DENVER — Hundreds of elected officials and candidates will be among the more than 50,000 people here for this week's Democratic National Convention.
But not North Carolina's two most prominent Democratic candidates.
Neither U.S. Senate hopeful Kay Hagan nor gubernatorial candidate Bev Perdue plan to attend. Both campaigns say that, with 10 weeks until the election, there's too much to do back home.
“North Carolina is a big state, and it's important that Kay talk to voters from one end … to the other,” says Hagan spokeswoman Colleen Flanagan.
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