U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.
U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Chuck Burton AP
U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis, R-N.C., smiles as he answers a question from the media during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Chuck Burton AP