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Conventions are not a new thing in my life but this was my first Netroots Nation.  I missed Yearly Kos in Las Vegas and in Chicago but after the fabulous time I had this past week, I will try never to miss another one.  Thursday after registering I immediately started running into local activists from Austin.
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Matt Glazer from Burnt Orange Report & Fran Vincent from Democracy for Texas.

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Glen Maxey, Laura Kolstad, and Matt Glazer

cross posted @ Doing My Part For The Left

Then I started meeting all the great bloggers from around the nation.  Many I have known on line for years and many were new to me but all made the experience even better.

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CabinGirl, Booman, me, & Man Eegee

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Kath25 & I

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Brandon
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This was taken after I donated a dollar to Ben's campaign

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I just love the Bikes Not Bombs hat

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The gang who worked so hard on the Netroots for the Troops  I was happy to meet the people I had entertained in the dairies with Happy Dances.

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People would never guess how much I hate having my picture taken as I ran around the convention center and the Hilton having my picture taken with every candidate and elected official I could find. LOL

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Glenn Nye US Congress Virginia District 2 Candidate

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Diana Maldonado TX-HD52

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Congresswoman Donna Edwards Maryland

Andy Brown Travis County Democratic Chairperson
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Sherrie Matula TX-HD129

The Gang promoting Crawford the movie. A must see in my opinion.

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There are many more pictures I will be posting later. I will close with 3 that had me walking on cloud 9!!!

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Gavin Newsom Mayor of San Francisco

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Jim Neal North Carolina

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi

I regret I did not take more pictures of bloggers or of the parties but look for more pictures soon from this exciting event!!!

Originally posted to refinish69 on Tue Jul 22, 2008 at 07:10 PM PDT.

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