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President Obama DNC speech: ‘You are the change’

Sep 7, 2012 Comments Off on President Obama DNC speech: ‘You are the change’ Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama asked the nation Thursday to choose a “harder” path to long-term economic prosperity, outlining grand economic promises for a second term in office and describing the …

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Clinton could hold Obama’s key to Florida

Sep 6, 2012 Comments Off on Clinton could hold Obama’s key to Florida Wes Hodge

If President Barack Obama is going to win Florida, he could use a big assist from former President Bill Clinton. It’s no accident that Clinton is prominently featured in new …

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Only Dem currently in governor’s race, Nan Rich blasts Rick Scott and other Republicans

Sep 6, 2012 Comments Off on Only Dem currently in governor’s race, Nan Rich blasts Rick Scott and other Republicans Wes Hodge

Sen. Nan Rich, the only declared Democratic candidate for governor, laced into Gov. Rick Scott and Republicans Thursday morning in remarks to the Florida delegation breakfast at the Democratic National …

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Alex Sink encourages votes for local Dems

Sep 6, 2012 Comments Off on Alex Sink encourages votes for local Dems Wes Hodge

Speaking to the Florida delegation breakfast at the Democratic National Convention, former gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink encouraged the party’s activists to work for candidates across the ticket. Sink noted the …

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Bill Clinton DNC Speech Commands Spotlight On Wednesday Night

Sep 6, 2012 Comments Off on Bill Clinton DNC Speech Commands Spotlight On Wednesday Night Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President …

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Elizabeth Warren Speech: ‘We Build It Together’

Sep 5, 2012 Comments Off on Elizabeth Warren Speech: ‘We Build It Together’ Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the fall of 2008, two weeks after Election Day, Harry Reid picked up the phone and called Elizabeth Warren, a little-known law professor with a background …

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Sandra Fluke: GOP positions ‘offensive, obsolete relic’ of past

Sep 5, 2012 No Comments ›› Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sandra Fluke on Wednesday offered a dire vision of the future if Mitt Romney is elected president, one where rape would be redefined, women would be forced …

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Michelle Obama urges DNC to ‘keep moving forward’

Sep 5, 2012 No Comments ›› Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE — We live blogged speeches by Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, the headliners for opening night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The first lady told …

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Julian Castro Speech At 2012 Democratic Convention Wows Crowd (VIDEO)

Sep 5, 2012 No Comments ›› Wes Hodge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro’s keynote speech to the Democratic convention was a spicy blend of immigrant dreams and partisan bite. The 37-year old Castro, a rising …

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