No longer looking like a coronation

Though the Democratic convention was shaping up to be the final
crowning of the party’s new prince, the Clinton factor wasn’t quite
reconciled. Now it is, and Hillary’s backers will have their day.

A Democratic National Convention that is supposed to
showcase Barack Obama will devote a considerable amount of time to
Hillary Rodham Clinton and her family, with the two campaigns
announcing an agreement Thursday to formally enter her name into

The development means that during the state-by-state vote on a
nominee for president, delegates will have the option of choosing
Clinton rather than Obama — giving supporters a chance to cheer her
candidacy one last time.

Never say “last time” with the Clintons.


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