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Recent articles by Russ:

Duke attorney discusses Elon Musk, Twitter and what the First Amendment really controls

Contrary to what some may think, social media companies aren’t bound by law to publish what you want them to. → Read More

Supreme Court weighs free speech and LGBTQ rights

Colorado website designer Lorie Smith says she will work with most people. → Read More

Cooper scores high marks while Biden does not in latest approval ratings

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper should not only be merry about Christmas, but merry about how voters continue to perceive him. → Read More

True Crime podcast revisits Fort Bragg murders

Captain Jeffrey MacDonald’s wife, Collette, and daughters, five-year-old Kimberley and two-year-old Kristen, were found bludgeoned and stabbed in their Fort Bragg home in 1970. → Read More

Local Matters: 1-on-1 with congressman-elect Wiley Nickel

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with the congressman-elect to talk about the issues he hopes both sides can agree on. → Read More

Local Matters: 1-on-1 with congresswoman-elect Valerie Foushee

As we get ready to head into a new year many of us have questions about what the economy will look like. → Read More

Local Matters: 1-on-1 with Rep. Deborah Ross

Democrats only have about a month and a half before they lose control of the U.S. House. → Read More

What to expect from North Carolina’s new Supreme Court

Wins at the ballot box for Richard Dietz and Trey Allen will now give Republicans the majority. But what will that look like? → Read More

NC Democrats have much work to do to win statewide

North Carolina college students across the state held event after event to get the youth vote to the polls. But it wasn’t enough for Democrats who needed them the most. → Read More

As announcement looms, what has Trump’s impact looked like in NC elections?

Supporters of former president Trump spent the Tuesday after the election outside Mar-a-Lago, urging him to say that he will indeed run for president again. → Read More

Online behavior: The future of political polling

Boyd said typical pollsters use out-of-date tactics like focus groups, surveys and interviews. → Read More

NC officials react to attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

Taking a different approach was North Carolina’s Lt. Governor. → Read More

A Raleigh Mother's life after abortion

It took more than a decade and half for Mary Lucas to feel comfortable enough to talk about a choice that was made just as she turned sixteen years old. → Read More

Local Matters: Senator Don Davis shares plan if elected to District 1 seat in NC congress

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with state senator Don Davis, the democrat on the ballot hoping to replace Rep. Butterfield. → Read More

Local Matters: Cheri Beasley discusses political ads, abortion and race against Budd

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen spoke with Beasley about the impact the economy is having on people across the state, America’s support for Ukraine, access to abortion and the barrage of ads that have attacked her record. → Read More

Local Matters: 1-on-1 with NC congresswoman Deborah Ross

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — This upcoming election approximately half of Wake County is divided into two separate congressional districts. That includes district 2 which is currently represented by Democratic congresswoman Deborah Ross. Rep. Ross sat down with CBS17’s Russ Bowen to talk about the economy and what the Biden administration has done right and wrong. They also spoke […] → Read More

Local Matters: Christine Villaverde (R) running in Wake County discusses Social Security, inflation, abortion

The Democratic incumbent of the 2nd Congressional district faces Republican Christine Villaverde in the fall election. → Read More

Local Matters: Wiley Nickel discusses economy, abortion and Trump investigation

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with Nickel to talk about his law enforcement record, student loan forgiveness and a woman’s right to choose. → Read More

Local Matters: Donnie Harrison talks future challenges if elected next Wake County sheriff

After serving four terms, republican Donnie Harrison did not get enough votes in the 2018 election to serve a fifth term. → Read More

Local Matters: Bo Hines discusses economy, abortion and the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with Republican candidate Bo Hines who will face Democrat Wiley Nickel. → Read More