07/19/2012 12:26 pm ET

Dirty Politics: Charlotte's Underworld Hungrily Awaits The DNC

The VIP section of a popular nightclub in Charlotte was booming on a Thursday night in mid-June, as well-dressed weeknight revelers passed around top-shelf bottles of liquor, small bags of cocaine and Molly, a purified form of ecstasy.

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