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“The people have won”

What does it mean that Jerry Meek, the Fayetteville trial lawyer, is the new Democratic State Party chair, and not Gov. Mike Easley’s choice, Raleigh attorney-lobbyist Ed Turlington? When Meek’s victory was announced on Saturday at the party’s executive committee meeting, by a vote of 271-242, party activist Chris Lizak literally leaped out of his […]