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  • ** FILE ** North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue on Dec. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    North Carolina a political headache for Democrats

    Once a bright spot for President Barack Obama, North Carolina is now more like a political migraine less than four months before Democrats open the party's national convention in Charlotte.

  • North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue, here at a Freightliner plant in Cleveland, N.C., has announced she will not run for re-election. Her approval ratings have been around 40 percent, and she faced a tough rematch against her 2008 opponent. (Associated Press)

    N.C. governor ducks tough 2nd-term bid

    Gov. Bev Perdue said Thursday she will not seek re-election because she fears a fight with Republicans over public education would become too political.

  • ** FILE ** North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue on Dec. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Perdue vetoes repeal of death-row racial-bias law

    North Carolina's governor on Wednesday halted a Republican effort to dismantle a law that gives death row inmates a new way to argue that racial bias influenced their sentences.

  • Illustration: Recall by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Texas Hold 'Em unfolds in El Paso

    North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue spoke for many politicians on Tuesday when she suggested suspending congressional elections for two years to give the politicians a free hand without voter input.

  • North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue, right, speaks with an Red Cross worker about damage Hurricane Irene left behind in Trenton, N.C., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds)

    EDITORIAL: Democrats scared of the masses

    Liberals have isolated the problem in American politics today: There is just too much democracy. The incessant demands of the unwashed masses are far too distracting for the philosopher kings in the government to get any work done.

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  • "I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won't hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover," she said this week. "You want people who don't worry about the next election."

    EDITORIAL: Democrats scared of the masses →

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