Former GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, who narrowly lost to Cooper in the 2016 election, has said he's keeping his options open to run again.
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McCrory said he enjoyed being governor and misses the people who worked with him in Raleigh to create what he calls "a very ethical government and a very productive government."
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