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lildreamer316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-28-08 05:17 PM
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More possible fuel to the brokered convention fire:
Edited on Wed May-28-08 05:29 PM by lildreamer316
About the reports today that FL and MI will not be fully seated. This article says:

"The analysis also said there is an option to restore 100 percent of the delegates by a recommendation of the Credentials Committee that meets later this summer. However, that would mean a final decision would not be made until the first day of the convention in Denver since Credentials Committee decisions have to be approved by the full convention as it convenes risking a floor fight."

Gore is also for seating the delegates.

Dkos Diary pointing out this fact (Gore actually said it in the NPR interview, linked in one of my other posts):

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rodbailey Donating Member (249 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-28-08 07:58 PM
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1. Be still my heart!!
You've got to listen to that little snippet from the Terry Gross show that's linked through the dailykos link. She asks him point blank if there's a chance that he might become the Dem. nominee with one of the others as his VP. "Has anyone talked to you about this as a possibility?" Gore - "Heh, heh, heh. In a year of remote contingencies that's about as remote as you might imagine." (Not sure I have the quotes exact, but close.) He said he really believes that between June 3 and the Convention, there will be a nominee chosen. Notice, he does not say that the idea of him being a compromise candidate hasn't been discussed, just that it's a very remote contingency.

What to make of all that? I guess I still think that the MI and FL mess will be resolved this week-end and even though that may move the finish line a bit for Obama, he will still get there. The critical period, I think, will be the week following the last primary. If enough super delegates don't announce for Obama at that point and/or there are on-going court challenges to whatever is decided on MI and FL on May 31, then I think this thing is going to carry on a bit longer. At that point, we may decide to try to focus some attention on writing letters to super delegates.

Lildreamer - how about posting your original note over on the Yahoo site. There may be some people there who don't visit her often, if at all.
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