North Carolina

Hollywood can't pressure states into repealing controversial laws

Joshua Axelrod, Washington Examiner

If the governors of North Carolina and Mississippi ever decide to cut their losses and repeal two recently passed laws that many see as discriminatory, it won't be because Hollywood bullied them into doing so.

These Celebrities Boycotting North Carolina Are Huge Hypocrites

Brandon Morse, RedState

They’ll raise media hell over men not being able to enter women’s bathrooms at their leisure, but seem to be completely silent when it comes to the rights of others. The outrage brigade is allowed to follow their conscience and refuse to perform, or do business, which is their right. But when it comes to others practicing their conscience, it’s suddenly Hitler come again.

Cruz Draws 3,000 in Charlotte, Outdoors, In The Rain

Steve Berman, The Resurgent

Ted Cruz is gaining momentum in North Carolina. With each new poll, his numbers continue to climb, while Rubio has taken a downward path as voters realize we must consolidate the race to two men. Three thousand people gathered Sunday at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, outdoors, in the rain, at a Cruz rally to hear music, pray, and listen to Cruz.

Voter Registrations Struck After TEAParty Challenge

Mark Barrett, The Citizen-Times (NC)

On a 3-0 vote Thursday, the Buncombe County Board of Elections removed 126 names from the voter registration rolls that had been challenged by Asheville Tea Party.

O'Keefe Reveals: NC Poll Workers Giving Ballots W/Out IDs

David Martosko, Daily Mail

Conservative guerrilla filmmaker James O'Keefe pretended to be a series of North Carolinians who hadn't voted in years. In precinct after precinct, election officials offered him ballots without confirming his identity.

Obama Program Puts Noncitizens on Voter Rolls

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

N. Carolina’s election board found 154 ineligible voters on its poll lists, and officials are examining thousands more questionable registrations. The illegals landed on the state’s voter rolls, courtesy of Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Tillis Now Tied With Hagan in North Carolina

David Sherfinski, Washington Times

A new poll shows a tie in North Carolina between incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican Thom Tillis. Ms. Hagan has had small leads in other recent polls and has a 1.5-point lead over Mr. Tillis in RealClearPolitics’ latest average of polling on the race.

Tillis’ Right Turn Resonates with Voters

Recent surveys showing the North Carolina Senate race tightening is great news for conservatives hoping to wrest control of the Senate from the Democrats – and shows the shift in Thom Tillis’ campaign toward issues that matter is resonating with real voters.

GOP’s National Prospects Include the Good, Bad and Ugly

Jay Cost, Weekly Standard

If Republicans do well in the House next month, that will go a long way toward preventing a liberal governing majority until at least 2019. As for the Senate, the GOP’s prospects include the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Republicans: Campaign Like Your Kids’ Lives Depend On It – Because They Do

North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis is the only Republican Senate candidate we can find who understands that the practical result of Obama’s immigration policies toward the sources of Ebola, whooping cough and Enterovirus 68 is a life or death threat to America’s children.

A Football Lesson For The GOP

Republicans won't win back the Senate or other key races if they take a knee or throw the ball out of bounds on amnesty for illegal aliens, Obama’s contempt for the Constitution, Congress’ out-of-control spending and how to effectively confront the great national security threats facing the country today.

Alabama and North Carolina Vote in Run-Offs Today

ABC News Radio Staff

No incumbents face the chopping block Tues. night, but there is one race where an incumbent’s backing could determine the race. All three look like they will go to the GOP, so in two of Tues. night’s run-offs, the primary results could determine the winner in Nov. 

Tuesday Is a Test for GOP Estab.-TEAParty Battle

Dana Garrett, CNN

Voters in N. Carolina, Indiana, and Ohio on Tues. kick off 5 straight weeks of primary contests that could give us a clearer indication of whether establishment R's have the upper hand against the tea party movement for control of the party.

Articles of Impeachment for Eric Holder Circulating

Eric Holder is the most political Attorney General ever to occupy the office. In the service of Barack Obama’s radical liberal agenda Holder has become not the Nation’s top law enforcement officer, but one of its premier lawbreakers. We urge you to contact your Congressman today (The Capitol Switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and tell him or her to support Rep. Pete Olson and to sign onto the impeachment resolution Olson is circulating. Please SIGN AND SHARE OUR PETITION to IMPEACH ERIC HOLDER.

NC Cops Can't Destroy Guns

Cheryl K. Chumley, The Washington Times

Police in N. Carolina can’t destroy weapons they receive in gun buyback programs any more under a new law that takes effect this week.

NC's Repub. Tax Reform

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN Money

Tax reform is still all talk in DC, but N. Carolina has taken a big first step in overhauling its tax code in 80 years.