Wake County Superior Court Judge Don Stephens blocked the new law, which would end the control governors exert over statewide and county election boards, as Gov.-Elect Roy Cooper is set to take office Sunday. Stephens ruled that the risk to…
By Emery P. Dalesio and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
Repealing North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections at the close of a bitter election year was supposed to heal blows to the economy and perhaps open a truce in the culture wars in at least one corner of the divided…
In North Carolina, lawmakers met in a special session to debate repealing HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” they passed in March. The controversial law says transgender people must abide by the sex listed on their birth certificate, not their gender…
By Alison Thoet
North Carolina lawmakers will meet this week to repeal the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law, Governor-elect Roy Cooper said. Cooper, a Democrat, said the state legislature would convene a special session on Tuesday on the law, known as HB2, after…
By PBS NewsHour
Last month, incumbent Republican Gov. Pat McCrory lost the governor's race to Democrat Roy Cooper. The election spurred Republican state lawmakers to call a special legislative session and pass laws that limit the power of the incoming governor. Michael Gerhardt,…
By Gary D. Robertson and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
North Carolina Republicans stripped the incoming Democratic governor of some of his authority on Friday and were on the cusp of an even greater power grab, an extraordinary move critics said flies in the face of voters.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
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.
By Associated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor's race, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner.
By Robin Fields, ProPublica
On Election Day, reports from polling places across America reveal how it is playing out in real time.
By Lisa Lerer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Donald Trump is promising to take his campaign into traditional Democratic territory in an effort to appeal to people outside the Republican Party.
Support Provided By: Learn more