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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley enters Democratic race for president
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. Sat, 05/30/2015 - 4:10pm
Gov. Pat McCrory
McCrory vetoes 2nd bill in as many days
Gov. Pat McCrory has vetoed his second bill in as many days, this time a measure giving employers recourse against people who deliberately get hired to try to dig up dirt on their company. Fri, 05/29/2015 - 12:44pm
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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