CHARLOTTE (CBS) – Democrats are gathering in Charlotte, North Carolina this week to nominate President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for second terms.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Joe Mathieu and Carl Stevens began filing reports from the DNC Monday.

Joe previews the week ahead

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – The Democratic ticket may not be headed this year by a candidate from Massachusetts, as it has been three times in just over a half-century.

But Massachusetts Democrats are playing important roles in Charlotte.

Carl Stevens talks to Suzanne Bump

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – So what’s the difference between the two conventions?

Carl Stevens talks to Glen Johnson of

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – DNC CEO Steve Kerrigan is from Lancaster, Massachusetts.

Carl Stevens talks to Steve Kerrigan

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – North Carolina Senator Kay Hagen told WBZ the “Massachusetts delegation is extremely important” because of Mitt Romney.

Carl Stevens talks to Sen. Kay Hagen

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – Massachusetts delegates Carol Aloisi of East Boston, Tom McGrath of Pepperell and Candy Glazer of Longmeadow are now at the DNC.

Carl Stevens talks to them

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – State Treasurer Steve Grossman says the Massachusetts delegation will play a big role at the convention.

Carl Stevens talks to Grossman

CHARLOTTE (CBS) – Boston City Councilor Charles Yancey says he expects plenty of energy at the convention.

Carl Stevens talks to Yancey


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