Local Politics

First lady to make campaign stop in Raleigh

Posted February 6, 2012

— First lady Michelle Obama will make a campaign appearance in Raleigh next month, an official with President Barack Obama's campaign said Monday.

Michelle Obama will attend a North Carolina Women for Obama luncheon at the City Center Marriott hotel downtown on March 2. Tickets for the fundraiser start at $500.

It will be her first visit to North Carolina since she and the president went to Fort Bragg in December to greet troops returning from the end of the Iraq war. She also visited Fort Bragg and the Fayetteville area two other times last year.


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  • jlyn67 Feb 8, 2012

    Who cares!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Adolf Feb 7, 2012

    Really???? Please do not stop here. Thank you!!!!

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Feb 7, 2012

    I agree, loprestw. The people ranting on about how bad this is are really boring.

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  • apennyforyourthoughts Feb 7, 2012

    Great for Michelle and North Carolina! I welcome her with the utmost respect as I would any first lady coming here.

    A quote by Joel Osteen, "One who chooses to belittle another is just being little." So true!

  • forautumn Feb 7, 2012

    "Please no, this will destroy area traffic and disrupt the minions. This is a waste of taxpayer money. Democrats are the new elitists"

    LOL...more silly talk....destroy area traffic, huh? waste of "taxpayer" money.

    Again, how silly it is that campaigning is only bad when it involves D.

    BTW, Proud, R's charged 1k for a plate back in 2003 w/Laura Bush. This one is only 500.....


  • forautumn Feb 7, 2012

    "Why is everyone so brace in their comments but hides under silly screen names? Sound familiar forautumn"

    LOL...oooh...scary talk, pmcgrath.


  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Feb 7, 2012

    "I'll be sure not to be there."

    For everyone saying this my only response is "who cares". I guarentee that you will not be missed. There are going to be plenty of people who want to go and can't get tickets.

  • br549znc Feb 7, 2012

    I'll be sure not to be there.

  • Ezekiel c23 v19to20 Feb 7, 2012

    Wow...the haters are really disappointing this time. Y'all are letting me down.