More readers offer their feelings in the wake of the election.
In these post-election letters, several readers reminisce about life in a segregated South and say they're proud of how far the country has come.
The race for president has been heated and emotional, to say the least.
How can President-elect Barack Obama help the country heal and move forward? How do you feel about the future? What did you think of John McCain's gracious concession speech?
Durham County election officials began counting votes in today's election at 2 p.m.
Absentee ballots, that is. Votes of the 97,697 Durham County citizens (56 percent of eligible voters) who went to the polls early remain secreted in tabulation machines, and won't be added up until today's tallies are in from the county's 55 precincts.
According to the Durham County Board of Elections, the only glitch so far has been a power outage at Pearsontown School. That precinct is staying open an extra 20 minutes, until 7:50, to make up the lost time.
What's on the minds of 30 N&O readers as the election season winds down.
Readers offer their verdicts on Sen. Elizabeth Dole's campaign ad that links Kay Hagan to the Godless Americans PAC: contemptible, disgraceful, sordid. Several aren't all that happy with Hagan's response, either.
Regarding the story about political rumors on Page 1A on Tuesday, the No. 1 rumor mentioned in letters to the editor in the past week has been that Barack Obama has somehow hidden his real birth certificate that will show he is an American imposter. Snopes.com says untrue, and here's a link to see the birth certificate: here For what that's worth. Which I'm guessing won't be much.
Nearly 20 readers have their say on more election issues.
Here are the links to the excerpts of interviews with the gubernatorial candidates. The posts had fallen off the main Opinion Shop page, and I didn't want you to have to search for them. Feel free to comment here on our endorsement. What's your top priority for the next governor?
Sarah Palin's wardrobe and Joe Biden's gaffes make it into the McClatchy cartoonist roundup this week. As does a tweak against Barack Obama and Colin Powell ...