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Wednesday, 02 September 2020 12:10

OPINION: Rigged elections and the preservation of ideas

The 2020 Presidential election is coming up and all estimates indicate that we may have the highest voter turnout in decades, if not a century. Because of the coronavirus, the number of mail-in ballots will almost certainly be record breaking. This election is already one of the most contentious. 

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On July 24, U.S. president Donald Trump signed four executive orders with an eye toward altering the way prescription drugs are priced and purchased in the United States.

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ROCKINGHAM — As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into the summer, with no apparent end in sight, elections officials across the nation are trying to figure out the best way to handle voting this year to make sure voters and poll workers stay safe.

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RALEIGH — President Trump promised fast approval of a COVID-19 vaccine when he came to North Carolina to talk about the progress of a potential vaccine candidate.

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NORWOOD — An All-American spirit was on display at Lake Tillery Saturday as a fleet of boats honored President Donald Trump the day before his 74th birthday.

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RALEIGH — As North Carolina grapples with President Trump’s call to pull the Republican National Convention from Charlotte, both Democrats and Republicans are seizing on the moment — using the fight to appeal to their respective bases.

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North Carolina is in talks with Republican organizers to ensure the August presidential nominating convention can be held safely in Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper said during a Tuesday, May 26 news conference. His comments come after President Trump threatened to relocate the Republican National Convention if full attendance isn’t guaranteed. 

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President Donald Trump flummoxed officials in Charlotte while taking a partisan swipe at Gov. Roy Cooper by suggesting the Republican National Convention may skip past North Carolina.

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Tuesday, 07 January 2020 14:54

COLUMN: A sad little man

I suspect that at some point, Thom Tillis had a modicum of self-respect. I also suspect that those days are long forgotten. Today, he debases himself regularly trying to stay in the good graces of the con man in the White House. 

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RALEIGH — Two Republican candidates are joining President Trump on North Carolina’s presidential ballot — against the wishes of the N.C. Republican party.

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