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The White House says transgender policies best left to the states

Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, emphasized the Trump administration's stance that Obama's transgender bathroom directive – requiring public school districts to let transgender students use the bathroom that matched their gender identity – is not a federal issue and is something that should be left to the states to decide.

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NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Diane Robertson, political chair of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP, speaks at a rally outside U.S. Rep. David Price's office in Chapel Hill Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Open
Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting 1:34

NAACP rally calls on Price for town hall meeting

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll 0:57

Mexican immigrant tells her story at NAACP rally in Chapel HIll

White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana 2:29

White House: Administration plans to take action on recreational marijuana

The White House says transgender policies best left to the states 0:50

The White House says transgender policies best left to the states