More Videos

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet 0:28

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations 1:55

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain' 0:53

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain'

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers 1:35

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers

ABC11 will broadcast this year's Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

ABC11 will broadcast this year's Raleigh Christmas Parade

A 'hip-hop' academic?  '9th Wonder' (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one 2:22

A "hip-hop" academic? "9th Wonder" (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one

NC Zoo says allowing hunting of African elephants does little to halt poaching and trafficking 1:02

NC Zoo says allowing hunting of African elephants does little to halt poaching and trafficking

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC 1:09

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC

Ron Cherry, legendary ACC referee, looks back on his career 1:33

Ron Cherry, legendary ACC referee, looks back on his career

Grayson Allen, the 'Old Guy' on the Duke basketball team 1:23

Grayson Allen, the 'Old Guy' on the Duke basketball team

  • Trump rallies base in Arizona

    President Trump made his case to his base during a rally in Phoenix, AZ on August 22. He talked about immigration, border control, and attacked the media to an enthusiastic crowd.

President Trump made his case to his base during a rally in Phoenix, AZ on August 22. He talked about immigration, border control, and attacked the media to an enthusiastic crowd. C-SPAN
President Trump made his case to his base during a rally in Phoenix, AZ on August 22. He talked about immigration, border control, and attacked the media to an enthusiastic crowd. C-SPAN
Under the Dome

Under the Dome

Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government

How do you solve a problem like Trump? NC senator dismisses his ‘tone,’ but embraces his agenda

August 23, 2017 05:08 PM

UPDATED August 23, 2017 08:42 PM

More Videos

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet 0:28

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations 1:55

Roy Moore denies sexual misconduct allegations

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain' 0:53

Miami celebrates turnovers with the 'turnover chain'

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers 1:35

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers

ABC11 will broadcast this year's Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

ABC11 will broadcast this year's Raleigh Christmas Parade

A 'hip-hop' academic?  '9th Wonder' (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one 2:22

A "hip-hop" academic? "9th Wonder" (AKA Patrick Douthit) talks about being one

NC Zoo says allowing hunting of African elephants does little to halt poaching and trafficking 1:02

NC Zoo says allowing hunting of African elephants does little to halt poaching and trafficking

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC 1:09

UNC recruit Jordyn Adams talks about his first football game in NC

Ron Cherry, legendary ACC referee, looks back on his career 1:33

Ron Cherry, legendary ACC referee, looks back on his career

Grayson Allen, the 'Old Guy' on the Duke basketball team 1:23

Grayson Allen, the 'Old Guy' on the Duke basketball team

  • Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet

    Maya McDowell of Raleigh, mother of two, said food stamps purchased two to three weeks of food for her family.

Under the Dome logo

Under the Dome

Under the Dome is your inside source on North Carolina politics and government and has been a regular feature in The N&O since 1934. Check here for the latest on state and federal government, political advocacy and upcoming elections. This blog is maintained by the N&O politics staff.