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Topic - Beverly Perdue
A recent three-time candidate for statewide office in North Carolina and a retired physician added their names Tuesday to the list of Republican candidates seeking Democrat Kay Hagan's U.S. Senate seat this year.
Nearly $400,000 in government grant money allocated to improve housing in poor communities was paid to a company owned by a man who was helping administer those funds, and some of it was for work his company was not qualified to do, according to a state report released Tuesday.
The North Carolina Democratic Party chairman said Monday that he will name a new interim executive director later this week, and it appears former national NAACP leader Benjamin Chavis is his choice.
North Carolina's attorney general said Friday he's decided to appeal a federal court ruling that struck down part of a law requiring abortion providers to describe an ultrasound to women seeking to terminate a pregnancy.
Former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue returned briefly Wednesday to the public stage after a year away by announcing her initiative to expand the scope and value of electronic technology for teaching students of all ages.
Republicans in the General Assembly have been hostile to the federal health care overhaul for years. Now, their leaders are convening a committee to examine the law's effects upon North Carolina's economy and insurance market.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he has issued an executive order directing state agencies to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years.
Republicans turned to voters in nearly a dozen states Tuesday in hopes of broadening the party's hold on governors' mansions across the country, with some GOP candidates viewing this election as their best opportunity to win in a quarter-century.
With the Democratic National Convention roughly seven weeks away, many are beginning to wonder if the party's choice of Charlotte, N.C., was the best idea after all.
Adding a twist to blue laws in an increasingly red state, North Carolina's Republican-led legislature is toasting a measure intended to keep the booze flowing at the Democratic National Convention.
North Carolina voters made their state the 32nd in the nation to recognize marriage as a union of only one man and one woman.
In the crucial swing state of North Carolina where the Democratic Party is dealing with a divisive sexual harassment scandal, President Obama began a two-day national tour Tuesday aimed partly at ramping up enthusiasm among college-age voters.
Democratic North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue, the first woman elected governor in the state, said Thursday she would not seek re-election this year because she believes a bid would make it more difficult to fund education.
As many as 2,000 people forcibly sterilized decades ago in North Carolina should get $50,000 each, a task force said Tuesday, marking the first time a state has moved to compensate victims of eugenics programs that weeded out the "feeble-minded" and others deemed undesirable.
Mac McCorkle, a Duke University professor and former adviser to Easley and Perdue, said Democrats need to offer more to voters than being pro-education, such as plans for generating economic growth.
Perdue said McCrory and legislative leaders have spoken out in support of digital learning efforts.