by Rick Henderson
Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal
• Former Bank of America CEO Hugh McColl endorses Democrat Jennifer Roberts over Republican Robert Pittenger in the 9th Congressional District campaign. McColl endorsed Jim Pendergraph in the GOP primary.
• If you’d like to attend President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, you can sign up with the campaign to receive a “community credential.”
• Two televised debates between gubernatorial candidates Walter Dalton and Pat McCrory will take place (and be aired) the same nights of the first two presidential debates.
• Mitt Romney’s campaign should collect some major cash from NASCAR heavyweights next week at a Charlotte fundraiser.
• Obama takes a direct shot at Romney’s refusal to release no more than two years of tax returns.