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RALEIGH — Three years after the N.C. electorate decided to add a voter identification requirement to the state constitution, Republican lawmakers are defending voter ID in court.

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Thursday, 18 March 2021 13:33

OPINION: Biden a transformational president

Democrats passed the American Recovery Act without a single Republican vote. The party that spent the past four years giving tax cuts to the rich and running up unprecedented deficits is suddenly concerned about the debt and deficit again. It was predictable as daylight savings time. 

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Friday, 12 March 2021 12:12

OPINION: Betting on competence

Democrats are about to try something radical. They are going to run on competence instead of ideology or demagoguery.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. General Assembly on Monday, March 1, tried but failed — by one vote, 29-20 — to override the governor’s veto of a bill to reopen schools, even as students — parents, too — suffer, and opinion polls show residents want children back in the classroom.

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RALEIGH — Three members of the N.C. Republican Party Central Committee tell Carolina Journal the committee is expected to pass a resolution of censure against GOP U.S. Sen. Richard Burr Monday night.

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As Democrats push to pass their agenda, Republicans are whining that Joe Biden promised bi-partisanship and they aren’t getting a say. Cry me a river.

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Thursday, 31 December 2020 13:33

OPINION: Democrats' glaring strategic mistake

Yesterday, I took a first look at turnout from the 2020 election. What keeps haunting me is the discrepancy between Democratic and Republican turnout.

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RALEIGH — Boots on the ground are worth more than a dollar.

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ELLERBE — Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, contrasted his father’s policies with those of former Vice President Joe Biden — and Democrats in general — during a Friday afternoon rally in the field behind Ellerbe Springs Inn.

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RALEIGH — Follow the money, the saying goes. In this year’s elections in North Carolina, the money leans left. School choice is the target. You can see it in the race for state superintendent and, subtly, in the fight for state Supreme Court.

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