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Economic Justice: How NC Progressives Are Fighting Back Against the Tea Party (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Americans, 'Moral Mondays' Movement, Tea Party, government, ethics, politics, candidates, news )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
As William Barber prepared to spread a message of hope and democracy through a week of actions Aug. 22-28 in Raleigh and other Southern state capitals, he talked with me about North Carolina's free-market ideology and how it has already affected the...
North Carolina's Republicans Vs the 26th Amendment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: north carolina )

Ashley
- 53 days ago - nytimes.com
N.C. is being sued for potentially violating the 26th Amendment. Dems have the edge with young voters. The G.O.P. passes voter ID laws, that don't accept college ids. And, they would have gotten away with it, if it wasn't for those meddling kids!
NC GOP Senate Candidate: Blacks, Hispanics Overtaking 'Traditional Population' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, candidates, elections, ethics, North Carolina, racism, bigotry, government, politics )

Carrie
- 76 days ago - rawstory.com
Republican U.S. Senate candidate from North Carolina Thom Tillis complained in 2012 that the "traditional" population in his state was not growing, unlike African-American and Hispanic populations.
13 Things You Won't Believe The Man Who Could Be North Carolina's Next Senator Said (TEXT and VIDEOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Greg Brannon, republicans, propaganda, lies, ethics, elections, candidates, politics, dishonesty, government )

Carrie
- 132 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Greg Brannon is a doctor & former tea party activist running for Senate in North Carolina. Brannon, who is most likely headed for a Republican Senate primary run with North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis, led incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan.
80,000 March in NC...Where Was the Media?   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: activists, protests, popular resistance, uprising, North Carolina, Republicans, NC State House, tea party extremism )

Brian
- 201 days ago - youtube.com
"People are rising up against the policies of the Republican state gov't in NC; but the mainstream media almost completely ignored them. Since the GOP took over the state, NC has become ground zero for Tea Party extremism."
North Carolina A Battleground State - What Does It Have to Do With You. Plenty.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, radical takeover, right wing government, battleground State, Moral Monday, citizens, Art Pope, Koch Brothers )

Dandelion
- 237 days ago - billmoyers.com
Now it's North Carolina that is redefining the term "battleground state." On one side: a right-wing government enacting laws that are changing the face of the state. On the other: citizen protesters who are fighting back against a radical takeover.
12-Year-Old 'Suffragette' Fires Back at NC Gov. for Voter Suppression: 'I Am Not a Prop!' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, America's youth, Madison Kemrey, North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrorygovernment, republicans, elections, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 307 days ago - rawstory.com
Madison Kimrey gained attention for protesting outside the Governor's Executive Mansion in opposition to the sweeping new law that requires a government ID to vote, cuts the number of early voting days and takes away the right of pre-registration for 16..
Holder: Restrictive North Carolina Voting Law 'An Intentional Attempt to Break a System That Was Working' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, North Carolina, racism, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, news )

Carrie
- 336 days ago - rawstory.com
These regulations have been harshly criticized by many in North Carolina. "It is an outright attempt to manipulate voting and the result of voting through suppressing the African-American and the votes of others that expand the electorate in ways not...
North Carolina Governor Signs Worst Voter Suppression Law in the Country ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, McCrory, elections, voters, government, ethics, constitution, politics, voting rights )

Nancy
- 384 days ago - democraticgovernors.org
North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory just signed a voter suppression bill that eliminates same-day registration, ends pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds, eliminates one week of early voting, prevents counties from extending voting hours due to long...
Sixty-Four Arrested at 'Moral Monday' Protest in North Carolina
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moral Monday, State Senate, North Carolina, 64 arrested, Abortion Access, Protest )

Dandelion
- 418 days ago - thenation.com
The bill passed last week by the State Senate required abortion clinics to conform to the same safety standards as ambulatory survey centers, a requirement currently met by only one of the state's clinics. Watch the video notice who is being arrested.
Tell NC GOP: "No, You Can't Overturn the 1st Amendment" - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Republicans, 1st amendment, religion, separation of church and state, Bill 494 )

Angelika
- 513 days ago - leftaction.com
North Carolina Republicans have decided to bravely venture into bold new realms of stupidity -- by overturning the 1st Amendment, and establishing an official religion:
Maintain the North Carolina Racial Justice Act! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, racial justice, usa, ethics, NAACP, discrimination )

Nancy
- 805 days ago - signon.org
Last week, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill that essentially repeals the Racial Justice Act. The North Carolina Senate could take the measure up as early as Monday evening.
Reporter Assaulted at Palin Rally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, media, politics, safety, society, usa, violence, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, reporter, political rally, election 2008, vice-presidential candidate, North Carolina, southern usa, candidates, republicans )

Kristen
- 2144 days ago - blog.news-record.com
At a Sarah Palin rally in NC, a reporter was assaulted by a rather large McCain/Palin supporter: "he kicked the back of my leg, buckling my right knee and sending me sprawling onto the ground." Why? He was interviewing the wrong people (Obama supporters).
Clinton's Carolina Challenge: Why Won't Obama Debate Me?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, politics, democratic presidential race, campaign trail, North Carolina, democratic debates, challenges Obama, debate me, )

K. A.
- 2319 days ago - embeds.blogs.foxnews.com
Telling the crowd that she's answered some 14,000 questions from North Carolinians as part of her "NC Ask Me" ad campaign, Clinton said "the only question I can't answer is why Senator Obama won't debate me in North Carolina."
Hillary in North Carolina: Free Trade Time-Out & Troop Withdrawal From Iraq!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, HILLARY CLINTON, strong platform, Iraq, free-trade limits, democratic presidential candidate, North Carolina, interview )

K. A.
- 2319 days ago - fayobserver.com
"But a timeout long enough to evaluate every single trade agreement. I don't think a trade agreement should be written in stone. It's not the Constitution. We should re-evaluate every 5 yr." Also, she will withdraw troops within 60 days from inauguration
 

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