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Charlotte: A City Under Constant Surveillance

(CBS Charlotte) — Before the Democratic National Convention came to Charlotte in September 2012, the city received a $50 million federal grant that was allocated towards surveillance cameras. Nearly nine months after the DNC, more […]

CBS Charlotte–05/31/2013

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Charlotte Leaders Praise Convention’s Impact

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte is releasing numbers proving last summer’s Democratic National Convention is a success. City leaders hired a company last year to study the convention’s economic impact. That study is being released […]

CBS Charlotte–01/28/2013

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Dem Convention Boosted Hotels And Restaurants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An analysis of sales tax data shows the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte packed local hotels, but appears to have had limited economic impact for the city as a whole. […]

CBS Charlotte–12/23/2012

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Man Admits Threatening President Obama During The DNC

A North Carolina man will likely avoid prison after posting online threats to assassinate President Obama during last month’s the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.


Frames From The 2012 Political Conventions: DNC

Dem Convention Used Corporate Cash, Despite Pledge

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democratic National Convention relied on at least $5 million in corporate donations, despite repeated pledges by top party officials only to use money raised from individuals.

CBS Charlotte–10/18/2012

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Charlotte Hires Group To Evaluate Democrats Impact

Tourism officials in Charlotte have hired an outside group to measure the economic impact of the Democratic National Convention.


Frames From The 2012 Political Conventions: DNC

Charlotte Leaders Ecstatic About Results Of DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For Charlotte, the party’s over. After a year of planning for the Democratic National Convention, delegates, journalists and even protesters have left North Carolina largest city.

CBS Charlotte–09/07/2012

Obama Accepts Nomination On Final Day Of Democratic National Convention

Obama’s Task: Keep The Race A Choice

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s fall mission: Remind voters why they chose him in the first place, hope the economy doesn’t get worse — and paint Mitt Romney as an unacceptable alternative.

CBS Charlotte–09/07/2012

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Schieffer: ‘It Just Didn’t Have That Little Spark That Clinton Had’

President Obama made his plea to voters at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night to keep him in the White House for another four years, but CBS News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer said the speech lacked the pizzaz that former President Bill Clinton brought with him Wednesday night.


Women's rights activist Sandra Fluke championed Barack Obama's policies at the DNC. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for Women's Campaign Fund)

DNC: Activist Sandra Fluke Touts Obama Policies To Female Voters

Attorney and women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke is sounding dire warnings at the Democratic National Convention on a range of health issues if the GOP wins the White House.




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