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    Federal judge to Nelson: Go away

    By S.V. Date | Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 03:39 PM

    U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle took all of an hour to rule against Sen. Bill Nelson’s lawsuit against the DNC for stripping Florida of its 210 delegates to next summer’s nominating convention.

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      Democrats: we didn't major in Math we majored in Defeatism

      by erin r on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 11:46:22 PM PDT

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      joejoejoe

      check this out:

      Judge Hinkle was not convinced. He ruled that forcing the national party to break its own primary schedule rules by seating Florida delegates would violate the party's First Amendment right to assemble.

      So that's a precedent right, legally HRC can't argue to seat them without the possibility that someone could sue.  Obviously, she has no grounds to insist that they be seated.

      Democrats: we didn't major in Math we majored in Defeatism

      by erin r on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 11:50:11 PM PDT

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