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ACLU Challenges NC GOP’s Gay Marriage Appeal

Lawyers for several gay couples say in a legal filing that North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders shouldn’t be allowed to appeal rulings that legalized gay marriage in the state.


U.S. Senator-elect Thom Tillis (R-NC) greets supporters as he celebrates his victory at The Omni Hotel Ballroom. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Tillis Focuses On NC GOP Counties, Data For Win

Thom Tillis’ explanation for his U.S. Senate victory was pretty straightforward, pointing directly at President Barack Obama.


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Tillis Camp Says Romney To Campaign For Him In NC

Mitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.


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GOP Leader: NC Officials Can Refuse To Marry Gays

A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.


NC Campaign Flier Has Background Lynching Photo

Neither Republicans nor Democrats say they know anything about fliers on the windshields of cars at a Fayetteville church that included a background photo of a lynching.


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Veterans See VA Scandal As Key In Congress Races

Late summer means back to school, so the leather waiting room chairs at the community college veterans center are full of former service members seeking help with course mix-ups, education benefits and any other obstacle to a degree or new job qualification.


Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., held off 6 challengers to win the GOP primary outright. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lindsey Graham Defeats 6 GOP Challengers

South Carolina Senator avoids facing a runoff.


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SC GOP Threatens To Sue Haley’s Former Primary Foe

The South Carolina Republican Party wants former GOP gubernatorial candidate Tom Ervin to stop calling himself an independent Republican.


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Santorum: Security A Key Issue Leading Up To 2016

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.


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Hagan Raises Money With VP As GOP Criticism Rises

Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan wrapped up a difficult week in which she took heat for both defending and criticizing the health care overhaul by returning to North Carolina to get fundraising help Friday from Vice President Joe Biden.




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