RNC http://wfae.org en Tips From Tampa For Handling A National Convention http://wfae.org/post/tips-tampa-handling-national-convention <p>Life is slowly getting back to normal in Tampa after the Republican National Convention concluded Thursday night. Some businesses, restaurants and schools there offered these tips for Charlotte residents about how to handle a national convention coming to town.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br><br>The main events were in downtown Tampa, and that area turned into a secure zone on steroids, in the words of Marshall Rainey.<br> Fri, 31 Aug 2012 22:07:49 +0000 Michael Tomsic 4144 at http://wfae.org The Campaigns And The Economy http://wfae.org/post/campaigns-and-economy-0 <p>Everyone remembers the now famous phrase "it's the economy, stupid" that came out of Bill Clinton's first campaign for President. That phrase could be in full effect during the current Presidential campaign as well but the two candidates certainly see the issue from two different perspectives. Add to that the recent addition of congressman Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential candidate. Ryan is the Chairman of the House Budget Committee and has what some call "radical" views to reform the federal budget and revive the economy. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Charlotte Talks 3347 at http://wfae.org The Campaigns And The Economy Young People and Politics http://wfae.org/post/young-people-and-politics <p>Young voters came out in record numbers in 2008 to elect Barack Obama as President. Four years later, a poll from Pew Research Center this summer says Americans under the age of 30 are less engaged in the upcoming election and in politics in general than they were in 2008. Are the parties and politicians listening to this particular voter group? Do young people feel like they are being heard? Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Charlotte Talks 2819 at http://wfae.org Young People and Politics