4 weeks ago
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Texas House OKs ‘sanctuary city’ ban with tough jail penalty

The Texas House has approved a strict ban on "sanctuary cities" in the country's second-largest state, seeking to empower police to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening to jail police chiefs and sheriffs who refuse to do so.
3 months ago
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The Latest: Pence says health overhaul won’t leave poor out

Vice President Mike Pence says "no one is going to fall through the cracks" as a result of Republican plans to replace the nation's health care law. Pence was referring to people on Medicaid, the federal-state program for low income Americans that is managed by the states.
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4 months ago
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RNC elects Ronna Romney McDaniel as chairman

McDaniel's election comes as the GOP works to improve its standing with women and minorities. The vast majority of Trump's Cabinet and senior staff are white men.
6 months ago
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GOP appeal asks state officials for scrutiny of Durham votes

Republicans have formally asked state officials for closer scrutiny of thousands of Durham County ballots in the close governor's contest.
9 months ago
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Donald Trump to visit Asheville on Monday

Donald Trump is coming back to North Carolina early next week, this time to the mountains.
11 months ago
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Texas governor burned in accident; could miss GOP convention

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas sustained "extensive second- and third-degree burns" on both legs below the knees and on both feet and could miss next week's Republican National Convention.
11 months ago
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Mueller becomes North Carolina GOP communications director

A spokeswoman for a socially conservative group that supports North Carolina's new law limiting anti-discrimination regulations for LGBT people has become communications director for the state Republican Party.
12 months ago
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Evangelicals feel alienated, anxious amid declining clout

Pastor Richie Clendenen stepped away from the pulpit, microphone in hand. He walked the aisles of the Christian Fellowship Church, his voice rising to describe the perils believers face in 21st-century America.
1 year ago
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Americans for Prosperity in North Carolina opposing Ellmers

A conservative government watchdog group has decided to actively seek the defeat of Republican U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District.
1 year ago
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Beth Dawson loses bid for another run on New Hanover County Commission

Woody White, Patricia Kusek and Derrick Hickey beat Dawson. Hickey edged out the incumbent by 368 votes.