Sen. Bill Cook (left) congratulates Sen. Phil Berger, the N.C. Senate president pro tempore (center), as he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (right) leave a press conference where they announced they had reached a budget May 31, 2016.
Sen. Bill Cook (left) congratulates Sen. Phil Berger, the N.C. Senate president pro tempore (center), as he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (right) leave a press conference where they announced they had reached a budget May 31, 2016. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Sen. Bill Cook (left) congratulates Sen. Phil Berger, the N.C. Senate president pro tempore (center), as he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown (right) leave a press conference where they announced they had reached a budget May 31, 2016. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

The Arnold Schwarzenegger of legislatures – Christensen

February 11, 2017 3:00 PM