Yes Virginia, There is a Problem

Yes Virginia, There is a Problem

ShareVirginia Democrats have imploded over the past week. Quickly put, it came out that Governor Northam (allegedly) posed either in blackface or in klan regalia in his medical school yearbook, during the mid-1980s. He apologized at first, but then backtracked and...
Dear GOP, listen to Senator Scott

Dear GOP, listen to Senator Scott

ShareDear GOP, When the most one of the most prominent African-Americans in your party tells you that a guy has a disturbing racial history, you ought to listen, not rebuke him. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) understands the strategy used by Jesse Helms and the Republican...
A brief look at some 2020 candidates so far

A brief look at some 2020 candidates so far

SharePrimaries are filling up early this year, especially for lieutenant governor. On the Democratic side, Sen. Terry Van Duyn, former state senator Cal Cunningham and Rep. Yvonne Holley are in. Rep. Chaz Beasley sure sounds like he’s running but so far just says he’s...
Perspective Podcast: January 17th

Perspective Podcast: January 17th

ShareThis is the first episode of Perspective, a new podcast from Politics NC where Thomas Mills and Kirk Kovach discuss what’s going on in the Tar Heel State. Subscribe to get weekly updates on news, politics and more. Here’s where else you can listen to...
Talking with Rep. Reives

Talking with Rep. Reives

ShareAbove is my conversation with Rep. Robert Reives. He serves the 54th District in the NC House, covering Chatham and Durham counties. He’s also the Deputy Democratic Leader in the House. Correction: In one instance I referred to a company as Autozone, when...

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