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Election 2016 – Page 2 – QNotes

This election will tell the nation everything it needs to know about North Carolina

A McCrory, Trump victory will prove we have earned the ridicule of the masses

North Carolina’s brand has taken a sizable hit since the passage of HB2, moving from New South poster child to literal punchline in the national consciousness. It has cost the state thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in lost revenue. Many have been left wondering how a purple state suddenly turned so red. The GOP won control …

Man assaulted by gay Trump supporter writes open letter, not pressing charges

He says he forgives the man who attacked him and that he understands his anger

Greensboro, N.C. — Derek Dunham protested at a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro on Friday, holding an American flag upside down near the front of the stage where he was speaking, and was assaulted by a gay Trump supporter who took offense. The man has been identified as David Smith, whom a local gay and …

Laverne Cox stars in new Hillary Clinton campaign ad, talks HB2

Cox also praises Clinton's state department for changing passport gender rules to be more inclusive to trans people

A new campaign ad from Hillary Clinton features transgender actress Laverne Cox highlighting the progress made for LGBTQ rights under the Obama administration, including Clinton’s state department making it easier for transgender people to change the gender marker on their passports. Cox also discusses North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ law HB2, saying, “It’s been very upsetting. What …

Gov. McCrory says he is still voting for “role model” Donald Trump

McCrory has condemned Trump's comments but won't withdraw support as others have done

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper faced off in the second gubernatorial debate on Tuesday night, where McCrory was asked if he still supports Donald Trump despite the recently unearthed tape from 2005 where he can be seen bragging about committing sexual assault. “Mr. McCrory, on Friday you released a …