Jane Elizabeth

Jane Elizabeth is managing editor of the News & Observer in Raleigh

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Reports of the 'born alive' abortion scenario are rare

North Carolina's "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act" would require medical professionals to provide life-saving care specifically to infants who survive an abortion and to report instances of such births. Supporters fear that doctors allow infants to die.

McConnell falsely suggests GOP forecast the type of election fraud found in NC

In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used the election fraud case in North Carolina as a springboard to talk about how Republicans "for years" called for common sense safeguards against "voter fraud."

Fact-checking Roy Cooper’s State of the State speech

Gov. Roy Cooper made multiple claims about Medicaid expansion, education and more during his State of the State address Monday night. PolitiFact North Carolina checked them.

Do NC, Texas face more election lawsuits than all other states combined?

"North Carolina and Texas have more (redistricting) litigation than the other 48 states, combined," NC Rep. David Lewis recently said.

What North Carolina politicians are saying about Hurricane Florence

In both the aftermath and leading up to the storm, North Carolina politicans were quick to comment on Hurricane Florence on social media. A few attacked their opponents for not preparing the state, and others highlighted how prepared the state actually was.