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 12, 2016 -
Already a prominent issue in the presidential race, the question of refugee resettlement has become a campaign talking point in state and local elections across the U.S. South.
August 10, 2016 -
Hundreds of businesses have publicly opposed North Carolina's House Bill 2 for discriminating against transgender people. But even after Gov. McCrory signed the bill into law, some of those same companies continued funding a super PAC that's spending millions to boost his re-election chances.
July 22, 2016 -
The National Basketball Association's decision to pull its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte because of HB2 could cost the city up to $100 million and may cause the law's economic damage to become an even bigger issue in North Carolina's closely watched 2016 elections.
July 15, 2016 -
This week North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill that blocks public access to footage from body cameras worn by police. The state joins others across the South that have taken similar action.
July 8, 2016 -
A charitable nonprofit is paying for TV and web ads that urge Attorney General Roy Cooper — a Democrat challenging incumbent Republican Pat McCrory for governor — to defend the state's controversial HB2, which he's called unconstitutional. How does a charity get away with what looks like political advertising?