Politics

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Rand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of ISIS
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:03pm
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NC Senate panel OKs Sunday afternoon firearm hunting
A Senate panel has agreed to eliminate North Carolina's long-standing Sunday hunting ban with guns, with an exemption. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:01pm
Gov. Pat McCrory
Bond referenda on agenda as McCrory, Pope meet GOP lawmakers
Gov. Pat McCrory has visited North Carolina lawmakers to again pitch bond referenda to Republicans in charge of the General Assembly. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 12:53pm
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UPDATE: Gay marriage religious objections bill clears NC House panel
The North Carolina House is ready to revisit a bill already approved by the Senate that would allow some court officials to decline carrying out same-sex marriage duties. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:33am
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Board of Elections chair not seeking new term
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — John Ferrante, the Chairman of the New Hanover County Board of Elections says he will not continue to serve on the board. Ferrante has been on the Board of Elections for 2 years. He saw the board through a sometimes tumultuous election season which included allegations of voter fraud, and leaked Read more... Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:00pm
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Bill raising NC graffiti punishments get Senate’s initial OK
Tougher penalties for people who spray or scribble on public or private property in North Carolina is nearing Gov. Pat McCrory's desk. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 4:13pm
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Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action
A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 2:31pm
Bernie Sanders
Launching campaign, Sanders appeals to party’s Warren wing
Some Democrats hoped to lure Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren into the 2016 presidential campaign. But she hasn't jumped in so far, and that leaves Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders as their next best option. Tue, 05/26/2015 - 12:24pm