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Senate set to vote on bill protecting same-sex marriages

Nov. 28, 2022 22:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is set to vote Tuesday on legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages, putting Congress one step closer to passing the landmark bill and ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law. Senate Democrats are moving quickly, while...

Pence calls on Trump to apologize for dinner with antisemite

Nov. 28, 2022 21:25 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republicans, including former Vice President Mike Pence, criticized Donald Trump on Monday for dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West days after launching his third campaign for the White House. ...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 24, 2022 02:51 AM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. November 19, 2022. Editorial: Thom Tillis is behaving like the moderate he promised to be. That’s about to be tested. Thom Tillis has always seemed unsure of who he wants to be. The Republican senator...

Tim Moore poised to win record 5th term as NC House speaker

Nov. 18, 2022 17:16 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Speaker Tim Moore is again the choice of North Carolina state House Republicans to lead the chamber for the next two years after an internal vote Friday that should bring him history-making longevity at the top. Reelected or new Republican winners of House...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Nov. 18, 2022 13:17 PM EST

Hearst Connecticut Media. November 17, 2022. Editorial: Lamont’s new team to face big challenges Though many explanations were put forward, there’s no way to know exactly why Ned Lamont won a second term as governor on Nov. 8. Certainly there was his handling of...

Same-sex marriage legislation clears key Senate hurdle

Nov. 16, 2022 18:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to protect same-sex and interracial marriages crossed a major Senate hurdle Wednesday, putting Congress on track to take the historic step of ensuring that such unions are enshrined in federal law. Twelve Republicans voted with all Democrats to move...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 02, 2022 13:57 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. November 1, 2022. Editorial: Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson disgraces NC again with post about Pelosi attack North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson keeps proving there’s no limit to his shamelessness. In a meme...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Nov. 01, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 27 The Washington Post on the election system's upcoming stress test: This year’s midterms are not shaping up to be normal elections. In an environment in which one party is gripped...

Ada Fisher, influential Black Republican in NC, dies at 74

Oct. 11, 2022 11:16 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dr. Ada Fisher, a retired physician who was one of North Carolina’s members on the Republican National Committee for over a decade, has died at age 74, a funeral home said Tuesday. Fisher, who gained prominence as a Black Republican who pushed for more...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Sep. 28, 2022 14:15 PM EDT

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. September 23, 2022. Editorial: NC Republicans who voted to overturn 2020 election oppose plan to avoid another coup Almost everything in Congress — access to contraception, lowering the cost of insulin, infrastructure...