Posted at 6:49 PM on September 1, 2008
by Molly Bloom
Filed under: Campaign 2008
Tom Scheck sends this report in from the Xcel Energy Center:
Minnesota's delegates have a prime spot on the floor for this convention... The candidates (John McCain, Sarah Palin, etc) can look to their right and see Minnesota's 41 delegates in the front row (right next to Kentucky). As we reported last week, swing states, big time donor states, the presidential and VP candidates and the home state get the prime position.
The last time a Republican presidential candidate has won Minneosta has been 1972. Is this the best seat the delegates will see in a while?
Here's the Minnesota delegation in their choice spot:
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