It was a jarring sight. The Confederate flag was flying above the State Capitol building in Raleigh.
North Carolina has been through tense, racially troubled times before. What happened 60 years ago should give us hope.
2020 feels like 1968.
COVID-19 might as well be called Divided-2020.
Political pollsters often use a caveat that their audiences often ignore: “If the election were today … .”
Like many governors, Roy Cooper gets good poll ratings for handling the coronavirus crisis. Unlike most other governors, Cooper is running for re-election this year.
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