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FIVE LEADERS IN 2016 REPUBLICAN WHITE HOUSE RACE

QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY - There are five leaders – or no leaders – as Republican voters look at likely GOP candidates in the 2016 White House race, with no candidate above 10 percent and 20 percent undecided, according to …

Juvenile Justice Reentry Reform Task Force to Meet Friday in Raleigh

WHAT:                 The task force created to design a comprehensive strategic plan to improve the successful reintegration of juveniles into the community following their contact with the juvenile justice …

North Cariolina Students to Showcase History Smarts in National History Day Competition June 14-18

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina middle and high school students will be expounding on the theme "Leadership and Legacy in History" at the National History Day Competition June 14-18 in Maryland. They are winners from the …

Jones and McGovern Urge Boehner to Take Action on Existing AUMF Request

Washington, DC—Yesterday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and Congressman James P. McGovern (MA-3) sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner urging him to take action on President Obama’s Authorization for the Use of …

Opinion

Opinion: Politics Battles Principles in CON Debate

By Dan Way RALEIGH — The conflict conservative legislators face between satisfying constituents and staying true to free-market principles is playing out in the debate over the scope of North Carolina’s certificate of …

Opinion: Invitation to the Dance

By John Hood RALEIGH — By all accounts, the $22.2 billion General Fund budget just passed by the North Carolina House is only one step in a dance routine that may well last throughout the summer. As a former dance …

Opinion: What Background is Ideal for First-Time Candidates?

I've had the privilege of working with first-time candidates from varying professional backgrounds, from attorneys to business people to military veterans to small business owners. Of these candidates, some will hit the …

Opinion: Always Take Ideas Seriously

by John Hood  RALEIGH — A thought occurred to me as I was traveling in and around the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The notion didn’t have to do with my location but was instead prompted by the lecture …