Stories tagged: "Cardinal Issues"


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Cardinal Issues: How Climate and the Environment Factor in Four Key NC Senate Races

NC candidates strike a sharp contrast on environmental issues such as climate change, renewable energy, and water pollution.

A 'Black Lives Matter' mural painted in Charlotte this year. (Cardinal & Pine photo by Grant Baldwin).
Cardinal Issues: The Misleading ‘Defund the Police’ Attacks in Four Pivotal NC Senate Races

There’s a lot of nuance to police reform. Here’s what you need to know about Black Lives Matter's impact on races for the NC General Assembly.

A drive-up patient is assisted with testing at a community coronavirus test site operated by Cone Health and the county Health Department in Burlington in July. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Cardinal Issues: Coronavirus Changed the 2020 Campaign. Here’s How Candidates in Four Key NC Senate Races Responded.

Coronavirus has killed more than 3,600 in NC and gutted the economy. Here’s how COVID recovery is shaping four crucial NC Senate races.

In this May 2019 file photo, teachers march to protest school funding shortfalls in North Carolina. (Image via Shutterstock)
Cardinal Issues: Public Education Is Shaping Races in Four Key NC Senate Districts

Few issues have galvanized NC politics more than education in the last decade. Here’s how it's driving talk in four 2020 election races.

In this May 2018, file photo, from left, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and House Speaker Tim Moore pause prior to a news conference in Raleigh, N.C. The legislature and Cooper have been bitterly at odds over Medicaid expansion, although this year's election has the potential to break the logjam. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
Cardinal Issues: Medicaid Expansion in Four Pivotal NC Races

Fundamental questions about Medicaid expansion are defining races in four major NC legislative races. Here's what you need to know.