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NC Democrats Ramp Up for Special 2017 Elections

By Jeff Taylor | Jan 21
A federal court ruled in November that North Carolina would have to redraw 28 House and Senate districts by March 15, 2017 for special primary and general elections in November, and already the battle has begun.

Fact Check: Trump Starts on Familiar Note: With Exaggeration

Jan 20
Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:

Melania Trump Wears 'The Sky Is Falling' Blue to Innauguration

By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.

Women's March on Washington Shows Solidarity with 600 'Sister Marches'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump happens today, but across the country and around the globe, the largest groundswell of opposition ever seen is coming together on Saturday, January 21, for the Women's March on Washington.

What's On the Trump Menu? Lobster, Steak and Chocolate

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 20
Donald Trump's first meal as president of the United States isn't too far from the typical power lunch for a billionaire businessman - lobster, beef and a rich chocolate dessert.

NEA RIP: Trump Admin Likely To Kill Arts and Cultural Programs

Jan 19
Maybe this is payback for the lack of legitimate artists willing to participate in his inaugural ceremonies.

Pro-Lifers Out of Step With Women's March on Washington

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 19
After organizers dropped the anti-abortion group New Wave Feminists as an official partner, conservative women wonder if there's a place for the "pro-life, anti-Trump" contingent in the Women's March on Washington.

Nat'l. and Phila. LGBTQ Leaders Call on Senators to Reject Sessions' AG Nomination

Jan 19
National, state, and local civil rights leaders and LGBTQ advocates discussed the nomination of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General and lifted up the voices of local leaders calling on United States senators to oppose the Sessions' nomination.

Gay Rep. Mark Pocan Girds for Trump

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 19
This Friday when President-elect Donald Trump is taking his oath of office outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., gay Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) will be volunteering at a food pantry in the city of Verona.

Trump Escalates Tom Ford Fashion Dis

Jan 19
The Wynn Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling Tom Ford cosmetics and sunglasses and President-elect Donald Trump declared on television it is because of the designer's dis over dressing his wife, Melania.

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