Lt. Governor Dan Forest is all but running for governor. Here’s the video he released Jan. 28

Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest says he’s forming an “exploratory committee” to run for governor, presumably against North Carolina Gov Roy Cooper, a Democrat.
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Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest says he’s forming an “exploratory committee” to run for governor, presumably against North Carolina Gov Roy Cooper, a Democrat.

Paul “Andy” Specht reports on North Carolina leaders and state politics for The News & Observer and PolitiFact. Specht previously covered Raleigh City Hall and town governments around the Triangle. He’s a Raleigh native who graduated from Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C. Contact him at aspecht@newsobserver.com or (919) 829-4870.

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