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 RALEIGH — A new Rasmussen poll finds that a majority of likely Democratic voters favor taking strong action against Americans who are not vaccinated against COVID-19, including fines and home confinement.

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The subject of inflation has been on many tongues in the public policy world of late — especially as Republican politicians comb every nook and cranny of the news cycle for topics with which to launch broadsides at the Biden administration.

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ROCKINGHAM — A national group representing Republican state officials is backing N.C. legislators at the U.S. Supreme Court. Legislative leaders want the high court's permission to intervene in a federal lawsuit targeting voter ID.

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Thursday, 13 January 2022 12:44

OPINION: Democrats get a little good news

Things change fast in politics. After months of political pundits predicting doom and destruction for Democrats in November, the narrative may be beginning to change. Redistricting doesn’t appear to be the disaster that so many people, me included, expected. A poll released last week has Democrats leading Republicans in the Congressional generic ballot for the first time in months. Not a bad start for 2022 if you’re a Democrat.

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You’ve heard the argument from Democratic politicians and their ideological allies:

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RALEIGH — Democrats on the state Supreme Court will not use their narrow 4-3 majority to forcibly remove two GOP justices from a critical case dealing with state constitutional amendments.

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Thursday, 23 December 2021 14:03

OPINION: A little Christmas cheer

The conversations I’ve been having with Democrats lately are depressing. It’s not just that they are resigned to losing Congress in 2022, it’s that they are resigned to losing our democracy in 2024.

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Thursday, 16 December 2021 12:33

OPINION: Jackson is out

Jeff Jackson is out. The state senator announced this morning that he’s dropping his bid for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Richard Burr. In leaving the race, he announced his endorsement of former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, Cheri Beasley. It’s good for Democrats. 

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in North Carolina — or, at least, the Christmas we’ve come increasingly to expect. This week’s forecast shows high temperatures will average in the 70s on multiple days.

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Monday, 06 December 2021 13:45

OPINION: How the spending spree will end

Can I let you in on a not-so-little secret? The Democrats in Washington don’t really mean it. The Republicans don’t, either.

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