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Hayes Pleads Guilty
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Hayes Pleads Guilty

The former head of North Carolina’s Republican Party formally pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday for his role in one of the state’s biggest political corruption cases. Former GOP Chairman Robin Hayes agreed to plead guilty to lying to federal investigators. He faces up to six months in prison though prosecutors are likely to ask...

Woodhouse Out
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Woodhouse Out

Dallas Woodhouse, who has worked as executive director of the NC GOP since October 2015, will leave the position after his contract expires in June…

Hayes Steps Down
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Hayes Steps Down

A day after being indicted by a federal grand jury, the chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party has relinquished his duties.

NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes Not Running For Re-Election
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NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes Not Running For Re-Election

Former five-term Congressman Robin Hayes, who was also elected four times to lead the North Carolina Republican Party as its Chairman, will conclude his time as Party leader in his home town of Concord on June 8 at the 2019 North Carolina Republican Party State Convention. Citing the NCGOP’s stable bench of “the next generation of Republican Party...

MORNING CALL: The Neverending Story
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MORNING CALL: The Neverending Story

Another day, another new accusation in Bladen County. On Tuesday, the North Carolina Democratic Party held a press conference highlighting an affidavit from Agnes Wilkes, a Bladen County poll assistant.  Wilkes argued that she saw votes being counted before election day, “On Saturday, 11/3/18, the last day of early voting, the ‘tape’ showing election results at the one-stop...

MORNING CALL: A Kinder, Gentler GOP
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MORNING CALL: A Kinder, Gentler GOP

The new General Assembly in 2019 will not only look different, but it could also act differently. The N&O’s Colin Campbell noticed the lack of fireworks during the recent lame-duck session, “Their lame-duck session has been lacking the fireworks I’d expected in the last hurrah of veto-proof GOP rule. The main agenda item was voter ID....

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Bad Day for the NCGOP

Yesterday was not a good day for the NCGOP.  It started with a court ruling on the state Supreme Court race… Democrat-turned-Republican Chris Anglin won his court fight to run on the GOP ticket for Supreme Court justice in the Nov. 6 general election. Wake County Superior Court Judge Becky Holt issued her ruling Monday, Aug. 13,...

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Show Me The Money

North Carolina school districts are taking the state to court… In 2008, Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard Manning ordered the state to turn over $747.9 million in civil fines that should have been given to public schools over a nine-year period. With only $18 million provided so far, the N.C. School Boards Association and...

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Special Sessions & Constitutional Amendments

The GOP lead General Assembly convened in Raleigh today for a short session to deal with the constitutional amendments on the ballot in November… State lawmakers opted for simplicity Tuesday in deciding how to label six proposed constitutional amendments on the November ballot.  Each amendment will appear under the heading “Constitutional Amendment” per legislation that...