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North Carolina gov.-elect sues over law stripping his powers

North Carolina’s incoming Democratic governor sued Friday over a new law passed by Republican legislators to limit his powers as he prepares to take office. In his lawsuit, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper asks a Wake County judge to block a law that ends the control governors exert over statewide and county election boards from taking effect

Trump’s Defense Plans Will Benefit North Carolina Military & Create Jobs

“North Carolinians are justifiably proud of their record of service to our nation. Whenever America is called to action, chances are North Carolina’s men and women in uniform lead the way. North Carolina is the home to America’s Global Response Force. The most decorated unit in the Armed Forces — the 82nd Airborne Division, America’s

Fixing Elections: How Democrats Win

Susan Stamper Brown, Democrats are counting…on those extra votes from your great-grandfather who crossed into the afterlife in 1970 and the undocumented immigrant who crossed the border last week. Or, maybe even a few canine votes from leftist author Anne Lamott groupies who might take her “Good Dogs for Clinton” social media campaign too literally.

Changes to North Carolina voting laws could put thousands of 2016 ballots at risk

On Election Day in 2014, Joetta Teal went to work at a polling station in Lumberton, North Carolina. Like all poll workers, she was required to stay until voting booths closed, so she decided to cast her own vote there. That was a mistake, she later discovered. What she didn’t know was that under a

George Will: Showdown in Tar Heel country

CHARLOTTE  “Twenty-four times” is Thom Tillis’s answer, delivered with a faint flicker of a Cheshire Cat smile. The question was: How many times, that his campaign knows of, has Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) said on camera that under Obamacare, if you like your health insurance, you can keep it? Tillis will be sharing some of her video