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2008-08-05 00:00:13

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...

2008-08-04 09:00:21

By Kathleen Gray and Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press Aug. 4--Like Hillary Clinton before him, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is now supporting full voting rights for Michigan's 157-member delegation to this month's national nominating convention in Denver. It was two months ago when Democrats agreed to give the members of Florida and Michigan's delegations a half-vote each. Obama's supporters agreed to go along, though Clinton's were howling -- especially when they...

2008-08-03 21:00:08

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. It was two months ago when Democrats agreed to give the members of Florida and Michigan's delegations a half-vote each. Obama's supporters agreed to go along, though Clinton's were howling _ especially when they split Michigan's tally from the Jan. 15 primary 69 for Clinton and 59 for Obama, even though...


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