Wind turbines and farm equipment now dot Horace Pritchard's land, where he raises corn, soybeans, and other crops. He also receives payments for hosting nine of the more than 100 wind turbines now operating near Elizabeth City, N.C.
Demonstrators at the state Legislature building in Raleigh, N.C., on Dec. 15, 2016, during a special session to pass laws limiting the power of the state's new governor, Roy Cooper.
Sara Kelly Jones of Charlotte, N.C., says she is terrified she will lose her health insurance if lawmakers repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks during a news conference at the Texas Republican Convention on May 13, 2016, in Dallas. There is a "bathroom bill" proposal in the Texas legislature that could require transgender Texans to use the restroom which corresponds to the gender on their birth certificate.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, accompanied by his wife, Ann McCrory, speaks to supporters at a postelection rally in Raleigh, N.C., on Nov. 9. McCrory was not re-elected.