Rep. Jason Saine, back left, and Rep. James Boles, back right, along with Rep. Larry Hall, front left, and Rep. Edward Hanes, Jr., front right, talk before the start of the House Rules, Calendar and Operations committee meeting in the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
Rep. Jason Saine, back left, and Rep. James Boles, back right, along with Rep. Larry Hall, front left, and Rep. Edward Hanes, Jr., front right, talk before the start of the House Rules, Calendar and Operations committee meeting in the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Rep. Jason Saine, back left, and Rep. James Boles, back right, along with Rep. Larry Hall, front left, and Rep. Edward Hanes, Jr., front right, talk before the start of the House Rules, Calendar and Operations committee meeting in the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

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