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UPDATED: Bill Clinton's visit to North Carolina rescheduled for Sunday in Raleigh

UPDATED: Former President Bill Clinton will attend a get-out-the vote rally Sunday in Raleigh -- a day later than initially planned.

The Obama campaign announced on Friday morning that Clinton would visit Saturday but hours later the campaign changed the date citing scheduling conflicts. No other details about a time or location were disclosed.

Clinton is being brought in to both give a boost to President Obama and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Walter Dalton.

The trip is part of a last-minute push by the Obama campaign, which has stepped up its TV advertising, and is bringing in Jill Biden on Friday, and Michelle Obama on Monday.  Jim Messina, Obama's campaign manager, told the state organization Thursday night, that he believes the Obama campaign is within striking distance of winning the state because of strong early voting numbers.

Early voting ends Saturday.

Rachel Adams, state Republican campaign spokeswoman, suggested the move was designed to counter strong GOP efforts in the state. "It's ironic that Democrats tout the fact that they never left North Carolina but chose to wait until four days out from the election to 'step up their efforts,'" she said. "Our ground game has been at full force for months and it will earn Mitt Romney to a victory on Tuesday.''


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If you can undo in 4 years  what Pres. Bush and the Republicans in Washington  did in 8 years  after having a enormous surplus of $$$  then go for it!  Former President Bill Clinton handed Them a SURPLUS and they didn't know what to do with it! ( Or is it all in an overseas bank account)?  It's  a shame!

Nobody will be better than

Nobody will be better than President Clinton at articulating why NC doesn't want a lobbyist from Charlotte who is promoting the same policies as his hero W. The policies that Myers Park Pat used to double the unemployment rate and debt of Charlotte under his tenure as Mayor.

Tis obvious ....

... that the only reason Billy Boy is on the campaign trail is to try to save a President who hasn't been a leader but only a divider so that his wife is in line for the job in 2016! You can bet Billy Boy would love to be First Man!

Tis sad ....

Who cares what the liar Bill Clinton has to say ... especially in NC?

WHY BOTHER??

Yes, N.C. went stoopid in 2008 (not me) BUT everyone is wide awake now. We are RED in all the maps now. Stay home. He threw your wife (term used loosely) under the bus. Is Clinton this desperate for attention? Does he not love and support his wife? Wait, never mind. Just remembered poor Monica. He ruined that girl's life. I know it takes two, but she was so young, very impressionable and this was the President of the USA. Plus don't forget. Old Slick Willy was offered Bin Laden on a silver platter, but he was too busy with Monica and many, many, MANY others. No time to get a big time terrorist.

At least this former president....

can campaign for his candidate of choice unlike W who has to go all the way to the Cayman Islands for the flip-flopping Mormon. Perhaps Clint and his chair can make an NC appearance on Monday because well, you know that worked the first time.

clinton

clinton's visit = = = =  a waste of time, $$$, and other stuff..............mccrory will win the state and romney will follow along on his coattails.

so for north carolina barrakkk..................dont count on us !!!!

Get a Clue

Clinton should stay in NY with a good intern

Bill said he may be the only guy in America

who likes Barack Hussein Obama more this time than last time he ran!

Is that a DAMN lie or what???   

Billary HATES Obongo!!!

Whew!

Check out Intrade - the folks who put their money on the line on betting on just about anything.  Currently, Intrade has Obama at 66.9% to Romney's 33% chances of winning.  If the odds hold up, you'll have a bad Wednesday and Rush Limbaugh will be drinking champagne celebrating four more years of mega bucks rolling in from listeners like you.

Clinton.s Scheduled Visit Sunday

 I spent eight years as a newspaper reporter and in 1980 I covered campaign appearances by former Presidents George HW Bush, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.     I also have worked as an election official for the Durham County Board of elections since 2007.

Folks, these comments are getting beyond nasty. Whether you love him or hate him --and in North Carolina there are lots of folks who deeply hate him -- we should RESPECT the president of the United States. Yes, even Obama.

Cast your ballots and hope your man wins.  There more folks exercise their right to vote the stronger our democracy.  Respect for the office of president also holds for our living former presidents as well.   In spite of his sexual misadvertures, Bill Clinton accomplished some good things while in office.  As for Hillary being responsible for the killing of our Libyan ambassador and four other Americans, the full story is not yet out.  I take President Obama at his word the US Government will get the full truth, find those responsible for the attack and bring them to justice.

You're funny

and I'm sure you are well-meaning but you need to put down the moonshine and turn off Glenn Beck.

You are so right!

The N&O is allowed their free speech and freedom of the press.

No matter how ""vile", "salacious",, "damaging", "untrue",  or from my perspective just plain "BORING as Heck". "

You are so right!

T

Cool

Can't wait to see the "around town" photo gallery in N&O next week! Every 2 bit lib skank will be throwing on her Sunday best mini skirt, fish nets and stilettos to get a chance to "meet" Slick Willy this Saturday.

"Hitting the Nail on the Head"

Don't be confused not even for one second...free speech is alive and well (if not always healthy) in North Carolina. Every citizen everywhere has the right to express their views no matter how "vile", "salacious",, "damaging", "untrue",  or from my perspective just plain "BORING as Heck".  But it's easy to hear (and to understand) the frustration coming in loud-and-clear through "Commongood's" post.  There are many who subscribe to the belief that no matter the lack of factual basis for what they say, if they yell loud enough and long enough they will be believed. To those who would do so let me say that I believe in the ultimate triumph of our system of rules and law...I believe in the good sense and judgement of the American people, and in the final analysis...no matter who becomes the temporary resident at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, this nation will endure. Of course it would be helpful if Congress would embrace more the concept of cooperation and yes, even compromise for the good of nation rather than the advancement of political cause.  But let that sleeping dog lay for another day's hunt.

Call Your Next Case.

Pathetic Posts

Ain't it the truth commongood. I think some are paid flunkies. And I don't think their mommies loved them very much. They think that if you repeat lies enough times...that they become true. It makes me sick on my stomach.

pathetic posts and Bill Clinton

And you have a problem with free speech? No 1st amendment rights in NC?

Pathetic posts

It's sad that the N&O blogs are so constantly dominated by the angry bile spewed by hateful right-wingers. They are folks who seem to have no lives, no jobs, to occupy them,  only lots of free time to express their hate and anger. It has made the comments sections of the online N&O articles an utterly useless waste of time. There's no point in reading the comments when they are written by the same people, with the same rants, the same agenda. Here, apparently they have found a place where they can come daily to spew and repeat themselves ad nauseum. Continue the conversation with each other, with yourselves, because no one is listening, and you obviously have no interest in other points of view.

Monica Monica Monica

That's the signs to hold up!

Benghazi

Hold up big signs with BENGHAZI and a bunch of ?????.

Hillary Clinton was responsible for the first Ambassador to lose his life in over 39 years.

Don't let these career politicians get away with this dereliction of duty!

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Traffic

I just want know where and when the traffic jam will start so I can avoid it.

Myers Park Pat better stop

Myers Park Pat better stop packing up his luxury lobbying office at Charlotte' biggest lobbying firm Moore Van Allen and get back to work. Early vote numbers show Wally D is picking up steam!

Hey, Myers Park Pat is probably on the 11th hole at Myers Park Country Club right now. You might want to give him the news that Elvis is coming into town for Wally D!

  Barack Obama has done

 

Barack Obama has done more than any other President before him. Here's a partial list of his impressive accomplishments:
 
First President to increase the Food Stamp rolls by 15 million people.

First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student - then deny he was a foreigner.

 
First President to appear on Pimp With a Limp.

First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in.

First President to spend more money than all of the previous Presidents - COMBINED.

 
First President to pronounce the Marine Corps as the Marine Corpse.

First President to preside over a downgrade to the credit-rating of the United States.

First President to endorse same sex marriages.

First President to violate the War Powers Act.

First President to bow to the King of Saudi Arabia. 

 
First President to sell marijuana and cocaine.

First President to be held in contempt of court for illegally obstructing oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

First President to require all Americans to purchase a product (health insurance) from a third party.

 
First President to add 32 million people to the disability rolls.

First President to have an Attorney General (Eric Holder ) found in contempt of court.

First President to have his and his wife's law license suspended.

First President to spend a trillion dollars on 'shovel-ready' jobs when there was no such thing as 'shovel-ready' jobs.

First President to abrogate bankruptcy law to turn over control of companies to his union supporters.

First President to by-pass Congress and implement the Dream Act through executive fiat.

First President to order a secret amnesty program that stopped the deportation of illegal immigrants across the U.S., including those with criminal convictions.

First President to demand a company hand-over $20 billion to one of his political appointees.

First President to tell a CEO of a major corporation (Chrysler) to resign.

First President to terminate America 's ability to put a man in space.

First President to cancel the National Day of Prayer and to say that America is no longer a Christian nation.

First President to have a law signed by an auto-pen without being present.

First President to arbitrarily declare an existing law unconstitutional and refuse to enforce it.

First President to threaten insurance companies if they publicly spoke-out on the reasons for their rate increases.

First President to tell a major manufacturing company in which state it is allowed to locate a factory.

First President to file lawsuits against the states he swore an oath to protect (AZ, WI, OH, IN).

First President to withdraw an existing coal permit that had been properly issued years ago.

First President to actively try to bankrupt an American industry (coal).

First President to fire an inspector general of Ameri-Corps for catching one of his friends in a corruption case.

First President to appoint 45 czars to replace elected officials in his office.

First President to surround himself with radical left wing anarchists.

First President to golf 73 separate times in his first two and a half years in office, 102 to date.

First President to hide his medical, educational and travel records.

First President to win a Nobel Peace Prize for doing NOTHING to earn it.

First President to go on multiple global apology tours and concurrent insult our friends tours.

First President to go on 17 lavish vacations, including date nights and White House parties for his friends paid for by the taxpayer.

First President to be sued by the Catholic Church.

First President to have 22 personal servants (taxpayer funded) for his wife.

First President to keep a dog trainer on retainer for $102,000 a year at taxpayer expense.

First President to repeat the Holy Quran & tell us the early morning call of the Azan (Islamic call to worship) is the most beautiful sound on earth.

First President to tell the military men and women that they should pay for their own private insurance because they volunteered to go to war and knew the consequences. Then he was the first President to tell the members of the military that THEY were UNPATRIOTIC for balking at the last suggestion.

First President to side with a foreign nation over one of the American 50 states ( Mexico vs. Arizona ).

I'm sure there are more historic firsts being accomplished...

 

Whoa, wait a minute.....

You mean to tell me Bill Clinton supports Obama ???  I didn't know that.  I want my ballot back.... I have to change my vote.  What's next? 

Will we learn that Stevie Ford, Johnny Frank, Robbie Christensen and even "Colonel" Saunders also support Obama ??  Why am I just learning all this ???

What a crock!

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