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  • Berger: Why Cooper's call for special session voted down

    VIDEO: Senate leader Phil Berger explains why he opposed Gov. Roy Cooper's call for a special legislative session on redistricting.

VIDEO: Senate leader Phil Berger explains why he opposed Gov. Roy Cooper's call for a special legislative session on redistricting. Colin Campbell ccampbell@newsobserver.com
VIDEO: Senate leader Phil Berger explains why he opposed Gov. Roy Cooper's call for a special legislative session on redistricting. Colin Campbell ccampbell@newsobserver.com
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