Attorney General Roy Cooper greets supporters during an election party hosted by the North Carolina Democratic Party at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in downtown Raleigh on Nov. 5. Republican lawmakers and Gov. McCrory have often hired private lawyers rather than rely on Cooper’s legal advice and representation.
Attorney General Roy Cooper greets supporters during an election party hosted by the North Carolina Democratic Party at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in downtown Raleigh on Nov. 5. Republican lawmakers and Gov. McCrory have often hired private lawyers rather than rely on Cooper’s legal advice and representation. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com
Attorney General Roy Cooper greets supporters during an election party hosted by the North Carolina Democratic Party at the Raleigh Marriott City Center in downtown Raleigh on Nov. 5. Republican lawmakers and Gov. McCrory have often hired private lawyers rather than rely on Cooper’s legal advice and representation. Ethan Hyman ehyman@newsobserver.com

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