May 19, 2008

Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 98

Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Monday May 19, 2008--No. 98


DNCC CEO Leah Daughtry discusses the "great moment in history" that the DNC represents to Denver (video).

Colorado's Democrat delegates to the DNC have been elected and there was record turnout at the state convention; party platform includes immediate withdrawal from Iraq and impeachment of President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney (video).

Margaret "Molly" Brown, women's suffrage, and the 1908 Denver Democratic National Convention--a new exhibit at the Molly Brown House ahead of the DNC.


The Drunkablog discusses the "green" catering demands
of the DNC that bans fried foods, foods should be local, organic or both, and should be at least three different colors.

The ACLU has now filed another lawsuit, this time to reveal police arrest plans for the DNC, including processing, detention location, and information on release locations.

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