Democratic National Committee to meet in Chicago. Mini-convention in run-up to 2008.

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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.

from the DNC…….

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

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