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Mike Easley

Personal data
Date of birthMarch 23, 1950(age 61)
Place of birthRocky Mount, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseMary Easley
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
North Carolina Central University
ReligionRoman Catholic
72nd Governor of North Carolina
In officeJanuary 6, 2001 - January 10, 2009
LieutenantBeverly Perdue
Succeeded byBev Perdue
Preceded byJim Hunt
47th North Carolina Attorney General
In officeJanuary 9, 1993 - January 6, 2001
GovernorJim Hunt
Succeeded byRoy A. Cooper
Preceded byLacy Thornburg

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Michael Francis "Mike" Easley (born March 23, 1950) is an American politician who served as the 72nd Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina, from 2001 to 2009. He is member of the North Carolina Democratic Party and became the first North Carolina governor to admit to a felony in a deal that halted a lengthy federal investigation. Easley is also North Carolina's second Catholic governor. Thomas Burke was the first, though Easley is the first elected by popular vote.

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Sen. Barack Obama greets North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley with a "fist bump" after Easley introduced Obama at an event at the state fairgrounds in Raleigh. See more videos at
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ALIPAC's William Gheen goes on Fox News Cavuto to criticize the administration of NC Democrat Governor Mike Easley for giving hundreds of thousands of licenses to illegal aliens and the terrorists among them and allowing an attorney in his administration to open NC Colleges to illegal aliens. Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC) found at Strongly disagrees with this policy and is taking action to stop illegal aliens from attending NC Community Colleges. This decision is a matter of "policy by memo" and has not been authorized by elected officials or the citizens of North Carolina. Gheen joins Neil Cavuto and a spokeswoman from LULAC to debate this issue as North Carolina enters the national debate over illegal immigration. If you would like to call to express your outrage, please contact the following... NC Democrat Governor Mike Easley's Offices You may contact the Governor's Office by sending a letter to Governor Easley, by e-mailing the Governor's Office http or by calling the Governor's Office at: 1-800-662-7952 valid in North Carolina only (919)733-4240, or (919)733-5811. Call #2 NC Democrat Senate Majority President Marc Basnight's Office Phone: (919) 733-6854 Email: Call #3 NC Democrat House Majority Speaker Joe Hackney's Office (919) 733-3451 Call #4 Also Call the Presidential Campaign of NC Dem John Edwards to ask "I want to know John Edwards position on his home state's decision to admit illegal aliens into <b>...</b>
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An ad by film and TV actor Andy Griffith for North Carolina governor Mike Easley.
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For more, read Politico: Jeremiah Wright plans to "go after" Barack Obama if he's elected, North Carolina Governor Mike Easley endorses Hillary Clinton, and Justice Antonin Scalia says it's time to get over Bush v. Gore.
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For more, read Politico: Barack Obama denounces, Jeremiah Wright's comments, North Carolina Governor Mike Easley makes a potential gay slur during his endorsement of Hillary Clinton, and President Bush calls for reduced government aid to wealthy farmers.
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Making his case? Rachel Maddow Gov. Mike Easley Hillary Kucinich obama Biden Mccain Palin Richardson Giuliani Bush Keith Olbermann romney Huckabee Hunter Paul Thompson Tancredo Election 2008 Iowa New Hampshire Florida Huckabee Hunter Thompson Tancredo Iowa New Hampshire Florida Earth...
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The LeFevres set at this years National Quartet Convention was a great set. Mixing old and new, fan favorites and originals material. It was also an opportunity for LeFevre veterans, Mike & Jordan LeFevre and David Staton introduce two new members to fans all over the country and now..., all over the world. Keith Inman joins the group this year singing the Bass vocals. And Jeremy Easley, the groups newest member, joins them on the high Tenor. Jeremy is featured on a beautiful song entitled, "Never Too Far Away" written by LeFevre Lead Vocal, David Staton. Jeremy's vocal is pristine and has a Vince Gill feel to it. His passion comes through as he communicates the message that you are not alone. Enjoy
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Hillary Clinton gets huge endorsement from Govenor Mike Easley, "She makes Rocky Balboa look like a pansy"
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North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley endorses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in her latest TV ad.
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Governor Mike Easley spoke to reporters Monday about the drought problems in North Carolina.
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An October Surprise on Perdue? - Carolina Journal Tweet this news
Carolina Journal--The shock came when North Carolina politicos, expecting to hear the name -Mike Easley- attached to the story, realized that the governor in question was ... - Date : Sun, 24 Oct 2010 23:49:35 GMT+00:00
DA will decide soon on filing charges against Easley - Tweet this news Easley- says he could decide within the next month whether to pursue criminal charges against the former state leader. Rowan County DA Bill Kenerly says ... - Date : Mon, 11 Oct 2010 17:15:53 GMT+00:00
Feds probe Perdue's campaign - Charlotte Observer Tweet this news
Charlotte Observer---Mike Easley-. Perdue has repeatedly tried to distance herself from Easley's troubles. A spokeswoman for US Attorney George Holding said Friday that she could ... - Date : Sat, 23 Oct 2010 04:42:37 GMT+00:00
Class Notes - Laguna Beach Independent Tweet this news
Laguna Beach Independent--Tutor -Mike Easley- helps out an El Morro student. TheLaguna Beach Branch of the American Association of University Women seeks tutors for the after-school ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 06:01:48 GMT+00:00
President Campaigns for Governors, Influence Uncertain - Fox News (blog) Tweet this news
Fox News (blog)--"Maybe it made a difference for Obama that the governor was Democratic," says Sabato referring to then governor -Mike Easley-. Political analysts say keeping ... - Date : Sat, 23 Oct 2010 10:11:14 GMT+00:00
Welcome, Now Start Slashing - Inside Higher Ed Tweet this news
Inside Higher Ed---Mike Easley's- wife, Mary Easley. Larry Nielsen, the former provost, also resigned during the controversy. “It's ancient history, because this institution ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 07:02:33 GMT+00:00
Tar Heels deserve a change this election - Jacksonville Daily News Tweet this news
Jacksonville Daily News--The citizens of this state have had to endure massive tax and fee increases from former Governors Jim Hunt and -Mike Easley-, as well as the current Governor ... - Date : Mon, 18 Oct 2010 12:57:57 GMT+00:00
Scott Mooneyham: Line unclear on budetary powers - Greenville Daily Reflector Tweet this news
Greenville Daily Reflector---Mike Easley- should have moved money from a highway fund to help close a budget shortfall in 2002. A 3-3 decision by the state Supreme Court (one justice ... - Date : Tue, 19 Oct 2010 07:16:17 GMT+00:00
Big campaign money keeps it 'real' - News & Observer Tweet this news
News & Observer---Mike Easley- and former lottery commissioner Kevin Geddings. That's the fellow recently released from prison after the US Supreme Court threw out an ... - Date : Sun, 17 Oct 2010 06:10:07 GMT+00:00
WBTV 3 News, Weather, Sports, and Traffic for Charlotte, NC-Food cooking on ... - WBTV Tweet this news
WBTV--Captain -Mike Easley- with the Union County Sheriff's Office said the fire was caused by food left cooking on the stove. There was a domestic dispute at the ... - Date : Fri, 15 Oct 2010 22:45:41 GMT+00:00

Legal offices
Preceded by
Lacy Thornburg
North Carolina Attorney General
Succeeded by
Roy A. Cooper
Political offices
Preceded by
Jim Hunt
Governor of North Carolina
Succeeded by
Beverly Perdue

Governors and Lieutenant Governors of North Carolina

GovernorsCaswell * Nash * Burke * A. Martin * Caswell * Johnston * A. Martin * Spaight * Ashe * Davie * Williams * Turner * Alexander * Williams * Stone * Smith * Hawkins * Miller * Branch * Franklin * Holmes * Burton * Iredell * Owen * Stokes * Swain * Spaight Jr. * Dudley * Morehead * Graham * Manly * Reid * Winslow * Bragg * Ellis * Clark * Vance * Holden * Worth * Holden * Caldwell * Brogden * Vance * Jarvis * Scales * Fowle * Holt * Carr * Russell * Aycock * Glenn * Kitchin * Craig * Bickett * Morrison * McLean * Gardner * Ehringhaus * Hoey * Broughton * Cherry * W.K. Scott * Umstead * Hodges * Sanford * Moore * R.W. Scott * Holshouser * Hunt * J. Martin * Hunt * Easley * Perdue
Caldwell * Brogden * Jarvis * Robinson * Stedman * Holt * Doughton * Reynolds * Turner * Winston * Newland * Daughtridge * O. Gardner * Cooper * Long * Fountain * Graham * Horton * Harris * Ballentine * Taylor, Sr. * Hodges * Barnhardt * Philpott * Scott * Taylor, Jr. * Hunt * Green * Jordan * J. Gardner * Wicker * Perdue * Dalton

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