Election 2008

Reports and Analysis from Mecklenburg County and
12:00 pm
Tue November 4, 2008

Reports and Analysis from Mecklenburg County and North Carolina

WFAE News' latest reports from Mecklenburg County and across North Carolina and analysis of election returns.

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Obama Discusses NC Issues
1:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2008

Obama Discusses NC Issues

While John McCain is focusing on other swing states, Barack Obama and running mate Joseph Biden are spending a lot of time in North Carolina. Obama or Biden has visited the state three weeks in a row. On Saturday, Obama addressed about 20,000 people in Greensboro. Afterward, reporter Dave DeWitt of WUNC-FM spoke to Obama about illegal immigration, offshore drilling and why he believes has has a shot at being the first Democratic presidential candidate in 30 years to win the state.

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What Happened to Healthcare as an Election Issue?
1:00 pm
Wed September 24, 2008

What Happened To Health Care As An Election Issue?

Obama Rallies Charlotte
1:00 pm
Mon September 22, 2008

Obama Rallies Charlotte

Local Democrats Find Opportunity in Missed Obama
1:00 pm
Tue July 8, 2008

Local Democrats Find Opportunity in Missed Obama Visit

Airplane problems kept Barack Obama from visiting Charlotte yesterday, but local Democrats jumped on the event as an opportunity to pump other candidates for office. WFAE's Julie Rose explains.

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Obama's Charlotte Visit Delayed
1:00 pm
Mon July 7, 2008

Obama's Charlotte Visit Delayed

Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama had planned a visit to Charlotte today, kicking off a week of stops in states that went to Bush in the last two elections. But the Illinois Senator never made it. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Obama Launches Nationwide Tour in North Carolina
1:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2008

Obama Launches Nationwide Tour In North Carolina

Barack Obama held a private rally at the North Carolina fairgrounds Monday. The fact that the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee chose North Carolina as the state to kick off a two-week tour in which he'll discuss the economy, comes as a surprise to many. The state, after all, hasn't voted Democratic in a presidential election since the 1970s. For WFAE News, Laura Leslie has more.

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McCain to Visit Charlotte
1:00 pm
Mon April 21, 2008

McCain to Visit Charlotte

North Carolina's May 6 Primary is a big deal for the Democrats running for president. But it's just a rubber stamp for Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain. Still, the Charlotte Chamber today announced that McCain will pay a visit to speak with local business leaders the day before the primary. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Two NC Congressmen Endorse Obama
1:00 pm
Wed April 16, 2008

Two NC Congressmen Endorse Obama

Congressmen Mel Watt and David Price are joining four other North Carolina superdelegates, endorsing Barack Obama. WFAE's Lisa Miller has more.

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North Carolina in the Political Spotlight
1:00 pm
Tue April 8, 2008

North Carolina in the Political Spotlight

North Carolina is in the political spotlight this Spring - which is unusual since the state's primary is one of the last in the nation. WFAE's Julie Rose reports on the unlikely importance of May 6th, and considers whether it will make a difference come November.

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