Politics & Government

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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Politics & Government
6:10 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Diverse Views On Amendment From Faith Leaders

A proposed amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage and civil unions has divided religious communities. For our series examining the arguments over the amendment, Isaac-Davy Aronson spoke to two North Carolina faith leaders.

Isaac-Davy Aronson: Michael Curry is the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. He opposes the amendment.

Michael Curry: This is coming out of my faith, as a Christian, as an Episcopal bishop, as an African American man, you don't do harm to people.

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Politics & Government
6:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Dalton Stresses Bipartisanship in Gubernatorial Campaign

Walter Dalton
www.daltonfornc.com

Earlier this week we profiled two Democratic candidates for governor: former U.S. Congressman Bob Etheridge and State House Representative Bill Faison. Today, in the final installment of our series covering the main Democratic candidates, we’ll hear from Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton. He’s from the western town of Rutherfordton, where he was raised by his widowed mother.

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Politics & Government
5:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Young Testimony Continues in Edwards Trial

The Trial is taking place at the Federal Courthouse in Greensboro
Jeff Tiberii

Day three of the John Edwards Trial is expected to provide more testimony from former campaign aide Andrew Young.

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Politics & Government
4:30 am
Wed April 25, 2012

GOP Candidates For State Superintendent

Five candidates are running for the Republican nomination for State Superintendent. Dave DeWitt reports that the race will come down to the last days.

Dave DeWitt: The five candidates suffer from a bad case of poor name recognition. Richard Alexander, Mark Crawford, Ray Earnest Martin, John Tedesco and David Scholl are not well-known statewide.

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Politics & Government
9:16 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

President Obama Talks Student Loan Debt At UNC

President Obama brought his message of affordable education for all to the Tar Heel State as part of a day-long college tour.

Gurnal Scott: University of North Carolina juniors Maria Rodriguez, Emalyn Penn and Mariella Albarado sat together at UNC's Carmichael Arena hoping for specific words to come from the President.

Maria Rodriguez: I want to hear him say that there are going to be cheap student loans. That's exactly what I want to hear him say.

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Politics & Government
6:10 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Amendment's Impact On Child Custody Debated

A proposed amendment to the North Carolina constitution would define marriage between one man and one woman as the only valid or recognized domestic legal union in the state. Opponents of the amendment claim its wording would put certain protections and benefits at risk for all unmarried couples and their children. Among them: child custody and visitation rights.

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