Political

The 2020 early voting period starts Thursday, October 15, and ends Saturday, October 31. Any registered voter or eligible individual in North Carolina may cast an absentee ballot in person during this time. This period is sometimes called “one-stop early voting.” During early voting, voters may cast a ballot at any early voting site in their […]

Joe Biden’s pick of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate is not only historic, it signals his intentions of having an administration reflective of the diversity of the country.  Although the move is considered a safe political choice, what’s clear is, Biden has positioned Sen. Harris to be the standard bearer of the Democratic […]

CNN and Jim Acosta have filed a lawsuit against President Trump and members of his staff. Acosta is seeking reinstatement of his White House press pass that was revoked last week, after he refused to relinquish a microphone during a press conference with the president, while pursuant to his questioning. The suit alleges that Acosta’s First and […]

Donald Trump is demanding that the contested Florida elections be awarded to Republican candidates Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, via Twitter, the president is claiming that ballots have been forged or hidden. However, the facts are that the Florida U.S. Senate race between Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson went to a recount because of […]

Robert Mueller is apparently about deliver the results of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.  According to Bloomberg News, two unnamed U.S. officials say Mueller will release findings shortly after the November midterm elections as to whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, and whether Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice.

Attorney Michael Avenati has presented a declaration to the Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of a woman who has come forward with new allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Julie Swetnick is accusing him of inappropriate behavior while he was in high school at Gaithersburg High School in Maryland.  Swetnick is saying she attended […]

Paula White says people are taking scripture out of context when they imply that Jesus was an illegal immigrant. Perhaps missing the point that He was fleeing persecution, and forced to seek refuge somewhere other than home, and perhaps moreover missing the point of Christ’s ultimate message of receiving those who might be deemed unworthy or […]

Christine Blasey Ford came forward to share her identity in a public accusation of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  Last week, an unidentified Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a party in the ’80s, when they were both teens, but made herself known and today agreed to testify before the Senate Committee.  Ford says she reached […]

Former President Barack Obama delivered a simple message to a crowd in Cleveland, Ohio on Thursday: Vote.  Heading into the mid-terms, Obama said the consequences of sitting on the sidelines during November’s elections “are far more dangerous” than in times past.  “On November 6th, we have a chance to restore some sanity to our politics. We can […]

Sen. Cory Booker upset Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, yesterday saying he would release confidential documents from Kavanaugh’s time in the George W. Bush White House.  There was quite a heated exchange with Republicans crying foul and threatening expulsion.  Booker followed by releasing several documents, but today Republicans are calling Booker’s move a political stunt saying […]

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) this morning said that before the process of confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh he will release “committee confidential” documents that have not been cleared for public release.  Escalating to contentious debate between Republicans and Democrats, Booker said,”I am going to release the email about racial profiling, and I understand the penalty comes […]

A federal court concluded yesterday that there is not enough time before the November midterm elections to redraw the unconstitutionally gerrymandered electoral map currently used for North Carolina  “Having carefully reviewed the parties’ briefing and supporting materials, we conclude that there is insufficient time for this Court to approve a new districting plan and for […]