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Gov. Beverly Perdue

Gov. Beverly Perdue addresses a luncheon of Emily's List at the Hilton Washington Hotel on Jan. 18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perdue: Women Will Go ‘Back To The Days Of Coat Hangers’ If Abortion Banned

North Carolina’s governor believes that “you’ll see women die” if a Mitt Romney administration bans abortions nationwide.

09/04/2012

A hydraulic fracturing site is viewed on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pa. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NC Lawmakers Legalize ‘Fracking’ After Dem Mistakenly Votes For It

Rep. Becky Carney of Mecklenburg County, said she made a mistake when she pressed the green button at her desk to vote to override rather than the red “no” button. She tried to get her vote changed — which would have prevented the override — but the chamber’s operating rules don’t allow vote changes that would affect the outcome.

07/04/2012

File photo of North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Mess In NC: State Party Chairman Resigns But Ends Up Keeping Post

The embattled chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party and his backers rebelled Saturday against top state elected officials who want him to resign over his handling of sexual harassment allegations involving the former party executive director.

05/13/2012

Governor of North Carolina Beverly Perdue addresses a luncheon of Emily's List at the Hilton Washington Hotel on Jan. 18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perdue: Gay Marriage Ban Makes North Carolina ‘Look Like Mississippi’

Passage of a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman makes North Carolina “look like Mississippi,” Gov. Beverly Perdue said Friday.

05/11/2012

Gov. Beverly Perdue addresses a luncheon of Emily's List at the Hilton Washington Hotel on Jan. 18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Governor’s Friend Wants Judge To Throw Out Unreported Flights Case

A friend of North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has asked a judge to throw out criminal charges related to unreported flights on private planes provided to the Democratic politician.

03/07/2012