State Sen. Mike Woodard, a Durham Democrat, addresses a crowd from atop a planter in the General Assembly Building as the Republican-led legislature seeks to limit Governor-elect Roy Cooper's power during a special session Thursday, 15, 2016.
State Sen. Mike Woodard, a Durham Democrat, addresses a crowd from atop a planter in the General Assembly Building as the Republican-led legislature seeks to limit Governor-elect Roy Cooper's power during a special session Thursday, 15, 2016. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
State Sen. Mike Woodard, a Durham Democrat, addresses a crowd from atop a planter in the General Assembly Building as the Republican-led legislature seeks to limit Governor-elect Roy Cooper's power during a special session Thursday, 15, 2016. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

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