Capital Tonight Dec. 18: Bow Tie Caucus

capital_tonight_17jpgOn Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes for the final time in 2015! Joe Stewart of the NC Free Enterprise Foundation and Becki Gray of the John Locke Foundation looks at the changing demographics of the state and how they are affecting the voting districts. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 17: Pat and Tricia Cotham

ct_dec17_jpgOn Capital Tonight: We meet Pat and Tricia Cotham — a mother-and-daughter political team from Mecklenburg County — about their experiences in politics. We meet Dr. Greg Murphy and Kyle Hall, the newest members of the state House of Representatives. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 16: Post-GOP Debate Analysis

ct_16On Capital Tonight: We analyze the final GOP presidential debate of the year with political observers Andy Yates and Perry Woods. Our Advocates Thomas Mills and Wayne King look ahead to the 2016 US Senate and gubernatorial races. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 15: Gun Debate in America

cap_tonight_15_jpg-1On Capital Tonight: The terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris, France has reignited the gun debate in America again. We talk with a constitutional law expert and a gun control advocate about the issue. Our Insiders Larry Shaheen and Dan McCorkle take on the GOP presidential field ahead of Tuesday night’s debate. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 14: US Senate Candidate Deborah Ross

deborah_rossOn Capital Tonight: We talk with Democratic candidate Deborah Ross about her run for the US Senate. Our Reporter Roundtable takes on the stories they are working on in the last few days of the year. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 11: Bow Tie Caucus

ct_11_jpgOn Capital Tonight: The Bow Tie Caucus convenes! Profs. Michael Bitzer and Scott Huffmon look at a surging Donald Trump after controversial comments, and a primary opponent for Gov. Pat McCrory. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 10: Mental Health Funding in NC

ct_10_jpgOn Capital Tonight: A new report shows that mental health funding in North Carolina has declined during the past three years. We talk with NAMI-NC director Jack Register and House Appropriations Chairman Nelson Dollar about the issue. The 13th Amendment, which banned legalized slavery in America, went into effect 150 years ago this month. We talk with Michelle Lanier of the NC African-American Heritage Commission about the amendment’s legacy. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 9: US Senate Candidate Kevin Griffin

capital_tonight_09jpgOn Capital Tonight: We talk with Democratic candidate Kevin Griffin about his run for the US Senate and why he feels he’s the best candidate to take on Richard Burr. Our Advocates Chris Fitzsimon and John Hood take on former state lawmaker Robert Brawley’s run against Gov. Pat McCrory and more. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 8: Affirmative Action Case

supreme_court_jpgOn Capital Tonight: The US Supreme Court is set to take up affirmative action again this week. Constitutional law experts Greg Wallace of Campbell Law School and Bill Marshall of UNC School of Law looks at the issue and what the justices may decide. Our Insiders Brad Crone and Francis DeLuca take up Donald Trump’s comments on Muslims and more. Watch the program here.

Capital Tonight Dec. 7: Democratic Senate Candidate Chris Rey

chris_captonightjpgOn Capital Tonight: Democratic candidate Chris Rey talks about his reasons for running for the US Senate. Chris Miller of WBT-AM and Colin Campbell of the Raleigh News & Observer join the Reporter Roundtable. Watch the program here.