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Claudia Blakemore, right, a registered nurse from Houston, Tex., laughs with Howard Foreman, left, from Vinton, La., and Audrey Cumby of LaMarque, Tex., outside the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Blakemore drove to the convention to sell Obama memorabilia, including hats, buttons and flags. She also sold things at the last DNC in 2008. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Claudia Blakemore, right, a registered nurse from Houston, Tex., laughs with Howard Foreman, left, from Vinton, La., and Audrey Cumby of LaMarque, Tex., outside the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. Blakemore drove to the convention to sell Obama memorabilia, including hats, buttons and flags. She also sold things at the last DNC in 2008. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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