Avenatti and Kavanaugh

We 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 contentious...

The Electoral Optics of Kavanaugh

The 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 or not...

Duplin County

Duplin County is a large, rural county located centrally within North Carolina’s Coastal Plain region. Duplin is economically and culturally defined by its expansive agriculture industry, including some of the state’s largest poultry producers in addition to the...

Davie County

Davie County is a small, rural county located directly southwest of Winston-Salem in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region. With a relatively small population of 43,244 residents as of mid-2018, Davie has a distinct exurban element stemming from its proximity to the...

Davidson County

Davidson County is a large, populous county located in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad. Directly below Winston-Salem, the northern portion of the county is largely exurban and contains the towns of Midway and Wallburg, both of which are popular among commuters to the...

Dare County

Dare County is the easternmost in North Carolina, defined by three distinct coastal regions – its mainland peninsula, Roanoke Island, and the barrier islands of the Outer Banks. The county’s mainland peninsula, bounded by the Alligator River to the west, the Albemarle...

Rigging amendment language

In North Carolina politics these days, little is more certain than Republicans rigging the political process. They’ve spent the better part of the decade trying to shape the electorate and districts to make them more favorable to the GOP. Their latest gimmick is...

Currituck County

Comprising the northeastern corner of North Carolina, Currituck County is bounded by Virginia to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Currituck is the easternmost of the Coastal Plain’s five long, narrow “finger counties” located above the Albemarle Sound,...

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