The results are in for the North Carolina primary. In the race for president, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary and Donald Trump has been declared the winner on the Republican side. With 95 percent of precincts reporting, poll results show:
For many election cycles, North Carolina held its primary in early May. This year the state hosts two primary elections. State lawmakers chose an earlier date (eventually settling on March 15th) with the hopes of being a more prominent, visible, player during the national race.
Capitol Reporter Jorge Valencia speaks with All Things Considered host Catherine Brand about Senator Bernie Sanders' visit to Raleigh.
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont spoke to thousands of enthusiastic supporters in downtown Raleigh, as part of an effort Friday to garner support in North Carolina and other states that hold primary elections Tuesday.
Jess Clark reports on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's rally in Durham.
Hillary Clinton spoke to an audience of more than 1,500 at Hillside High School in Durham, asking for their votes in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. Many in the crowd sported sunburns as they packed into the hot gymnasium—battle scars from the hours-long line they waited in to hear Clinton speak.
On February 10th, 2015, three young Muslim-Americans were murdered in their Chapel Hill apartment.
As kids, Razan Abu-Salha, 19, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and Deah Barakat, 23, attended Al-Iman Islamic School in Raleigh. In the video below, middle schoolers from Al-Iman react to their deaths and reflect on growing up in a climate that feels increasingly anti-Muslim.
The race for the White House heats up as voters in Iowa and New Hampshire made their choices. Several candidates, including Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina, dropped out after poor showings in the first two contests.
And in North Carolina, the March 15 primary is in flux because of a court ruling declaring two congressional districts unconstitutional.
Whether it is the local elections or the race to the White House, each vote counts. But what is driving voters as they cast their ballots in 2016?
The State of Things is taking a look at the political mood of the state and wants to hear from you. As a North Carolinian, are you more or less politically engaged this year than in the past? Why? Send your response to firstname.lastname@example.org with “politics” in the subject line.
The Republican presidential candidates met again this week in their fifth debate. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is leading the field of GOP contenders in Iowa but Donald Trump is still polling strong nationally.
The democratic candidates will meet for another debate on Saturday.
Host Frank Stasio talks with political junkie Ken Rudin about the race for the White House and other recent political news.
After giving speeches in Georgia and South Carolina over the weekend, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders got on stage in front of a crowd of more than nine thousand people in Greensboro Sunday evening.
He pumped up the audience to the song "Rockin' In The Free World" by Neil Young, a tune that seemed fitting for a rally.
“Alright, are you guys ready to make a political revolution?” Sanders asked on stage followed by an enthusiastic "Yeah!" from the crowd.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush gave a speech just south of Raleigh on Wednesday, outlining a tax overhaul proposal that he says would spur economic growth by dramatically lowering corporate and personal income taxes.
Bush, speaking in the warehouse of a Garner manufacturing company, laid out a plan that he said would encourage businesses to invest domestically and would end income tax liability for millions of low-income households.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas spoke to a cheering and applauding crowd in Raleigh on Monday, largely criticizing the foreign policy record of newly announced Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and President Obama.
Cruz, in his first appearance in North Carolina since announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, sought to blur distinctions between Clinton and the President, taking apart events during and after Clinton’s tenure as President Obama's first Secretary of State.