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Cooper

Democrat from North Carolina

Roy Cooper, a Democrat, is the governor of North Carolina. Previously he was the attorney general, a state senator and a state representative.

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Recent statements involving Roy Cooper

Recent stories featuring Roy Cooper

Checking on North Carolina's bathroom law affecting its economy

Stopping in Texas, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest aired claims about North Carolina's experience with its bathroom law adopted in 2016.

To the fact checks...

Fact-checking N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest's pro-HB2 press conference in Texas

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest spoke in Texas about North Carolina's experience with House Bill 2. Texas is considering a similar bill. Here are several quick fact-checks of claims Forest made.

North Carolina teacher pay: $50,000 or not?

North Carolina Republicans spent much of 2016 saying they had raised the average teacher pay to $50,000. A new report shows they just barely missed the mark.

Gov. Roy Cooper's top campaign promises: The Coop-O-Meter

A quick overview of N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper's promises that we'll track via the Coop-O-Meter.

Dubious claims from both sides during North Carolina special session

Dubious claims from both sides have been flying back and forth in Raleigh.