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By Kathy Kiely ORLANDO -- Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose history-making presidential campaigns divided the Democratic Party, joined forces Monday for an exuberant outdoor rally in what Clinton called "the battleground of the battlegrounds." Making their first joint appearance since July, the former political rivals walked on stage here with their arms wrapped around each other's waists.
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Now that Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination for president, he wants convention delegates from Florida and Michigan to have full voting rights at the party's national convention.Obama sent a letter Sunday to the party's credentials committee, asking members to reinstate the delegates' voting rights when the committee meets at the start of the convention in Denver.The delegates were originally stripped because the two states violated...
By Beth Reinhard, The Miami Herald Aug. 4--Seeking closure of the bitter dispute that rocked Florida's Democratic primary, presumptive nominee Barack Obama asked the national party Sunday to let the state's delegates cast full votes at the convention in Denver.
DETROIT _ Like Hillary Clinton before him, Barack Obama is now supporting full voting rights for Michigan's 157-member delegation to this month's national nominating convention in Denver.
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