The University of Maryland accepted an invite to the Big Ten Conference Monday to ease its financial concerns — but the move has also raised more questions about the school’s motivations.
The state’s Libertarian Party came away from the 2012 election without any huge gains on paper — but politicians from the two dominant parties say libertarians nonetheless won an opportunity to influence policy.
Although state judicial elections are officially nonpartisan, candidates’ political histories and outside organizations’ fundraising have called into question the influence of political parties on the election.
Former and current UNC students are jumping headfirst into the world of politics — managing campaigns, leading political organizations and volunteering with grassroots efforts.
State legislators at the North Carolina General Assembly will have yet another education program to consider funding when they meet in May for adjustments to the state’s budget.
Despite laws that prohibit public employees from using state resources to engage in political activities, University administrators have been speaking out publicly about N.C. Amendment One.
Gov. Bev Perdue’s proposed sales tax increase is facing criticism from Republicans who say the governor has not outlined enough of the details.
In 2008, Barack Obama relied on college-aged voters to secure the presidency, and he hopes to maintain this support base for the next election. But recent studies are showing that this support might not be guaranteed.
Chapel Hill 2020 is encouraging residents to dream big, but officials want to make sure they keep the bottom line in sight.
Students in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools could have more education options if an elementary charter school application for the area is approved.
As the Republican presidential primaries continue this week, each of the four candidates is trying to win the appeal of a fickle electorate. GOP voters have so far struggled to coalesce around a nominee, and each candidate has experienced fleeting momentum. But Mitt Romney could stake his claim for the nomination this week with strong showings in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri.