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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Clinton to Release Delegates Wednesday

posted by on August 24 at 17:15 PM

Says the AP:

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, hoping to unite the Democratic Party and cement her future in it, will gather her hard-won primary delegates Wednesday at a reception where she is expected to formally release them to Barack Obama.

The New York senator has invited her pledged delegates to a reception at the Colorado Convention Center, not far from the main Democratic National Convention arena.


A Democratic official told The Associated Press Sunday, a day before the convention begins, that she is expected to release her delegates at the Wednesday event. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss details publicly.

Asked about Clinton’s plans for the event, her spokesman Philippe Reines said it will be “an opportunity for Senator Clinton to see her delegates many for the first time since the primaries ended, thank them for their hard work and support, and most importantly to encourage them to support and work for Senator Obama as strongly as she has in order to elect him in November.”

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Sounds good...we've already sent her a plane ticket to Minneapolis.

McCain-Clinton '08 !!!

Posted by John Bailo | August 24, 2008 5:31 PM

I feel empty for some reason. I am no longer fulfilled by my hours slogging and Dan, well perhaps, he ain't so great after all.

Posted by Route 174 x2 =358 | August 24, 2008 5:34 PM

release the hounds...

Posted by C. Montgomery Burns | August 24, 2008 5:51 PM

Releasing them won't make Hillary's delegates numerous enough to matter. When is this crazy lady going to stop crying out for attention?

Posted by elenchos | August 24, 2008 6:14 PM

Thanks so much for acting like a hostile third party Hillary, we're going to make it to the white house this time!!!

Posted by The CHZA | August 24, 2008 6:37 PM


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Posted by Comment Deleted | August 24, 2008 7:09 PM

It's like one of those kid's movies where the two siblings finally, after saving it from the poachers, have to tearfully let the orphaned panda/polar/grizzly bear back into the wild. Except I'm neither 12 years old nor crying.

Posted by Garth | August 24, 2008 7:29 PM

It's been so long since there were political conventions where the candidate was decided upon at the convention - with nominations, floor demonstrations, several ballots, etc.

Now all we have is pre-ordained TV network-generated pabulum about as spontaneous as a spaceship liftoff from Cape Canaveral. So stop your bitching about Hillary's name being placed into nomination and pick up a copy of Robert's Rule of Orders. To avoid what many of you are fearing - a Hillary backlash - someone will have to move acclamation for Obama to make it all - as it were - kosher. Otherwise she gets her day on the podium. Good grief - grow up.

Posted by RHETT ORACLE | August 24, 2008 11:36 PM

staged lives for shadow people

why do you all fear nominating conventions that might nominate?

this is so Chinese

control, control

I like floor fights, fuck em to a pulp Hillary, blood on the floor, victory in the air

Posted by Xeres | August 25, 2008 3:44 AM

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