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Democratic National Convention 2012

The Democratic National Convention's first nigh fared better than the RNC's opening night in television ratings. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

DNC Tops RNC In Opening Night Television Ratings

Michelle Obama has bragging rights over Ann Romney in one early measurement — television ratings.


Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick touted President Obama's successes in the state Mitt Romney used to govern. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Gov. Patrick: Mitt Romney Never Fixed This State

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick used his speech to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night to slam Mitt Romney, who held the job before him, and to call on Democrats to stand up for President Barack Obama.


This year's DNC will not have the celebrity power it did in 2008. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

DNC Will Lack Celebrity A-List Featured In 2008

Fewer celebrities will be present at this year’s Democratic National Convention than four years ago.


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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Adjust For DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Officials with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools say they’re altering dismissal times and bus routes to help students and their parents navigate the city during the Democratic National Convention.

CBS Charlotte–08/09/2012

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Public Can Get Tickets To Democratic Convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Members of the public are getting a chance to take part in the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

CBS Charlotte–08/09/2012

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Officials Release Details About DNC Security

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With less than a month before the Democratic National Convention, the city on Wednesday released details about what streets will be closed for security during the event.

CBS Charlotte–08/08/2012

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Dems Pick First Hispanic For Convention Keynote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Marking a first for Hispanics, the Democratic party has chosen the mayor of San Antonio to deliver the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention.

CBS Charlotte–07/31/2012

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Key Role For Bill Clinton At Democratic Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton will have a marquee role in this summer’s Democratic National Convention, where he will make a forceful case for President Barack Obama’s re-election and his economic vision for the country, several Obama campaign and Democratic party officials said Sunday.

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2012

Schools Closing DNC Charlotte 2012

Three Schools Might Close During DNC In Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg County school officials are prepared to close three schools because of the Democratic National Convention in September.


File photo of liquor. (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

New Law To Keep Booze Flowing For Democratic Convention

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Adding a twist to blue laws in an increasingly red state, North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature is toasting a measure intended to keep the booze flowing at the Democratic National Convention.

CBS Charlotte–06/16/2012