Politics

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Federal lawsuit: Race used illegally for NC redistricting
Twenty-seven plaintiffs have sued the state of North Carolina over legislative redistricting, saying the General Assembly unconstitutionally used race to determine the new lines. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:36pm
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McCrory vetoes religious exemption for officiating gay marriages
Gov. Pat McCrory vetoed a bill passed in the General Assembly today that would have given some court officials the option to refuse to carry out same-sex marriage duties based on religious objections. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:05pm
George Pataki (Source: GeorgePataki.com)
Former NY GOP governor Pataki will run for president in 2016
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president. Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:17am
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Covil calls gays ‘perverted,’ faces backlash
Covil posted on Facebook a comment about her thoughts on gay marriage. “Gay marriage isn't about marriage rights at all, it's about forcing others to accept a perverted lifestyle choice as “normal.”” Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:07pm
Rick Santorum (Photo: Gage Skidmore/MGN)
Rick Santorum announces second White House run
Former Senator Rick Santorum is launching his 2016 presidential campaign with a pledge to fight for American workers. But the conservative Republican has also touched on social issues. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 8:58pm
Rand Paul (Photo: Michael Vadon/MGN)
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