October 7, 2016 -
Gun rights organizations are spending heavily in the key battleground state of North Carolina to boost the chances of state and federal candidates opposed to gun control legislation. One group is even holding an Election Day raffle of an AR-15 rifle — along with a thousand rounds of ammunition and a portrait of Hillary Clinton.
September 2, 2016 -
North Carolina has emerged as 2016's most interesting battleground state, with Democrats hoping Clinton's growing campaign operations can help them win key down-ballot races, shaking up a state where Republicans have dominated in recent years.
August 25, 2016 -
The North Carolina utility giant and other fossil-fuel interests are contributing to a national super PAC that's using divisive social issues like abortion and religion to boost the election chances of U.S. Senate candidates who reject the science of human-caused global warming.
May 27, 2015 -
A Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies analysis finds that disclosure of more than $7 million spent in North Carolina's 2014 state-level elections was slowed due to inconsistencies in state reporting rules — including details about more than $1.6 million that were hidden from the public until after the elections had passed.
July 11, 2012 -
A controversial bill that would block North Carolina agencies from considering the science of sea level rise in making planning decisions has gotten a lot of national attention -- but what hasn't gotten much scrutiny are the powerful development interests behind the legislation.