Mike Pence expected to speak about the economy

Steven M. Falk | The Tribune News

Mike Pence comes to speak at the Wilmington area just two weeks after Donald Trump made his controversial visit to the Port City, illustrating the Republican Party’s enthusiasm to win North Carolina in the upcoming presidential election. Both the Republican and the Democrat parties have identified North Carolina as a key battleground state, and both presidential candidates have made numerous visits to the Tar Heel State in recent weeks.