Jordan Schrader

Jordan Schrader is politics editor at the N&O.

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Medicaid expansion is at the heart of the budget fight. Here’s what it means for NC.

Medicaid expansion is a priority for Gov. Roy Cooper in the budget negotiations. This is a rundown of what you need to know about the issue.

The legal fight over NC gerrymandering isn’t over. How we got here, and what’s next.

North Carolina legislative district maps may change for the 2020 elections due to a partisan gerrymandering lawsuit, even after the Supreme Court decision. Here’s what Republicans and Democrats are arguing.

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.

Fact-checking claims about abortion and the ‘born alive’ bill

Republicans and Democrats have made misleading claims about the "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act."

What did ‘The Best of Enemies’ get right?

‘The Best of Enemies’ stars "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson as civil-rights activist Ann Atwater and Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell as Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis, telling the true story of events in Durham, NC, in 1971. How does the movie compare to reality?

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.

Did election officials 'leak' results of the Mark Harris, Dan McCready race?

NC election fraud witness 'confirms early vote totals shared with Mark Harris'

Did the NC elections board 'decline to comply' with ICE request? Here are the facts.

Between planning the November elections and then launching an investigation into the 9th District Congressional race, the board in August received a subpoena from the office of Robert Higdon, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

In NC, politicians mislead the public about the election fraud investigation

In January, a judge dismissed an argument that Republican Mark Harris should be seated in the 9th Congressional District. Afterward, the candidates and their political parties released misleading statements about the status of the investigation.