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House Bill 370 would require detention facilities to honor detainer requests from ICE, which multiple federal courts have found unconstitutional. Read more

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A judge ruled the General Assembly couldn’t use its ill-gotten supermajorities to put constitutional amendments on the ballot. So why should its veto overrides stand? Read more


“An illegally constituted General Assembly does not represent the people of North Carolina and is therefore not empowered to pass legislation that would amend the state’s Constitution.” Read more

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But term limits won’t happen, so an NC newspaper thinks we should just let right-wingers rewrite the Constitution. Politics is weird. Read more


According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming giant won't do business in N.C. while the remnants of the bathroom bill are still on the books. Read more


It often left us exhausted, sometimes exhilarated, and absolutely ready to hit the reset button Read more

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


On voter ID and other pointless exercises Read more

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Letters to the Editor

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. Read more

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

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


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

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The blue wave is coming. Probably. Maybe? Read more

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Everything you need to know about the powers that be Read more


The right to hunt and fish? Reinstate voter ID? Change the judicial appointment process? Find out what you need to know. Read more

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The General Assembly’s chicanery should not be rewarded. Read more


“It’s time to change how government works in North Carolina.” Read more