Rebuked Twice by Supreme Court, North Carolina Republicans Are Unabashed

By MICHAEL WINES May 27, 2017 RALEIGH, N.C. — In Washington, efforts by this state’s Republicans to cement their political dominance have taken a drubbing this month. On May 15, the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina elections law that a...

North Carolina Senate Acts to Repeal Restrictive Bathroom Law

By RICHARD FAUSSET March 30, 2017 ATLANTA — The North Carolina Senate voted in favor of a bill Thursday that repealed the controversial law affecting transgender bathroom use in public buildings, part of a compromise worked out earlier in the week...

In North Carolina, Governing With a Punch and a Handshake

By RICHARD FAUSSET March 19, 2017 RALEIGH, N.C. — Perhaps the outcome was to be expected here in deeply conflicted North Carolina. While voters chose the brash, bullying TV boss of “The Apprentice” for president, they simultaneously chose...