Sen. Richard Burr might or might not be leading Deborah Ross. His lead in a recent Emerson College poll is not outside the margin of error.
Sen. Richard Burr might or might not be leading Deborah Ross. His lead in a recent Emerson College poll is not outside the margin of error. Win McNamee 2013 Getty File Photo
Sen. Richard Burr might or might not be leading Deborah Ross. His lead in a recent Emerson College poll is not outside the margin of error. Win McNamee 2013 Getty File Photo
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