October 27, 2016 -
Asian Americans are an increasingly important voting bloc in North Carolina's statewide contests, but this year they could make a difference in competitive legislative races as well.
May 16, 2014 -
A civil rights think tank marked this week's 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation ruling with reports that find the nation -- and North Carolina in particular -- are backsliding on progress toward greater educational equality.
October 23, 2012 -
Just-released documents reveal two members of the Republican faction that ended Wake County schools' desegregation policy were involved in an extramarital affair. When it ended, one blamed the other for a burglary -- and now both are running for higher office despite claims the affair was widely known among political insiders. We look at the big conservative donors supporting their campaigns.
September 27, 2012 -
The Democratic-controlled Wake County School Board fires a superintendent hired by Republicans bent on ending a successful desegregation policy -- but the move may have put the system's funding in political peril.
February 21, 2012 -
Wake County, N.C. Commission Chair Paul Coble, who is running for Congress, led an effort to support a constitutional ban on gay marriage. He is also battling a sustainability initiative that he suggests is part of a shadowy United Nations plot to take over the world.