(CNN) - Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as the "Queen City," is expected to reap the economic benefits for hosting the Democratic National Convention.
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Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Officials with the Democratic National Convention said Tuesday that they will have a contingency plan ready in case storms interrupt their plans to hold Thursday evening's convention activities outside.
But "we are rain or shine going forward," said a senior Obama campaign official who spoke Tuesday with CNN reporters covering the convention.
Greenville, North Carolina (CNN) – At a Labor Day rally, Republican vice presidential hopeful Rep. Paul Ryan raised the question 'are you better off' and compared President Barack Obama to one-term President Jimmy Carter.
"You see the president has no record to run on. In fact, every president since the Great Depression who asked Americans to send them into a second term could say that you are better off today than you were four years ago, except for Jimmy Carter and for President Barack Obama," said Ryan.
(CNN) - CNN Chief National Correspondent John King explains the state of the presidential race in North Carolina ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden led an effort on Monday to sharpen the message of Democrats on the eve of their party convention after other senior members struggled to formulate a definitive answer to the question of whether voters should feel better off since President Barack Obama took office.
Biden told a Labor Day campaign rally in Detroit that the country was indeed doing better than when Republicans led by George W. Bush left power in 2009.FULL STORY
Greenville, North Carolina (CNN) – Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee, will put the question that Democrats struggled to answer this weekend at the heart of his campaign message Monday: Are you better off than you were four years ago?
While nothing new for the Mitt Romney-Paul Ryan campaign, that question gained renewed attention Sunday after prominent surrogates for President Barack Obama couldn't give a definitive "yes" answer in various television appearances. On Monday Democrats seemed more certain, though still attempted to balance touting improving economic data with the tough realities that many Americans still face.
Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) – As the Democratic National Convention gets underway in Charlotte, a new poll indicates Mitt Romney has a slight advantage in this battleground state.
According to an Elon University/Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News & Observer survey released Monday, the Republican presidential nominee holds a 47%-43% advantage over President Barack Obama among likely voters in North Carolina. The GOP challenger's four point margin over Obama is within the poll's sampling error. The survey was conducted August 25-30, just before and during Republican Convention in Tampa, Florida.
(CNN) – CNN Monday turned the important battleground state of North Carolina from "lean Romney" to true "toss up" on its Electoral Map, following the release of a new CNN/Time Magazine/ORC International poll that indicated the race for the state's 15 electoral votes was a dead heat.
The move by CNN comes one week before the Democratic convention kicks off in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Tampa, Florida (CNN) – As the Republican convention gets underway, a new survey indicates the battle for this crucial battleground state's 29 electoral votes is extremely close.