Re-election

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — President Barack Obama said he will share his vision for the future Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention that nominated him for re-election following a forceful political endorsement from former President Bill Clinton. Obama’s speech concluding the three-day convention originally was set for the 73,000-seat Bank of America Stadium, […]

Charlotte (CNN) – Clint Eastwood meet Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Kerry Washington. The three actresses, firmly anchored in Hollywood’s royalty, have been secretly scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention, according to a tentative schedule provided by a source to CNN. The schedule lists the three actresses as speaking on Thursday evening, the […]

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — A Democratic National Convention vital to President Barack Obama’s re-election bid will hear from former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday after the first lady and other opening night speakers urged supporters to fight for a man they portrayed as a strong leader committed to equal opportunity for all. The second […]

CHARLOTTE, NC – As delegates and the party faithful gather here in Charlotte to nominate President Barack Obama as the Democratic nominee for president, many eyes are focused on Ohio, even in North Carolina. History shows that in order for President Obama to keep his job, he needs to win the Buckeye State. Only two […]

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — When Michelle Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, she faces a similar task as Ann Romney of presenting her husband as a father and family man, above his public persona in the political spotlight. The first lady will speak on the convention’s opening night, […]

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — Republicans got first serve in their convention last week. Can Democrats break serve, or will the presidential race go to a tiebreaker in November? Here are five things to watch for at the Democratic National Convention: 1. New man on the big stage — Most Americans have never heard of […]

Charlotte, North Carolina (CNN) — Facing a close election and Republican attacks that they have made things worse while in power, Democrats seek to emphasize the tough decisions President Barack Obama has made and additional steps needed to bolster the middle class at their three-day national convention that begins Tuesday. The political conclave that will […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Middle class workers will likely be a deciding factor in who wins this November. So 19 Action News hit the streets to find out what Cleveland’s blue collar workers are looking for in the candidates, before we name our next president. “Our economy, I feel hasn’t got a whole lot better.  […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In light of the President’s travel to Louisiana to meet with local officials and view ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Isaac, President Obama will no longer travel to Cleveland on Monday, September 3. President Obama was supposed to deliver remarks at The 11th Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day […]

WASHINGTON — New polls in three critical battleground states provide good news for President Barack Obama, as all three show him leading presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney by statistically significant margins. The new surveys, conducted jointly by Quinnipiac University, CBS News and The New York Times, show Obama leading Romney by six percentage points in […]

Winter Park, Florida (CNN) –- Buoyed by a recent poll indicating a 6-point lead in the crucial swing state of Florida, President Obama addressed an enthusiastic crowd in the Orlando suburb of Winter Park while making a particular birthday request only two days before he turns 51. “Winning Florida wouldn’t be a bad birthday present,” […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – President Obama visits Akron Wednesday, August 1. He will speak at the John S. Knight Center at 77 East Mill Street. Estimated time of remarks is 4 p.m., doors will open at 1:30pm. Tickets are required for entry.  They were distributed Tuesday at three locations. Before heading to Akron, the President […]