While the political ads can be many things — informative, entertaining or bizarre chief among them — but one thing they have to be able to do is cut through the chatter and leave a lasting impact on the audience.Read More
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., known best for his 2008 presidential campaign against Barack Obama, joined North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr in Cary on Wednesday to campaign for U.S. Senate hopeful Thom Tillis.Read More
After the pair of televised U.S. Senate debates on Oct. 7 and 9, students might have been able to sympathize with Sen. Kay Hagan — she was being called out on attendance.
Republican challenger Thom Tillis called Hagan out at both debates for missing half of the 2014 meetings of the Senate's Armed Services Committee.Read More
How do you get youth voters to turn out on Nov. 4 to vote, particularly when they tend to have significantly lower participation rates during midterm elections than in a presidential year?
Rock the Vote has enlisted well-known rapper Lil John — and his multi-platinum hit song "Turn Down For What?"Read More
What does a high-profile White House break-in that occurred in September have to do with North Carolina's midterm election?
Nothing, say many people.
It shows that Kay Hagan has bad foreign policy experience, says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.Read More
HPU College Republicans chairwoman in video: "I don't want to have any voting registration happening on this campus"
The chairwoman of High Point University's College Republicans has stirred national attention for trying to stop a voter registration drive happening on campus last weekend.Read More
Political candidates have to cut across the clutter of jingles, corporate slogans and forced hashtags that inundate viewers’ screens. A handful of political ads attempt to hold viewers attention with a hand — or paw — from the animal kingdom.Read More
As the 2014 midterm elections draw near, American voters are still hungry for economic progress and unhappy with Congress — but North Carolinians are taking a sharp interest in foreign policy.
A poll released Oct. 2 by the Associated Press and German research firm GfK Group showed that economic recovery topped the list of issues for Americans this election season, followed closely by national security.Read More
North Carolina has received the lowest ranking for teachers among all 50 states, according to a new study by WalletHub.Read More
North Carolina is one of 10 states most reliant on income tax revenue, according to a recent report by Standard & Poor’s.
And it turns out the state has lost more income tax revenue than expected — a total of $675 million — from the General Assembly's cuts to the individual income tax in 2013.Read More