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Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson has far more confidence in winning Black votes than Black voters have in Mark Robinson

By Patrick Zarcone | April 12, 2024

According to a February Meredith Poll, only 3% of likely Black voters said they’d vote for Robinson over Democrat Josh Stein this fall – a drop from 15% support in November 2023.

Not taking NC for granted: Biden campaign opening 10 new field offices across the state

By Patrick Zarcone | April 12, 2024

The Biden campaign, which is headquartered in Raleigh, will open field offices in Forsyth, Mecklenburg, Guilford, Cumberland, Johnston, Orange, New Hanover, Buncombe, Cabarrus and Alamance counties.

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson told Republican group that NC’s public schools need to be defunded

By Patrick Zarcone | April 5, 2024

Mark Robinson told the East Wake Republican Club that “it has already been proven that school systems get better results on less money,” and that “cutting the fat” out of the education budget would be “essential.”

Blood on their hands: NCGOP’s repeal of pistol permit law led to surge in pistol sales, played a role in UNC professor’s murder

By Patrick Zarcone | April 5, 2024

Gun sales surged immediately after SB41 became law. The month before SB41 went into effect saw 2,016 handgun sales in the state – and the month after there were 52,532 handgun sales.

Mifepristone case: Supreme Court holds first abortion-related hearing since overturning Roe

By Patrick Zarcone | April 1, 2024

The effort to ban mifepristone is a direct attack on a common and essential type of health care. Neither judges nor politicians should have any say or control over the private health care decisions of others.

Republican MAGA extremists’ victories in NC on Super Tuesday could be great news for Democrats – if they take these candidates seriously

By Patrick Zarcone | March 15, 2024

In the days since the March 5 primary, North Carolina and the rest of America have been properly introduced to our state’s right-wing MAGA extremists – Mark Robinson, Dan Bishop and Michele Morrow.

It’s officially ‘Mark Madness’: Mark Robinson threatens our freedom, safety, and way of life – and he hates basketball

By Patrick Zarcone | March 8, 2024

The Coalition Against Robinson’s Extremism (CARE) is running a full-court press to educate voters about the threat Mark Robinson poses to North Carolinians’ freedom, safety and way of life.

Sympathy for ‘fetal personhood’ – the argument used in Alabama court’s shocking IVF decision – already exists in NC’s court system

By Patrick Zarcone | March 1, 2024

The chances of a ruling like Alabama’s happening in North Carolina are not out of the realm of possibility, considering the conservative state Supreme Court’s increasingly political (and personal) actions and rulings.

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, ex-Trump administration officials and allies in lockstep on total abortion bans

By Patrick Zarcone | February 23, 2024

Allies of Donald Trump and ex-administration officials are working on plans to severely restrict abortion rights on the national level. At the same time, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson and his campaign have also expressed an interest in a complete ban on abortion in NC.

The Parkland school shooting was 6 years ago this week – Here’s what Mark Robinson said about the teenage survivors

By Patrick Zarcone | February 16, 2024

Less than two weeks after the Parkland shooting, Mark Robinson called survivor David Hogg and others “spoiled, angry, know it all CHILDREN,” “spoiled little bastards,” and “media prosti-tots” who need to “shut up.”