President Barack Obama speaks about the future of US troops in Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president will seek to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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President Barack Obama speaks about the future of US troops in Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The president will seek to keep 9,800 US troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama to address American Legion in Charlotte

The Associated Press

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CHARLOTTE — President Barack Obama is coming to North Carolina to speak to the American Legion convention, where Sen. Kay Hagan says she will talk to him about Washington’s commitment to the state’s military veterans.

A statement released from the White House Press Office on Friday said Obama will address the 96th annual national convention at the Charlotte Convention Center on Tuesday. The statement said more details will be made available in the next few days.

Hagan, a Democrat who will appear at the convention with North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr, issued a statement Friday saying the Obama administration hasn’t done enough to earn the trust of veterans and implement “real and permanent reforms” at the Veterans Administration.

Hagan is the incumbent seeking re-election against North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis.

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The question on everyone's mind.

Which golf course will he be playing?

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