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16 min ago | Burlington Times News
The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.
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16 min ago | The Robesonian
The irony seemed to completely escape Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday as he took the podium at a Tax Day event to heap praise on last year's tax package that gave huge breaks to millionaires and large corporations while asking many small businesses and most North Carolina families to pay more.
1 hr ago | Daily Kos
Dr. Greg Brannon, a Republican contending for the party's Senate nomination in North Carolina, once called U.S. property taxes as central planning, referencing the Holocaust and Soviet Union as other examples of central planning, in a 2012 radio interview.
1 hr ago | Daily Kos
Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.
4 hrs ago | AmmoLand
"What's the difference between a Grass Roots North Carolina Evaluation and a Grass Roots North Carolina-Political Victory Fund Recommendation?" As part of its 2014 " Remember in November " voter education project, Grass Roots North Carolina compiled voting records, bill sponsorship history and survey scores on 532 candidates for US Senate, US ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Back in February I wrote a couple of diaries about my struggle to overcome a technical glitch in my documentation that the PATRIOT Act used to render me officially "NONEXISTENT" after all my years of dutifully tax-paying life on planet Earth in the good ol' US of A. It has to do with that legislation's act of B-grade prestidigitation which ... (more)
Lawmakers say it will make underperforming teachers easier to get rid of. Teachers say it will drive the good ones out the door.
Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.
North Carolina elected officials have joined with far-right groups such as the John Birch Society to promote a conspiracy theory about the United Nation's environmental sustainability plan for the 21st century.
"The shooting in Overland Park is a tragic reminder that violent racism and anti-Semitism have yet to die, and will live long after Glenn Miller is gone."
Anti-Obamacare Republicans home on recess are coming face to face this week with newly insured constituents.
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly castigated liberals warning about the inherent racism of voter ID laws, calling the narrative a "ruse" manufactured by the left-wing "grievance machine" and calling for a national voter ID based on Social Security cards.
North Carolina's Medicaid reform proposal in which Accountable Care Organizations would bear some financial risk for assigned Medicaid populations will not be adopted by the Legislature this year.
Although state lawmakers passed significant tax overhaul last year, many of those changes won't apply until North Carolinians file their taxes in 2015.
Tarboro Police Chief Damon Williams told WTVD that Officer Charles Johnson was killed in the wreck on N.C. 111 Tuesday morning.
The Karl Rove-backed super PAC American Crossroads managed to raise more than $5.1 million in March, giving the group a needed boost as it seeks to help the Republican Party win the six seats it needs to win control of the Senate.