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GOP leaders should resist court-packing

They call it “court-packing.” The expression is most often associated with Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s failed attempt in 1937 to add justices to the Supreme Court to get a body more favorable to his New Deal …

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Redistricting monster might be tamed

RALEIGH — Before the 1991 legislative session, two legislative lawyers talked with me about that year’s redistricting. A new computer program, aptly named TIGER, would solve their two major legal puzzles: drawing legally defensible …

Leftovers: The Tupperware totem pole

It’s been a week since Thanksgiving and we still have a little bit of turkey left. Not a lot, maybe enough for a half sandwich. I guess if you put some lettuce and tomato on there, you might be able to stretch it to a whole sandwich, but it …