by Rick Henderson
Editor-in-Chief, Carolina Journal
• Opening statements. Carolina Journal editors and reporters will liveblog the debates for governor and president tonight, here at the Locker Room. Drop by!
• Face to face. 8th Congressional District incumbent Rep. Larry Kissell, a Democrat, and Richard Hudson, his Republican challenger, will meet today at a noon forum in Lumberton.
• Endorsement. The Americans for Legal Immigration Political Action Committee, an organization opposing illegal immigration, endorses Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre for re-election in the 7th Congressional District. ALIPAC initially planned to remain neutral in the race.
• Celebrity appeals. The Obama campaign brings out the stars in this ad urging North Carolinians to register and vote early for the president.