Jack Betts

New(er) Faces Competing In North Carolina

By: - September 6, 2002

For the first time in 28 years, North Carolina voters face the task of filling an open seat in the U.S. Senate — and on Tuesday they’ll decide who gets the Democratic and Republican Party nominations to succeed Sen. Jesse Helms, at once the most divisive and enduringly popular figure in state political history. And […]

NC Gov-Elect Different Kind Of Tarheel Leader

By: - December 18, 2000

RALEIGH — For years, a staple of the annual Capital Press Corp’s legislative skits has been a send-up of an Eagles folk rock hit that spoofed Attorney General Mike Easley. “Take It Easley” was more than a passing reference to the personable attorney general’s laid-back style of arriving at the office in mid-morning or of […]