FILE – U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at a groundbreaking ceremony for Novo Nordisk in Clayton on March 28, 2016. The two-term senator is known for his preference to not wear socks with his shoes – a topic that provided some comic relief this week during a tough reelection year for the longtime GOP politician.
FILE – U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at a groundbreaking ceremony for Novo Nordisk in Clayton on March 28, 2016. The two-term senator is known for his preference to not wear socks with his shoes – a topic that provided some comic relief this week during a tough reelection year for the longtime GOP politician. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
FILE – U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., at a groundbreaking ceremony for Novo Nordisk in Clayton on March 28, 2016. The two-term senator is known for his preference to not wear socks with his shoes – a topic that provided some comic relief this week during a tough reelection year for the longtime GOP politician. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

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