The rumor mill is lighting up that Ben Chavis is in line to become the next Executive Director of the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP). This comes after the sudden firing this weekend of the recently hired ED David Harris. What is most interesting, if this rumor turns out to be true, is that his short […]
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Today the Raleigh News and Observer reported on Civitas' request for Gene Nichol's emails and other public information in accordance with §132 of the North Carolina General Statutes. Nichol heads the Center for Poverty at UNC. Apparently we have upset some of his colleagues and they have complained to the media. We at Civitas wrote on […]
Earlier this year, a liberal organizing network called Blueprint NC distributed a memo calling for a “collective statewide strategy” to “eviscerate the [Republican] leadership and weaken their ability to govern.” In the 38-page document, the Eviscerate Network described the need for a comprehensive media strategy “… for getting out the message in non-traditional ways.” Based […]
Public Policy Polling has "drawn withering criticism for tweaking the sample’s racial composition to allegedly tilt the results" in favor of Democratic candidates. Read about it here.
We are into day 3 of the federal government "shutdown" and it appears that as of right now the public at large is unimpressed. Prior to the shutdown I did not see the usual panicked buying of milk and bread we see before impending snowstorms and other weather events. While pundits, reporters and other media […]