CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former President Bill Clinton declared Wednesday night in a Democratic National Convention appeal aimed at millions of hard-pressed Americans yet to decide how to vote.
"If you want a you’re-on-your-own, winner-take-all society, you should support the Republican ticket," Clinton said. "If you want a country of shared prosperity and shared responsibility – a we’re-all-in-this-together society – you should vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden."……
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Knocked Down — Greenvill, North Carolina | Saturday, Aug. 27
Kyle Fulk submitted this photo of a tree that fell in front of his fraternity house at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. on Saturday. [via MSNBC.com | Field Note]
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina | Thursday, Aug. 25
Hurricane Irene nears Atlantic Beach, NC on Thursday. Photo by Sarah Harker Leary.
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