Fortenberry in a straw poll, 41 votes to 23. (photos by Max Cooper)
Both candidates are vying to be the party’s nominee in the 10th District, which was redrawn last year to include most of Asheville.
The Buncombe County Republican Party is holding a candidate forum today at A-B Tech. Challenger Ken Fortenberry and incumbent Rep. Patrick McHenry are both vying in the May 8 primary to be the party’s nominee in the 10th District, which includes most of Asheville and stretches southeast to Gastonia.
Two of the three Democrats running for Congress in the 10th District spoke at a Feb. 17 meeting of the Democratic Women of Buncombe County. Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy, Statehouse Rep. Patsy Keever and writer/musician Timothy Murphy are all hoping to be the Democrat that takes on Republican incumbent – and likely nominee – Rep. Patrick McHenry in the fall.
Several candidates for the 11th Congressional District participated in a Jan. 28 forum sponsored by the Asheville Tea Party, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Skyland Fire Department. A meet-and-greet preceded the event, starting at noon. This post features a compilation of dispatches from the gathering via Twitter.
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)