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Mel Watt

U.S. President Barack Obama congratulates U.S. Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) (L) after nominating him to be the next director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency during a personnel announcement at the White House May 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NC Congressman To Be Honored At Charlotte Event

A veteran North Carolina lawmaker is being honored for his service by a group of Mecklenburg County Democrats.