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Jesse Jackson and Jim Hunt pulled back the curtain this week to show how the old North Carolina became the new.

Modified: 09/21/12 02:57:08 PM
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The GOP is certain NC will go back to red in November, but Democrats say they've got the field organization to get out the vote again.

Modified: 09/06/12 05:33:30 AM

If it weren't for Ohio and that sex scandal, this could have been John Edwards' convention.

Modified: 09/05/12 05:55:24 AM

Charlotte's mayor has spent the past 18 months getting his city ready to host the event that will introduce it to the rest of the country.

Modified: 09/21/12 02:57:07 PM
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Julianna Smoot also used her fundraising expertise to help shore up the Democratic National Convention.

Modified: 09/08/12 07:22:57 AM
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Commentary:  As Democrats pour into Charlotte this weekend for the Democratic National Convention, they are certainly anticipating a big show.

Modified: 09/01/12 11:30:13 PM

Commentary:  Like baseball players who come to Florida for spring training, Republicans came to Tampa hoping to get their national ticket punched.

Modified: 08/31/12 04:12:19 PM
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Commentary:  One might assume that GOP Sen. Richard Burr would be front and center at the Republican National Convention, since he is the ranking Republican in one of the nation's leading battleground states.

Modified: 08/31/12 07:43:17 AM
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Commentary:  After the last presidential election, Pat McCrory ran into President Barack Obama at a Washington event and complimented him on a successful campaign. But this time, McCrory said things will be different. The Republicans are putting together a grassroots organization that they believe can compete with the Obama organization.

Modified: 08/29/12 02:11:52 AM
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Commentary:  Charlie Black, the polished, polite, soft-spoken North Carolinian, may have seen the inside of more presidential campaigns than any man alive. Ronald Reagan's campaign in 1976 was his first. Mitt Romney's is his 10th.

Modified: 08/28/12 02:40:28 AM
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Commentary:  The NC Republican delegation is at their national convention in their best position in recent memory.

Modified: 08/28/12 01:51:06 AM
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Commentary:  At a bipartisan Raleigh focus group, nine women discussing politics show why North Carolina is considered a tossup this fall. They're part of the Walmart Moms demographic, which is defined as a voter with children aged 18 or younger living at home who has shopped at a Walmart at least once in the last month.

Modified: 08/20/12 03:14:48 AM
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