Leslie Maxwell in the News & 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
Duke President Richard Brodhead and Sanford School of Public Policy Associate Dean Fritz Mayer back an effort aimed at getting liberals and conservatives together to find common ground in North Carolina.
The News & Observer
"When a race is really, really close, something like this could matter," says Pope "Mac" McCorkle III, a longtime political consultant in North Carolina who now teaches public policy at Duke. And "really, really close" describes the political scene in the state, where the tea party's control of the legislature has fed a vocal progressive movement and its famed "Moral Mondays" protests.
Duke professor Pope 'Mac' McCorkle examines the earlier North Carolina primary.