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The News & Observer
The short-sighted politics of sea-level rise in North Carolinaof the piers by exposure to rising salt water. On a North Carolina state level
The short-sighted politics of sea-level rise in North Carolina
The News & Observer / Posted 17 hours ago
of the piers by exposure to rising salt water. On a North Carolina state level, the McCrory administration and the Republican legislature aren’t doing much better than their federal colleagues. North Carolina has done more than any other... Read more
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The Morning Call
Margaret Carlson: North Carolina's governor sidles up to Trumpin Raleigh in 2012, McCrory worked on improving the economy but also pursued a
Margaret Carlson: North Carolina's governor sidles up to Trump
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
in Raleigh in 2012, McCrory worked on improving the economy but also pursued a conservative agenda with the help of an all-Republican legislature. Strict regulations on abortion were grafted onto a motorcycle safety law. To solve the non-existent... Read more
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NBC News
Tim Kaine Was Clinton's Safe Choice for Running Matestands out as the significant accomplishment from Kaine's time as governor, as
Tim Kaine Was Clinton's Safe Choice for Running Mate
NBC News / Posted yesterday
stands out as the significant accomplishment from Kaine's time as governor, as he had trouble passing major packages with a Republican legislature, and he was serving during the lead-up and the height of the financial crisis. "You're not talking... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A close, crucial race in North Carolinaissues but more liberal socially. And some voters in these areas might be put o
A close, crucial race in North Carolina
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
issues but more liberal socially. And some voters in these areas might be put off by controversial laws passed by the Republican legislature, including a voter ID requirement—which has since been struck down —and a bill which requires... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Clinton campaign calls for more early voting hours in FloridaMonday's presidential debate. After being criticized for cutting early voting
Clinton campaign calls for more early voting hours in Florida
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
Monday's presidential debate. After being criticized for cutting early voting in half in 2012, Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican Legislature reversed course in 2013. It granted counties flexibility to offer up to 168 hours of early voting. Ten... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Tim Kaine’s makeoverMr Trump's record with an easy smile that testifies to his capacity—refined dur
Tim Kaine’s makeover
Namibia Economist / Posted 8 days ago
Mr Trump's record with an easy smile that testifies to his capacity—refined during his struggles as governor with a mulish Republican legislature—to be simultaneously calculating and cheerful. American voters got their first glimpse of this at the... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Cameras capture more cop shootings, but many videos not being releasedsaid that they could not legally release the body-camera video of Scott's shoot
Cameras capture more cop shootings, but many videos not being released
Lowell Sun / Posted 8 days ago
said that they could not legally release the body-camera video of Scott's shooting, citing a state law passed by the Republican Legislature this year that bans the release of body-camera footage without a court order. However, that law does... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Gov. McCrory needs to give HB2 upup | Published 11 minutes ago TO THE EDITOR: I am disgusted by the finger-po
Gov. McCrory needs to give HB2 up
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 8 days ago
up | Published 11 minutes ago TO THE EDITOR: I am disgusted by the finger-pointing over HB2. Since Gov. McCrory and the Republican legislature passed this disastrous law, North Carolina has lost thousands of jobs and more than $395 million. The... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Political analyst talks key racesrace. Ballenger also talked about straight-ticket voting, which he noted will
Political analyst talks key races
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
race. Ballenger also talked about straight-ticket voting, which he noted will still be in effect in November. The Republican legislature had passed a bill to abolish it, but that ban has been temporarily stopped, he said. "Most people... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
My Turn: Kaepernick isn't wrong about minority oppressionsuppression. Mark Henle | azcentral.com Then you look to Texas, where onerous
My Turn: Kaepernick isn't wrong about minority oppression
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
suppression. Mark Henle | azcentral.com Then you look to Texas, where onerous voting restrictions were put in place by a Republican legislature and governor, ostensibly to prevent voter fraud, for which they couldn’t provide any examples. A... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon's sad, sad record of paying to educate its young: David Sarasohnkind of a state Oregon wanted to be. In the desperate, five-special-session mon
Oregon's sad, sad record of paying to educate its young: David Sarasohn
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
kind of a state Oregon wanted to be. In the desperate, five-special-session months at the beginning of the millennium, a Republican Legislature unsuccessfully sent voters measures for income tax surcharges. And eventually, replacement revenue... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ten Commandments puts focus on monument processthe commission approves the other monuments, including the atheist and satanic
Ten Commandments puts focus on monument process
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
the commission approves the other monuments, including the atheist and satanic displays, forwarding them on to a majority-Republican Legislature that is almost certain to reject the ideas? Complicating the process is the possibility that other... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Gov. Rick Scott prepares to make first appointment to Florida Supreme Courtuphold our existing laws." In a series of rulings, the state's highest court h
Gov. Rick Scott prepares to make first appointment to Florida Supreme Court
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
uphold our existing laws." In a series of rulings, the state's highest court has struck down or frozen laws passed by the Republican legislature and signed by Scott. Caps on workers' compensation attorney fees, mandatory drug testing of welfare... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Final veto showdown for Nixonother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Nixon
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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ABC Montana
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
ABC Montana / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governorother states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which
Final veto showdown for Missouri's most-overridden governor
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
other states also have politically divided governments, including Alaska, which is led by an independent governor and a Republican Legislature. Yet not every executive leader of those states has faced the same level of pushback as Nixon. New... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Sept. 3: A fair and sensible election map is possibleboundaries – for example, by cramming minorities and other Democrat-leaning vot
EDITORIAL, Sept. 3: A fair and sensible election map is possible
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
boundaries – for example, by cramming minorities and other Democrat-leaning voters into as few districts as possible – the Republican legislature has left the state with a delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives that consists of 10... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
BUZZ, Sept. 2: Do naloxone and HIV drugs encourage risky behavior?we spend our time & money are at least as important as how we deserve either.
BUZZ, Sept. 2: Do naloxone and HIV drugs encourage risky behavior?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
we spend our time & money are at least as important as how we deserve either. The Republican school board, like the Republican legislature, believes some people don't need to learn or vote. Wow, I agree with a liberal buzzer. Enough with... Read more

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