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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Party chairman Randy Voller (VOH’-lur) is facing questions about credit card charges made during a March trip to a Las Vegas casino to watch basketball games with old college buddies.

Records obtained by The Associated Press show Voller made $3,327 in charges on an American Express Gold Card embossed with his name and that of the state Democratic Party. Voller says he didn’t know the card was backed by the personal credit of the party’s then-interim executive director, whom he had just decided to replace.

Voller says he later decided to use personal funds to pay off the card. He plans to list a portion of the costs for the trip as an in-kind political donation because he asked his friends to give money to the party.

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