The NC-11 race is heating up as Republican State Sen. Chuck Edwards and Democratic challenger Jasmine Beach-Ferrara head into the fall election.
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In Photos: Donald Trump rally, protest
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a campaign stop in Asheville on Monday, Sept. 12. Xpress captured the scene inside the rally and outside the U.S. Cellular Center. For more on voices from the rally check out Xpress‘ previous coverage.
Storify: Mitt Romney makes campaign stop in Asheville
On Thursday, presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney campaigned in Asheville, N.C. by holding what his campaign referred to as a Victory Rally. The event took place at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Asheville. These are the tweets and photos from the event itself, the counter protests outside and more. (Photo by Caitlin Byrd)
Photos: Romney campaigns in Asheville
Mitt Romney addressed a packed crowd at Asheville’s US Cellular Center Thursday after being introduced by conservative pundit Mike Huckabee and Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner. (Featured photo by Max Cooper)
Hayden Rogers campaigns and tours at Thermo Fisher Scientific plant
Walt Gary (left) of the Thermo Fisher Scientific explains to 11th District candidate Hayden Rogers how the plant tracks parts and waste to keep costs down. Rogers took the tour with Rep. Heath Shuler and spoke to some of the workers at a meeting. (photo by Bill Rhodes)
Local delegates seek to bring DNC energy back to Asheville
Two young local Democratic Party activists — Sarah Zambon and Parker Sloan — are delegates to the party’s convention in Charlotte, and plan to take the energy and message they see there back home.
Moffitt talks politics at town hall, touts success of forced annexation law
Speaking to about 100 people at the Leicester Community Center on Saturday, June 30, in a polo shirt and khaki pants instead of a suit and tie, Buncombe County Rep. Tim Moffitt touted his accomplishments as a freshman legislator during a town hall forum. (photo by Caitlin Byrd)
Asheville featured in Obama energy ad
Apparently the intersection of Walnut Street and Broadway screams “better mileage,” as President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign just featured it in a campaign ad defending his energy record.