It's the biggest Democratic gathering in Chicago since the city hosted the Democratic National Convention in 1996.
Dems from across the country will meet in Chicago later this month as the Democratic National Committee holds its annual summer meeting. DNC chairman Howard Dean will preside. On the agenda: selection rules for the delegates to the 2008 presidential nominating convention. In a city to be determined.
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Democratic National Committee Meets in Chicago
Washington, DC - Members of the Democratic National Committee will gather in Chicago for the DNC's annual summer meeting August 17-19, to organize and energize Democrats to win up and down the ballot this November. Chairman Howard Dean will address the general session Saturday along with Governor Rod Blagojevich, Mayor Richard Daley, Reverend Jesse Jackson, House Candidate and New Mexico Attorney General Patsy Madrid, and Ohio Secretary of State Candidate Jennifer Brunner, among others. In Chicago, DNC members will participate in community service activities, hold constituency and regional caucus meetings, and vote on proposed resolutions, the 2008 Delegate Selection Rules, and the Call for the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
What: Democratic National Committee Summer Meeting
When: Thursday, August 17, 2006 - August 19, 2006
Where: Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 South Michigan Ave, Chicago
Thursday, August 17, 2006
What: DNC Summer Meeting Participant Registration
When: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, August 18, 2006
What: DNC Summer Meeting Committee and Caucus Meetings
When: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday, August 19, 2006
What: DNC Summer Meeting Regional Caucus Meetings and General Session
When: 8:30 am - Approximately 12:30 pm