NC special election update

On September 10, North Carolina will hold two special elections for Congress. In NC-03, Republican state Representative Greg Murphy faces Democrat Allen Thomas to replace Walter Jones, Jr. who died earlier this year. In NC-09, Republican State Senator Dan Bishop faces...

R.I.P. Leanne Powell, 1968-2019

Leanne Powell passed away following a stroke. Powell was an entrepreneur, political consultant, Congressional staffer and local hero. She lived much of her life with one foot in the world of national politics and the other firmly planted in the central piedmont of...

Cooper’s millions

With the president coming down to North Carolina to put his racism and xenophobia on display, developments in the governor’s race got overshadowed. On the Republican side, state Representative Holly Grange is challenging Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest for the GOP...

The Pied Piper of racism

Donald Trump brought his white people’s rally to Greenville yesterday and didn’t disappoint. He continued his attack on the so-called Squad, again accusing Rep. Ilhan Omar of supporting Al Qaeda. The crowd responded by chanting “Send her back.” Trump watched proudly...

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...

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