Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes

President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious opposition from Republicans and the government of Israel.

The case for a full-time legislature in North Carolina

David McLennan: House and Senate members need more time to fully deliberate public policy issues. Tax reform and mental health reform don’t get done because these policy issues are difficult to do in the midst of regular legislative business and the desire to keep sessions short.

This week's circulars

News & Observer UNC sports writer Andrew Carter breaks down the Tar Heels vs. the Gamecocks game. Video by Andrew Carter, acarter@newsobserver.com