Betting on racism

Donald Trump is in the state today to rally his troops. He’ll be in Greenville in the heart of eastern North Carolina for a Make America Great rally. Senator Thom Tillis and NC Congressman Mark Meadows, head of the Freedom Caucus, will be by his side On the day before...

When Dems voted to override Gov. Perdue’s veto

As we enter yet another week of budget stalemate, the focus remains on a handful of Democratic lawmakers who could make or break the Governor’s veto strategy.  Part of the rub with the budget, as Thomas wrote last week, is that the power dynamics in Raleigh have...

The heat in the legislature

It’s the dog days of summer and things are getting hot in the legislature. A budget stalemate has tensions high and the potential for a veto override means legislators are on high alert. Speaker Tim Moore has essentially left the possibility of an override vote at any...

Daily Perspective: July 8th

In today's Daily Perspective: Medicaid Expansion and the veto override, and a look at the US Senate race as fundraising numbers are released by some of the campaigns. 

Sure a woman can win

Recently, a lot of Democrats seem to be asking if the country is ready to elect a woman president. The answer is an unequivocal “Yes.” However, voters aren’t ready to elect a woman just because she’s a woman. They're looking for a candidate whose message reflects...

Daily Perspective: July 3rd

This episode, we discuss Medicaid expansion in NC, Thomas Jefferson and the Q2 fundraising numbers from three of the Democratic presidential aspirants.

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