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Sylvia Hatchell, who has led the Tar Heels since 1986, did not address the allegations against her or the findings of the independent report. Robert Franklin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh had some sharp questions about partisan gerrymandering, as the court heard arguments on it Tuesday. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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Kavanaugh Seems Conflicted On Partisan Gerrymandering At Supreme Court Arguments

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Demonstrators protest partisan redistricting in 2017 during oral arguments in a case out of Wisconsin. Olivier Douliery/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court Takes Another Look At Partisan Redistricting

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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race, prepares to testify on Thursday, the fourth day of the State Board of Elections hearing. Travis Long/Pool/News & Observer hide caption

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New Election Called In North Carolina House Race

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Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional race, fights back tears at the conclusion of his son John Harris's testimony during the third day of a North Carolina State Board of Elections hearing on the 9th Congressional District voting irregularities. Travis Long/News & Observer / Pool hide caption

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Mark Harris (left) and Dan McCready Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Officials Describe 'Coordinated, Unlawful' Scheme In Disputed N.C. Election

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North Carolina 9th district Republican congressional candidate Mark Harris, with his wife Beth, claims victory in his congressional race in Monroe, N.C. The race, however, has yet to be certified as authorities look into fraud claims in the eastern part of the district. Nell Redmond/AP hide caption

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'Whatever It Took': Republican Mark Harris' Path To The Election That Won't End

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A snow plow moves on a snowy Durham, N.C., street on Sunday. Weather Prediction Center forecaster David Roth told NPR this could be a "historic storm" for southwest Virginia and western North Carolina. Jonathan Drew/AP hide caption

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An employee at the Utah County Election office puts mail in ballots into a container to register the vote in the midterm elections on November 6. George Frey/Getty Images hide caption

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Voting By Mail Is On The Rise, But Could Alleged N.C. Election Fraud Change That?

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Democrat Dan McCready (left) and Republican Mark Harris are the candidates at the center of a contested race to represent North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. The state is investigating claims that a GOP operative may have manipulated ballots. Chuck Burton/AP hide caption

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Activist Maya Little, photographed in May before the toppling of the "Silent Sam" Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Little was arrested and charged on Tuesday, after protesting the university's plans to bring the statue back to campus. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Stacy Holcomb, 57, stands in front of his home in Bladenboro, N.C., where he says he was approached by a woman during the midterm elections and offered assistance submitting an absentee ballot, an occurrence that many in Bladen County have said happened to them. Justin Kase Conder for The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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North Carolina Republican Mark Harris leads Democrat Dan McCready by more than 900 votes, but the state election board has delayed certifying his electoral victory in the 9th Congressional District race. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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At least 36 students at a North Carolina school have become infected with chickenpox. The school has many students whose parents claimed a religious exemption from state vaccination requirements. Milos Bataveljic/Getty Images hide caption

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Early Voting Changes In North Carolina Spark Bipartisan Controversy

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This map, a screenshot from The Opportunity Atlas, shows household income in 2014-2015 for people born between 1978 and 1983 to low-income parents. In areas that are more red, people who grew up in low-income households tended to stay low-income. In areas that are more blue, people who grew up in low-income households tended to make more money. The Opportunity Atlas/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The American Dream Is Harder To Find In Some Neighborhoods

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