• The GOP Governor Field Expands

    North Carolina Republican party chairman Bill Cobey has announced his resignation and an impending bid for governor. Given that, until recently, he was the party's leading candidate-recruiter, what led Cobey to this decision?…

  • What Comes Next on Redistricting

    The North Carolina Supreme Court has ruled, again, against the gross gerrymandering of legislative districts. The next thing to expect is another round of gross gerrymandering.

  • It’s An Almost-New Ballgame

    Beware of pundits professing certainty about the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination. The primary season is still in flux, as is the ability to predict the outcome.