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Stories with person: Robert Pittenger
  • GOP conservatives scuttle spending bill over gay rights story has photos
    Updated: May-26-16 3:40 pm

    WASHINGTON - Angry House conservatives voted down a routine spending bill Thursday in a fight over gay rights, underscoring the passions surrounding a social issue that is dividing the Republican Party and the nation in this election year.

  • Correction: LGBT Rights-Congress story 
    Updated: May-25-16 1:51 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - In a story May 20 about a letter sent to the U.S. Education Department and attorney general about a directive regarding which public bathrooms transgender students can use, The Associated Press reported erroneously how many congressmen signed the letter. It was signed by seven North Carolina congressmen, not six, and the story should have made clear that Richard Hudson was among the signers.