Tuesday Jul 22
Christensen: Neither Hagan nor Tillis is a winger
Hardly a day goes by that I don't get a news release from some partisan source that says a) that Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is too left-wing to represent North Carolina or that b) GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis is too right-wing to represent the state.
The Other Side, Reality, of the so called VA 'scandal'
Only a few years back, while the country had abandoned the missions and those sent to accomplish after 9/11 and waged a companion long war and deadly occupation with cheering flag waving, the Pols, Conservative, from the Federal to the State sought to privatize much of the Salisbury NC VA Hospital care , contracting with local non VA hospitals for ... (more)
Christensen: Moderates going way of dodo birds
With the retirements of Democrat Mike McIntyre of Lumberton and Republican Howard Coble of Greensboro, we are seeing the continued extinction of the congressional moderate.
Hudson: Freshman member, Hill veteran
For Rep. Richard Hudson , joining Congress was not so much a change in job as a change in role.