<![CDATA[Under the Dome Politics Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-blogs/under-the-dome/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:10:51 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:10:51 EST Under the Dome 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Billionaire activist wants to impeach Trump. Why NC Democrats aren't so sure. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article211349069.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 17:13:08 EDT

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Trump picks North Carolina's Robert Wilkie to lead the VA http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211420279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 12:17:53 EDT

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Why some environmentalists say a new anti-pollution bill could actually help polluters http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211351659.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 May 2018 16:11:45 EDT

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NC public schools would have to post 'In God We Trust' signs under proposed bill http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211333674.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 May 2018 15:41:00 EDT

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Spouses of Indian tech workers find help in fight against proposed work changes http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211328814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 May 2018 15:24:27 EDT

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As Apple considers the Triangle, NC leaders propose incentives for a 'game-changing' employer http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article211319204.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 May 2018 08:56:19 EDT

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A grieving mom, 2 recovering addicts and NC's attorney general: Their attack plans against opioid crisis http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211193339.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 13:43:45 EDT

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'Why did you call us thugs?' Teachers seek answers from NC lawmaker. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211269714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 17:29:16 EDT

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It's legal, but NCDOT says talking on your phone behind the wheel isn't smart http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article211249879.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 May 2018 16:18:09 EDT

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Here are the facts about teacher pay in North Carolina http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211179294.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 19:18:28 EDT

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NC teacher: I earn '$53 a day to educate.' His math is wrong. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211206679.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 19:39:57 EDT

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The legislature is back. Teacher pay won't be the only thing making waves. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211106649.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 16:55:13 EDT

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Don't expect North Carolina to place its bets on sports gambling just yet, leader says http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211195189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 17:37:22 EDT

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Protesters cited for blocking traffic in Raleigh as part of a national Poor People's Campaign http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article211108754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 15:46:05 EDT

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Return of the 'mutant crab': This Raleigh 5K takes runners along a gerrymandered path http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210889054.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 12:11:27 EDT

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These are the most politically polarized districts in NC. Do you live in one of them? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210844234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 14:56:19 EDT

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Black Caucus chair: Ex-NC Gov. Pat McCrory played 'race card in reverse' on talk show http://www.newsobserver.com/latest-news/article210925184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 16:27:21 EDT

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Allow college athletes to make money off their names or face legislation, NC Republican warns NCAA http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210862184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 May 2018 15:11:31 EDT

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Roy Cooper wants to give teachers and state workers a big raise. Will lawmakers agree? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210856364.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 May 2018 16:26:53 EDT

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Dozens of female candidates are headed to NC's fall elections. Did their gender help them? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210789329.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 19:21:39 EDT

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GOP strategist says 'fall may be brutal' for party after North Carolina primary upset http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210774979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 18:28:18 EDT

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A jury awarded hog farm neighbors $50 million. A judge reduced the award dramatically. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article210747979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 May 2018 11:30:18 EDT

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These 5 NC Republicans won't get another term in the legislature http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210721329.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 21:39:25 EDT

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First-time candidate Allison Dahle unseats incumbent facing sexual harassment allegations http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210742484.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 20:48:33 EDT

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Walter Jones set for final term in Congress; Coleman wins Democratic primary to face Holding http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210726659.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 20:36:15 EDT

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Former Sen. Bob Rucho loses his bid to return to NC General Assembly http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210722519.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 20:33:48 EDT

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A recap of North Carolina's primary election results – including some notable upsets http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210643769.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 16:57:59 EDT

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Challenger Mark Harris stuns U.S. Rep. Pittenger of NC in GOP primary upset http://www.newsobserver.com/latest-news/article210238329.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 May 2018 19:39:37 EDT

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N.C. lawmakers wonder: What to do with an extra half-billion dollars? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210645409.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 May 2018 19:11:01 EDT

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National groups. 'Dirty' tactics. Here's who has been spending money to get your vote Tuesday. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article210616609.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 May 2018 18:39:14 EDT

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