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DNC Day 2: Lt. Gov. Dalton talks about moving Obama speech and his own

President Obama is not the only candidate who's speech Thursday night was impacted by a decision to move the final night of the Democratic National Convention indoors. Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton, who is running for governor of North Carolina, is also scheduled to speak. We asked him what he thought about the decision to move indoors.

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Democrats move Obama speech inside because of weather; Republicans not so sure

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videoPresident Barack Obama will not talk to a football stadium full of supporters this time around. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced this morning that the president's acceptance speech scheduled for Thursday night at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium will move indoors because of the threat of severe weather. Full story...
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Elon Poll: Romney leads in NC as DNC begins

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a lead over President Barack Obama in the battleground state of North Carolina as the incumbent president’s party comes to Charlotte this week for the Democratic National Convention, according to the latest Elon University Poll conducted in partnership with The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer. Full story...
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Obama to make case for voters to stick with him

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Don't expect President Barack Obama to try to reinvent himself next week at the Democratic Party's national convention. Full story...
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Campaign volunteer organizes bus trip for Obama speech

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Have a ticket to President Obama's acceptance speech next week? You don't have to drive yourself. Full story...
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Democrats to stress Obama national security record

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Democrats plan to emphasize President Barack Obama's record on national security and veterans on the night he delivers his address at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Full story...
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Volunteers pick up tickets to see President Obama at DNC

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The race for the White House is ramping up as the Republican National Convention kicks off Monday, and the Democratic National Convention is set for the following week right here in the Tar Heel State. Full story...
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DNC to hand out Obama speech tickets

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Tickets are to be distributed for President Barack Obama's acceptance speech on the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Full story...
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Romney campaign rejects Obama camp's offer on taxes

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Mitt Romney's campaign says it's clear that President Barack Obama just wants to talk about Romney's taxes, rather than "the issues that matter to voters." Full story...
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Obama's dream 'super power': Speaking any language

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If President Barack Obama could have any "super power," it would be the ability to speak any language. Full story...
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THE RANT: Presidential election puzzle pieces in place

Local opinions vary regarding Mitt Romney's choice for a running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. Kevin Wuzzardo has more in tonight's edition of The Rant.

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Biden calls Ryan policies 'irresponsible'

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Vice President Joe Biden says Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are decent men, but that they have fundamentally different values from him and President Barack Obama. Full story...
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Burr welcomes DNC's money, glad when convention's gone

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video Sen. Richard Burr was in town to check on the progress of the VA clinic being built at Wilmington International Airport and to tour the GE Nuclear plant. We caught up with him to talk politics. Full story...
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NC woman gets White House honor for PTA work

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A North Carolina woman is being honored at the White House for her dedication to the Parent Teacher Association. Full story...
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Public can get tickets to Democratic convention

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Members of the public are getting a chance to take part in the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. Organizers said Thursday that people can sign up for community credentials on President Barack Obama's campaign website. Full story...
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