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Jeffrey C. Billman

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Oswalt performed at Meymandi Concert Hall courtesy of Bob Nocek Presents last week. more

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Who is Mark Meadows and what would he mean for the White House? more

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In Michigan and Wisconsin, lame-duck Republican lawmakers are trying to kneecap the next administrations. more

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On voter ID and other pointless exercises more

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The lawsuit asks the court to invalidate a controversial resolution condemning foreign police-exchange programs. more

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This will be the defining battle of the next six months—and maybe the next six decades. more

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In their new book “Prius or Pickup?” Marc Hetherington and Jonathan Weiler explore how ingrained worldviews made our politics dysfunctional and led to Donald Trump. more

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Also, UNC College Republicans are having trouble getting dates. more

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Jesse Helms’s favorite vote suppressor couldn’t get the votes more

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Federal judicial nominee Thomas Farr, of Raleigh

Even a casual look at Farr’s record shows he shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near the bench. more

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The state’s efficiency gap, a measure of gerrymandering, exceeded 27 percent this year, more than three times higher than what experts say it should be. more

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We were ready to give away the store to land Amazon’s HQ2. Let’s never play this sucker’s game again. more

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Neither the timing of the lawsuit nor its venue—in state court, rather than federal—is coincidental. more

North Carolina

In North Carolina, Democrats got more votes. Republicans got more seats. more

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Statewide, county, and judicial races: We’ve got all of that, plus dispatches from local election parties. more

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The blue wave is coming. Probably. Maybe? more

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Alex Boerner

Everything you need to know about the powers that be more

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We drink a lot of beer around here more

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