Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., meets with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Washington. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)
Why It’s Sexist to Praise Amy Coney Barrett as a ‘Working Mother’

What supporters of the US Supreme Court nominee really mean when they praise Amy Coney Barrett's ability to juggle work and family.

Members of the NC General Assembly stand in this April file photo. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
NC Teachers’ Group: If Teachers Are Losing Their Jobs, Lawmakers Should Too

The NCAE blamed GOP lawmakers in Raleigh and DC for more than 27,000 jobs lost in NC schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Are Surging
As COVID Cases Surge, Some Hospitals Are on the Verge of Rationing Care and Rejecting Patients

The surges are so severe that in Idaho, one hospital reached 99% capacity last week, while medical centers in Kansas City, Missouri, were recently forced to reject ambulances because they lacked space for patients.

NC Democrats need candidates like Allen Wellons to win if they're going to seize the state Senate majority. (Image via Wellons' campaign)
The War on Wellons: The Misleading Mailers in a Crucial NC State Senate Race

The race for state Senate District 11 between Allen Wellons and Lisa Barnes has turned nasty. But Wellons says the attacks on him from a PAC backing Barnes are misleading voters.

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Gastonia Municipal Airport, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in Gastonia, N.C. The president might be drawing crowds, many of them without masks, to NC, but a veteran state pollster is predicting wins for Joe Biden and other Democrats. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Veteran NC Pundit: Biden, Cunningham and Democrats Will Win Big

A veteran NC pollster says the polls might be similar to 2016, but he's predicting wins for Biden, Cunningham and other Dems on Election Day.

Voters wait in line to cast their ballots at an early voting site located at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The stadium is typically the host for the Carolina Panthers, but it's one of many larger venues that opened up for early voting to help out during the pandemic. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Alvin Jacobs Jr.)
New Reports Show North Carolinians Are Breaking Voting Records

With 12 days remaining to Election Day, state data show a startling surge in absentee voting and early voting in NC.

Paulina Bastidas-Yale, an unemployed downtown office cleaner, helps distribute food at the Our Savior Lutheran Church on Paris St. in East Boston on Sept. 22, 2020. Bastidas was left unemployed after office workers left Boston to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Nearly 1 Million Workers Have Run Out of Unemployment Benefits

New analysis finds that hundreds of thousands of people exhausted their unemployment benefits by the end of August this year.

Donald Trump pushing to defund Democratic cities
Trump Is Punishing People Who Need Help the Most for the Crime of Living in Democratic Cities

Newborns, the unhoused, and people in recovery are among those who will be impacted in President Donald Trump’s latest political battle against four Democratic-led cities he deemed “anarchist jurisdictions.”