October 25, 2012 -
A new study finds that North Carolina has some of the strangest-shaped congressional districts in the nation -- part of a trend that experts say has led to the disappearance of political moderates.
September 20, 2012 -
Under the Affordable Care Act, racial and ethnic differentials in health insurance coverage are poised to shrink due to the extension of coverage to hundreds of thousands of individuals and families, particularly through the Medicaid expansion.
August 15, 2012 -
Morally, leaving our poorest fellow citizens uninsured while we move forward with tax credits to help make coverage more affordable for middle-class families is unthinkable for most of us -- but expansion also makes sense financially.
May 7, 2012 -
N.C. House Majority Leader Paul Stam (R) says he wanted a more narrowly worded amendment banning same-sex marriage but was "overruled" by the Alliance Defense Fund, a self-described Christian group that likens homosexuality to pedophilia and claims same-sex marriage leads to bestiality.
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.