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Media coverage of NC political races in The Raleigh News-Observer
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Dan Forest: Claims Planned Parenthood was created to destroy black race.
Holly Grange: Highlights anti-abortion stance in campaign announcement.
Pat McCrory: Stricter regulations on abortions & abortion clinics.
Rudy Giuliani: Extended all city benefits to same-sex couples.
Cheri Beasley: Bail reform shows promising results in pilot programs.
Dan Forest: Restore law and order, violent criminals roam free.
Ken Spaulding: Retry police officer who shot to death a young black man.
Roy Cooper: Launched state's first Opioid Action Plan in 2017.
Roy Cooper: Proposed 9.1% pay increase for teachers, 8.5% compromise.
Dan Forest: Provide students with options: Opportunity Scholarships.
Holly Grange: Wants teacher pay to be tops in the region.
Ken Spaulding: Private school vouchers will re-segregate our public schools.
Pat McCrory: Expand school choice, charter schools and home schools.
Thom Tillis: FactCheck: Passed school budget of $23.1B, but no cuts.
Energy & Oil|
Roy Cooper: Cut greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2025, 70% by 2030.
Holly Grange: Make strides in renewable energy, be stewards of resources.
Shenna Bellows: Green energy solutions instead of nuclear energy.
Kay Hagan: Opposed offshore drilling until August compromise.
Dan Forest: Protect environment, no to "apocalyptic alarmism".
Shenna Bellows: Funding her campaign $5 at a time from local events.
Kay Hagan: Washington experience means putting special interests first.
Shenna Bellows: Was NRA member, but left because they became too extreme.
Dan Forest: Against Medicaid expansion under Affordable Care Act.
Holly Grange: Against Medicaid expansion, favors work requirements.
Thom Tillis: AdWatch: TV PAC attack on ObamaCare is a "badge of honor".
Holly Grange: US Army veteran: duty, honor, country.
Walter Beaman Jones: Coined "freedom fries" for Iraq War; but later opposed war.
Ken Spaulding: 18-to-24 months for Syrian refugees is plenty of vetting.
Roy Cooper: Pause Syrians for most effective screening process possible.
Shenna Bellows: We cannot afford to be the world's policemen.
Dan Forest: No nation has ever survived diversity and multiculturalism.
Holly Grange: Mandate that sheriffs comply with ICE requests.
Pat McCrory: Stop sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina.
Roy Cooper: Supports "pause" in Syrian refugee immigration to NC.
Elizabeth Dole: Crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
Kay Hagan: Supports increased border security and opposes amnesty.
Dan Forest: State should look to the future in attracting companies.
Holly Grange: Recruit American companies bringing good, high paying jobs.
Holly Grange: Companies getting incentives must bring new local jobs.
Shenna Bellows: Increase minimum wage to make it a living wage.
Principles & Values|
Cheri Beasley: First black female chief justice of state Supreme Court.
Holly Grange: Leaders bring people together to get things done.
Garland Tucker: Was less pro-Trump than anti-Clinton.
Walter Beaman Jones: Served in NC House as Democrat; then US House as Republican.
Greg Brannon: Tea Party supporter of constitutional conservative fighters.
Ken Spaulding: Land development lawyer; served six years in the state House.
Shenna Bellows: Calls herself a progressive libertarian.
Elizabeth Dole: Broad experience in Washington & major-league clout.
Mark Harris: Aim to keep Social Security solvent.
Dan Forest: Best business incentive is tax relief.
Thom Tillis: FactCheck: Kept sales tax at 3% on yachts & jet owners.
Elizabeth Dole: Sales tax, income tax, food tax, liquor tax: itís too much.
Cal Cunningham: Invest in high-speed broadband, other infrastructure.
War & Peace|
Holly Grange: Worked with Democrats on taking care of veterans.
Walter Beaman Jones: My 2001 pro-Iraq war vote helped kill 4,000 Americans.
Elizabeth Dole: Mistakes were made, but no precipitous withdrawal from Iraq.
Kay Hagan: The Iraq war had not made the U.S. safer.
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