Illinois delegates’ convention seats: Dave McKinney video

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(Video by Lynn Sweet)

TAMPA–Illinois delegates have decent seats at the GOP convention–given that the adopted homestate of President Barack Obama is expected to back him–not Mitt Romney–in November. Chicago Sun-Times Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney reports from the convention floor at the Tampa Bay Times forum on the seats Illinois scored.

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