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March 20, 2014

Despite his win and law’s repeal, Dan Forest pushes lawsuit about campaign ads

Effective Jan. 1, the state’s pioneering “stand by your ad” law vanished from the books after lawmakers repealed the provision in a sweeping elections bill last session. But a legal case heard in a Wake County courtroom this week is keeping the law alive for now.

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