Phil Berger Jr. began a two-day tour of the 6th Congressional District on Wednesday.
GRAHAM, N.C. -
The son of North Carolina
state Senate leader Phil Berger says he wants to "shake things up" like
his father and other Republicans have done in Raleigh if he gets elected
to Congress next year.
Phil Berger Jr. began a two-day tour of
the 6th Congressional District on Wednesday while formally announcing
his bid for the GOP nomination in May. He wants to succeed retiring GOP
U.S. Rep. Howard Coble. At least three other Republicans are in the
The younger Berger is the district attorney in Rockingham
County, where he kicked off the tour. He later spoke in a restaurant
near the Alamance County courthouse.
Phil Berger Jr. says he would
fight what he called "liberal overreach in Washington" and work to
repeal the president's health care overhaul law.