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<p>The Under the Dome team at The News &amp; 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.</p>
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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…
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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…
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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
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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
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Domecast No. 138: Uproar over a pipeline, and M...
Gov. Roy Cooper announced his intentions on a cla…
46 min
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Domecast No. 137: A mega bill puts Democrats in...
This week, a compromise emerged in the long-runni…
48 min
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Domecast No. 136: Mega donor funds GOP; pipelin...
This week, we learned more about GOP donor Greg L…
42 min
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Domecast No. 135: Cooper and Forest's campaign ...
This week, Gov. Roy Cooper and Lt. Gov. Dan Fores…
36 min
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Domecast No. 134: Lawmakers return, but no laws...
Judges struck down North Carolina's congressional…
41 min
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Domecast No. 133: Digging out of the snow and h...
North Carolina state government made it through t…
35 min
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Domecast No. 132: Why a candidate moved into a ...
This week, we talk about budget predictions, a po…
35 min
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Domecast No. 131: A Cooper snub prompts a walkout
The same week the Democrats notched an improbable…
47 min
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Domecast No. 130: Al Franken, Roy Moore draw NC...
This week, some North Carolina Republicans and De…
43 min
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Domecast No. 129: Get to know the Woodhouse family
Dallas Woodhouse is the boisterous political oper…
51 min
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Domecast No. 128: A campaign starts, but will t...
This week, Democrat Anita Earls announced she wou…
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Domecast No. 127: Local elections and sexual ha...
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Domecast No. 126: The ‘special master’ who will...
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Domecast No. 125: A ghost story at the governor...
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Domecast No. 124: Lawmakers cancel a 10th veto
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Domecast No. 123: Who are your "fantasy politic...
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Domecast No. 122: NC members of Congress in nat...
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Domecast No. 121: Monuments, environmental regu...
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Domecast No. 120: NC cracking down on shoplifti...
Domecast No. 120: NC cracking down on shoplifting…
34 min
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Domecast No. 119: Disavowing a Supreme Court brief
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Domecast No. 118: Legislature says goodbye to 2...
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Domecast No. 117: Civil War edition
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Domecast No. 116: Maps and monuments
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Domecast No. 115: Redistricting in full swing
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Domecast No. 114: Lawmakers convene for a short...
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Domecast No. 113: What is the future of NC frac...
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Domecast No. 112: Soccer stadium proposal in Ra...
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Domecast No. 111: Are lawmakers spending too mu...
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Domecast No. 110: Clay Aiken on Trump, NC politics
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Domecast No. 108: Budget deal, milk safety
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Domecast No. 107: Redistricting, Medicaid payme...
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Domecast No. 106: Lawmakers rebuff call for spe...
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Domecast No. 105: House budget, guns, GOP react...
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Domecast No. 104: Budgeting, gerrymandering and...
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Domecast No. 103: Raising the Age
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Domecast No. 102: Senate budget passes
In the early hours of Friday morning, the state S…
30 min
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Domecast No. 101: Remembering Mark Binker
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36 min
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Domecast No. 100: Crossover Madness
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Domecast No. 99: Voting irregularities and turf...
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Domecast No. 98: Medicaid, Cooper's first 100 d...
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Domecast No. 97: Welcome back, sports
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38 min
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Domecast No. 96: HB2 is no more. What happens now?
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35 min
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Domecast No. 95: A veto override gives judges p...
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32 min
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Domecast No. 94: State of the State and a lawsu...
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33 min
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Domecast No. 93: Lottery money, Facebook headlines
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Domecast No. 92: Budget time with a side of eco...
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43 min
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Domecast No. 91: Democrats' new chair
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23 min
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Domecast No. 90: HB2, again
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41 min
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Domecast No. 89: All eyes on the legislature
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41 min
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Domecast No. 88: A slow start for the legislature
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33 min
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Domecast No. 87: The long session begins
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43 min
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Domecast No. 86: An interview with Gov. Roy Cooper
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41 min
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Domecast No. 85: Cooper cabinet, Medicaid and more
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40 min
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Domecast No. 84: Gov. Roy Cooper's first week
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30 min
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Domecast No. 83: HB2 repeal down in flames
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26 min
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Domecast No. 82: Power shift in state government
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29 min
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Domecast No. 81: Special session time is here
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25 min
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Domecast No. 80: Recounting the recount action
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45 min
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Domecast No. 79: Elections extended
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39 min
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Domecast No. 78: Picking apart the 2016 elections
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52 min
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Domecast No. 77: Campaign ads’ jingles and claims
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42 min
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Domecast No. 76: Early voting is the place to be
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34 min
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Domecast No. 75: Buck Newton, Josh Stein and th...
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Domecast No. 74: Ads, debates and the North Car...
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36 min
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Domecast No. 73: Presidential campaigns, the su...
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46 min
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Domecast No. 72: Charlotte unrest, HB2 maneuvering
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30 min
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Domecast No. 71: HB2 sports fallout, lieutenant...
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36 min
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Domecast No. 70: Early voting and candidates fo...
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37 min
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Domecast No. 69: Schools, ferries and McCrory's...
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37 min
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Domecast No. 68: Endorsements and ads
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Domecast No. 67: Candidates for state treasurer
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43 min
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Domecast No. 66: Redistricting ruling, campaign...
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37 min
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Domecast No. 65: Mike Pence and a load of lawsuits
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39 min
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Domecast No. 64: Voter ID Ruling, Democratic co...
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39 min
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Domecast No. 63: Republican convention and the ...
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41 min
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Domecast No. 62: GOP convention, Democrat's dep...
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Domecast No. 61: Goodbye legislature, hello pre...
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Domecast No. 60: Legxit's almost here
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Domecast No. 59: The Raleigh Apodaca Memorial E...
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Domecast No. 58: Boatload of bills and a visit ...
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Domecast No. 57: Primary Action Part II
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39 min
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Domecast No. 56: Education, environment and HBCUs
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36 min
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Domecast No. 55: Coal ash, teacher pay, border ...
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Domecast No. 54: Budget, the Great Incumbent De...
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Domecast No. 53: Bills, budgets and a bugle
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40 min
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Domecast No. 52: The first anniversary edition
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36 min
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Domecast No. 51: The short session opens with a...
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Domecast No. 50: The budget and the HB2 debate ...
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34 min
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Domecast No. 49: Short session preview, House B...
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Domecast No. 48: Teacher raises, HB2 and PayPal
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35 min
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Domecast No. 47: House Bill 2 Fallout Continues
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32 min
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Domecast No. 46: The Special Session Edition
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39 min
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Domecast No. 45: The Post-Primary Edition
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Domecast No. 44: The Pre-Primary Edition
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Domecast No. 43
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Domecast No. 40: Redistricting, Tillis poetry a...
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Domecast Extra: Rep. Charles Graham's Immigrati...
Benjamin Brown nominated Democratic Rep. Charles …
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Domecast No. 23
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Domecast No. 22
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Domecast No. 19
Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at govern…
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Domecast No. 18
Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at govern…
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Domecast No. 17
Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at govern…
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Domecast No. 16
Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at govern…
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Domecast No. 15
Domecast, our weekly podcast that looks at govern…
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Domecast No. 14
Domecast, our weekly podcast that reviews governm…
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Domecast No. 13 (July 25-26)
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Domecast No. 11
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Domecast No. 10
Domecast, our weekly podcast that reviews governm…
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Domecast No. 9
Domecast, our weekly podcast that reviews governm…
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Domecast No. 8
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Domecast No. 7
A brand new Domecast, our weekly podcast that rev…
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Domecast No. 6
A brand new Domecast, our weekly podcast that rev…
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Domecast No. 5
A fresh Domecast, our weekly podcast that reviews…
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Domecast No. 3
Domecast No. 3, for weekend of May 16-17, 2015. T…
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Domecast No. 2
Domecast No. 2, for weekend of May 9-10, 2015. Th…
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Domecast No. 1
Episode 1 of Domecast, a review and look ahead of…
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