AFP Action’s endorsement of Nikki Haley highlights the race for second place

Nikki Haley got a boost in her bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday in an endorsement from Americans for Prosperity Action. The Koch group pushed out a campaign to promote the former South Carolina governor and former United Nations ambassador.


Morgan on Stein kickoff rally: “Welcome to Southeast Raleigh”

NC Supreme Court justice and current candidate for governor, Mike Morgan, took a seemingly uncharacteristic swipe at his primary opponent, Democrat Josh Stein, on Tuesday. His statement pointed to Stein’s rally in southeast Raleigh, a historically black neighborhood where Morgan has lived for nearly 40 years.

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Conservative super PAC launches ad against Trump in 2024 presidential primary

Americans For Prosperity Action, a conservative super PAC, is disavowing former President Donald Trump as the lead candidate for the 2024 election for president with its launch of a $1.68 million ad buy Wednesday in North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee, all Super Tuesday states, urging Republican voters to vote against him in the primary.

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‘Hey Gov,’ Riley Gaines condemns Cooper veto

On Wednesday, Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines shot back at North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper for his veto of the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, pointing to the long term, serious injuries of North Carolina female teen volleyball player Payton McNabb. Governor Cooper of NC vetoed the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act today. Hey Gov, reminder...

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The Debrief: Tim Moore faces lawsuit, Capitalism polls strong, and higher education gets high priority

This week on “The Debrief”: *State House Speaker Tim Moore faces a rare “alienation of affections” lawsuit from a former Apex Town Council member. *Almost every Democrat flips votes from “yes” to “no” after Gov. Roy Cooper wields his veto stamp. *The state Senate passes legislation to change election procedures and rework the N.C. State...