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Clinton sidesteps question about placing her name in nomination at the convention.


In a Thursday web chat, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) sidesteps a direct answer...something along the lines of yes or no..about having her name placed in nomination at the Democratic convention. Negotiations going on behind the scenes.

Question #11

Good Morning Senator Clinton:
Thank you for taking time to chat with your supporters. Is there any possibility of your name being placed in nomination for President at the convention? This would at least give your supporters a voice in the choice for the party's nominee.

by alrd1950 at 8/7/2008 12:07:51 PM

Answer: I know that there have been a lot of questions on this subject. Senator Obama and I share the goal of ensuring that the voices of everyone who participated in this historic process are respected. I want to assure everyone we are working together with Senator Obama's campaign and the DNC, and I am confident we will have a successful and unified Convention in Denver.

by Senator Clinton at 8/7/2008 1:21:17 PM


Who cares -- Obama and Clinton back ABORTION. Neither gets my vote. They have good policies but evil principles. Policies change; principles don't. It speaks volumes.

Obama keeps selling out the left.

Senator Obama and Democratic party officials do not want Senator Clinton or her super delegates voices heard. Oh well, this is not the first voice to be silenced at the Denver convention.They are not wanting LGBT voices to be heard either as evidenced by a lawsuit against the DNC, brought by Donald Hitchcock after he was fired as the party’s gay and lesbian outreach director.

Oh come on Lynn Sweet, How many times does she have to say that she has no control over the convention...Hillary made her views known..we've all seen the tape, and she just repeated what Obama said today's under negotiation. I personally don't understand how they can deny her voters, nearly 18 million of them, a roll call vote. The delegates will be there to represent the voters, the convention should be honest and open and totally democratic, it should not be a coronation. This was a historic election for both of them, and as close to a tie as you could get. the process should be allowed to conclude legitimately.

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