North Carolina has a very different congressional map following the 2010 Census, and that is expected to mean good things for Republicans.
One Democratic seat expected to swing the GOP's way is in the state's 11th congressional district, where Mark Meadows is likely to be a part of the next Congress.
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Meadows addressed the Republican National Convention on Aug. 28 and railed against President Obama's record on the economy and religious freedom.
Meadows said deficits must be reined in, and he said the 2011 agreement to raise the debt ceiling didn't even cut real spending.
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He also said Obamacare's contraception mandate may be most offensive to the Catholic Church and argued that the fight must go on because other denominations and faiths will be next.