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Capital Tonight Dec. 4: Cash Michaels, on the Wilmington 10 case

On Capital Tonight: Dix Park deal, Wilmington 10 and fiscal cliff, oh my! Our analysts Cash Michaels, Becki Gray and Chris Fitzsimon hash out the details and cover the bases in this edition anchored by Johnny Chappell.

Capital Tonight Nov. 29: Former Justices Eddie Greene, Bob Orr, on judicial appointments

On Capital Tonight: Former state Supreme Court Justices Eddie Greene and Bob Orr discuss Gov. Bev Perdue’s decision to reverse her own judicial appointment process and fill the seat of retiring Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson, plus, Young Voters Montica Talmadge and Penn Broyhill discuss how to keep youth involved in politics now that the election is over.

Capital Tonight Nov. 28: Needs of state political parties

On Capital Tonight: NC GOP vice-chairman Wayne King and NC Democratic Party political director Douglas Wilson discuss what the political parties need to do to attract new voters moving forward, plus the fiscal cliff grows near as President Barack Obama calls on Congress for a deal.

Sen. Hagan confirms re-election run in 2014

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kay Hagan says her name will be on the ballot again in 2014. After inquiries first seen on Politico, Hagan says she will run for re-election. She was first elected to the Senate in 2009.

Her spokesperson says Hagan is focused on finding a bipartisan solution to avert the fiscal cliff before starting to campaign.

Republican National Committee to hold winter meeting in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE — The Republican National Committee will host its winter meeting in the Queen City in January.

Republicans will gather and meet at the Westin Hotel starting on Jan. 23, 2013. The meeting is expected to run through Jan. 26, where Republicans will elect officers.

This comes after the Democrats held their national convention in Charlotte in September.

Capital Tonight Nov. 27: Rep. Mickey Michaux, on Democratic legislative minority

On Capital Tonight: Rep. Mickey Michaux talks about the Legislative Black Caucus making up a majority of the Democratic caucus in the N.C. House, plus, our Insiders James Kotecki and Brad Reeder debate the fiscal cliff and Congress’ responsibility.

Capital Tonight Nov. 26: Rep.-elect Richard Hudson

On Capital Tonight: 8th District Rep.-elect Richard Hudson talks the looming fiscal cliff and working with Democrats on cutting federal spending. Plus, the AP’s Gary Robertson and WBT-AM’s Chris Miller talk about Gov-elect Pat McCrory’s governing style.

Capital Tonight Nov. 23: Economists John Connaughton, Michael Walden

On Capital Tonight: UNC-Charlotte economist John Connaughton and N.C. State economist Michael Walden analyze the second half of 2012 and give an economic outlook for 2013. plus Duke University professor Ronnie Chatterji talks about the fiscal cliff and its potential effect on the economy.

Capital Tonight Nov. 20: Jane Pinsky, on redistricting reform

On Capital Tonight: The 7th District congressional race is going to a recount, and our Insiders Ballard Evertte and Perry Woods debate the reasoning behind the request, plus, Jane Pinsky of the N.C. Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform discusses redistricting.

McCrory to be sworn in early as governor

RALEIGH — Governor-Elect Pat McCrory will be heading into office earlier than expected.

His office said he will be sworn in on Saturday., Jan. 5, a week before other traditional inauguration activities.

This is to ensure his cabinet and leadership team is in place prior to the General Assembly’s opening session on Wednesday, Jan. 9.

McCrory will still deliver his inaugural address on Saturday, Jan. 12.

Between the Jan. 5 and Jan. 12, McCrory will attend official inaugural activities while holding public open houses across the state.

Details of those events will be released as they become available.