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Countdown to Shutdown

Countdown to Shutdown

The federal government is getting closer to a partial shutdown. If Republicans and Democrats in Congress can’t agree on emergency funding legislation, the partial shutdown will go into effect after midnight. The battle in Congress has waged largely on the ...

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Berger Will Not Run Against Senator Hagan

Berger Will Not Run Against Senator Hagan

One more prominent Republican is taking a pass on North Carolina’s much-watched U.S. Senate race in 2014, but the field of challengers remains far from settled. State Senate leader Phil Berger announced Monday he will not make a bid to ...

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New Tone is Long Forgotten in Moral Monday Protests

New Tone is Long Forgotten in Moral Monday Protests

North Carolina Republicans may have control of the Governor’s Mansion and the state legislature, but a top GOP leader said Tuesday that the state’s political rhetoric has gotten out of control. State Republican Party Chairman Claude Pope said that recent ...

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Senator Hagan on the Wrong Side of Syria

Senator Hagan on the Wrong Side of Syria

Only 19% of North Carolinians support U.S. military action in Syria, including just over a quarter of 2012 Obama supporters and a quarter of Democrats. 62% of the state opposes U.S. intervention. People who identify as very liberal support President ...

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NC Senate Plans to Eliminate State Income Tax

NC Senate Plans to Eliminate State Income Tax

At the moment, seven states across the country don’t levy a tax on income, and North Carolina Republicans want to make it eight, according to a powerful member of the state legislature. State Sen. Bob Rucho, a Mecklenburg County Republican ...

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Tar Heel State Movin’ On Up for 2016

Tar Heel State Movin’ On Up for 2016

North Carolina is shifting its 2016 presidential primary from May until just after South Carolina votes, becoming the latest in a string of states that are trying to increase their influence on the quadrennial nominating contest. The change was enacted this ...

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What Exactly Has Kay Hagan Done?

What Exactly Has Kay Hagan Done?

This is a good question posed by the National Republican Senatorial Committee. North Carolina blogger Lady Liberty points out that the only Hagan re-election theme seems to be “Kay Hatin’.” In the last two months, not a single email has ...

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NC New Voter Law Not The Boogeyman The Left Alleges

NC New Voter Law Not The Boogeyman The Left Alleges

The National Review destroys the “martyr” that North Carolina Democrats have tried to put forward as the “face” of woe due to the state’s new Voter ID law. Rosanell Eaton is a 92-year-old black woman with a compelling story about ...

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NC Gov Perdue Closes Campaign Accounts

NC Gov Perdue Closes Campaign Accounts

Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has closed her campaign accounts, distributing the more than $1.2 million political war chest raised for her derailed 2012 re-election bid. Nearly $800,000 went to the Democrat and her husband to repay personal loans ...

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