The Next Battle

The Next Battle

ShareLast week went well for Democrats, both in North Carolina and nationwide. In the Tar Heel State, Democrats achieved their short-term goal of breaking the supermajorities, both in the NC House and NC Senate. Perhaps of less immediate significance, the statewide...
Avenatti and Kavanaugh

Avenatti and Kavanaugh

ShareWe are in the midst of perhaps the most contentious Supreme Court nomination in memory. Other nominations have been controversial, such as Robert Bork in the eighties and Clarence Thomas in the nineties. Those confirmation hearings, like Kavanaugh’s, were...
The Electoral Optics of Kavanaugh

The Electoral Optics of Kavanaugh

ShareThe recent allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has injected new venom and uncertainty into an already contentious nomination process. To delve into the veracity of the claims put forward by Christine Blasey Fordwould yield no fruit; whether...
A Lesson From Ocasio-Cortez

A Lesson From Ocasio-Cortez

ShareJust one month ago, a heretofore unknown player emerged on the political scene: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. At just 28, she is running for the United States House of Representatives, and barring some wild occurrence, should win in November and become the youngest...

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