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Vote 2012

Voters pick favorites in NC, legislative runoffs

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The surge of Republican candidates in North Carolina this year has led to more runoffs next week for statewide and legislative races. Full story...
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Romney draws boos from NAACP when he dings Obama

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Republican Mitt Romney is telling black voters that he's a better choice than President Barack Obama to help build their neighborhoods and lessen unemployment among African Americans. Full story...
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Your Vote Your Vote: New Presidential Polls

With election day less than four months away, just who the next president will be is anyone's guess. According to the latest ABC news/Washington Post poll, both President Obama and the presumptive republican nominee, Mitt Romney are running virtually neck-in-neck.

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McCrory campaign had $4.4M entering July

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Republican Pat McCrory's bid for North Carolina governor is in a better financial position compared to his first run for chief executive four years ago. Full story...
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Your Voice Your Vote: Post July 4th Campaigns

For days now, much of the nation has been sweltering.But with President Obama, Mitt Romney and their surrogates out on the stump today... It wasn't just the countryside that heated up, but the political landscape as well.As Brandi Hitt reports, it's no holds barred for both candidates.

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Don't know? Don't care? Early turnout low as 2nd primary nears

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videoElection Day is less than two weeks away. But don't worry. If you did not know, you're not alone. Full story...
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Sen. Hagan talks farms, Obama and the 4th

About a week after the senate passed the 2012 farm bill in a 64-35 vote, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) stopped by the WWAY studio to explain how the bill will impact North Carolinians. She spoke with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs this morning about that and more.

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Dalton, McCrory dislike Perdue's veto on fracking

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Gubernatorial nominee Walter Dalton says he disagrees with fellow Democrat Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of a bill that would authorize a form of shale gas exploration in North Carolina called fracking. Full story...
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Marist/NBC Poll: Obama and Romney in close contest here in North Carolina

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President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are competitive in the presidential contest in North Carolina. Among registered voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, 46% support Obama while 44% favor Romney. One percent backs another candidate, and 9% are undecided. Full story...
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McIntyre, Rouzer both against health care law

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While divisions on the Supreme Court's ruling today on health care reform have typically been along party lines, southeastern North Carolina's incumbent Democrat in Congress and the Republican challenging him for his seat have similar views on the law and the court ruling. Full story...
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NC starts 2nd primary contest to weed out winners

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A statewide election is getting under way though most North Carolina voters may be unaware. Early voting begins today for the state's second primary election. The one-stop voting option continues until July 14, with election day on July 17. Full story...
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No suit filed on Democrats' ad questioning McCrory

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North Carolina gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory won't sue outside political groups for a commercial last month questioning his links to a Charlotte company because the ad is no longer on TV. Full story...
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Organizers change venue for Democrats' celebration

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Organizers of a celebration scheduled to kick off the Democratic National Convention are moving the Labor Day event from Charlotte Motor Speedway to the city's uptown. Full story...
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Sen. Burr honored in Wrightsville Beach; talks about upcoming elections

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videoSen. Richard Burr was in Wrightsville Beach Sunday night to receive the NC Association of Broadcasters Distinguished Service Award. Although he was there to be honored, he had much more than that on his mind. One of the issues at the top of the list: the elections in November. Full story...
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Dalton, McCrory face off for first time

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videoNorth Carolina is just five months away from electing a new governor, and both men vying for the job are working hard to get your vote. Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton and former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory faced off in their first debate Saturday. Full story...
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