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RALEIGH — Discussion of the coronavirus dominated the first half-hour of the gubernatorial debate between incumbent Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest. But at times, Cooper treated Forest like a proxy for the GOP-led General Assembly, as the governor attacked school choice, tax cuts, teacher pay, and other issue-driven fights between Cooper and the legislature. 

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RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge has rejected Lt. Gov. Dan Forest’s attempt to throw out some of Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive orders linked to COVID-19. But the same judge is allowing the case to move forward.

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RALEIGH — Whether a judge rules in favor of Gov. Roy Cooper or decides to throw out Cooper’s executive orders, he knows his decision is likely to head straight to the N.C. Supreme Court.

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ROCKINGHAM — “Run Forest, run,” yelled Kenny Gatlin from his truck as he pulled up to the Dan Forest campaign bus Thursday.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper contends a lawsuit challenging his COVID-19 executive orders stands “no chance of success.” That statement crops up in the first paragraph of Cooper’s official response to the lawsuit from Lt. Gov. Dan Forest.

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RALEIGH — Tensions between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and some Republican members of the Council of State surfaced again. This time over virtual meetings.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Dan Forest has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper. The Republican Forest and the Democrat Cooper face each other in the 2020 gubernatorial election.

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