• We know what you did this summer

    By Yen Duong Since early August, most members of Congress have been back in their home districts for the annual summer recess, and they head back to Washington, D.C. this week. Summer is a traditional time for lawmakers to leave Congress behind, and get in touch with constituents. Many hold town halls, tour public works
    Sep 10, 2019
  • In Deep-Red WNC, Mark Meadows Leads Charge Against GOP Bill

    By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News In this corner of Appalachia, poverty takes a back seat to art galleries, country clubs, golf course communities, five-star restaurants and multimillion-dollar houses. From this perch, Rep. Mark Meadows, a real estate entrepreneur who capitalized on the area’s transformation into a prosperous retirement and vacation community, rose to political
    Mar 21, 2017
  • Mandy Cohen: “I’m here to focus on the work.”

    By Rose Hoban When she talked about a woman who’d taken in dozens of foster children, Mandy Cohen began to choke up. In her first one-on-one interview with a North Carolina media outlet after being named Secretary of the Health and Human Services by Gov. Roy Cooper, Cohen talked about how she’s spent the past
    Mar 15, 2017


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