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3 hrs ago | Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the South

The South continues to be dominated by big Senate races, with a couple of interesting House races sprinkled in for fun.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mike McIntyre, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, North Carolina, Republican, Representative Tom Cotton

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Robesonian

Obama makes NC stop

Abaca Press/MCTU.S. President Barack Obama arrives on the South Lawn of the White House after returning to Charlotte, N.C., Aug. 26, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, North Carolina

The Charlotte Observer

Anti-abortion activists protest at Kay Hagan's office

About 60 anti-abortion protesters rallied outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's Charlotte office Wednesday, hoping to influence not only North Carolina's Senate election but control of the entire Senate.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina

WLOS

Anti-abortion groups to rally at Hagan's office

Anti-abortion leaders are planning a rally outside Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan's office in Charlotte to highlight her position on proposed abortion legislation.

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Related Topix: North Carolina

Q-Notes

Thousands of marriage equality petitions delivered to McCrory

Leaders with a statewide LGBT advocacy group and couples gathered at North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's three offices across the state this morning.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Rocky Mount Telegram

Former N.C. House speaker ranked top lobbyist at legislature

The top leader in the N.C. House during the mid-1990s is now atop a nonpartisan group's list of the General Assembly's most influential lobbyists.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Randolph County, NC, Raleigh, NC

Gallup.com

North Carolina's Political and Economic Environment in 2014

With a critical midterm U.S. Senate election approaching -- one that could help decide which party controls the upper chamber -- about as many North Carolinians lean or identify Democratic as they do Republican .

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US Politics, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

RickeyStokesNews.com

23rd Annual Hands Across the Border Campaign

During the 23rd annual Hands Across the Border campaign, Georgia, Florida, Alabama North and South Carolina law enforcement will be meeting their counterparts in communities near the Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida state lines to conduct road checks.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Florida Government, Georgia Government, South Carolina, South Carolina Government, North Carolina, Tennessee Government, Tennessee

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLOS

Leader of NC counties' advocacy group leaving

The executive director of a group advocating for North Carolina's 100 counties is leaving his post after nine years to work for the National Association of Counties.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Healthcare Law, Law, State Prisons, Craggy Correctional Center, Prison

Burlington Times News

Conservative activist quits $95,000 health job

A North Carolina anti-abortion activist and tea party organizer is quitting her $95,000-a-year job as a senior Medicaid adviser after a year.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, East Carolina University

JD Supra

Business Savvy: North Carolina Has Revamped its Business Court & Corporate Structure Rules

North Carolina continues to be cultivated into increasingly fertile ground in which sophisticated and complex businesses can flourish.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WCNC-TV Charlotte

President Obama speaks in Charlotte

US President Barack Obama speaks at the American Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, August 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, us Travel, Travel, North Carolina, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US Military, Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, US Air Force

Daily Reporter

Obama vows justice in murder of American

His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat

KFBB

Obama vows justice in murder of American

His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate, Democrat

CBS News

Obama to veterans: Defeating ISIS won't be easy or quick

President Obama cautioned Tuesday that American power must be used wisely but defended the recent American intervention in Iraq and promised to root out the threat of the Islamic militant group sweeping across northern Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Life, Veteran Affairs

Common Dreams

The Forward Together Movement Stands with Women for Day 5 of the...

Day 5 of the Moral Week of Action will challenge this North Carolina General Assembly's extremist attacks on women, their rights and their capacity to provide for themselves and their families.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, Liberal Political News

National Journal

Democrats Are (Slowly) Learning to Love Obamacare

Democrats are getting more comfortable talking about the law, but don't expect them to make it a central part of their campaigns.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina

News9 Oklahoma City

Obama addresses vets in trip laden with politics

Mexico's president spoke Monday of the need for U.S. immigration reform on a two-day visit to immigrant-friendly California, saying those who reject diversity and inclusion will ultimately be proven wrong.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, California, California Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, North Carolina

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TwinCities

U.S. agency for loans to businesses becomes campaign flash point

In North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, is siding with big business in her support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and attacking Thom Tillis, her Republican challenger who opposes the bank but is endorsed by big business.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Alternative, Tea Party

Jefferson Post Online Edition

The foolish choice for Medicaid expansion

When you consider all the bad choices made by the General Assembly and Governor Pat McCrory in the last two years - and there have been too many to mention - the one that may make the least sense was the decision not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and therefore provide health coverage for more than 400,000 low income adults who ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Pat McCrory, US Governors, North Carolina, Opinion

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