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Michelle Obama Talks About Her 20th Wedding Anniversary, Watching HGTV and The Nail Polish

The First Lady talks about her husband’s loving shout-out at this week’s debate and her daughter, Sasha’s love of ‘House Hunters.’


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Asking 2nd term, Obama Says Nation Will Recover

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His re-election in doubt, President Barack Obama conceded only halting progress Thursday night toward fixing the nation’s stubborn economic woes, but vowed in a Democratic National Convention finale, “Our problems can […]

CBS Tampa–09/06/2012

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Newcomers Delta Rae Play DNC in Charlotte

Their breakthrough single, “Bottom of the River,” is a foot-stomper full of spooky vibes and acoustic melodies that bands like Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers have primed us to love.


(will.i.am on the floor of the Democratic National Convention 2012/Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Will.i.am “Moved” By Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech: “I’m A Mama’s Boy”

Will.i.am was on the floor of the Democratic National Convention to offer his support to the president and the First Lady. The “Yes We Can” producer gave his thoughts on the First Lady’s speech from North Carolina on Tuesday (September 4).


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Dems Open Convention Playing Defense of Obama

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democrats open their national convention Tuesday in defense of a president who carries both the power and the burden of incumbency, offering President Barack Obama as the best choice to revive […]

CBS Tampa–09/04/2012

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Poll Finds Romney With Slight NC Lead as DNC Opens

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney has a slight lead over President Barack Obama in North Carolina, according to a poll released on the eve of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. The Elon […]

CBS Tampa–09/04/2012

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Romney Launches GOP Response at Dem Convention

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is launching an aggressive Republican response at the site of the Democratic National Convention aimed at stealing attention and driving new questions about President Barack Obama’s leadership […]

CBS Tampa–09/03/2012

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DNC Security Rules Trigger Free Speech Worries

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Starting Saturday, someone walking through Charlotte’s central business district could run afoul of the law by carrying water bottles, hair spray, socks or magic markers under sweeping security rules enacted ahead […]

CBS Tampa–09/01/2012

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin became a household name when Sen. John McCain announced her as his surprise running mate. Palin has five children: Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, and Trig, who was born in April 2008 with Down syndrome. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Big-Name No-Shows For the GOP, Dem Conventions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won’t be in Tampa, Fla. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore won’t make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. And scores of other Republican and Democratic stars […]

CBS Tampa–08/17/2012

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Homeland Security Orders Riot Gear For RNC, DNC

Riot gear has been ordered for federal agents for the Republican and Democratic conventions and other events.


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