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Poll: Obama job approval rising, race still tight

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A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Americans are feeling markedly better about the country's future and about Barack Obama's job performance. That said, the president's re-election race against Republican Mitt Romney remains a neck-and-neck proposition. Full story...
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First lady back in NC to speak at NC Central, ECU

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First lady Michelle Obama is returning to North Carolina to build support for her husband on college campuses and to encourage a techno-savvy method the Obama campaign is using to register voters. Full story...
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Romney, Obama back on the road

The President and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney are back on the road again after a quiet weekend. The President is focused on the battleground states, while the Romney campaign tries to win over a key demographic in California.

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Romney sees 'middle-income' as $200K to $250K and less, as does Obama

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Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both promising tax relief for middle-income Americans. But what's the definition of "middle-income?" Full story...
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First lady slated to visit two NC cities next week

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First lady Michelle Obama is returning to North Carolina next week for campaign events in Greenville and Durham. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign in North Carolina announced Friday that his wife will participate in "grass-roots events" in the two cities Wednesday. Full story...
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Presidential campaign, Sept. 12, 2012

An ABC News/Washington Post poll is showing that President Obama is widening his favorability among registered voters.

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UPDATE: US officials probing possibility that Libya attack was to mark 9/11 anniversary

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U.S. officials say the Obama administration is investigating whether the assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of 9/11, and not a spontaneous mob enraged over a anti-Islamic YouTube video Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Moving Obama's speech costs Columbus Co. woman thousands

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videoPresident Obama's cancelled outdoor speech did more than disappoint. It will cost one Columbus County woman thousands of dollars. Full story...
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Obama speech gets 35.7 million viewers

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President Barack Obama can beat rival Mitt Romney as a television draw, but can't eclipse his old self. Full story...
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DNC DAY 3: Obama Speech and wrap up from Charlotte

Cacky Catlett and Kevin Wuzzardo wrap up WWAY's live coverage of the DNC in Charlotte. Tonight included speeches from Vice President Joe Biden and President Obama.

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Charlotte man charged with threatening president

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A 21-year-old Charlotte man has been arrested by the Secret Service for allegedly posting threats to kill President Barack Obama on Twitter. Full story...
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DNC Day 3: President's speech preview

Before heading to Time Warner Cable Arena, folks filed into the nearby convention center, filling up on coffee and Obama plastered flare. All are in anticipation of what they say will be the homerun of this political
ballgame.

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Wilmington campaign volunteers say Obama speech change is a good thing

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video 65,000 people with community credentials, who planned to watch the president's speech in person Thursday will have to cancel their trip to the Queen City because of possible inclement weather. Full story...
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Clinton nominates Obama for president

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Former President Bill Clinton has formally nominated President Barack Obama to be the Democratic Party's candidate in the next presidential election. Full story...
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DNC Day 2: Delegates react to decision to move Obama DNC speech

The decision to move President Barack Obama's acceptance speech Thursday night indoors was all the buzz at the Democratic National Convention. We talked with delegates, who had mixed reactions on the move.

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