by Rick Henderson
Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal
• House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., made campaign stops in North Carolina for GOP congressional candidates David Rouzer (7th District), Robert Pittenger (9th), Mark Meadows (11th), and George Holding (13th).
• Republican candidate for governor Pat McCrory received the endorsement of the North Carolina chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business.
• Onetime N.C. resident “Sweet Baby James” Taylor will perform at the Uptown Charlotte Labor Day event preceding the Democratic National Convention.
• Not only has Vice President Joe Biden planned a trip to the Tampa area during next week’s Republican National Convention, national Democrats are scheduling a series of public events as the RNC goes on, violating the typical “quiet period” parties have afforded each other during their nominating conventions.