NC State Senator Dan Blue (D-Wake County), left, stands to plead for more time for senators to read the budget compromise bill before them in the NC Senate Tuesday as fellow State Senator Bob Rucho (R-Mecklenburg County) listens before coming back to his seat in the NC Senate.
NC State Senator Dan Blue (D-Wake County), left, stands to plead for more time for senators to read the budget compromise bill before them in the NC Senate Tuesday as fellow State Senator Bob Rucho (R-Mecklenburg County) listens before coming back to his seat in the NC Senate. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
NC State Senator Dan Blue (D-Wake County), left, stands to plead for more time for senators to read the budget compromise bill before them in the NC Senate Tuesday as fellow State Senator Bob Rucho (R-Mecklenburg County) listens before coming back to his seat in the NC Senate. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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