Politics & Government

Politics & Government
6:45 am
Thu May 3, 2012

New Witnesses Testify In Edwards Trial

At the John Edwards trial the pace of testimony has picked up.

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Politics & Government
5:40 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Differing Views Of Amendment In Hickory Church

Reverend Doctor T. Anthony Spearman
John Biewen

North Carolina voters will decide on Tuesday whether to join thirty other states that have amended their constitutions to ban same-sex marriage. North Carolina law already defines marriage as between a man and a woman; the amendment would enshrine heterosexual marriage in the constitution, and ban civil unions. Those for and against the measure have focused their efforts on mobilizing people of faith. Reporter John Biewen followed the debate over gay marriage in an African American church in Hickory.

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Politics & Government
6:25 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Cheri Young Testifies In Edwards Trial

The wife a former campaign staffer is back on the witness stand at the John Edwards federal corruption trial in Greensboro today.

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Politics & Government
9:55 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Four GOP Candidates Seeking Auditor Post

The top Republican candidates for State Auditor are seeking support in the final week before ballots are cast.

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Politics & Government
6:10 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Democrats Compete For Lt. Governor Nomination

The Democratic candidates wanting to be the state's next Lieutenant Governor are working to show voters the differences between them.

Gurnal Scott: State Senator Eric Mansfield and State Personnel Director Linda Coleman still have a lot of work to do as they seek their party's nomination. Public Policy Polling last week showed more than half of likely Democratic voters surveyed have not made up their minds. Coleman says she thinks their choice should be easy.

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Politics & Government
5:55 am
Mon April 30, 2012

A New Young Takes the Stand

It's day six of the John Edwards Trial and the wife of a former campaign aide is due back on the stand.

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Politics & Government
6:10 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Many Business Leaders Oppose Amendment

The debate over a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions includes its potential economic impact.

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Politics & Government
5:55 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Cross Examination of Young Continues

Cross-examination of a former campaign aide lasted throughout day four of the John Edwards federal corruption trial in Greensboro.

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Politics & Government
6:40 am
Thu April 26, 2012

Former Aide Cross Examined in Edwards Trial

John Edwards and daughter Cate leaving the court house last Thursday.
Jeff Tiberii

Cross-examination of a former John Edwards aide will likely continue all day at a federal courthouse in Greensboro.

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Politics & Government
4:35 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Amendment's Impact On Hospital Visits, Medical Decisions Debated

With the May 8th vote less than two weeks away, the battle over a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions is heating up. For our series examining the arguments over the amendment, Isaac-Davy Aronson looks at one of the claims made by its opponents.

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