A man salutes during the national anthem as a crowd waits for President Donald Trump to speak at a rally at the Hickory Regional Airport on November 1, 2020 in Hickory, North Carolina. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
If Democrats Want to Win NC, Stop Preaching to the Choir

A former candidate for State Treasurer on why NC Democrats have to move angry Trump voters if they want to win elections.

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, joined by his wife Kristin, reacts after being declared winner over Republican Dan Forest in the governor's race in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. State election officials certified the governor's race and most in the state Tuesday, Nov. 24. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Roy Cooper Is No Unicorn. Here’s How Other NC Democrats Can Win Like Him.

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper outperformed most NC Democrats in the 2020 election. There is a lesson in this for the party.