9/5/2013 4:19pm

Replacement for former Sen. Kinnaird to be chosen

For 17 years, legislative assistant Kathie Young has been answering constituents’ phone calls on behalf of N.C. Sen. Ellie Kinnaird. But for the past three weeks, Young has instead been telling callers that they’ve reached the N.C. Senate District 23 office.

8/15/2013 5:23pm

Republican bills dominate summer

July 26 marked the end of Republicans’ first legislative session since taking control of both chambers of the N.C. General Assembly and the governor’s mansion in November — the first time in 140 years.

9/20/2012 8:59pm

NC yet to make decision on teachers

Striking teachers returned to the classroom in Chicago this week, but the controversy surrounding teacher evaluations in North Carolina is not likely to end anytime soon.

9/12/2012 12:31am

Jeff DeLuca, class of 2012, Matt Hughes, graduate student, and Greg Steele, senior  are all political science majors who have entered the political world.

UNC spawns young politicos

Former and current UNC students are jumping headfirst into the world of politics — managing campaigns, leading political organizations and volunteering with grassroots efforts.

4/16/2012 11:36pm

Ferrel Guillory is a journalism professor at UNC.

Sitting Down with Ferrell Guillory

Journalism professor Ferrel Guillory is an expert on Southern politics and will teach a course in the fall on elections reporting. He founded UNC’s Program on Public Life to link academic resources and North Carolina’s public leaders.

4/9/2012 11:16pm

Libertarian ideals growing in young voters

Ron Paul might not be the frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, but there are signs that some of his libertarian ideals are gaining traction among young voters nationwide.

9/26/2008 12:00am


McCain and Obama debate tonight

FRIDAY Sept. 26" 2:46 p.m. -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain announced today that he will debate Democratic candidate Barack Obama tonight after all. Check out blogs.dailytarheel.com for liveblogging by State and National Editor Ariel Zirulnick and Managing Editor for Print Sara Gregory.