North Carolina

SCOTUS Case Pits Families Against Polluters, Justice Dept.
A case next week before the U.S. Supreme Court pits North Carolina citizens sickened by contaminated groundwater against polluters and the U.S Department of Justice. Read more...
GOP Voter Fraud Hunt Is Really A Lack Of Electoral Confidence
Renewed attacks on voting rights in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and other states are as much about power as about policy and race. Read more...
Fox-Watching Staunch Republican Loves His Obamacare
He didn't vote for President Obama, but he's still thrilled with his new plan. Read more...
North Carolina Gov.'s "Tough Words" For Duke Energy
Pat McCrory, an employee of Duke Energy for 28 years and who recently signed into law "sweetheart" legislation protecting them from legal recourse, is now pretending to distance himself from the energy giant. Read more...
North Carolina Scuttles Earlier Settlement With Duke Energy Over Mounting Public Outrage
Governor Pat McCrory's sweetheart deal goes bust. Read more...

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Duke Energy Busted In North Carolina For Pumping Coal-Ash Water Into River
Rachel Maddow reports on how environmental activists in North Carolina caught one of the country's largest energy companies illegally dumping toxic waste into the Cape Fear River. Read more...
GOP Front-Runner In North Carolina Says Planned Parenthood Wants To Kill Newborns
The man most likely to face Kay Hagan thinks Planned Parenthood has a secret plan to kill three month old babies. "Why stop in the womb?" Read more...
NC Slashes Water Protection Agency Staff Only Weeks After Coal Ash Spill
North Carolina has moved forward with a decision to cut 13 percent of the agency responsible for protecting water resources even as one of the nation's largest coal ash spills continued to devastate rivers in the state. Read more...
Who Will Actually Fix The ACA-- Thom Tillis (R-NC) Or Rick Weiland (D-SD)?
North Carolina's hapless Republican Senate primary frontrunner, Speaker Thom Tillis, is the perfect example of the bind Republican candidates find themselves in when trying to deal with repealing the Affordable Care Act. Read more...
Schieffer Asks NC Gov.: You Still Believe Climate Change Caused By 'God's Hands' After Storm?
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Sunday tried to imply that he had been taken out of context when he said that climate change was in "God's hands." Read more...