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?
April 10, 2015 -
The current field of declared and soon-to-be declared presidential candidates includes politicians who've gone to bat for tax avoiders -- and have sought to avoid taxes themselves.
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 24, 2012 -
As corporate money pours into the presidential race, workers have to fight for their own rights -- and they're doing just that at Walmart and a Louisiana salt mine.
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.