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South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham wants to avoid further sanctions on Turkey that he says could hurt a fiber plant in Anderson County.  

North Carolina General Assembly

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and other opponents of legislative Republicans filed a flurry of late-hour lawsuits Monday to block referendums on constitutional amendments and to let a Supreme Court candidate disclose his party affiliation on ballots.

Gov. Roy Cooper

North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper contends ballot language approved by Republican lawmakers describing two proposed constitutional amendments are so false and misleading the courts must prevent voting on them.

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Former President Obama announced his endorsement Wednesday of six candidates vying for General Assembly seats in the midterm elections.

Campaign donations for state offices won’t be accepted in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, says the North Carolina Board of Elections. 

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What if, this time around, a wave of foreign interference is aimed at helping Democrats take control of Congress?

Roy Cooper in Charlotte August 9, 2017
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Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday vetoed legislation approved by Republicans during this week's special session that alters North Carolina ballot language for constitutional referenda and a state Supreme Court race this fall.

The Conversation: Millennials Are Over US Domination Of World Affairs

Jul 27, 2018
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COMMENTARY:

Millennials, the generation born between 1981 and 1996, see America’s role in the 21st-century world in ways that, as a recently released study shows, are an intriguing mix of continuity and change compared to prior generations.

New ads target Republican Mark Harris, who beat U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger the May primary.
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A national Democratic group is spending more money in the 9th Congressional District election, hoping Democrats can wrest the seat from Republicans this November. 

The Republican National Convention will utilize the Spectrum Center in uptown Charlotte.
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From the very beginning, Charlotte was the favorite to win the bid to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.

That’s according to the RNC’s site selection committee chairman Ron Kaufman, who worked with each of the bid cities through the selection process that came to a close on Friday.

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