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  1. early and often
    The Mystery of North Carolina’s Democratic DefectorTricia Cotham was just elected to the North Carolina House as a pro-choice, pro-LGBTQ Democrat. So why did she give the GOP a vetoproof majority?
  2. vision 2020
    Report: Republicans Moving Trump’s Convention Celebration to JacksonvilleBoring parts of the event will still be held in Charlotte, but Trump wants the big moment to be in a place run by his party.
  3. republican national convention
    Republicans Relocate Convention, Seeking Freedom From Coronavirus PrecautionsTurns out Trump wasn’t bluffing about ditching North Carolina, but it’s unclear where he can have the unrestricted convention of his dreams.
  4. vision 2020
    Trump Likely Bluffing in Threat to Move GOP Convention From North CarolinaTrump claims Roy Cooper is dragging his heels over reopening. But nobody can promise him the kind of old-school convention he is demanding.
  5. Trump’s War on the Coastal States Includes More Offshore Drilling, Less SafetyHe’s doing this despite bipartisan opposition from governors.
  6. North Carolina Governor Calls for Removal of Confederate StatuesIt’s a bold idea, and it faces steep hurdles.
  7. North Carolina Judges Stop GOP Legislators From Stripping Governor’s PowersThe Republican-controlled legislature is temporarily halted from assuming veto power over Democratic governor’s cabinet appointments.
  8. N.C. Governor Tries to Sneak a Medicaid Expansion Under the WireRoy Cooper is trying to get over a half-million people covered before it’s too late.
  9. North Carolina Republicans Grabbing Power With Both HandsWith no notice, Tar Heel GOP exploits special session to gut the governor’s influence. But they may regret it.
  10. New North Carolina Governor Threatens Lawsuit Over GOP ‘Power Grab’Tarheel State Republicans are trying to pass a raft of new legislation to curb incoming Democratic governor Roy Cooper’s power.
  11. GOP Governor Pat McCrory Finally Rules Out a Coup and Concedes in North CarolinaAfter a close race and talk of the legislature overturning the election, he has thrown in the towel.
  12. Faced With a Loss, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory Cries Voter FraudTwo weeks after the election, and trailing Democrat Roy Cooper, the Republican incumbent is refusing to concede.