She The People: Charlotte


Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012

An ‘authentic’ Joe Biden presses the flesh in North Carolina

Biden, so often spoofed for gaffes, was praised for being exactly what you see.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:42 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte, Democrats, Mitt Romney, North Carolina, Paul Ryan, President Obama, Republicans, Vice President Biden

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Obama’s speech adjusted for more constrained circumstances

The president’s acceptance speech was scaled down in the face of uncontrollable forces, mirroring a theme of the past four years.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Barack Obama, speech, Mitt Romney, Democratic convention, Charlotte

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 09/06/2012

John Sununu questions cost of Michelle Obama’s dress

He’s questioned that the Tracy Reese dress that first lady Michelle Obama wore for her Tuesday night speech in Charlotte cost only $350.

By Suzi Parker  |  05:03 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Sununu, Michelle Obama, Ann Romney, Tracey Reese, Oscar de la Renta, Fashion Week, Jackie Kennedy, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, first ladies, Charlotte

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Bill Clinton's electrifying speech and the public's reaction prove his rock star status

Bill Clinton transitioned from political rock star to legendary supernova in forty-eight electrifying minutes on Wednesday night.

By Suzi Parker  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Charlotte, Hillary Clinton, Democratic National Convention, Paul Ryan, Arkansas, 1992, United Nations, Nobel Peace Prize

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Arkansas delegation will always have Bill Clinton

By Suzi Parker  |  04:56 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Clinton, 2012, Charlotte, DNC, Mitt Romney, Mike Beebe, Mike Ross, political conventions, political speeches

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012

First lady Michelle Obama previews her all-important speech

She is one of team Obama’s most popular members and powerful assets, and a lot is riding on her Tuesday night prime-time address.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  06:32 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michelle Obama, Barack Obama, DNC, Charlotte, speech, Ann Romney, Mitt Romney

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 08/26/2012

Anthony Foxx: Q&A with Charlotte’s mayor and DNC host

By Mary C. Curtis  |  04:20 PM ET, 08/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Foxx, Charlotte, North Carolina, DNC 2012, Democratic convention, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, banking, education, New South

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Charlotte prepares for Democratic National Convention protesters

Are “free-speech zones” and “extraordinary event” regulations that allow police to examine backpacks for suspicious materials an encroachment on First Amendment rights?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democratic convention, protests, Charlotte, union, Occupy

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Bill Clinton setting the stage for Obama at convention makes perfect sense

SHE THE PEOPLE | It makes perfect sense. And boy does Clinton love to be the go-to guy.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, Bill Clinton, Democratic convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, economy, Hillary Clinton, 2012 elections

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wisconsin and the women’s vote

“I don’t think that this is anything other than an important election for Wisconsin voters, for Wisconsin working families.’’

By Mary C. Curtis  |  05:01 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debbie wasserman schultz, democrats, charlotte DNC convention, Wisconsin, recall scott walker, tom barrett

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 04/19/2012

The women who don’t believe Mitt Romney — and like that about him

His reputation as someone who knows how to work several sides of an issue could work to his advantage with female voters looking for reasons to support him.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:48 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Democratic convention, Charlotte, war on women, Ann Romney, Hilary Rosen, Dream Act, women's vote

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Trayvon Martin: Communities sort out facts, feelings and what comes after

What does the Trayvon Martin case mean to people, to their relationships with friends, co-workers and strangers they pass on the street?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trayvon Martin, racial profiling, Charlotte, Stand Your Ground

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Bill Clinton but no Hillary at DNC in Charlotte

Bill without Hill? That’s the plan for the first week in September in Charlotte, when Democrats hold their 2012 convention.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  09:35 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill clinton, hillary clinton, DNC, 2012 convention, Charlotte, Obama