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Democratic National Convention

NC man gets prison time for tweeting Obama threats

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A North Carolina man is headed to prison for threatening President Barack Obama through Twitter during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Full story...
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GOP says it raised nearly $55M for convention, DNC fell short of goal

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The group that hosted the Republican National Convention says it raised $55.3 million for the GOP's festivities in Tampa, FL. The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte reports raising $24 million - falling short of its $36.7 million fundraising goal. 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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Charlotte leaders ecstatic about results of DNC

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After a year of planning for the Democratic National Convention, delegates, journalists and even protesters have left North Carolina largest city. 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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Wilmington rabbi, independent voter react to Democratic platform changes

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video Wednesday, in a decision that has garnered controversy among both parties, Democrats altered their platform by reinstating a reference to God and Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. 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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DNC Day 3: ABC's Jon Karl discusses Obama speech, NC in campaign

What will President Obama say in his acceptance speech? Will Bill Clinton's speech last night overshadow him? Just how important is North Carolina in this presidential election? WWAY Political Editor Kevin Wuzzardo discusses these issues with ABC News Senior Political Correspondent Jon Karl.

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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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DNC Day 2: Delegates, celebrities react to decision to move Obama speech

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video Mixed reaction to news President Obama will accept his party's nomination indoors, rather than at Bank of America Stadium. 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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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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