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    Of all the many, many, many reasons we could find to legitimately criticize North Carolina’s gift to Crazytown, Rep. Madison Cawthorn — it’s perhaps his latest exploit that has us truly seeing red.

      Roy Cooper’s trip to New Orleans last month for the Democratic Governors Association was notable for two reasons. He was elected chair of the organization, launching a new chapter for the governor and sparking whispers of a potential federal career. It was also the only known instance where …

        Santa’s reindeer-led sleigh ride on Dec. 25 generally gets a lot of press, but this year, another journey that began on the same day deserves at least a few paragraphs.

          North Carolina’s state legislators are a pretty busy bunch, but they don’t get paid a whole lot. Very few working people can actually afford to run for office — and as a result, their interests are often left out of the policymaking process.

          As this session of Congress winds down, it’s important to note its many achievements. The current Congress passed a bipartisan infrastructure package, bipartisan anti-gun violence reform and a COVID relief package. It made historic investments in climate change and health care while holding the former president accountable by exposing the truth behind the Jan. 6 insurrection.


          I understand that there are legitimate and deeply felt views on the issue of abortion. I believe that it would be good for us as a community/country to realize that people feel deeply about the issue and both sides have important concerns. That would mean respecting and listening to each oth…

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