Dan Blue Harold Brubaker

Dan Blue   Harold Brubaker

Rep. Dan Blue, D-Wake, left, and Rep. Harold Brubaker, R-Randolph, confer outside the House chamber, Tuesday May 13, 2008, during the first day of the short session the N.C. Legislature in Raleigh, N.C. Both Blue and Brubaker are former House Speakers. (AP Photo/Karen Tam)