Politicians flock to Charlotte this week

Monday marks the start of a politician-packed week in the Queen City and Tarheel state. Here is who is coming, why they're coming and how to see them.


Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence is holding a rally in the Queen City the day after the presidential debate unearthed contradicting views between Trump and Pence on Syria. The Indiana Governor is scheduled to hold a 1 p.m. rally at centerstage@noda, 2315 N. Davidson Street. Register for tickets here.


President Obama will visit A&T State University in Greensboro to participate in a student forum hosted by ESPN to discuss the My Brother's Keeper initiative and the role and legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the White House says. The President will also discuss new progress by the federal government, as well as commitments made by state and local leaders and the private sector to expand opportunity for all the nation's young people.

The President will then campaign for Hillary Clinton at the White Oak Amphitheatre. According to Hillary Clinton's website, during the rally the President will lay out the high stakes of November's election for North Carolina families. The event, hosted by the North Carolina Democratic Party, will be at 6 p.m. with doors opening at 3:30 p.m. RSVP to the event here.

The North Carolina governor debate is scheduled for Tuesday between Republican Governor Pat McCrory and Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper. NBC News' political director, Chuck Todd, will moderate the hour-long debate. The event will be held at the University of North Carolina Television studios in Research Triangle Park. Watch WCNC for live coverage. 


Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine will hold a public campaign event Wednesday in Charlotte. According to Hillary Clinton's website, Kaine will discuss Clinton's vision for America as well as encourage North Carolina residents to vote. The Virginia senator is scheduled to speak at 3 p.m. at Davidson College in Davidson. RSVP to the event here.


Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally at the PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte at 7 p.m. Friday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. RSVP to the event here.

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