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Speaking in Raleigh, Colin Powell blasts North Carolina voting law

By John Murawski & John Frank Moments after Gov. Pat McCrory left the stage, former Secretary of State Colin Powell took aim at North Carolina’s new voting law Thursday, saying it hurts the Republican Party, punishes minority voters and makes … Continue reading

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McCrory Vetoes Welfare Drug Testing Bill

By Joseph Diebold North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) vetoed a bill Thursday that would have mandated drug testing for some public benefits applicants in the state, calling it an expensive and ineffective way to fight drug addiction. “Drug testing … Continue reading

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North Carolina Governor Signs America’s Worst Voter Suppression Bill Into Law

By Ian Millhiser On Monday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a massive voter suppression bill compiling numerous different provisions used to restrict voting in other states. Among other things, the bill includes a strict voter ID law, … Continue reading

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NC approves compensation for victims of forced sterilization

By Elizabeth Cohen It was a horrific chapter in American history, but now some people who were sterilized against their will by the government may be getting compensation for what they endured. After going back and forth on the issue … Continue reading

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