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1419
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An analysis of numerous polls taken during the 1992 gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns reveals patterns that held throughout the contests. Several pollsters, however, warn voters to view polls critically and not simply as horse-race updates.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Jan 1994, p48-61, il, por, f Periodical Website
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The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research, reiterating a call first made in 1986, has challenged the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tem of the Senate to curb the practice of inserting special provisions into budget bills.
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According to an analysis of all fifty states, the number of house speakers seeking governorships is relatively low, yet their success rate compares favorably with that of occupants of other offices considered to be stepping stones to governorships.
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In Doe v. Holt, the N.C. Supreme Court ruled for the first time that children may sue their parents for inflicting willful and malicious injuries. This decision invites the General Assembly to clarify the doctrine of parent-child immunity.
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Since 1989, when the legislature placed many of the lieutenant governor's powers in the hands of the Senate's president pro tem, that office has dramatically increased in perks and power.
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The powers and responsibilities of the speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives have grown over the last twenty years in response to increasingly complex issues and greater partisan balance.
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1418
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Unlike speakers of the 1960s and 1970s, Dan Blue and his two Democratic predecessors have increased the public's recognition level of house speakers.
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Gray chronicles the increase in the number of women legislators over the last twenty years and cites trends that may lead to even greater female representation in the future.
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