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A top priority for North Carolina Democrats will be the re-election of Sen. Kay Hagan. (Getty Images)

North Carolina Democrats Gather As 2014 Campaigns Pick Up

A top priority is to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan.

02/01/2014

Representative Mel Watt, a Democrat from North Carolina.  (credit: Andrew Harrer/Getty Images)

NC, US Legislative Openings A Topic For Lawmakers

Lawmakers come and go from North Carolina’s General Assembly and congressional delegation. Now some elected leaders wonder whether it’s time to change how to replace those who resign midterm or die in office.

01/05/2014

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NC Tax Overhaul Could Receive Small Adjustments

North Carolina’s latest tax changes became law this past summer and legislators already want small adjustments.

11/12/2013

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Arrests Mount As N.C. Legislative Session Nears End

Nearly 700 people have been arrested while protesting at the General Assembly over the past 10 weeks of the legislative session, nearly all charged with disorderly conduct, trespassing and violating building rules.

07/08/2013

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150 People Arrested In NAACP Protest Against NC Republicans

More than 100 people have been arrested in the largest demonstrations yet in the state chapter of the NAACP’s campaign against the Republican-led General Assembly.

06/03/2013

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27 Arrested At NAACP Protest At NC Legislature

Dozens of nonviolent demonstrators are facing charges in the second week of protests against Republican policies at North Carolina’s General Assembly.

05/06/2013

In his state address, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory stressed more responsibility borrowing federal funds. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NC Gov. McCrory: Without Better Ideas, Borrowing From Federal Government Will End

Gov. Pat McCrory said in a speech Monday night that his new administration would focus on public education, improving the state’s economy and making government more efficient. He also said he won’t be afraid to fluster people from both parties.

02/18/2013

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NC Lawmakers Greeted By Another Newcomer: McCrory

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Gov. Pat McCrory says he attended the opening session of the General Assembly to show respect for the Legislature and to show that running state government will be a team […]

CBS Charlotte–01/09/2013

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NC Appeals Ruling On Anti-Abortion License Plate

The state of North Carolina is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that it can’t offer anti-abortion license plates unless it also makes plates available for people who support abortion rights.

01/04/2013