An Iraq War veteran campaigning for Congress in eastern North Carolina against U.S. Rep. Walter Jones has changed his party registration from Republican to Democrat, saying the tea party has made the GOP too extreme.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a measure directing state officials to regulate abortion clinics based on the same standards as those for outpatient surgical centers, a change that critics say will force most to close.
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.
Dozens of nonviolent demonstrators are facing charges in the second week of protests against Republican policies at North Carolina’s General Assembly.
A new survey that measures American views of conspiracy theories finds a wide gap between Republican and Democratic voters’ beliefs on a wide range of oftentimes bizarre ideas.
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.
Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media magnate Ted Turner. But there is less of a family resemblance when it comes to politics.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is set to announce that he’s running for his old seat in Congress.
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights complaint against a North Carolina sheriff over what it says is his systematic racial profiling of Latinos.
A Republican state House candidate is scheduled to appear in court in November on a charge of assaulting the campaign manager of his Democratic opponent.