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QPoll: Do you believe center-right moderates will ever be able to regain control of the Republican Party?

October 13, 2012 in QPoll by QNotes Staff

Do you believe center-right moderates will ever be able to regain control of the Republican Party or has the power amassed by right-wing extremists already caused too much damage?

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Voter registration deadline is Friday

October 12, 2012 in News by QNotes Staff

Today, Friday, Oct. 12, is the deadline for voter registration in North Carolina. Make sure you’re registered and all your voter information is up to date!

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Dalton and McCrory face-off in first gubernatorial debate

October 3, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

North Carolina gubernatorial candidates squared off Wednesday night in their first live, televised debate. Democratic Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton and Republican former Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory spoke on a variety of issues focusing primarily on the economy and education.

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Dalton to hold LGBT fundraiser

September 28, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

North Carolina gubernatorial candidate and current Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton is scheduled to hold a fundraiser with leading members of the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community this weekend.

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Statewide candidate endorsements announced

September 26, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

A statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) political action committee has announced its list of endorsements in statewide and judicial races this week.

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Walter Dalton tours gay-owned Greensboro business

September 21, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, the Democratic candidate for governor this year, toured the gay-owned Replacements, Ltd. in Greensboro on Thursday. Dalton was accompanied by Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Replacements owner Bob Page and his partner Dale Frederiksen.

The record breaking special interest election

September 15, 2012 in Guest Commentary by Chris Fitzsimon

Not too many years ago, Republicans in North Carolina railed against what they described as the “pay-to-play” culture in Raleigh where special interests who gave political leaders big bundles of campaign contributions were rewarded with privileged access and preferential treatment.

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Legislative endorsements announced by pro-LGBT PAC

September 13, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

Dozens of candidates for the North Carolina General Assembly received endorsements today from Equality North Carolina, the state’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy and education group.

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HRC on Paul Ryan: ‘Out of Touch with Americans on LGBT Equality’

August 11, 2012 in Blog by QNotes Staff

From a press release: The Human Rights Campaign – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – is responding today to Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. [...]

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Romney’s VP pick a lightening rod on budget, healthcare, LGBT issues

August 11, 2012 in News by Matt Comer

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced his pick for vice president today, lauding his new partnership with Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as “America’s Comeback Team.” LGBT Republican and Democratic groups were quick to react to the new Republican ticket.