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The Charlotte Report

Finding Locals in Unlikely Places By Madeline Knutson, Special to the Independent Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention filled with stress, excitement, and pure American patriotism. I was not in possession of a credential to enter the arena due to the venue change. The...

The Charlotte Report

By Madeline Knutson, Special to the Independent The second night of the Democratic National Convention was filled with inspiring speakers on various topics of discussion. Advocates for women’s health, veterans, education, and the auto industry spoke about the...

Smitten by a Passion for Politics

By Madeline Knutson, Special to the Independent Tonight I attended the first night of the Democratic National Convention, which definitely did not disappoint! I heard from many different speakers on issues crucial to the campaign, such as equal pay, the right to choose, and the...