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Alicia Keys, Jesse Jackson to rally for Obama in NC

Posted October 25, 2012

Grammy winner Alicia Keys is among three famous faces expected to visit North Carolina to rally for President Barack Obama in the coming days before the election.

The Obama campaign said Keys will attend early voting rallies Friday in Raleigh and Greensboro. She will head to Greensboro first for a 2 p.m. rally at North Carolina A&T University’s student union. Then she will attend a rally at Chavis Park Baseball Field in Raleigh. The rally is from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and Keys is scheduled to appear at 5 p.m.

Also on Friday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to appear at North Carolina Central University in Durham as keynote speaker of a Get Out the Vote rally. The event, at 11 a.m. in the campus auditorium, will be followed by a similar event at UNC-Chapel Hill at 2 p.m.

Jill Biden and Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden will speak at rallies in Asheville and Huntersville on Sunday. Jill Biden was in Cary, Greensboro and south Charlotte about two weeks ago.
 

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  • GravyPig Oct 26, 2012

    "I asked if you were IRS since they were the ones making that call, WRAL deemed it too poignant a question to post."

    I have no clue what you are talking about. WRAL just randomly picks and chooses what they allow and don't allow. It's just a fact of life when it comes to posting on this site. I mean they let some guy come in here and spout racial slurs about blacks and mexicans. Maybe you were too easy with your comments and need to be more offensive?

  • Damien Thorne Oct 26, 2012

    """ when I get my job on the "death panels" I'll make sure to keep you around as long as possible just to make you squirm." Gravypig

    The party of compassion and caring!"

    "Wow, they are bitin' today. My blind dog could see the sarcasm in that post (nevermind that there are no "death panels")"----GravyPig

    I asked if you were IRS since they were the ones making that call, WRAL deemed it too poignant a question to post.

  • Damien Thorne Oct 26, 2012

    It would seem that WRAL is tired of people refuting the democrat lies and propaganda,and even pointing out the things said and done by Jesse Jackson. Demo headquarters must have all their people hitting the "abuse" button on logical and poignant posts.

    It is a shame that we are not allowed to refute the lies spread by the democrats in a liberal propaganda station, er I mean news station.

  • GravyPig Oct 26, 2012

    "" when I get my job on the "death panels" I'll make sure to keep you around as long as possible just to make you squirm." Gravypig

    The party of compassion and caring!"

    Wow, they are bitin' today. My blind dog could see the sarcasm in that post (nevermind that there are no "death panels")

  • csw Oct 26, 2012

    Are they going to explain why 0 won't show his birth cert in order to give $5 million to ThePoor?

    He's already showed his birth certificate. The $5 million was to get him to show his college transcripts and passports.

    As far as Keys being a musician, she is also an American citizen and she has as much right as any citizen to back the candidate of her choice. A lot of people that are posting comments don't qualify to have a clue about politics, but you can still have your opinions.

  • GravyPig Oct 26, 2012

    "Having a black president scares the pants off white conservatives.

    Wrong. Its incompetent people like you that scare people. The racism and hate and propaganda you libs spew is distasteful and you are the poster boy for whats wrong with this country."

    Ahahahahaha! man you guys are easy. I came for the news article but stayed for the fishing for easy marks.

    "propaganda you libs spew" LOL yeah, you guys don't have your own propaganda that you spew. I belive my earlier posts were to address such "spew".

  • GravyPig Oct 26, 2012

    "Keys is a musician, how does that qualify her to have a clue about politics? Obviously it doesn't and she doesn't."

    She is about as qualified as Meat Loaf is. And he is hangin with Romney. So I guess both guys pick unqualified stumpers.

  • ICTrue Oct 26, 2012

    "" when I get my job on the "death panels" I'll make sure to keep you around as long as possible just to make you squirm." Gravypig

    The party of compassion and caring!

    Yes, typical lib.

  • ICTrue Oct 26, 2012

    "Having a black president scares the pants off white conservatives."

    Conservatives only care that the president is a conservative, they are color blind. Liberals, on the other hand only care about race and power. Having a black president sends a tingle up their legs.

  • storchheim Oct 26, 2012

    " when I get my job on the "death panels" I'll make sure to keep you around as long as possible just to make you squirm." Gravypig

    The party of compassion and caring!

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