It takes a lot to cross the line in political campaigns — which makes it notable that Mark Begich, the Democratic candidate for Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat, took down a controversial ad that attempted to paint his opponent as soft on sexual assault.Read More
After facing pressure from business and economic leaders across the state to expand the Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) as funds begin to run dry, Gov. Pat McCrory has decided not to call the N.C. General Assembly back to Raleigh for a special session.
“It would be counterproductive and a waste of taxpayer money to bring the General Assembly back when there is no agreement in place on issues already voted on,” McCrory said in a statement Friday.Read More
An Oct. 21 debate hosted by some of the biggest names in North Carolina media might consist of U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis standing in the spotlight — alone.Read More
The exhaustive amount of television ads in North Carolina and other states can be enough to make some want to shoot their TV to make it all stop. At least one person has already done just that.Read More
College students often struggle to land the internships they need to bolster their job chances after graduation.
And an August survey conducted by Gallup and Inside Higher Ed shows that many university and college presidents believe their institutions are not coming through for their students on the job front.Read More
Congressional lawmakers were home this week for district work as they round out the five-week August recess — and North Carolina’s delegation was active across the state.Read More
Gay rights advocacy groups have been fighting the state's ban on gay marriage in court since it was passed two years ago, and now they're demanding that Gov. Pat McCrory stops fighting them back.Read More
As the Veterans Affairs scandal continues to taint President Barack Obama's administration, he knew he had a point to prove to an audience of veterans in a Tuesday speech in Charlotte.Read More
Speaker of the N.C. House and U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis’s first general election campaign ad aired this week as attention intensifies on an election that may determine which political party controls the upper chamber.Read More
This is the second in a four-part mini series focusing on different angles of federal campaign finance reform, an issue augmented by the rise of undisclosed spending for candidates.Read More