Mary C. Curtis: First Debate in a Key Race in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — All eyes are on North Carolina, not just because its 15 electoral votes will be key in what is expected to be a close presidential race. The U.S. Senate contest between Republican incumbent Thom Tillis and Democrat Cal Cunningham is also close, according to polls, and could help determine which party controls the Senate.

Big money has already been spent in the Senate race.

What can voters learn from their first debate? WCCB Political Contributor Mary C. Curtis weighs in.

Mary C. Curtis: How Big a Role Will Mail-In Ballots Play in the Election?

CHARLOTTE, NC — In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, a historic number of voters are requesting mail-in ballots in many states including North Carolina.

But how big of a role with mail-in ballots play in this upcoming election?

WCCB political contributor Mary C. Curtis explains.

Mary C. Curtis: President Trump Visits Kenosha After Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

CHARLOTTENC – President Donald Trump makes a visit to KenoshaWisconsin amid protests following the police shooting of Jacob Blake.

WCCB political contributor Mary C. Curtis talks about the president’s call for law and order.

Mary C. Curtis: What is The Message of RNC 2020?

CHARLOTTE, NC — The first lady and nation’s top diplomat were among those making the case for another term for President Trump Wednesday night.

WCCB Political Contributor Mary C. Curtis has a recap of the Republican National Convention and how it differs from the Democratic National Convention.

 

Mary C. Curtis: Key Moments from Democratic National Convention

CHARLOTTENC –Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden for president during the second night of a virtual convention. The former vice president secured the nomination in a virtual roll call vote Tuesday night. The second night of the DNC featured more influential names throwing their support behind Biden. WCCB political contributor Mary C. Curtis discusses the biggest takeaways from the DNC.

Mary C. Curtis: Biden Picks Kamala Harris as Running Mate

CHARLOTTENC — The ticket is set.

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has picked Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate.

Harris is the first Black and Asian-American woman to be on a major party’s presidential ticket.

WCCB Political contributor Mary C. Curtis gives her expert analysis on the decision.

Mary C. Curtis: Who Will Joe Biden Choose as His Running Mate?

CHARLOTTE, NC — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is expected to name his vice-presidential pick next week, before the Democratic National Convention convenes.

Biden has pledged to choose a woman as his Vice President but the big question is…who will he pick?

Political contributor Mary C. Curtis breaks down the top contenders.

Mary C. Curtis: Differences Between Democrat and GOP Stimulus Bills

CHARLOTTE, NC — Lawmakers are debating the next round of coronavirus relief to help struggling Americans.

The senate republicans $1 trillion dollar proposal was released Monday, but how does it differ from what the democrats are seeking.

Here’s our political contributor Mary C. Curtis with a look at the key differences.

Mary C. Curtis: Coronavirus Relief Bill

CHARLOTTE, NC — All eyes on Congress to see lawmakers will include in the next stimulus package. Senate Republicans and the white house are on different pages – despite being in the same party. While Democrats say they want a deal done soon.

Political contributor Mary C. Curtis has the latest from Washington.

Mary C. Curtis: NC Schools Will Reopen in August

CHARLOTTE, NC – Governor Roy Cooper announced North Carolina schools will reopen in August. Political contributor Mary C. Curtis has a breakdown of the governor’s plan.