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Samantha Lachman

For North Carolina Attorney General, Running For Governor Will Mean Taking On His Top Client

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C.-- When North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) announced in February that the state would receive $21.5 million in a settlement w...

Hating the Hate in Showtime's 'L Word Mississippi'

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 10.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Annie L. Scholl

We're not looking to have an elaborate wedding. Likely we'll show up, just the two of us, at a courthouse some 300 miles away. Imagine, my dear heterosexual friends, if this were you. I'm just going to guess you'd be a bit irritated.

North Carolina Attorney General To Stop Defending State's Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

A federal appeals court ruling striking down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is reverberating across the state's border. Roy Cooper, North Caro...

Eric Holder To State AGs: You Don't Have To Defend Gay Marriage Bans

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged his state-level counterparts to recognize that they're not required to defend any state ban on same-sex marria...

Attorney General: Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Great Day For Equality'

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The day after a federal judge struck down Virginia's gay-marriage ban, state Attorney General Mark Herring wasn't vowing to appe...

Samantha Lachman

Emilio Vicente Runs To Help All Undocumented Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.10.2014 | Latino Voices

Undocumented immigrant Emilio Vicente is on the ballot Tuesday in North Carolina. The job is short-term but offers a significant platform: Vicente, a ...

Taking Back North Carolina

Roy Cooper | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Roy Cooper

It has been a painful year for the people of North Carolina and for our state's reputation. In just one year, the Tea Party controlling Raleigh has sl...

North Carolina: Threatening Fifty Years of Progress in Ten Months

Roy Cooper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Roy Cooper

For the first time since Reconstruction, North Carolina has a General Assembly and governorship controlled by the extreme factions of the Republican Party, and their legislative super majority means their power is unchecked. It's as if the Tea Party created its own playground of extremist fantasies.

Shahien Nasiripour

Mortgage Industry Could Face Massive Changes That Protect Homeowners

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal regulators and the top law enforcement officers in all fifty states are eyeing big changes to the dysfunctional home loan industry. If these o...

NC-Sen: Will AG Roy Cooper Announce in the Next Two Weeks?

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

I'm speculating that North Carolina's Democratic AG Roy Cooper will announce that he will be a candidate for Senate against freshman Republican backbencher Richard "Bank Run" Burr in 2010.