And, in this Charlotte mayoral campaign, DNC 2012 is an issue.
On his website, Stone says a GOP mayor will better safeguard the interests of Charlotte taxpayers and businesses during the event, and he predicts the DNC will use the convention to get a “toe-hold in North Carolina” for union labor.
In his announcement, Foxx counted securing the convention as a big plus, "which will bring thousands of visitors from across the world to our city and generate hundreds of millions of dollars of economic impact and international exposure."
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