August 31, 2018 -
Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh previously worked as an attorney for the George W. Bush White House, where he promoted the federal appeals court nomination of Charles Pickering — a Mississippi attorney with a history of hostility to civil rights.
March 10, 2016 -
Job losses due to trade deals were key to Bernie Sanders' surprise primary victory over Hillary Clinton in Michigan. Will the same message resonate in North Carolina — the state that's lost more of its jobs to "free trade" pacts than any other?
March 27, 2013 -
Should the Supreme Court strike down bans on same-sex marriage, it would bring big changes across the South, where all states limit marriage rights to heterosexual couples -- and it wouldn't be the first time it took a high court ruling to change the region's marriage laws.
February 15, 2013 -
With North Carolina flipping back into the Republican column, you could say that the new Solid South begins in Henderson, N.C. and ends in Valdosta, Ga., bracketed by Virginia and Florida.
October 3, 2012 -
A grassroots effort to open up the presidential debates to third-party candidates has succeeded in getting three of the 10 corporate sponsors of the debates that begin tonight to withdraw their support.
September 6, 2012 -
The speeches at this week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte reveal two sides of the Democrats' new Southerns strategy: winning over both elements of the Old South and the region's increasingly diverse future.
May 4, 2012 -
North Carolina is the scene of an embarrassing national spectacle these days. But it's not the details of Edward's screwed-up personal life that constitute the chief embarrassment -- it's the trial's existence in the first place.
April 9, 2012 -
The U.S. Senator from Florida is about to release his own version of an immigration reform bill that would offer legal status to undocumented students -- but without a pathway to citizenship.