Judges strike down North Carolina voter ID law as racially biased

U.S. 09/19/21, 18:52

North Carolina judges struck down a voter ID law on Sept. 17. The panel claimed the policy was "enacted in part for a discriminatory purpose" against African American voters. Two of three trial judges declared state Senate Bill 824 was illegal despite being designed to implement a photo voter ID mandate, ...

Democrat blocks Texas Republican Convention due to CCP Virus

2022 Campaign 07/09/20, 03:03

A major political conference is in limbo after Houston City Council decided to cancel the event just days before it was due to start. Democratic Mayor Sylvester Turner has prohibited the 2020 Texas State Republican Convention from proceeding at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. The conference was estimated ...

President Trump criticizes North Carolina governor for vetoing an immigration bill

U.S. 08/24/19, 16:14

President Donald Trump on Saturday, Aug. 24, criticized North Carolina’s governor for vetoing an immigration bill that would have required local law enforcement officials in the state to cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Trump tweeted Saturday that Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto was “a terrible decision.” He tweeted that the ...

Medicaid expansion backers in Kansas to try to block budget

Business 05/03/19, 13:52

Kansas lawmakers who support expanding Medicaid promised Friday to try to block passage of the next state budget in a high-stakes standoff designed to force the Legislature's conservative Republican leaders to allow an expansion plan backed by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly.Kelly's election last year raised hopes that Kansas would join ...

Lawyer: No basis for congressional race ballot fraud hearing

U.S. 12/31/18, 12:01

A lawyer for the Republican in the country's last undecided congressional race says he doesn't think a hearing that aims to find evidence of alleged ballot fraud can happen.Attorney David Freedman of Winston-Salem says he hasn't called witnesses for the Jan. 11 hearing because an elections board hasn't been authorized ...

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