Two more Democrats not going to Obama's love fest

Discussion in 'Politics' started by tinydancer, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. tinydancer

    tinydancer Diamond Member

    Oct 16, 2010
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    Wow. Obviously hanging out at the gigantic cheer leading event doesn't appeal to those D's who are going to be in tight races this year.

    I'm surprised NY Dems would want to distance themselves though.

    Has the glamour and allure of being in the presence of the "O" faded? The thrill is gone. :D

    It would seem so.

    " Vulnerable Democrats looking to distance themselves from President Obama have found an easy way to bolster their independent bona fides: just skip Obama's big party.

    At least half a dozen Democratic officials have said in recent days that they won't attend the Democratic National Convention this September in Charlotte, North Carolina, where the president will formally receive the party's nomination for a second term.

    The latest: New York Democratic Reps. Bill Owens and Kathy Hochul, both of whom won special elections in recent years – in 2009 and 2011, respectively – that were heralded by party leaders.

    Bucking Convention - The Daily

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