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North Carolina Democratic Party
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With the Democratic National Convention roughly seven weeks away, many are beginning to wonder if the party's choice of Charlotte, N.C., was the best idea after all.
The Obama campaign has had to deal with a rash of bad news lately. A souring economy combined with a series of gaffes and missteps has made the president look weak and defensive. Poll numbers are down and anxiety is rising in some Democratic quarters.
The House's top tax writer said Monday that he will listen to Mitt Romney's proposals for limiting tax breaks for the wealthy, but did not commit himself to adopting plans offered by the likely Republican presidential nominee.
The Democratic National Committee's pledge to use union contractors at its 2012 convention in Charlotte, N.C., is getting pushback from Republican state lawmakers who say the practice is undercutting local companies.