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Nation Nov 06Judge denies North Carolina’s request to drop election software from company targeted by Russian hackers
The election board's staff is still investigating what they call the malfunctioning of the e-books at five Durham County precincts in November 2016, which led officials to abandon the electronic system, issue paper ballots and extend voting hours.
Nation Jul 31No special elections for redrawn districts in North Carolina, judges say
The unanimous order by the three-judge panel means the next legislative elections won't occur until November 2018. But the judges did tell Republican lawmakers that they'll have to approve new House and Senate boundaries by this September — at least…
Politics Dec 17Trump wants SC Rep. Mick Mulvaney to be his budget director
President-elect Donald Trump has announced his pick for White House budget director, a tough-on-spending conservative congressman.
Politics Dec 06North Carolina’s new governor to face resolute GOP legislature
North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work on bending back state government's recent rightward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights near the top of his to-do list.
Politics Oct 29LGBT law, hurricane jostle close North Carolina governor’s race
Republican Gov. Pat McCrory has been unable to quash the firestorm over his signing of a law limiting protections for LGBT people.
Nation May 05NC’s federal funds for public colleges in crosshairs of LGBT law
If the U.S. Justice Department follows through on its enforcement threat, tens of thousands of students could lose around $800 million in federally backed loans.
Politics Oct 13GOP spends $6M more on North Carolina Senate race
The group dedicated to winning a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November says it's more than doubling its investment supporting North Carolina GOP nominee Thom Tillis' campaign to unseat Democrat Kay Hagan.
Politics Sep 03Watch: First debate in high-stakes NC Senate race
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis are seeking political advantage in their first debate as television advertising intensifies in a costly, competitive Senate race with national stakes.