Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Wed August 29, 2012

The Republican Platform And The RNC

Around here pretty much all the talk is about the Democratic National Convention but the Republican party holds a convention too and it starts this week in Tampa. The possible threat of hurricane conditions is not the only thing that has the convention buzzing. The Republican Party Committee has included tough language in their platform against abortion and immigration. GOP faithful hope the convention will add momentum to Mitt Romney's campaign which is locked in statistical dead heat with President Obama. We look at the news coming out of the Republican National Convention.

Guests
Dr. Michael Bitzer
- Associate Professor and Chair. Dept. of History and Political Science at Catawba College
Dr. Scott Huffmon - Professor of Political Science at Winthrop University
Dr. Eric Heberlig - Associate Professor of Political Science at UNC Charlotte
Jim Morrill - Political Reporter for The Charlotte Observer, reporting from Tampa

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