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With the unfortunate exception of Jesse Helms, no U.S. Senator from North Carolina has won reelection since Sam Ervin (1956, 1962 and 1968). Kay Hagan...

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Given the criticism of her campaign performances, Bev Perdue gave a surprisingly good inaugural speech.   As a connoisseur of inaugural speech...

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Mike Easley’s record is like what was said about Wagner’s music: It’s better than it sounds.   I’ve never been close to the Governor. I worked ...

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A wise and frequent reader of this blog (but I repeat myself) takes issue with my recent advice to the N&O’s John Drescher re his public disagreem...

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As she moved ever closer to achieving her dream of becoming Governor, Bev Perdue suffered from what George Bush called – in another context and in a l...

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 Gene Conti’s appointment as Secretary of DOT pleases me not only because he’s a pro, as the N&O headline said, but also because he’s a good ...

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You have to credit Raleigh attorney Gene Boyce with the virtue of stick-to-itiveness.   Eight years ago Boyce’s son, Dan, ran for Attorney Gene...

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There were all kinds of interesting twists to Governor-elect Perdue’s first Cabinet appointments.   Like President-elect Obama, she started by ...

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Christmas should always come on Thursday. Because that means New Year’s Day is a Thursday. Which puts off Back-to-Work day to January 5.   You ...

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