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Prosecutor In Edwards Case Quitting

AP | EMERY P. DALESIO | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Republican federal prosecutor who stayed in his post three years into the Obama Administration to avoid disrupting investiga...

The Secret Superdelegate War Revealed

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

It was one year ago today that Hillary Clinton announced plans to suspend her campaign for the Democratic nomination, and urged her supporters to unite behind Barack Obama.

Can Grass Roots Organizations Take On a Corporate Giant?

Yuna Shin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Yuna Shin

New Hanover County has become the battleground for a war between Titan America, which wants to operate a major cement plant in the area, and local citizens' groups who are opposed to the plant.

Burr Delaying U.S. Attorney Nomination Over John Edwards Investigation

Charlotte News Observer | Barbara Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr does not plan to return his "blue slip" on U.S. attorney nominee Thomas Walker until the current investigations into two of the...

GOP Prosecutor Targets Dems On Obama's Watch

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BEAUFORT, N.C. — Having swapped his hip-holstered Blackberry for fishing pliers, the U.S. attorney for eastern North Carolina watches closely fr...

A Secretary Who Matters

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Vander Ark

At the critical point where young people should be connecting with college and 21st century careers, we rely on an outdated education system that evolved in the 1970s.

Ten Chumps Who Helped Elect Barack Obama

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

With the post-election analysis season almost over, it's worth taking one final look at some of the characters who ensured President-elect Obama would make it to the White House.