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On the streets in Charlotte: "Obama ... 4 more years!"

Uptown Charlotte is packed with people of every hue. They are natives of this sprawling city but also delegates and guests to the Democratic National Convention from every corner of the land.

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"Democracy at Crossroads: Class Warfare and 2012 Elections" released

People's World pamphlet "Democracy at the Crossroads: Class Warfare and the 2012 Elections" is available to order or to download.

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AFL-CIO President Trumka to speak at Dem convention

Trumka "will stress the importance of electing leaders like President Barack Obama who will stand with working people in creating an economy that works for all."

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"Ground game" of historic proportions launched at DNC in Charlotte

"Fired up -- Ready to go," was the enthusiastic chant at overflow caucus meetings of youth, African-American, Hispanic and Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) delegates on the eve of the opening of the Democratic convention.

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Charlotte chant: "We are union, the mighty, mighty union!"

Delegates here for the Democratic National Convention applauded as union men and women marched through Charlotte in the annual Labor Day parade chanting, "We are the union, the mighty, mighty union."

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Democratic Party platform backs workers' rights

The platform, up for adoption at the party's convention in Charlotte, N.C., so strongly backs workers' rights that it virtually endorses the Employee Free Choice Act,.

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Lawmakers and police curtail Occupy Charlotte camp

Lawmakers have passed a series of new ordinances and changes affecting the public's ability to speak and assemble, as well as expanding police power.

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