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Romney, Biden heading to NC on successive days

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The presidential campaign will build steam in North Carolina with scheduled appearances by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and Vice President Joe Biden. Full story...
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'Obama Classic' basketball fundraiser to star Michael Jordan, NBA greats

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President Obama, Michael Jordan and a group of past and present NBA stars will appear together on a New York City basketball court Aug. 22 for the "Obama Classic," a fundraiser and grassroots sweepstakes for the president’s re-election campaign. Full story...
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Obama to sign bill helping Lejeune water victims

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The man who has led the fight for information about the contaminated water at Camp Lejeune will be at the Oval Office when President Obama signs a bill providing health care for those who suffered illnesses because of the toxins. Full story...
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Campaign resumes after pause for Colorado shooting

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The acrimonious presidential campaign is easing back into action after a weekend pause for the nation to absorb the shock of a horrific mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater. Full story...
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Romney draws boos from NAACP when he dings Obama

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Republican Mitt Romney is telling black voters that he's a better choice than President Barack Obama to help build their neighborhoods and lessen unemployment among African Americans. Full story...
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Your Vote Your Vote: New Presidential Polls

With election day less than four months away, just who the next president will be is anyone's guess. According to the latest ABC news/Washington Post poll, both President Obama and the presumptive republican nominee, Mitt Romney are running virtually neck-in-neck.

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Sen. Hagan talks farms, Obama and the 4th

About a week after the senate passed the 2012 farm bill in a 64-35 vote, Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) stopped by the WWAY studio to explain how the bill will impact North Carolinians. She spoke with "Good Morning Carolina" anchor Ashley Jacobs this morning about that and more.

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Marist/NBC Poll: Obama and Romney in close contest here in North Carolina

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President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are competitive in the presidential contest in North Carolina. Among registered voters including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, 46% support Obama while 44% favor Romney. One percent backs another candidate, and 9% are undecided. Full story...
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Supreme Court refuses to hear 'birther' argument again

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The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal challenging President Barack Obama's US citizenship and his eligibility to serve as commander in chief. Full story...
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Biden returns to North Carolina, talks economy

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Vice President Joe Biden is touting President Barack Obama's economic message in the swing state of North Carolina. Biden spoke to about 600 people in the Wake Forest Biotech Place in Winston-Salem Wednesday morning. Full story...
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USA Today/Gallup Poll: 51% agree with Obama's endorsement of gay marriage

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More than half of Americans say they approve of President Obama's stance that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry legally, but 60% say that his shift in position will have no bearing on how they vote in the November election, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup poll. Full story...
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ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: President voices support of gay marriage

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President Obama today announced that he now supports same-sex marriage, reversing his longstanding opposition amid growing pressure from the Democratic base and even his own vice president. In an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts, the president described his thought process as an "evolution" that led him to this place, based on conversations with his own staff members, openly gay and lesbian service members, and conversations with his wife and own daughters. Full story...
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Al-Qaida releases video of American hostage

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An American hostage abducted in Pakistan by al-Qaida last August says he'll be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to his captors' demands. Full story...
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POLL: Romney trails Obama in favorability in NC

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While most North Carolinians have opinions about President Barack Obama, more than a quarter of state residents don’t know how they feel about his presumptive GOP rival in the fall elections, according to the latest Elon University Poll. Full story...
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Local students react to President Obama's college loan speech

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video With so many college students on federal loans, the reaction to interest rates possibly doubling has many Wilmington students upset and hoping the President continues to push Congress on extending the current rate. Full story...
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