Hotline: NYC edging Twin Cities in race for convention bid
Posted at 6:07 PM on September 13, 2006
by Tom Scheck
Hotline says New York City is edging Minneapolis-St. Paul in the race for the 2008 DNC Convention:
According to party sources and other Democrats who have consulted with members of the party's selection committee, NYC and Minneapolis-St. Paul are right outside the winners' circle. NYC is said to have an edge -- at least for now.
Hotline says this is the drawback for the Twin Cities:
The Twin Cities' bid meets the party's nominal requirements, but several Democrats involved in the process worry about extended commutes from delegate hotels to events.
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