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Congressman G.K. Butterfield announced he is going to seek re-election for the U.S. House seat in District 1. He has represented District 1 in Washington since July 2004. Since redistricting in 2010, District 1 covers portions of 24 counties, including Wilson County, and stretches eastward from Elizabeth City, as far north as Roanoke Rapids and as far west as Durham County.
Congressman G. K. Butterfield joined tens of thousands of South Africans and world leaders in Johannesburg Tuesday for the memorial service for anti-apartheid revolutionary, Nobel Peace Prize recipient, and former South African President, Nelson Mandela.
The Congressional Black Caucus is fed up with Republican filibusters of President Barack Obama’s nominees, which several black lawmakers said they believe are motivated in part by race.
Since its launch, many have had trouble signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Marketplace website.
In turn, many Democratic candidates in North Carolina are trying to distance themselves from the site’s problems.
A week after police shot and killed a woman who was racing toward the Capitol after trying to breach a White House barricade, lawmakers have been largely silent on the incident pending the results of an investigation.
The North Carolina legislature’s lack of approving funds for a center that promotes the development of biodiesel and ethanol in the state draws the ire of one of its own members. In an opinion piece for the Herald Sun of Durham, N.C., State Representative G.K.
DURHAM (WTVD) -- More than 1,200 people gathered Sunday evening at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church to discuss immigration reform.
The immigration reform bill has already passed with bipartisan support in the Senate, and those who gathered Sunday hope the same happens in the House of Representatives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today applauded the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) for awarding a $1.4 million investment grant to the city of Washington, N.C. to support critical disaster recovery and resiliency efforts in the state.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In his opening statement before a House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing on the Affordable Care Act, Congressman G. K.