Aug. 15, 2012
A day after Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his newly announced running mate, Paul Ryan, left North Carolina, Durham Mayor Bill Bell made it clear that there is no room for Romney’s politics in the state.
"We look forward to finishing (our) journey in November by keeping North Carolina blue," he told a cheering crowd at the Durham Armory.
There was room—and plenty of enthusiasm—for Vice President Joe Biden.
Biden spoke in downtown Durham Monday afternoon as part of President Barack Obama’s national campaign; meanwhile, Obama spent the day in Iowa as did Romney and Ryan.