Roy Cooper

NC State Senator: Press Wages ‘Jihad’ When Doing Its Job (TWEETS, VIDEO)

NC State Senator: Press Wages ‘Jihad’ When Doing Its Job (TWEETS, VIDEO)

It’s no secret that a large number of Republican politicians from Donald Trump on down hate the press. Really, really, really, hate the press. To hear them talk, the press should sit down and shut up until it figures out why Trump won. Moreover, they’d have you believe that the press shouldn’t tell the truth […]

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper Promises Executive Order To Protect LGBTQ Community (VIDEO)

It is so refreshing to hear some good news! North Carolina’s relatively new Governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, is showing he is not a fan of discrimination and that he believes protection laws for the LGBTQ community are necessary. In repealing and replacing HB2 he has also promised that he will bring in an Executive Order to […]

GOP Judge In NC Grows Conscience, Derails Colleagues’ Plans To Neuter Dem Governor (TWEETS)

GOP Judge In NC Grows Conscience, Derails Colleagues’ Plans To Neuter Dem Governor (TWEETS)

One of the bright spots in an otherwise disappointing election cycle for Democrats came in North Carolina, when Roy Cooper narrowly ousted one-term Republican incumbent Pat McCrory. Cooper hasn’t had much of a chance to enjoy it, though. The Republican-controlled state legislature has been tripping over itself in an effort to strip Cooper of his powers. […]

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill Repeal Promise Broken (TWEETS/VIDEO)

North Carolina is keeping HB2, the controversial “bathroom bill,” in place. For now. The bill has resulted in a lot of negative attention for the state, and many even credit it for losing incumbent governor, Pat McCrory, to Roy Cooper. According to the Washington Post:  “…Many rural, low-propensity voters who came out for President-Elect Donald Trump […]

NC Legislature Strips Governor’s Powers Before New Dem Takes Office (VIDEO, TWEETS)

NC Legislature Strips Governor’s Powers Before New Dem Takes Office (VIDEO, TWEETS)

There’s a special kind of turf war going on in North Carolina these days. Just ten days ago, incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory conceded the gubernatorial election to Democrat Roy Cooper—four weeks after the election, after requesting a recount and alleging fraud. The NC legislature is filled with unhappy campers. Surprise Special Session of NC Legislature […]

Federal Court Orders Special Election For NC Legislature To Fix ‘Injury’ Of Illegal Map (TWEET)

Federal Court Orders Special Election For NC Legislature To Fix ‘Injury’ Of Illegal Map (TWEET)

It’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for the North Carolina Republican Party. On Monday, the State Board of Elections ordered the rejection of all county-level challenges to voter eligibility, cutting the legs out from Republican Governor Pat McCrory’s claim that he lost the gubernatorial election to Roy Cooper because of voter […]

Roy Cooper Wins NC Governor’s Race, ‘Game Over’ For Pat McCrory’s Attempt To Steal Election (TWEETS)

Roy Cooper Wins NC Governor’s Race, ‘Game Over’ For Pat McCrory’s Attempt To Steal Election (TWEETS)

One of the few bright spots for the Democrats on Election Night came from my state of North Carolina. Specifically, the governor’s race. Democratic state attorney general Roy Cooper nosed out Republican incumbent Pat McCrory, but the margin appeared large enough that Cooper claimed victory. McCrory, however, refused to concede, and claimed Cooper had only won […]

North Carolina GOP Governor Pat McCrory Is Trying To Steal An Election He Didn’t Win (VIDEOS, TWEET)

North Carolina GOP Governor Pat McCrory Is Trying To Steal An Election He Didn’t Win (VIDEOS, TWEET)

One of the bright spots on Election Night came in my state of North Carolina. Like most reality-based North Carolinians, I was crying tears of joy when Hillary Clinton took what seemed to be a solid lead with more than half the vote in. It looked like Hillary was repeating Barack Obama’s path to victory […]

Bill Clinton: When Trump Says ‘Make America Great Again,’ He’s Blowing A Dog Whistle (TWEET)

Bill Clinton: When Trump Says ‘Make America Great Again,’ He’s Blowing A Dog Whistle (TWEET)

Donald Trump has spent most of the campaign blowing dog whistles to his supporters. For instance, he’s gone as far as to claim that Hillary Clinton is in cahoots with “international banks”–a “polite” term for “Jews.” Well, Bill Clinton told a crowd in North Carolina that Trump’s campaign slogan may be the biggest dog whistle of […]

Watch Pat McCrory Take Advantage Of A Sexual Assault Victim

Watch Pat McCrory Take Advantage Of A Sexual Assault Victim

We in North Carolina have known for some time that Governor Pat McCrory’s moderate image is a mirage. He proved that beyond any doubt last week, when he effectively told his transgender constituents that they don’t need civil rights protections because there is no such thing as a transgender person. Well, if possible, McCrory went […]

North Carolina Attorney General Refuses Defend Anti-LGBT Law In Court

North Carolina Attorney General Refuses Defend Anti-LGBT Law In Court

Just one day after an LGBT rights organization filed a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s much publicized and criticized homophobic and transphobic HB 2, North Carolina’s most powerful attorney has refused to defend the bill in court. In a press conference, Attorney General Roy Cooper cited conflict with North Carolina’s Department of Justice’s policies, as well as the […]

NC Gov. Pat McCrory Ready To Sell Endorsement To Trump Entertainment (WITH VIDEO)

NC Gov. Pat McCrory Ready To Sell Endorsement To Trump Entertainment (WITH VIDEO)

While a number of Republican establishment figures can’t seem to get far enough away from Donald Trump, North Carolina governor Pat McCrory is a notable exception. On Wednesday, McCrory announced that Trump will have his full support if he wins the Republican nomination. McCrory’s deputy campaign manager, Ricky Diaz, told The Winston-Salem Journal that his boss “will support […]