Gov. Roy Cooper (left) ends a press conference where he named two new Cabinet secretaries to run his new administration. The new Democratic governor announced James Trogdon (right) as secretary of the Department of Transportation and Michael Regan (center) to lead the Department of Environmental Quality. The announcement was made at the Executive Manson in Raleigh on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.
Gov. Roy Cooper (left) ends a press conference where he named two new Cabinet secretaries to run his new administration. The new Democratic governor announced James Trogdon (right) as secretary of the Department of Transportation and Michael Regan (center) to lead the Department of Environmental Quality. The announcement was made at the Executive Manson in Raleigh on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Gov. Roy Cooper (left) ends a press conference where he named two new Cabinet secretaries to run his new administration. The new Democratic governor announced James Trogdon (right) as secretary of the Department of Transportation and Michael Regan (center) to lead the Department of Environmental Quality. The announcement was made at the Executive Manson in Raleigh on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
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Politics podcast: Gov. Roy Cooper’s first week

January 06, 2017 5:11 PM

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