September 7th, 2012
01:28 PM ET

Stars stargaze at the DNC

From Desperate Housewives to Olympic gold medalists, celebrities were out in force in Charlotte to support the Democratic Party. CNN's Brianna Keilar caught up with some of them behind the scenes.

Topics: 2012 Election • DNC
President's schedule – Friday, September 7, 2012
September 7th, 2012
12:30 PM ET

President's schedule – Friday, September 7, 2012

President Obama hits the campaign trail straight off his speech at the Democratic National Convention. He’ll make his first post-convention stop in Portsmouth, NH on Friday. The First Lady, Vice President and Dr. Biden will also be there. His first stop will be at the Strawbery Banke Museum where, according to the campaign, the they will, “discuss their plan to restore middle-class security by paying down our debt in a balanced way that ensures everyone pays their fair share and still invests in the things we need to create jobs and grow our economy over the long term, like education, energy, innovation, and infrastructure." He’ll continue his tour with a stop in Iowa on Friday evening at University of Iowa in Iowa City with another campaign event. The president will then head to Florida on the eve of his two-day bus tour through the battleground state.

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Topics: Daily Schedule • Iowa • New Hampshire
September 7th, 2012
12:08 PM ET

Will his gay marriage stance cost Obama North Carolina?

CNN's Brianna Keilar takes a look at the impact of President Obama's support for same-sex marriage in North Carolina.