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Election 2008

Election 2008: How did Obama win NC?

November 7, 2008 - We called North Carolina for Obama yesterday, and you can read some of my first thoughts about what it meant for the state to not only go Democratic, but elect the first African-American president, here.

Election 2008: Obama wins NC, part II

November 6, 2008 - We reported earlier that in the North Carolina presidential race, John McCain would have a very hard time making up the 11,690 votes by which he currently trails Barack Obama as the state sorts through provisional ballots. You can read more at the Raleigh News & Observer's Under the Dome.