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2:32pm May 25, 2017
Health & Safety Health & Safety Politics & Government

North Carolina Insurer Seeks 23 Percent Rate Hike, Blames Congress

North Carolina's largest health insurer said Thursday it wants to increase the average price for heavily subsidized policies created by former President Barack Obama's overhaul law by 22.9 percent

10:59am May 23, 2017
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Over 12,000 North Carolinians Obtain REAL ID Cards

More than 12,000 North Carolina residents have obtained REAL ID cards in the three weeks since they’ve been introduced.

9:28pm May 10, 2017
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Expert: Special Prosecutor Would Come With Some Trade-Offs

North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr says he’s troubled by the timing of this week’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, but is resisting the call for an independent special prosecutor.

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5:18pm Nov 03, 2016
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Democracy 101: The Machinery Behind Election Day

In order to understand our current voting technology, we have to go back to the days of butterfly ballots, hanging chads, and a Florida recount – the presidential contest between George W. Bush and Al Gore.

8:31pm Nov 02, 2016
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Democracy 101: A Last-Minute Guide To Voting In North Carolina

Election Day is just days away (Nov. 8th, to be precise), and while plenty of North Carolina voters will head to the polls on the day itself, there’s still time to vote early, as well.

10:40am Oct 06, 2016
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Democracy 101: Making Sense Of The Polls

Polling and politics go hand-in-hand, with regular surveys of public opinion being a vital tool for campaigns and voters alike.

But with so many polls coming out so quickly these days, it can be hard to make sense of them, especially when they disagree.

10:38am Sep 29, 2016
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Democracy 101: What Do Campaigns Know About You?

As the election draws nearer, state and national campaigns are spending millions on reams of voter data, and they’re using that information to connect with people in a wide variety of personalized ways. In our series Democracy 101, we’re looking at how all this works.

5:01pm Sep 20, 2016
Politics & Government Politics & Government

Democracy 101: Decoding The Electoral College

“The primary purpose of the Electoral College was to put kind of a safety valve if we ever had too much democracy.”

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5:07pm May 29, 2017
National National Economy Politics & Government

Trump Hopes To Lure Companies Back To The U.S.With Lower Tax Rates

A key part of President Trump's tax plan is to repatriate corporate profits held overseas back to the U.S. With the lure of lower corporate rates, the idea is that companies will free up overseas earnings and instead invest in jobs and equipment in the U.S. A similar scheme was tried during the administration of George W. Bush, but companies used most of the money on stock buybacks or to pay dividends to shareholders.
4:33pm May 29, 2017
World News World News National Politics & Government

After Trump's Visit, Merkel Signals Shift In U.S.-German Relations

This weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel addressed fraying relations between Europe and the U.S., saying Europe may no longer be able to count on others. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Washington Post diplomatic correspondent Anne Applebaum for analysis.