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VIEW FROM THE HILL


Will young people rally for the vote?

Last week, former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist released a campaign video at the University of Florida talking about on-campus voting. In North Carolina, there is fertile ground for Democrats who want to make this a campaign issue.


Weighing the difficulties of a 'Moral Monday' candidacy

At the Historic Thousands on Jones Street march, some N.C. Democratic leaders attended to try and turn the energy of the Moral Monday into electoral victory. But Democrats may find difficulty translating the momentum into electoral victory at the polls for a few reasons.


Richard Burr delivers address on Veteran Support

On Saturday, Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., delivered the Republican Party’s weekly address on supporting veterans. Burr is the ranking member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and North Carolina has 570,000 veterans.


Breaking down the GOP's Immigration plan

Last week, Republican Party released a brief overview of their new “Standards for Immigration Reform” — a nod to their newfound desire for more compromise and less gridlock. How does it compare to last year’s plan?


Carolina Capitol Roundup: Feb. 3-6

The latest edition of View from the Hill’s weekly roundup of the most interesting news from Washington, D.C. pertaining to North Carolina and the UNC system.


Greg Brannon's Social Security and Medicare views unclear

On his website, Republican U.S. Senate candidate and Tea Party favorite Greg Brannon has a fairly typical stance on Social Security and Medicare. But View from the Hill found that in the past, Brannon was more vocally opposed to social safety net policies.


Carolina Capitol Roundup: SOTU Edition

This is a special edition of Carolina Capitol Roundup, View from the Hill’s weekly roundup of the most interesting stories regarding North Carolina and higher education.