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Bridging the Divide in the North Carolina General Assembly | John Torbett & Becky Carney with Ciaran O’Connor 


Rep. Becky Carney is a Democrat representing Mecklenburg County in the highly polarized North Carolina General Assembly. Rep. John Torbett is a Republican representing Gaston County. Together, they lead the House Transportation Committee. 

In this episode of the podcast, the legislators join Braver Angels CMO Ciaran O’Connor to discuss what’s possible when two politicians who disagree on policy find ways to work together in a spirit of trust, citizenship, and goodwill.

Twitter: @braverangels, @ciaranjoconnor, @repbeckycarney, @JohnTorbett 

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