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Charlotte wins 2020 Republican convention, economic benefits unclear

The Spectrum Center in Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend. (Photo from WikiCommons)
The Spectrum Center in Charlotte will host the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend. (Photo from WikiCommons)
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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 794: Charlotte will host a major national political convention for the second time in a decade. Republicans chose the Queen City to host their 2020 convention. That decision came despite Charlotte City Council’s 6-5 split to endorse the deal. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, analyzes the potential impact of the RNC for Charlotte, the state, and 2020 politics.