A federal judge has upheld North Carolina’s new voter identification requirement and other recent election law changes. Rick Henderson assesses the significance of the judge’s ruling for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.

Katherine Restrepo analyzes UnitedHealthcare’s decision to pull out of North Carolina’s Obamacare health insurance market. HotAir.com blogger Ed Morrissey explains how Wake County and six other counties across the country could play a critical role in determining the outcome of this year’s presidential race.

State Rep. Paul “Skip” Stam, R-Wake, makes a case against expanding state lottery advertising in North Carolina. Plus University of San Diego philosophy professor Matt Zwolinksi discusses exploitation, neglect, and sweatshop labor.