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North Carolina Marks Historic Legislative Week

North Carolina Marks Historic Legislative Week

Gov. Pat McCrory (R-NC) signed 18 bills into law this week, including two of the more controversial of the recently ended legislative session –laws protecting and expanding gun rights and improving safety at the states’s abortion clinics. Gov. McCrory’s announcements ...

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US Rep. Ellmers Takes Pass on Senate Run

US Rep. Ellmers Takes Pass on Senate Run

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers announced Tuesday that she will run for re-election in the U.S. House of Representatives rather make a bid for the Senate. “There is still plenty of time to look at future positions like the Senate and I ...

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North Carolina Revokes Time Served Tenure

North Carolina Revokes Time Served Tenure

Republican legislators in North Carolina have pushed through a proposal to revoke lifetime tenure for the state’s public school teachers. Currently, all teachers are elligible for tenure after five years on the job, which makes it difficult for school adminstrators to ...

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Retractions Pending on Reports of “Racist” Zimmerman Supporter

Retractions Pending on Reports of “Racist” Zimmerman Supporter

The hoax began with vague and ambiguous reporting from the Houston Chronicle in regards to a picture of a protester holding a sign that during a Justice-for-Trayvon/New Black Panther Party protest. The New York Daily News’ Philip Caulfield then distorted the Chronicle’s reporting and spun a narrative ...

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Deadly Train Derailment in Spain

Deadly Train Derailment in Spain

Spanish railway company Renfe confirmed the train had come off the tracks near the city of Santiago de Compostela in the Galicia region. A Renfe spokesman told AFP news agency several people had been killed and several more injured. Spanish ...

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Senate Candidate Cory Booker: The Charade is Over

Senate Candidate Cory Booker: The Charade is Over

The Democrats’ candidates in the primary for the New Jersey U.S. Senate seat aren’t the only ones releasing campaign ads. American Commitment Action Fund, a conservative SuperPAC, is launching a video which effectively throws cold water on the pretense of Newark ...

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Rep. Gowdy “Explodes” in IRS Hearing

Rep. Gowdy “Explodes” in IRS Hearing

It’s going around the internets that Trey Gowdy ‘exploded’ in the IRS hearing today and it refers to this clip. Well, if you’ve ever heard Trey Gowdy really explode, you’ll know this is actually pretty tame. Yet, he still nails ...

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