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    The Affordable Care Act returns to the Supreme Court in the shadow of a pandemic

    Today, the Supreme Court will hear the Republican lawsuit to overturn The Affordable Care Act (ACA), ending its protections for...
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    Joe Biden Will Be the Next President of the United States

    On Saturday, after securing a 30,000 vote lead over Trump in Pennsylvania, Joe Biden was declared to become the next...
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    Cardinal & Pine: Wait Is on for NC’s Tightest Race, the NC Supreme Court Chief Justice

    As voters in record numbers selected Joe Biden for President of the United States, down-ballot races within North Carolina are...
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    Headed to the polls tomorrow? Here’s what you need to know

    On Election Day, polls across North Carolina are open from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Voters in line at 7:30...
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    WRAL: Every vote counts. Count every vote!

    As of Monday, almost 4.6 million have cast ballots as North Carolina sees  ‘unprecedented levels’ of voting. Before Election Day...
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    When To Expect Election Results

    This year has been different. From a global pandemic to an unprecedented fire season on the West Coast, our expectations...
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    The Push to Vote Early Shows No Sign of Slowing

    With just seven days until Nov. 3, almost 3.4 million votes have been cast through absentee (by mail) voting or...
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    Associated Press: GOP to high court: Halt longer N. Carolina absentee deadline

    Trump’s campaign and North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders are continuing their effort to undermine voters, as they asked the U.S....
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    The Progressive Pulse: Tillis, Burr embrace Barrett, as conservative Supreme Court Justice is sworn in

    Hours after a 52-48 vote in the U.S. Senate, Amy Coney Barrett became the newest member of the U.S. Supreme...
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    Nearly 1.5 million in North Carolina already cast ballots

    With record-breaking voter turnout stretching from North Carolina to Texas, one thing is clear; Democracy is winning and Republicans’ voter...
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        Certain politicians and their greedy lobbyists hurt everyone by handing kickbacks to the rich at the expense of everyone else.

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        The right to safe and legal abortion is a fundamental human right.

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      WBTV 3: NC teachers back governor’s choice to veto pay-raise bills

      By Eleanore Wood | November 15, 2019

      Educators support Gov. Cooper’s veto of the GOP’s latest paltry pay plan for public school educators and urge Democratic lawmakers to continue standing up for public education by sustaining the governor’s veto and stopping Republican leaders from giving away another billion dollars in corporate tax cuts. From WBTV 3: He vetoed bills offering pay increases,…

      Star News: Educators urge Gov. Cooper to veto pay raise bill

      By Eleanore Wood | November 8, 2019

      From Star News By Joey ChandlerPosted Nov 7, 2019 at 6:21 PM    From Star News Online If passed, North Carolina teachers would receive a 3.9 percent raise over two years and not the governor’s proposed nine percent. Cars zoomed past the corner of Shipyard Blvd and 41st Street while Hoggard High School chemistry teacher Amanda White spoke from behind a podium…

      WECT News 6: Teachers say they’re unhappy with current state of pay raise bill

      By Eleanore Wood | November 8, 2019

      From WECT News 6 By Bryant Reed| November 7, 2019 at 6:55 PM EST – Updated November 7 at 9:08 PM WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Local teachers and state representative Harper Peterson joined forces Thursday to call on Governor Roy Cooper to veto a spending bill that would increase their pay. Though vetoing a bill to give…


      By Eleanore Wood | November 8, 2019

      From WAYY News 3 WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Teachers in our area and across the state are asking Governor Roy Cooper to veto a pay raise put forward by Republican lawmakers. A news conference was held outside of Hoggard High School Thursday afternoon. Governor Cooper’s original budget proposal included an average nine percent raise for…

      WXII – Protesters demand Senator Burr explain his actions revealed in Mueller report.

      By Eleanore Wood | April 25, 2019

      Residents in the Triad were disturbed to find out that Senator Richard Burr, according to the Mueller Report, had leaked information about the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election to the White House directly.  His only response was to say he didn’t remember doing it. The people of North Carolina want Burr to…

      The Winston Salem Journal – Protesters target U.S. Sen. Richard Burr for his reported role in briefing the White House about FBI’s election probe

      By Eleanore Wood | April 24, 2019

      According to the Mueller report Richard Burr corresponded with the White House about the Russia probes, and the White House counsel’s office “appears to have received information about the status of the FBI investigation,” the special counsel report said. Now Senator Burr claims he has no memory of this conversation. Concerned citizens in Winston-Salem are…