"One of the big things is infrastructure," former DNC Chairman Howard Dean explained about convention planning. "My understanding is they would have loved to have gone for Cleveland but it probably wasn't quite big enough in terms of the hotel rooms and that St. Louis [another option] and Charlotte were very even ... I don't know what the deciding factor was. But Charlotte is very well equipped for this so I think it will be a good convention and it is a swing state and I think that's good for us." MORE...
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Howard Dean on the Choice of Charlotte for the 2012 Dem Convention
Sam Stein (HuffPo):