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Lawsuit alleges that a woman at his agency was paid less than her male predecessor, and that Watt harassed her when she tried to discuss it.
Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporter
Gov. Pat McCrory says the special election dates to fill Rep. Mel Watt's seat will be the same as the regularly scheduled primary and general election days.
North Carolina Congressman Mel Watt was confirmed Tuesday by the U.S. Senate as the new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgage programs.
Democratic legislators from Greensboro and Charlotte are lining up for a run at Rep. Mel Watt's 12th Congressional District seat. The Charlotte Democrat has been nominated for a post in the Obama administration.
Three Democratic members of the North Carolina congressional delegation have asked state House leaders to defeat a bill passed Tuesday in the state Senate that would prohibit the expansion of Medicaid to cover adults under the Affordable Care Act.