Constitutional amendments

FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, N.Y. Expectations have diminished that a meeting between Trump and Rosenstein will result in the resignation or immediate firing of the Justice Department’s No. 2 official. But it’s unclear how safe his job will be after the November midterm elections. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File )
September 26, 2018 - 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official. Trump said Rosenstein denied making remarks first attributed...
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September 26, 2018 - 1:03 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says a television ad opposing constitutional amendments on November ballots is false because it leaves the impression he's against all six referendums. McCrory signed a letter to broadcasters demanding the ad by the group "Stop Deceptive...
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September 24, 2018 - 4:26 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Several election advocacy and civil rights groups often critical of North Carolina Republican legislative policies are working to fight all six constitutional referendums GOP lawmakers put on fall ballots. The North Carolina NAACP, Democracy North Carolina, ACLU of North...
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September 06, 2018 - 5:02 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Now that North Carolina courts have ruled six constitutional amendments will be on the November ballot, a special panel must meet again to finish writing explanations for the public. The Constitutional Amendments Publication Commission is scheduled to meet Thursday. Comprised...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It appears at least four proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution will be on fall ballots now that the state Supreme Court has rejected a civil rights group's request to block questions on voter identification and income taxes. The justices on Tuesday denied a...
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August 29, 2018 - 10:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's highest court has rejected requests by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and a civil rights group to hear immediately challenges to a pair of constitutional amendments Republicans rewrote earlier this week. The state Supreme Court issued a flurry of orders late...
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August 27, 2018 - 3:19 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina legislators have finalized two new constitutional amendments to submit to voters in November after a judicial panel's ruling keeping those questions off ballots caused them to try again. On near party-line votes the Senate voted Monday for amendments designed to...
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August 24, 2018 - 9:51 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly holding a special session to address constitutional amendment referendums blocked by a court ruling (all times local): 9:50 a.m. The North Carolina legislature has reconvened to pass two proposed constitutional amendments that...
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August 24, 2018 - 8:27 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina legislature is coming back to work to change two proposed constitutional amendments because a court this week decided the ballot questions aren't stated well enough for citizens. Republican lawmakers presented enough signatures to call themselves back for a...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Oct 30 2017, a bumper sign calls for the end of farm killings in South Africa, during a blockade of a freeway in Midvaal, South Africa. U.S. President Donald Trump has tweeted that he has asked the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to "closely study the South African land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers." Trump added, "South African Government is now seizing land from white farmers." (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
August 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government lashed out at President Donald Trump on Thursday after he tweeted that his administration would be looking into farm seizures and the "large scale killing of farmers" in the country. The government said Trump's tweet was based on "false information" and...
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