Vice President Biden Visits Charlotte

Politics
9:07 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Was VP Biden Pitching More Than Infrastructure In Charlotte?

Vice President Joe Biden and US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx in Charlotte
Credit John D. Simmons / Charlotte Observer

Anthony Foxx came home Thursday. And the former Charlotte mayor, and current Secretary of Transportation brought a friend. Vice President Joe Biden.

The two were here to build support for President Barack Obama’s proposal to rebuild or replace America’s transportation systems. At times, however, it seemed the two might be pitching Charlotte and North Carolina more than an infrastructure overhaul.

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News
4:24 pm
Thu February 19, 2015

VP Biden And Sec. Foxx Pitch President's Plan To Charlotte

Vice President Biden (left) traveled to Charlotte with Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Thursday.
Credit John D. Simmons / Charlotte Observer

The Grow America tour made a stop in Charlotte Thursday. Its headliners were Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. The duo pitched a major plank in President Barack Obama’s budget. 


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Election 2012
9:31 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Vice President Biden 'Fires Up' Charlotte Crowd

Michael Tomsic

Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Charlotte Tuesday. More than 1,000 people turned out at the N.C. Music Factory to hear him speak.

West Charlotte High School’s band director got a call Monday asking if the band could play a gig on short notice.

The next day, band members were in full uniform, banging their drums and blowing their horns to entertain a long line of people waiting to see the vice president of the United States.

After the band played outside, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was the first speaker inside The Fillmore.

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