The News & Observer
Sen. Tim Kaine may help Hillary Clinton win his important home state of Virginia, and other Southern states including North Carolina, says political scientist Kerry Haynie. But, he adds, Clinton needs to go with someone who is more liberal to satisfy the Sanders-Warren wing.
The Charlotte Observer
Donald Trump’s campaign seems to be doing little to counter Hillary Clinton’s attacks on his business practices – and she’s recruiting North Carolina surrogates to spread the message in this battleground state. “For (Trump) to not really have a campaign up and running in North Carolina at this stage is quite troubling,” says political scientist Kerry Haynie.
the Winston-Salem Journal
The current ideological positioning of the two major parties leaves little room for a third-party option, says political science professor John Aldrich.
The Christian Science Monitor