Posted: 06/17/2013 - The White House is threatening to veto the House version of a massive, 5-year farm bill, saying food stamp cuts included in the legislation could leave some Americans hungry.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - States can't demand proof of citizenship from people registering to vote in federal elections unless they get federal or court approval to do so, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision complicating efforts in several states to bar voting by people who are in the country illegally.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory says he's unsure if he and legislative leaders can agree on a final North Carolina state government budget before the new fiscal year begins in about two weeks.
Posted: 06/17/2013 - More than 80 people are facing criminal charges after the seventh week of protests led by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP.
Posted: 06/16/2013 - An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory has cleared his desk of dozens of bills sent to him by the North Carolina General Assembly.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - President Barack Obama's administration can go forward with its new plan to make the morning-after pill available to buyers of any age without prescriptions.
Updated: 06/11/2013 - Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx sees his prospects to become the new U.S. transportation secretary improving.
Posted: 06/10/2013 - A bill raising interest rates and borrowing limits on installment loans in North Carolina is headed to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk for a final signature.
Updated: 06/10/2013 - The man who says he felt a duty to inform Americans of the government's information collection efforts hails from Elizabeth City, North Carolina.
Updated: 06/05/2013 - President Barack Obama's top national security adviser is resigning and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. who has been a lightning rod for Republican criticism over faulty explanations for the attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya.
Updated: 06/04/2013 - Gov. Pat McCrory said Tuesday that while feedback and lawful demonstrations are welcome, unlawful demonstrations are not, and cost resources.
Posted: 06/04/2013 - The nation's military leaders are insisting that commanders keep their authority to handle sexual assault cases.
Posted: 06/01/2013 - One major principle of Barack Obama's presidency is that government, when it works right, can be best-equipped to aid and protect Americans
Posted: 05/31/2013 - A campaign finance advocacy group is asking North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall to investigate the lobbying ties of Gov. Pat McCrory and a member of his cabinet.
Posted: 05/31/2013 - North Carolina legislators say they want public schools to get "back to basics" by ensuring they teach cursive writing and rote multiplication in elementary school.
Posted: 05/30/2013 - McCrory released a statement late Thursday saying the House Republican proposal and a bipartisan Senate proposal are closest to his position on tax reform. Those plans would expand the sales tax base slightly while lowering corporate and personal income tax rate
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