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You’ve undoubtedly seen the headlines by now: North Carolina’s perpetually controversial Lt. Governor, Mark Robinson — a man given to frequent public bouts of anti-Semitism and homophobia — has become enmeshed in yet another political storm of his own making. This time, the subject is abortion.

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RALEIGH — Despite not appearing on the ballot in 2022, North Carolina’s first black lieutenant governor, Mark Robinson, has been the focus of a week’s worth of negative stories from the mainstream press. Conservatives have largely rallied around the likely 2024 Republican gubernatorial candidate, though, as past comments against teaching transgender sexuality in schools and his wife’s 1989 abortion hit the newspapers and social media. 

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Thursday, 24 March 2022 13:37

OPINION: So much for diversifying the GOP

Yesterday was a bad day for those Republicans who want to diversify their party. After the way GOP members of the Senate Judiciary committee treated Ketanji Brown Jackson, Republicans have lost Black women for another 25 years. And the NC GOP’s rising African American star, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, paid for an abortion back in 1989 despite virulent anti-abortion views.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is calling for broad reforms to the K-12 education system in North Carolina. Robinson's comments came during a standing committee meeting on Monday, Feb. 21, that touched on themes of accountability, discipline, and restoring common sense.

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022 17:35

Robinson raises $1.5 million for campaign

RALEIGH — With campaign finance reports coming later this month, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson's campaign announced that he has raised more than $1.5 million. The donations come from 12,691 donors, according to his latest campaign finance report. Semi-annual reports for all candidates for office in N.C. are due Jan. 31.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a Republican, spoke Friday, Oct. 29, during a rally a “Stand Up for America” on Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh.

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Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson saying controversial things could be a reality show. There’s easily enough content for multiple seasons. After all, his ascendency in North Carolina politics emerged from his confrontational speaking style. His mouth is what makes him so popular and disliked at the same time. Robinson even dares to weigh in on specific social issues where only one opinion is allowed now in the public square.

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Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson is officially the highest-ranking Republican official in state government. It’s expected that he will run for governor in 2024.

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RALEIGH — Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson says he has nothing personal against LGBTQ people, and he's not resigning.

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Whether it is freedom from slavery or freedom to express one’s political philosophy, members of the Democratic Party and their media allies take issue with free-thinking black men.

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