Charlotte, Tampa Mayors Prep for Convention Action

0 Posted by - July 10, 2012 - Career & Business, Economics, Elections, Politics

120710 foxx buckhorn ap 328 300x162 Charlotte, Tampa Mayors Prep for Convention ActionFor several days later this summer, all eyes will be on two mid-size southern cities — and from developing contingency plans for combative protesters to setting an example by shedding pounds, the mayors of the host sites for the Republican and Democratic national conventions are gearing up for the attention.

Tampa, Fla. Mayor Bob Buckhorn and Charlotte, N.C. Mayor Anthony Foxx joined POLITICO’s Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen at the Newseum Tuesday morning for a free-wheeling discussion that highlighted the challenges and opportunities facing their cities as they prepare for convention time.

CONTINUED at Politico.

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