On this episode of “Tying It Together with Tim Boyum,” Tim talks with Sen. Phil Berger. He is considered one of the most powerful politicians in the state. He talks about how working through college on an assembly line, painting, and working at a grocery store shaped his political future. We also find out just how close he was to running for U.S. Senate in 2014. As the debate rages on over Medicaid expansion, Sen. Berger tells us why he thinks it’s a bad idea for the state, and his reasons go beyond well money.


With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just soundbites. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with these powers players from across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores some of their most fascinating life stories, and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.


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