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5 ex-North Carolina governors rebuke lawmakers on amendments

North Carolina's five living former governors are meeting to oppose constitutional amendments on November ballots that would swing powers involving judicial vacancies and state boards from the executive branch to the legislature.

Amendments are ballot twist in North Carolina power struggle

In closely divided North Carolina, an intense power struggle between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper will shift from the General Assembly and courts to voting booths this fall.
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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.

Drilling opponents converge on NC federal meeting

Hundreds of environmentalists opposed to the Trump administration proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters converged Monday to press their case at the federal government's only public meeting for input in North Carolina.
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Ex-North Carolina Gov. McCrory now co-hosting radio show

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is taking an expanded role on Charlotte's airwaves after a radio station manager says his recent daily segments got an "extraordinary" response.

Former Gov. McCrory on the air, isn’t closing door to 2020 run

McCrory is keeping himself busy since leaving office with work, a new lake home and as a Charlotte radio station pundit. And he's not closed the door to another gubernatorial run.
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Top NC court takes up lawmakers stripping governor’s powers

North Carolina's highest court for the first time is wading into the long-running effort by Republican legislators to strip away as many powers as possible from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.
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Political remap could shift North Carolina battle’s outcome

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature has been repeatedly walloping Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper since before he took office, and the bitter conflict shows no sign of abating. But an upcoming adjustment to some political boundaries could sway its outcome.

Former NC gov urges GOP to pass new law requiring voter ID

Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is urging state lawmakers to pass a new voter ID law because he said he knows "a lot of noncitizens" voted last fall.

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