2012 Democratic Campaign To Kick Off In Charlotte

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The Democratic Party announced Tuesday that it has chosen Charlotte, N.C., as the site of the 2012 national convention.

Charlotte beat out St. Louis, Cleveland, and Minneapolis for the honour of launching President Obama’s 2012 re-election bid. Obama won North Carolina in the 2008 presidential election.

The Republicans will host their 2012 convention in Tampa, Fla.

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