North Carolina Democratic lawmakers said Monday that a Republican bill containing election and ballot changes that Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper previously vetoed, as well as new measures, would harm democracy and embrace unfounded election fraud allegati…
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North Carolina senator pushing medical marijuana bill describes smoking pot during cancer fight
The North Carolina General Assembly’s chief advocate for legalizing medical marijuana in the state revealed publicly on Tuesday how he smoked pot over 20 years ago to withstand discomforts of chemotherapy during a fight with cancer.
North Carolina governor says GOP teacher pay, voucher plans a public education ‘disaster’
Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is embarking on a campaign to try to beat back education and tax legislation from the Republican-controlled General Assembly that he says if enacted would crush North Carolina’s public schools and wobble the state’s economic …
Conservative Robinson joins race for N. Carolina governor
Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson formally entered next year’s gubernatorial race at a rally Saturday, with the sharp-spoken social conservative saying North Carolina neads a leader like him who can relate to the challlenges and desires of working people.
Party switch gives GOP veto-proof control in North Carolina
A Democrat in the North Carolina state House switched to the Republican Party on Wednesday, giving the GOP veto-proof control in both chambers of the legislature and handing Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper a setback in trying to block hardline conservative …
North Carolina Democrat signals party switch with major impact
Speculation is rising in the North Carolina legislature that a Democrat is about to switch parties and give Republicans a complete veto-proof majority in the General Assembly, a move that could affect legislation on immigration, abortion and voting.
Rick Santorum joins N.C. House Republicans to push ‘convention of states’
Getting North Carolina legislators to formally call for a convention to consider creating amendments to the U.S. Constitution is the way forward to rein in an ever-expanding federal government, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Wednesday.
Mark Meadows won’t face voter fraud charges, North Carolina AG says
Mark Meadows, the former White House chief of staff to President Donald Trump, won’t face voter fraud charges related to his 2020 registration and absentee vote in North Carolina, the state’s attorney general announced Friday.
Pence comes to North Carolina for GOP Senate candidate Budd
Former Vice President Mike Pence stumped in North Carolina on Wednesday in the final days before the midterm elections with U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd, calling him one of the “strongest conservative voices” in the House, where he’s served for the p…
Democrats aim to follow retiring NC Reps Price, Butterfield
This year’s retirements of two veteran Democratic congressmen in North Carolina have opened the way for robust primaries within their party as Democrats, Republicans or both hold contests Tuesday in all but one of the state’s 14 U.S. House districts.