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bijou
08-24-2008, 04:51 PM
DENVER — Democratic delegates from Michigan and Florida were awarded full voting rights at the national convention Sunday, despite holding early primaries against party rules.

The convention credentials committee voted unanimously to restore the voting privileges at the behest of Barack Obama, the party’s presumptive nominee for president. The states were initially stripped of delegates for holding primaries before Feb. 5. The party’s rules committee restored the delegates in May, but gave them only half votes.

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http://elections.foxnews.com/2008/08/24/dems-give-full-voting-rights-to-michigan-florida/

Sadie5
08-24-2008, 05:19 PM
How wonderful and kind of the messiah to restore their voting privledges, as long as it is he they are voting for. A month ago he was fighting tooth and nail to keep them from having this privledge

ReaganForRus
08-24-2008, 05:22 PM
so does this mean that Hillary can have open discussions with the Florida and Michigan delegates before the roll call vote on the convention floor?

Elspeth
08-24-2008, 05:36 PM
How wonderful and kind of the messiah to restore their voting privledges, as long as it is he they are voting for. A month ago he was fighting tooth and nail to keep them from having this privledge

You took the words right out of my mouth, Sadie.

So true.