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Jim Jenkins

The perils for ‘Independent Pat’

Gov. Pat McCrory’s displays of independence and defying the inclinations of his fellow Republicans in the General Assembly prompt us to wonder what’s to come, and what the consequences might be for the governor.


Iran nuclear talks could be pivotal to Obama’s legacy

With negotiators in Switzerland extending talks for a second day past the deadline, the pressure is increasing on President Barack Obama – who has long championed diplomatic negotiations with Iran – to deliver the first installment on would be a historic agreement.

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