The 2012 nomination convention for the Democratic Party will be held in Charlotte, NC from September 4th - 6th. KUNC will be following the events along with The Colorado Statesman and NPR News. The Colorado Statesman is on site in Charlotte, you can follow Ernest Luning on Twitter @eluning.
A view of the skyline of Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday. Preparations for the Democratic National Convention are under way around Charlotte, where the party is expected to nominate President Obama to run for a second term.
The Democratic National Convention begins this week in Charlotte, N.C. WFAE's Julie Rose looks at what this city's boosters want visitors and TV viewers to know about Charlotte and what they're trying to paper over.
Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell about the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Rendell is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee.
Weekend Edition Sunday guest host Linda Wertheimer speaks with NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about the latest political news, as we await the start of the Democratic National Convention.
As the Republican National Convention takes over prime time TV this week, and the Democratic National Convention starts next week, politics are clearly in the spotlight. Political campaigns are flooding broadcast television, but they’re also diving deeper into social media to find perspective voters.