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Enjoy your convention stay, FL Democrats




Florida Democrats are hoping that if they buck the DNC rules on its Jan. 29 primary they ultimately will escape penalties when a nominee emerges and takes over the party and the convention planning. But here's one thing to think about: the DNC still controls which delegations get which hotels at the Denver convention.

So where might the Florida delegation - and Florida political writers - stay in Denver? "Maybe you guys should think about getting your own rooms,''  state party chair Karen Thurman quipped to reporters Wednesday.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:00pm]


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