February 21, 2012 -
Democrats and voting rights advocates successfully rebuffed an effort to pass a voter photo ID requirement in North Carolina in 2011. Now state Republicans are giving mixed signals about whether voter ID is back on the agenda.
February 15, 2012 -
Students in Raleigh, North Carolina -- the home base of top Republican donor Art Pope -- are picketing Pope's stores, hoping to highlight a disconnect between his low-income, minority shoppers and the conservative agenda his money supports.
February 9, 2012 -
So far six Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not seek re-election to the legislature in the wake of Republican-controlled redistricting -- all of them women. It's part of a larger pattern of policies hostile to women's interests coming out of Raleigh.
February 7, 2012 -
The American Petroleum Institute held a workshop in North Carolina last week touting its own safety standards for fracking. But the speakers didn't mention that the BP oil spill commission found API's ability to set standards is compromised by its role as the oil and gas industry's chief lobbyist.
February 3, 2012 -
A group in Gaston County, N.C. is determined to keep alive the memory of the labor leader, who was murdered in 1929 after crossing racial lines in her effort to unionize a local textile mill.