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Each week, the Under the Dome team at The News & Observer brings you the most in-depth analysis of topics in state government and politics for North Carolina. Learn more at newsobserver.com/dome

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Each week, the Under the Dome team at The News & Observer brings you the most in-depth analysis of topics in state government and politics for North Carolina. Learn more at newsobserver.com/dome

    Project 170: Questioning candidates of all 170 General Assembly races

    Project 170: Questioning candidates of all 170 General Assembly races

    In this episode of Under the Dome for the week of Oct. 3, 2022, News & Observer politics reporter Dawn Vaughan talks with Kyle Ingram about our Project 170, which brings coverage of legislative races statewide. Hear previews of three significant races plus our picks for Headliner of the Week.
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    • 19 min
    Loan taxes, beach pizza politics, and what Reps. Saine and Reives are doing

    Loan taxes, beach pizza politics, and what Reps. Saine and Reives are doing

    On Under the Dome for the week of Sept. 26, 2022, find out what N&O reporters Dawn Vaughan and Lars Dolder said about the latest in Medicaid expansion, what you missed at Politics at the Pub with Rep. Saine and Leader Reives, loan taxes, beach pizza and golf. 
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    • 18 min
    Scouting Out a Former President

    Scouting Out a Former President

    In this episode of Under the Dome for Sept. 19, 2022, News & Observer politics reporters Dawn Vaughan and Will Doran talk about why former President George W. Bush was in Raleigh, plus the latest on Voter ID and our Headliners of the Week.
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    • 20 min
    Why Don't You Just Meet Me in the Middle?

    Why Don't You Just Meet Me in the Middle?

    In this Under the Dome for the week of Sept. 12, 2022, N&O politics reporter Dawn Vaughan talks with Congressional reporter Danielle Battaglia about candidates moving toward the middle -- or are they? -- as Election Day gets closer. Plus our picks for Headliner of the Week.
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    • 22 min
    Elections countdown: Why Democrats need Kamala Harris, plus Trusted Elections Tour

    Elections countdown: Why Democrats need Kamala Harris, plus Trusted Elections Tour

    In Under the Dome for Sept. 5, 2022, Dawn Vaughan and Avi Bajpai talk about why Vice President Kamala Harris made yet another trip to North Carolina and what that means, plus the Trusted Elections Tour and our picks for Headliner of the Week. Spoiler: Dogs and basketball.
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    • 23 min
    First Day of School and Eyes on Midterms

    First Day of School and Eyes on Midterms

    In this Under the Dome Look Ahead for Monday, Aug. 29, 2022, Dawn Vaughan and Lars Dolder discuss education as the school year begins and what legislative leaders are saying about top of mind midterms issues like abortion. Plus their picks for Headliner of the Week.
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    • 21 min

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Love this

Great way to catch up on state politics. Thank you!

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Like it so far. Short, unbiased weekly update. Thanks for this.

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