June 23, 2008

Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 65, 64, 63

Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Saturday June 21, Sunday June 22 and Monday June 23, 2008--No. 65, 64, 63


•Need an autograph for your favorite liberal friend? The DNC will host a slew of liberal/progressive authors, and a Presidential exhibit that includes a recreation of the Oval Office from Clinton's administration (um, ewww), a limo, Air Force One mockup, and other Presidential paraphernalia. But about those authors:
The working list of authors to stop by for book signings during the four-day DNC includes Madeleine Albright, Maya Angelou, Jimmy Carter, Stephen Colbert, Maureen Dowd, Elizabeth Edwards, John Edwards, Al Franken, Newt Gingrich, Al Gore, Bill Moyers, Nancy Pelosi, Robert Reich, Frank Rich, Cokie Roberts and Donald Shriver.
How'd Gingrich get in there?

•With private donations seemingly unable to close the gap for the Democratic National Convention fundraising efforts, the DNCC is looking to corporations to make up the difference.

More DNC celebrity rumors and sightings.

Catering to the DNC crowd "still up in the air."


•Mount Virtus--A Denver teacher contract and union labor battle could spice up the Democratic National Convention in August.

All previous Daily Digests can be found here.

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