The race for Richard Burr?s U.S. Senate seat will grab plenty of campaign headlines this year. John Hood handicaps Burr?s Democratic challengers and offers an early assessment of the race in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Rick Henderson will also join us to discuss recent developments in a public-records lawsuit Carolina Journal and other media outlets filed against the Easley administration in 2008.

Author and National Review Online editor-at-large Jonah Goldberg will tell us how year one of the Obama administration has compared to the descriptions of liberal policymaking he set out in his book Liberal Fascism.

You?ll also hear highlights from a recent panel discussion examining the topic of taxpayer funding for arts training at the UNC School of the Arts, along with a discussion of possible consolidation of state law enforcement agencies.