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Charlotte’s preparing for 50,000 visitors this fall for the 2020 Republican National Convention. Which brings up a number of questions: How did the little blue dot of Charlotte win the bid to host the big red conference of the RNC? How does a political convention even work? And how will it impact the city (and yes, that means you)? Join award-winning reporters Lisa Worf and Steve Harrison for Inside Politics, the podcast where we focus on the Republican National Convention and the 2020 Election through the lens of Charlotte.

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Charlotte’s preparing for 50,000 visitors this fall for the 2020 Republican National Convention. Which brings up a number of questions: How did the little blue dot of Charlotte win the bid to host the big red conference of the RNC? How does a political convention even work? And how will it impact the city (and yes, that means you)? Join award-winning reporters Lisa Worf and Steve Harrison for Inside Politics, the podcast where we focus on the Republican National Convention and the 2020 Election through the lens of Charlotte.

    Will the RNC Really Make It Rain?

    Will the RNC Really Make It Rain?

    The RNC is supposed to have a huge economic impact on a city. But how much money is Charlotte set to gain (and lose) with the 2020 Republican National Convention? Judging by the 2012 DNC in Charlotte, it's hard to tell.

    • 18 min
    Two Charlotte Political Conventions, Then And Now

    Two Charlotte Political Conventions, Then And Now

    We do some compare-and-contrast between 2012, the last time Charlotte hosted a convention, and now as we’re preparing for the RNC.

    • 20 min
    Charlotte’s Hosting the 2020 RNC. Here’s How We Got There.

    Charlotte’s Hosting the 2020 RNC. Here’s How We Got There.

    How did Charlotte come to land the 2020 Republican National Convention?



    It’s actually a 20-year journey, dating back to the late 1990s and two failed attempts to land national political conventions.



    Let’s go back to what Charlotte was like 20 years ago.

    • 20 min
    Trailer For Inside Politics: The RNC In Charlotte

    Trailer For Inside Politics: The RNC In Charlotte

      Charlotte’s preparing for 50,000 visitors this summer for the 2020 Republican National Convention. That brings up a number of questions: How did the little blue dot of Charlotte win the bid to host the big red conference of the RNC? How does a political convention even work? And how will it impact the city … Read More Read More

    • 1 min

Customer Reviews

Bearfoot86 ,

Great topic

I really enjoyed the first episode as I learned a lot. I was here for the DNC and enjoyed walking around Uptown on my lunch hour. Planning to do the same with the RNC. Looking forward to learning more about it.

lb1633 ,

Good review, bad style

Lots of great information, and I always enjoy a historical rundown on a topic. Problem is, why is there an interview style when both parties know the answers? It’s disingenuous, and wastes time. Just give the facts. Conversational interpretation is not a good way to tell a story or review history.

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