Tag:Sen. Richard Burr

  • America on the verge of becoming energy independent, Trump official says

    America is poised to become energy independent, and its allies abroad will share the economic and geopolitical benefits, a key Trump administration official says. Dan Brouillette, Department of Energy deputy secretary, made the case for free-market energy solutions, and President Donald Trump’s policy decisions Friday,…

  • Burr, Tillis praise Trump during lecture in Raleigh

    Both of North Carolina’s U.S. senators and a member of its congressional delegation praised President Trump during their appearance at a conservative lecture series in Raleigh. U.S. Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, and U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, R-7th Congressional…

  • Sen. Burr working quietly to keep North Carolina safe

    I recently had the opportunity to interview U.S. Sen. Richard Burr for my public affairs program “Front Row” on UNC-TV. In full disclosure, I have known Richard since 1992 when a mutual friend introduced us and asked me to help with paid media in the waning days of his campaign.

  • Trump picks Gorsuch for Supreme Court vacancy

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated the youngest Supreme Court justice in a generation, 49-year-old Neil Gorsuch, who sits on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gorsuch is a Colorado native who was educated at Harvard and Oxford universities. He clerked for Justices Byron White and Anthony Kennedy, worked…

  • N.C. congressional delegation has familiar post-election look

    Incumbents ruled the day in the North Carolina congressional delegation as the state’s voters sent Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr back to Washington for a third term and kept the GOP’s 10-3 U.S House majority intact. “In a night of surprises, that was probably one of the least of them,”…

  • Burr-Ross race may determine U.S. Senate control

    U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a distant relative of 19th century Vice President Aaron Burr, trounced Democrat Elaine Marshall in 2010 with the largest percentage of the vote in North Carolina’s U.S. Senate races since the Watergate era. This year Burr faces what he has called “the race of my life”…