The last time North Carolina began a season with the kind of victory it will seek against South Carolina on Thursday night in Charlotte, some members of its freshmen class hadn't yet been born. Others were in diapers.
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.
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.