North Carolina was thrust into the national spotlight on March 23 of this year when Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law House Bill 2, which undid local nondiscrimination ordinances for LGBTQ people.
After weeks of uncertainty, Governor-elect Roy Cooper celebrated his victory over Gov. Pat McCrory Tuesday night at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh.
The race between Gov. Pat McCrory and Democratic gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Roy Cooper remains unresolved despite a growing vote margin between the two — as of Monday night, Cooper led McCrory by 9,716 votes.
Following Tuesday's presidential election, "Saturday Night Live" started with a cathartic performance by Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon), who played a somber piano and sang “Hallelujah” by the late singer and songwriter Leonard Cohen.
For much of Tuesday night, incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory and Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper were neck and neck in the race for North Carolina governor, trading leads throughout the night.
As the clock struck midnight Tuesday morning, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrived in Raleigh to deliver her final pitch to the state of North Carolina, with some help from former President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, Lady Gaga and Jon Bon Jovi.
On the eve of the election, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressed an audience at the J.S. Dorton Arena at the NC State Fairgrounds, making his final claim for why North Carolina should stay red this election and elect him president of the United States.
This weekend marked the end of an era as Saturday Night Live parodied the 2016 election one final time before Tuesday's election.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., stood side by side Thursday night at Walnut Creek Music Pavillion in Raleigh to demonstrate the unity of the Democratic party and spoke about North Carolina’s importance in the election.
Lena Dunham marched across the UNC campus Monday alongside hundreds of students to promote early voting and share why she is voting for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
It's been quite the week for politics and entertainment, which at this point are basically synonymous.
The 2016 election is on the horizon (sort of).