Domecast
The Under the Dome team at The News & Observer present the Domecast, your source for reviews and previews of topics in state government and politics for North Carolina. You can learn more at newsobserver.com/dome.
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Insider's 2021 Healthcare Legislative Preview
60 min
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Recounts and the Electoral College
26 min
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Election Surprises? Wrapping Up Tuesday's Results
32 min
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9. Elections Edition: The legislative races we ...
Some of the most competitive North Carolina state legislative races that we didn't profile on other episodes.
21 min
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Three Things That Will Determine NC's Election
22 min
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8. Elections edition: That North Carolina elect...
The latest on a lawsuit challenging last-minute changes to election rules in North Carolina
17 min
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Disinformation in Local Elections
63 min
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7. Elections edition: The retired district cour...
The most vulnerable state house seat for North Carolina Democrats: House District 66.
14 min
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Council of State Races Worth Watching
28 min
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6. Elections Edition: The business owner and th...
The Senate District 31 race between Republican incumbent Sen. Joyce Krawiec and Democrat Terri LeGrand
17 min
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Rising Stars for the 2021 Legislature
29 min
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5. About Friday night: North Carolina's US Sena...
The latest on the race between incumbent Republican US Sen. Thom Tillis and his Democratic opponent Cal Cunningham.
24 min
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Ballot Lawsuit Drama
29 min
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4. Elections Edition: Health care in the race b...
How the two candidates vying for North Carolina's House District 9 have similar health care policies.
20 min
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3. Elections Edition: The county commissioner a...
The race to fill Republican Sen. Rick Gunn's seat in Senate District 24.
17 min
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Attack of the Attack Ads (Episode 219)
31 min
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2. Elections Edition: Tug of war
How has North Carolina's General Assembly impacted the governor's race?
27 min
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Domecast: Legislative Losers and Winners
29 min
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1. Elections Edition: The family law attorney a...
Featuring two candidates in North Carolina's House District 37 race
45 min
20
Sine Die Hanky Time (Episode 218)
28 min
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Domecast No. 217: Legislative Predictions
32 min
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Domecast No. 216: Corruption and Scandal
34 min
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Domecast No. 215: Year of the Woman in NC?
29 min
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Domecast No. 214: Intern's Takes on #ncpol
26 min
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Domecast No. 213: Swing State Season
33 min
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Domecast No. 212: Beyond Raleigh
25 min
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Domecast No. 211: Campaign Cash
25 min
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Domecast No. 210: Deaths and Records
26 min
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Domecast No. 209: Masking Up
23 min
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Domecast No. 208: 3 a.m. Lawmaking
34 min
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Domecast No. 207: Legislative Crush
25 min
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Domecast No. 206: Veto Drama
31 min
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Domecast No. 205: Protests and RNC Move
34 min
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Domecast No. 204: 'COVID Kumbaya Over'
39 min
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Domecast No. 203: Partisanship in Phases
36 min
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Domecast No. 202: Reopening Ruckus
26 min
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Bonus: North Carolina as a 2020 battleground state
On this special bonus episode, Brian Murphy joins fellow McClatchy politics podcast Beyond the Bubble to discuss North Carolina's crucial place in the 2020 electoral map.
35 min
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Domecast No. 201: Session Wrap-Up
23 min
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Domecast No. 200: Legislating Coronavirus
20 min
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Domecast No. 199: Virus Politics
20 min
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Domecast No. 198: Coronavirus Concerns
22 min
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Domecast No. 197: Election Surprises
22 min
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Domecast No. 196: Primary Preview
24 min
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Domecast No. 195: The Lindberg Case
24 min
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Domecast No. 194: Primary Surprises
32 min
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Domecast No. 193: Campaign Ads and Sign Wars
25 min
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Domecast No. 192: Liquor and Guns
26 min
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Domecast No. 191: House vs. Senate
26 min
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Domecast No. 190: January legislature time
27 min
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Domecast No. 189: Voter ID and visiting candidates
27 min
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Domecast No. 188: Who is your Headliner of the ...
The people, issues and moments that shaped 2019 in NC politics.
31 min
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Domecast No. 187: Candidates switch 2020 races,...
The latest Silent Sam drama, the dispute over voting machines, and which politicians are asking voters for promotions.
33 min
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Domecast No. 186: It's filing season and we eve...
Candidate filing season is under way in North Carolina.
39 min
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Domecast No. 185: Open seats and swing district...
As candidates get ready to file, what are open seats and swing districts?
42 min
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Domecast No. 184: NCGA draws new maps and pays ...
New congressional maps add seats for Democrats, but will they satisfy the courts?
27 min
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Domecast No. 183: Maps, teacher raises and Phil...
The legislature starts redrawing congressional districts, and the Senate leader's use of campaign contributions draws fire.
27 min
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Domecast No. 182: Adjournment at last, and a Do...
Lawmakers finally end their main session, but they'll be back to draw districts.
36 min
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Domecast No. 181: Congressional fundraising and...
Our panel of reporters examine congressional fundraising in North Carolina and possible presidential candidate visits.
33 min
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Domecast No. 180: The gun lobby and gerrymandering
Our panel of reporters discusses the influence of the gun lobby in North Carolina and the impact of gerrymandering in state politics.
31 min
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Domecast No. 179: Poor living conditions at For...
Our reporters discuss poor living conditions at Fort Bragg and a new lawsuit over gerrymandering
37 min
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Domecast No. 178: Redistricting and the 9/11 bu...
N&O reporters discuss recent redistricting efforts in the legislature and the controversial 9/11 budget veto override.
46 min
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Domecast No. 177: The budget vote heard 'round ...
News & Observer reporters Andy Specht and Dawn Ba…
19 min
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Domecast No. 176: Gerrymandering and President ...
Our team of reporters talks about North Carolina'…
32 min
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Domecast No. 175: Robocalls and the NC school t...
Our team of reporters fills you in on a new push …
37 min
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Domecast No. 174: Paid parental leave for state...
Our team of reporters fills you in on paid parent…
34 min
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Domecast No. 173: Guns and the state employee h...
Our panel of reporters fills you in on the status…
40 min
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Domecast No. 172: Budgets, benefits and the 'bo...
Our panel explains the controversy over the bill …
25 min
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Domecast No. 171: Bribery scandal rocks NC poli...
After NC GOP Chairman Robin Hayes and donor Greg …
29 min
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Domecast No. 170: Cooper's budget, and ideas to...
Up for discussion this week: What's in Gov. Roy C…
34 min
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Domecast No. 169: A week of bombshells in NC po...
It was a week of surprises and bombshells at the …
39 min
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Domecast No. 168: Medicaid expansion and a fede...
All state employees, from teachers to troopers, m…
28 min
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Domecast No. 167: What does 2019 session hold f...
A judge tossed Mark Harris' lawsuit. The federal …
27 min
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Domecast No. 166: Shutdown ripples and the Hous...
The federal government shutdown over the border w…
32 min
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Domecast No. 165: Bladen ballots and a post-Chr...
We've learned more about the alleged absentee bal…
30 min
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Domecast No. 164: What's going on with votes in...
A panel of reporters covering the allegations of …
39 min
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Domecast No. 163: Recounts, voter ID and hurric...
This week News & Observer journalists discuss the…
24 min
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Domecast No. 162: We've got election results
Democrats broke Republicans' supermajority and ga…
49 min
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Domecast No. 161: Election Preview
What North Carolina races should you be watching …
37 min
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Domecast No. 160: Hurricane recovery, Kavanaugh...
This week we talk about Hurricane Florence and wh…
25 min
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Domecast No. 159: Election is set, and ICE dema...
After days of upheaval in the courts, races and c…
36 min
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Domecast No. 158: Silent Sam falls
After 105 years, Silent Sam is toppled. After jud…
38 min
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Domecast No. 157: Five ex-governors band together
Five former NC governors had a single message thi…
44 min
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Domecast No. 156: Jury awards millions to hog f...
A jury handed down the biggest verdict yet agains…
45 min
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Domecast No. 155: A very special session
This week's Domecast recaps the legislature's sur…
41 min
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Domecast No. 154: Campaign money at 2018's half...
We found out more this week about how Democrats a…
27 min
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Domecast No. 153: Taking stock of the 2018 shor...
The legislature spent the final days of its short…
36 min
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Domecast No. 152: Surprises and confusion in a ...
The fast pace of action in the legislature last w…
42 min
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Domecast No. 151: What is milk? And other big q...
Gov. Roy Cooper vetoes the budget, but it's almos…
43 min
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Domecast No. 150: Budget Time
The legislature is debating its spending plan for…
29 min
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Domecast No. 149: Apple and the teachers
The short session has begun. Teachers converged o…
31 min
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Domecast No. 148: Primary election upsets
Our reporter panel picks apart the results of Tue…
39 min
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Domecast No. 147: Tuesday's Republican showdowns
On this week's roundtable, we talk about some key…
38 min
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Domecast No. 146: Celebrating a new home for Th...
It's the last Domecast taped in The News & Observ…
43 min
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Domecast No. 145: Hundreds kicked off state ins...
This week, the state treasurer's office responded…
47 min
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Domecast No. 144: A war of words over the pipel...
Democrats in the General Assembly sent a letter t…
41 min
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Domecast No. 143: Lawmaker responds to nurse co...
North Carolina Rep. Beverly Boswell was in the sp…
47 min
97
Domecast No. 142: What does Pennsylvania 18 me...
This week North Carolina Republicans reacted to t…
42 min
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Domecast No. 141: Taking over the world
Fill out your bracket for Headliner of the Week. …
59 min
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Domecast 140: A lawmaker accused of harassment,...
State Rep. Duane Hall faces allegations of sexual…
38 min
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Domecast No. 139: Debate over guns reignited in...
Local high school students push for gun control r…
33 min