John Alexander, the Republican candidate for Senate District 15, center, chats with Joey Stansbury of Raleigh, right, on Wednesday during an event hosted by the social group Conservatism on Tap at the Busy Bee Cafe in Raleigh.
John Alexander, the Republican candidate for Senate District 15, center, chats with Joey Stansbury of Raleigh, right, on Wednesday during an event hosted by the social group Conservatism on Tap at the Busy Bee Cafe in Raleigh. tlong@newsobserver.com
John Alexander, the Republican candidate for Senate District 15, center, chats with Joey Stansbury of Raleigh, right, on Wednesday during an event hosted by the social group Conservatism on Tap at the Busy Bee Cafe in Raleigh. tlong@newsobserver.com

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