More Videos

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

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:43

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

'We've got to help Victor' says Hurricanes Peters 2:19

'We've got to help Victor' says Hurricanes Peters

Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract 1:53

Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract

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

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers

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

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking 2:09

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

Coach Keatts: fast-paced-style, Braxton Beverly and free chicken 2:01

Coach Keatts: fast-paced-style, Braxton Beverly and free chicken

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio 3:05

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio

  • Cooper refuses to defend state from HB2 legal challenge

    VIDEO: In a March press conference, North Carolina attorney general Roy Cooper, who is also a candidate for governor, calls the law a "national embarrassment" in a press conference.

VIDEO: In a March press conference, North Carolina attorney general Roy Cooper, who is also a candidate for governor, calls the law a "national embarrassment" in a press conference. Elena Boffetta eboffetta@newsobserver.com
VIDEO: In a March press conference, North Carolina attorney general Roy Cooper, who is also a candidate for governor, calls the law a "national embarrassment" in a press conference. Elena Boffetta eboffetta@newsobserver.com
Under the Dome

Under the Dome

Your inside source on North Carolina politics and government

Cooper not alone among attorneys general bucking state leadership

May 21, 2016 04:39 PM

UPDATED May 23, 2016 11:16 AM

More Videos

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

Can food stamps cover the costs of a healthy diet

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:43

A shark and Kermit doing the limbo - some of the floats of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

'We've got to help Victor' says Hurricanes Peters 2:19

'We've got to help Victor' says Hurricanes Peters

Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract 1:53

Television rivals broadcasts Christmas parade despite exclusive contract

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

In 90 Seconds: Thanksgiving 2017, by the numbers

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

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking 2:09

Trump sows confusion over Russian hacking

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade 0:16

WRAL promotes its live coverage of the Raleigh Christmas Parade

Coach Keatts: fast-paced-style, Braxton Beverly and free chicken 2:01

Coach Keatts: fast-paced-style, Braxton Beverly and free chicken

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio 3:05

Investigation requested into NC lieutenant governor’s donor-funded TV studio

  • 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.