Campaigning Picks Up As Tuesday's Vote Nears

With less than 48 hours to go before
Tuesday's primary election, Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue headed east as
she tries to wrap up the Democratic Party's nomination for

Perdue toured three towns in northeastern North Carolina on
Sunday, capped by a speech in Hertford at its 250th anniversary
celebration. The communities are small, but are home to among the
most reliable Democratic voters in the state.

Later Sunday, Perdue and her rival for the nomination, State
Treasurer Richard Moore, planned to campaign in Durham.
Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton was campaigning in
western North Carolina for his wife's presidential bid.

Promoting Hillary Rodham Clinton's plan to suspend the federal
gasoline tax this summer, he told voters in Marion that Barack
Obama and other critics of the energy policy don't have to choose
every day between buying health care and buying gas.

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  • by PCC STUDENT Location: Greenville, NC on May 4, 2008 at 03:23 PM
    Yep, Campaigning is picking up alright. Hilary Clinton is to arrive at Pitt Community College on Monday morning, while many students (including myself) have exams that same morning. I think all students are stressing a bit about how we are going to find parking so that we may get to exams on time. It would have been nice if she chose a DIFFRENT place OR a DIFFRENT time (besides picking exam time to raid the school). I can tell you, Hilary Clinton does not have THIS pcc student's vote, thats for sure.

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