With the focus on the primary race, we decided to do a little digging to find out what sets this state apart from the other 49.
Think Charlotte, and you think banking: Bank of America is headquartered here and Charlotte is second in banking to New York.
But some in the business community say innovation, new energy and high tech will soon drive the region. On our visit to Charlotte for the DNC, we visited Packard Place, an old car showroom that’s been converted into an incubator. The first floor is home to non profits, the next floor up houses dozens of for profit start-ups in tiny offices.
Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson are hitting the road to cover the elections. Our Tumblr brings you behind the scenes.