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Tim Moore, North Carolina’s House Speaker, Declares His Candidacy for Congress
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Tim Moore, North Carolina’s House Speaker, Declares His Candidacy for Congress

On Tuesday, Tim Moore, the Speaker of North Carolina's House, officially declared his candidacy for Congress in the 14th Congressional district, encompassing portions of the southwestern corner of North Carolina. Hailing from Cleveland County, Moore, a Republican, is currently serving his fifth two-year term as the Speaker, making it a record-breaking tenure. He had previously announced his decision not to seek re-election to his state House seat in 2024 and expressed his intent to explore a congressional bid in Washington. A recently redrawn map of North Carolina's congressional districts, implemented last week by the GOP-controlled General Assembly, established the new 14th District, which leans Republican. This district covers all or parts of six counties, spanning from sections ...