Jeffrey C. Billman

Can a post-Trump America pull itself back from the brink? Read more

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Caroline Sullivan has raised $215,000 since March. TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS. Read more

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The NCGA’s special counsel says yes. The city says no. A former Wake County commissioner says it’s complicated. A lawsuit is “already being planned.” Read more

Wake County

When the ends justify the means, anything goes. Read more

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On its 243rd birthday, the American experiment is more fragile than you think. It’s not just about Trump. Read more


The agency has sent out other so-called notices of intention to fine, all of which, a spokesman says, went to “persons ordered removed who've failed to depart and instead fled to a designated sensitive location.” Read more

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In a 5–4 decision, the court ruled that partisan gerrymandering was “beyond the reach of the federal courts” and declined to overturn congressional districts in North Carolina and Maryland. Read more

North Carolina

Criticism—sometimes unfair, sometimes mean—is the price of being in the arena. Deal with it. Read more


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The thing about original sin is, you pay for it eventually. Read more

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Following hundreds of lawsuits filed against pork conglomerate Smithfield Foods, the General Assembly passed laws in 2017 and 2018 making it almost impossible to hold Big Pork accountable for its stink. Read more

North Carolina

Will the consummate bullshitter bullshit us into another bullshit war? Read more



Annie Maynard

Our Best of the Triangle issue has many imitators, but there’s a reason it stands apart: you. Read more

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Alex Boerner

You are making our work possible, and we can’t thank you enough. Read more

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There are lots of important issues. One is more urgent than the rest. Read more



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What Jackie Kennedy and the saga of the U.S.S. John McCain can teach us about the president of the United States. Read more


Duke alumna Jen Schradie’s new book argues that conservative activists have an inherent digital advantage. Read more

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NY Daily News

We dismiss him as clueless, and he is. But that doesn’t make him less dangerous. Read more


The INDY first wrote about Amanda Marriner and Sandy Dowell, whose request to marry was being blocked by Neuse CI officials, last week. Read more

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It’s not about abortion. It’s about control. Read more


What Joe Biden gets wrong about American politics in 2020. Read more

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