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Colin Campbell: How Did Gov. Roy Cooper Do In 2017?

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has finished his first year in office — a year full of the fireworks that are common in a divided state government. Cooper and Republican legislative leaders have sparred on TV, in courtrooms and in the most thrilling arena of all: The Strongly Worded Press Release. So how well did the governor do in 2017?…


Colin Campbell: More Dialogue, Fewer Theatrics Needed in Judicial Debate

RALEIGH — For the second time in as many years, Senate Democrats walked out on their Republican colleagues and left them to conduct legislative business by themselves. The first time they did it was in March 2016, when the Senate prepared to vote on House Bill 2 just hours after the “bathroom bill” was first made public. The Democrats objected…