Although NCDP Chair Wayne Goodwin has now presided over a record fundraising cycle that contributed to Democrats making serious dents in the Republican legislative majority in 2018, he appears to me campaigning to get his old job back as State Insurance Commissioner.
One of the main acts, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is now demanding that the president's State of the Union address, scheduled for January 29, be postponed until the shutdown is resolved. Her ostensible reason is 'security concerns,' but more likely the leading Democrat wants to block President Trump for speaking directly to the American people about the need for border security funding in order to end the shutdown.
The government shutdown, now the longest in history, could be all be sly plan by President Trump to permanently reduce the bloated federal bureaucracy and eliminate saboteurs that work within it.
North Carolina's State Auditor Beth Wood, a Democrat, is calling out such local governments and the Carolina Journal is reporting on how she wants to punish local officials that can't seem to 'keep their books straight.'