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20427
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The history of the Republican Party's relation to public education in North Carolina falls into three periods: Reconstruction, Bourbon Rule, and Fusion Politics. The Reconstruction period is considered the most significant, when the Party established a new school system in 1869.
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20927
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President Theodore Roosevelt supporters organized to create the Buncombe County Roosevelt Republican Club in Asheville on February 10, 1912. Richmond Pearson led not only this club, but headed the Roosevelt campaign for the entire state. Looking at the Roosevelt Campaign and Republican politics within the state, the author analyzes the political actions of the era and the eventual fracturing of the state's Republican Party after the 1912 election.
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21565
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A look at the political career of lawyer, writer, humorist, religious speaker, television commentator, and two-time candidate for Governor of North Carolina, Herbert Floyd \"Chub\" Seawell Jr.'s run in the 1952 gubernatorial election and its effect of the Republican party and beginning the move to a two-party system within the state. Although Seawell lost the election, he received more votes than any Republican candidate in the state's history at the time, and led the groundwork for a reinvigoration of the of the Republican party by differentiating their platform from that of the Democrats. Seawell advocated \"family values,\" lower taxes, economy in government and played a prominent role in the effort to rid North Carolina Republicanism of the stigma of Reconstruction and the \"evils\" of carpetbaggers.
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22513
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The Ku Klux Klan of the 1960s, which was alive and well in North Carolina and has been documented in a new film 'Klansville U.S.A.' by UNC- Chapel Hill graduate Callie T. Wiser, bears a striking similarity to the Tea Party faction of today's Republican Party.
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23246
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Geary discusses Republicans' plans to close three academic centers on UNC campuses. These centers happen to focus on poverty, diversity, and minorities, making the Republicans' decision seem like an attack on certain groups of people.
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24119
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Few Republican candidates have won elections in Chapel Hill since the early-1990s. Chapel Hill is considered a liberal town, making it difficult for the Republicans to gain ground among voters. Gary Khan, a candidate for mayor, was a member of the Republican Party until he launched his current campaign--as a Democrat.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 35, September 2015, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website
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25612
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The Campaign Finance Project investigates the 650 largest donors to Gov. Jim Martin’s Republican campaign against Democrat Rufus Edminsten. The major findings reflect that the former Charlotte congressman won the support of all the state’s most powerful corporate executives, which might signal a new era for North Carolina’s Republican Party.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 4, March 1-14 1985, p5-6, il Periodical Website
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25649
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North Carolina has traditionally been run by only one party – the Democrats. But a new Republican presence has forced the Democrats to rethink their strategy. Gov. Jim Martin wants to his tenure to be the one which the state emerges as a genuine two-party state, especially in the legislature.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 4 Issue 14, July 4-17 1986, p6-8, por Periodical Website
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25655
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This year’s elections showed that diverse voters will support Democratic candidates, but only those who run tough on the issues. The political tides appears to be turning in North Carolina as a handful of Democratic candidates beat out Republican incumbents.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 4 Issue 22, Nov 21-Dec 4 1986, p6-9, por Periodical Website
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27236
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Donald Trump was nominated for the presidency of the United States at the Republican National Convention. North Carolina GOP leaders pushed for unity, but the delegation was deeply fractured.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 30, July 2016, p10-15, il, por Periodical Website
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27747
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With Mitt Romney’s loss to Barack Obama, the influence of the white male vote and white male politicians is fading. The number of women in office is increasing and while that should indicate a change, in North Carolina, it hasn’t. The women in office in NC are just as conservative as their male counterparts. The sex of politics is changing, but not the points of view.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 30 Issue 1, January 2013, p15-17 Periodical Website
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27767
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Paul Coble is the nephew of former US Senator Jesse Helms of North Carolina. Coble is the chair of the Wake County Board of Commissioners and is running for the 13th congressional district seat. Coble’s history in politics and his conservative views are explored and several of his political views are compared to those of his uncle, Jesse Helms.
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28035
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The discount stores owned by Art Pope and the cheap merchandise he sells at them are detailed. Pope’s stores target minority individuals in low-income areas. Pope’s family history, business model, his millions of dollars in political contributions, and his ultra-conservative political philosophy are also discussed in depth. Seven toys and clothing products from which Pope makes millions off of in his store are shown and connections are drawn between them and Pope’s political views.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 44, November 2010, p5-7 Periodical Website
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28033
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Currently, Democrats are not serving the working people, the poor, and spreading their ideals like they used to. Democrats lack the passion and vision when compared to their Republican opponents. Because of this, Democrats in North Carolina are struggling to get elected and Republican ideals and policies dominant in the state. The essay looks at how Democrats have lost their way and calls for a new type of progressivism to rise up.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 42, October 2010, p20-23 Periodical Website
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28147
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Nick Ochsner is a young-college student who will not be voting for Obama in the coming election like many of his peers. Ochsner is active in politics and is one of many Republicans attending the Republican National Convention this week. Currently the president of Elon University’s College Republicans, Ochsner is also running Jack Sawyer’s campaign for N.C. Secretary of State.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 36, September 2008, pOnline Periodical Website
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