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February 27, 2018

I wasn't able to attend the Conservative Political Action Conference this year, but from what I saw on television, read online and heard from people there, the best thing about CPAC 2018 is that Roy Moore was not a featured speaker. Think of the disaster that would have been.

Even so, CPAC is…


February 27, 2018

Gov. Roy Cooper wants to take politics out of the redistricting process, but he also thinks he should control elections administration in North Carolina.

Legislative Republicans, meanwhile, want to take partisanship out of the elections board, but they're determined to keep it in the process of…

Colin Campbell

February 26, 2018

The Wilson Times

With school safety measures in the spotlight, House Speaker Tim Moore says North Carolina already has the ability to place more sentinels on guard.

A 2013 state law allows retired law enforcement officers who retain their certification to be stationed at public schools in a full-…

February 26, 2018

When the Trump administration finally filled in the outlines of its infrastructure plan last week, many seemed to be disappointed to learn that only $200 billion of the proposed $1.5 trillion in expenditures over the next decade would come from federal coffers.

I wasn’t disappointed. I was…

john hood

February 25, 2018

When the Republican-controlled Congress first approved its tax bill in December, most Democrats believed it would be a political loser for the GOP. Indeed, a New York Times poll found that just 37 percent of Americans approved of the plan.

"To pass a bill of tax cuts and have it be so unpopular…


February 25, 2018

President Donald Trump rose to the presidency largely on his ability to read and then channel the discontent and resentment of a large number of Americans. While his critics laughed off his declaration that people could say "Merry Christmas" again, he was really making a cultural statement that…

Jennifer Rubin

February 25, 2018

Dear Students Demand Action,

I understand. You've witnessed — far too often at first hand and in the most terrifying circumstances — the violent deaths of your fellow students. You refuse to accept that that's just how it has to be. You're organizing for change. You deserve to be heard.…


February 24, 2018

The Boston Herald

In an entirely predictable development, Russia-based social media trolls haven't missed a beat in the wake of the 13 indictments that came down Friday.

No, they interrupted their railing about the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller just about as soon as the news broke…

February 24, 2018

At the 100-day mark of President Donald Trump's administration, Republicans and conservatives hoping for a successful tenure could point to a new Supreme Court justice, a rollback of Team Obama's regulatory zeal, a fusillade of cruise missiles sending a message to Syria's Bashar al-Assad and the…


February 24, 2018

“Prayers and condolences are no longer enough,” chanted students gathered in Raleigh to protest gun violence. Their message was clear: Our nation has seen too many incidents of school shootings and violence and too little has been done about it.

Seventeen students from 17 different…

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