<![CDATA[Rob Christensen: Politics Columns & Blogs | NewsObserver.com &]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/ en-us Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:09:55 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:09:55 EST Rob Christensen 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) ‘I had high hopes,’ NC Trump voter says. It hasn’t gone quite as expected. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article185877488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:57:33 EST Rob Christensen

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Where Raleigh ranks among the nation’s tech hubs, and what that means http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article185322938.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:13:11 EST

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When Raleigh elected a black mayor http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article183884041.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:27:36 EST By Rob Christensen

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How the Russians have weaponized information http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article182099436.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:26:42 EDT

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Why NC’s pattern of growth may now be hurting the state http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article180647646.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 16:07:29 EDT

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UNC used to be a leader in reining in big-time sports. Not anymore. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article180030841.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:08:39 EDT

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Thom Tillis reaching across party lines http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article178886246.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 08:45:54 EDT

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Why Congress won’t act on gun violence without NRA permission http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article177455786.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:51:37 EDT

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Our schools are focused on filling colleges, not jobs. Here are some ideas to fix that. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article176239861.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:34:28 EDT

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The complex origins of Confederate monuments http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article174818011.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:02:11 EDT By Rob Christensen

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Move UNC system out of Chapel Hill? This isn’t the first time it’s been considered http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article172899291.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:22:48 EDT

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He was the man behind the curtain in NC politics http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article172104272.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 17:27:52 EDT

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‘Fake news’ attacks are nothing new, but trust in media has fallen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article170679672.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:07:13 EDT

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How North Carolina has outsourced redistricting http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article166033077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:41:49 EDT

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Lessons Raleigh can learn from Berlin http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article165087712.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:58:40 EDT

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State government: A tale of rich man, poor man http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article164043367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:36:24 EDT By Rob Christensen

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UNC is losing ground in budget and reputation. Whose fault is that? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article162945273.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:27:47 EDT

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Democrats split with Jefferson and Jackson http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article161257313.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Jul 2017 09:40:00 EDT

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NC elections don’t ‘look regular’ – and haven’t for a long time http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article160161264.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:29:40 EDT

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NC’s dark impeachment history http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article159238904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Jul 2017 12:47:00 EDT

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The good, the bad, and the ugly of the budget – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article158020594.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:27:58 EDT

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Abuse and cruelty in prison is nothing new – it’s a North Carolina tradition http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article156103529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:16:21 EDT

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The GOP crafts a message to UNC, with a chain saw — Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article151560512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 15:09:25 EDT

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Richard Burr in Senator Sam role – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article149852684.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 May 2017 20:56:25 EDT

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The NC legislature’s curious anti-union project – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article148733224.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 May 2017 10:00:00 EDT

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How the Great War divided North Carolina – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article147113729.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:30:22 EDT

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Political opposites try listening to each other – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article146108039.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:15:53 EDT

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The wrong way to reform the courts – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article144812869.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:42:23 EDT

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Turning potholes into hot-button issues – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article143111209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:15:18 EDT

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Business drive for compromise on HB2 follows an NC tradition – Christensen http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/rob-christensen/article142085804.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

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