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A local lawmaker campaigning for the job of state attorney general wants the current office holder to resign over his refusal to fight for the state's voter ID law. N.C. Sen. Buck Newton, R-Wilson, has joined other leading state Republicans calling for N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper to defend the state's stricken voter ID law or leave office. Comment?
With national attention focused on the legal battle over North Carolina's regulation of transgender bathroom use, local lawmakers continue to disagree on the merit of the controversial law. It's startling North Carolina even needs a law barring men from using a woman's bathroom, said N.C. Sen. Buck Newton, R-Wilson, who is running for N.C. Attorney General. Comment?
If there were ever any question about the intentions of Republican lawmakers who scrambled to pass House Bill 2 in special session earlier this year, N.C. Sen. Buck Newton put the matter to rest this week with a speech that concluded with his thoughts on "how hard we must fight to keep our state straight." The senator's words are an embarrassing indictment of where the N.C. General Assembly's mindset is these days. Comment?
Richard Horner and Benton Sawrey want N.C. Sen. Buck Newton's District 11 seat, which represents Nash, Wilson and Johnston counties. Newton has announced he will run for N.C. Attorney General, a position that will be left open by Nash County native Roy Cooper's bid for governor. Comment?
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