Republican Senators President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, left, and Majority Leader Harry Brown, center, congratulate Floyd McKissick, Jr., a Democrat, right, on a good debate after the Senate approved a new redistricting map on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the N.C. General Assembly. Last month’s sudden resignation of a Mecklenburg County lawmaker has boosted Democratic hopes of breaking the Republican grip in the North Carolina General Assembly.
Republican Senators President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, left, and Majority Leader Harry Brown, center, congratulate Floyd McKissick, Jr., a Democrat, right, on a good debate after the Senate approved a new redistricting map on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the N.C. General Assembly. Last month’s sudden resignation of a Mecklenburg County lawmaker has boosted Democratic hopes of breaking the Republican grip in the North Carolina General Assembly. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com
Republican Senators President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, left, and Majority Leader Harry Brown, center, congratulate Floyd McKissick, Jr., a Democrat, right, on a good debate after the Senate approved a new redistricting map on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the N.C. General Assembly. Last month’s sudden resignation of a Mecklenburg County lawmaker has boosted Democratic hopes of breaking the Republican grip in the North Carolina General Assembly. Corey Lowenstein clowenst@newsobserver.com

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