October 9, 2013 -
Under fire for using his personal fortune to buy elections, North Carolina's leading conservative financier denies giving money to super PACs -- but campaign finance watchdogs say his denial amounts to playing word games while he's building a "government of the obscenely rich, by the obscenely rich, and for the obscenely rich."
September 30, 2013 -
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce today in North Carolina that he will take aim at provisions in the state's restrictive new election law that shorten the early voting period, ban same-day registration, disallow out-of-precinct voting, and impose strict photo ID requirements on voters.
September 24, 2013 -
Activists across the country are looking to duplicate the energy and politics of North Carolina's remarkable Moral Mondays movement.
September 11, 2013 -
Plaintiffs suing over North Carolina's controversial new elections law have notified the Civitas Institute -- a conservative think tank founded and largely funded by Republican mega-donor Art Pope, now state budget director -- to preserve documents and other records related to the legislation.
September 3, 2013 -
In a decision that holds important implications for student voting rights statewide, the N.C. State Board of Elections overruled a local elections board that barred Montravias King -- a student at historically black Elizabeth City State University -- from running for local office because he registered to vote at his campus dormitory.
August 16, 2013 -
North Carolina's Moral Monday movement will hold rallies in the state's 13 congressional districts on Aug. 28 -- the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech.
August 6, 2013 -
The U.S. Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act was a serious blow to racial justice, but Americans are rallying to protect civil rights from attack and keeping the spirit of the landmark law alive.