GOP en Moral Monday Protests <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the last several Mondays, planned protests have been happening at the North Carolina General Assembly and resulting in hundreds of arrests. These "Moral Monday" demonstrations have brought out thousands of people over the course of the last several weeks, who are protesting policies on many topics, from education, to taxes, and healthcare and more. The coalition of groups coordinating the protests, led by Rev. Dr. William Barber of the NC NAACP have implied that the protests won't stop until changes are made in the legislature. We'll talk about the Moral Monday movement, about the policies that are being challenged, about the number of people voluntarily being arrested in the protests and the chance these demonstrations will make change, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 29998 at Moral Monday Protests GOP Delegates Pick Pope As State Chair <p>Delegates at the North Carolina Republican convention in Charlotte Saturday elected Claude Pope as the party’s new state chairman. Pope easily defeated Charlotte Tea Party activist Jack Brosch in&nbsp;the vote.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 09 Jun 2013 13:47:33 +0000 David Boraks 29020 at Boehner Leads A Disorganized House <p>For the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, ending the 112<sup>th</sup> Congress should have been a blessing. But the recent fiscal fiasco within his own party seems to indicate his problems will only continue into the new 113<sup>th</sup> Congress.&nbsp;</p><p>First, Republican leader John Boehner tried his own path to avoid the fiscal cliff fiasco and declare who was in charge of the House majority.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 18:19:26 +0000 Michael Bitzer 18766 at Boehner Leads A Disorganized House First Lady Michelle Obama Campaigns In Charlotte <p></p><p></p><p>Last weekend, volunteers for both campaigns knocked on doors and called voters to get them to head to the polls. There were also some big names in the area – at least for President Barack Obama.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 14:05:16 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 15051 at First Lady Michelle Obama Campaigns In Charlotte