Getting personal in NC: 20 questions with US Senate candidates Burr, Ross and Haugh

This year’s U.S. Senate race has brought millions of dollars in spending and a barrage of attack ads, often painting not-so-nice images of the contenders in 30-second blasts.

To get beyond the caricatures and talking points, we asked the three candidates – Republican Sen. Richard Burr, Democrat Deborah Ross and Libertarian Sean Haugh – a series of 20 personal questions.

Here’s what they had to say: