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Holy Smokes, This Is A Real Campaign Ad!

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

Meet Kay Daly. She's running for Congress in North Carolina's 2nd District, and in case you can't guess from her ad, she's a Republican. A real Republ...

North Carolina is No Fairy Tale -- But Will There Be a Happy Ending?

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Katie Mgongolwa

In this faraway land, McCrory was very happy to become the ruler over this vast land. He sat down in his new, bright and shiny office and thought about the things he had promised people over his campaign.

Seventh GOP Candidate Crowds North Carolina Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Thom Tillis, speaker of the North Carolina General Assembly, just got a sixth challenger in the Republican race to unseat U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan (D) this...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Primary Heats Up In North Carolina Senate Race | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With 2014 officially underway, North Carolina will be home to one of the most competitive Senate races in the run-up to midterm election...

Moral Monday Movement Experiences Big Revival

The News & Observer | Anne Blythe and Andrew Kenney | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH -- The governor's administration was unable to keep demonstrators off state Capitol grounds on Monday despite an attempt to deny the group a p...

Ryan J. Reilly

GOP Official Resigns Over Racist Remarks | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican precinct official in North Carolina resigned from his position Thursday, after The Daily Show aired a segment on the state'...

Women and North Carolina GOP Lose Upon Implementation of New State Abortion Restrictions

Mark Kleinschmidt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mark Kleinschmidt

Today North Carolina's new oppressive anti-choice law goes into effect and no North Carolina woman is safer or healthier because of it. But the biggest loser of all may be North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory, who violated a clear campaign promise when he signed the legislation into law.

Anti-GOP Protests Return To North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

An estimated 2,000 activists gathered at Marshall Park in Charlotte, N.C. on Monday, providing the latest jolt to a coordinated Moral Monday movement ...

North Carolina GOP Dubs Millions in Education Cuts as 'Opportunity Scholarships'

Michael Sargeant | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Sargeant

The GOP is at it again -- trying to give damaging policy ideas a pretty name in hopes that Americans will not notice that the ideas themselves are dangerous.

State's Anti-GOP Protests Show No Signs Of Losing Steam

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

The GOP-controlled North Carolina state Legislature may be on a break, but the thousands of people that crowded into Pack Square in Asheville, N.C., t...

Saki Knafo

Are North Carolina Lawmakers Racist? Answer Could Determine Fate Of Voting Laws | Saki Knafo | Posted 08.06.2013 | Black Voices

In recent weeks, civil-rights advocates and legal experts in North Carolina have contemplated a provocative question: Are the state’s Republican law...

'Come On, Rich Liberals, Pony Up!'

Posted 08.03.2013 | Comedy

Bill Maher devoted his final "new rule" rant to the insanity going on in North Carolina, a state that had been trending blue until a certain wealthy c...

Anti-GOP Protests Surge Once Again In North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

Demonstrators flocked to the state Capitol in Raleigh, N.C. on Monday, turning the 13th consecutive weekly gathering into what authorities called the ...

Arrests Top 900 In Protests Against State GOP's Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Another 73 people were arrested Monday at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, during the 12th consecutive weekly "Moral Monday" protest ag...

'Moral Monday' Returns To North Carolina After Sweeping GOP Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Just a day after drastic, GOP-backed cuts hit North Carolina's unemployment benefits program, thousands of protesters again gathered at the state's Ge...

'Moral Monday' Draws Largest Turnout Yet, 120 More Arrested

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

The "Moral Monday" protests that have taken place at the North Carolina General Assembly building every week for the past two months are continuing to...

Arrests Swell As Demonstrators Continue To Protest State GOP Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

For the seventh week in a row, protesters crowded into the North Carolina General Assembly building on Monday in a boisterous demonstration against st...

Activists Look To Expand Large Protests In North Carolina

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Seeking to build off a string of highly successful "Moral Monday" demonstrations at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., members of t...

Gov Pushes Back Against Massive Protests Of GOP Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

A day after a large protest at North Carolina's General Assembly flooded into the halls of the state Senate and led to more than 150 arrests, Gov. Pat...

Massive Protest Against State's GOP-Led Agenda Results In 151 Arrests

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Upwards of 1,600 demonstrators amassed outside the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh on Monday, railing against the "extreme agenda" of the G...

WATCH: Dozens Of Civil Rights Activists Arrested For Protesting North Carolina Government

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.01.2013 | Religion

Seventeen civil rights leaders and activists were arrested while holding a pray-in to protest the policies of the Republican-led North Carolina legisl...

State's NAACP President Blasts GOP Tactics

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

North Carolina NAACP President and Rev. William Barber appeared on Tuesday's edition of "All In with Chris Hayes," reinforcing the causes that prompte...

GOP Bill Seeks To Restrict College Voting

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

Republicans in the North Carolina state Senate introduced a bill this week that would discourage college voters in the state from changing their regis...

Outside Groups Ride GOP Candidates Into Expensive Inter-Party Battle

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | Politics

By Wade Rawlins RALEIGH, N.C., July 17 (Reuters) - Republicans hoping to maintain their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives ...

North Carolina Republicans Launch Sneak Attack on Gays

Michael Carmichael | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

In a replay of the Republican stealth attack on the labor movement in Wisconsin, the North Carolina GOP has launched a sneak attack on the LGBT community