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Do rural Americans still support Trump?

By Megan Strickland Nearly a month ago, a Democratic contender with about a snowball's chance in Hades of winning Texas's First Congressional District came and sat down in my newspaper office. Texas's First District consists of some largely rural, Evangelical Christians, with backgrounds in farming, ranching, oil, gas and timber. Some of its counties are... Continue Reading →

On Bipartisanship and A Good Porter

By Ellison Wade Western North Carolina isn’t a place many would search for reasonable debate on the widening partisan divide affecting our country. In general, people out here have pretty much made up their minds. This is Trump territory. Growing up in a family of Democrats, I’ve gotten used to being the nagging blue voice... Continue Reading →

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