Congress

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    Starr examines the impeachment case

    Paul Crookston writes for the Washington Free Beacon about one expert’s assessment of the impeachment case against President Trump. Former independent counsel Ken Starr said Tuesday that the impeachment hearings have yet to produce any compelling testimony from witnesses accusing President Donald Trump of any unlawful acts. Starr,…
    Mitch Kokai, November 21, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx’s bill to restore federal contracts to nonprofits serving the blind and disabled. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes the importance of local news coverage for preserving self-governance.
    Mitch Kokai, November 11, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on former chairman Harry Smith’s resignation from the UNC System’s Board of Governors. The Daily Journal explains how an outsider helped highlight key concerns about the pace of North Carolina’s hurricane disaster relief.
    Mitch Kokai, November 5, 2019
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    States are constrained by reality, unlike Washington

    This blog, our research updates, and Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal columns all make clear that state policies are grounded in reality, including recent budgets. Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute provides yet more evidence that Washington policies are orthogonal to reality, especially in finances.
    Joseph Coletti, October 23, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Senate legislation would make it easier to sue Big Tech over political bias

    According to a recent article in Carolina Journal by Lindsay Marchello, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has introduced legislation that would make it easier for consumers to sue big tech companies such as Facebook or Twitter for showing overt political bias by removing automatic protections tech companies have under Section…
    Brenee Goforth, June 24, 2019