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Dianne Feinstein won’t be at the convention

By Josh Richman
Tuesday, August 19th, 2008 at 10:22 am in Democratic Party, Dianne Feinstein, Elections, General, Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senate.

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has been laid low by an ankle injury and won’t be able to attend the Democratic National Convention next week in Denver.

Her statement:

“Last Friday — the day before the Lake Tahoe Summit — I slipped and broke my left ankle while I was on a walk with Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher on the Meeks Bay Trail in the Tahoe forest.

“My doctor has advised me not to travel in the short-term, and so, regretfully, I am unable to attend what will surely be an historic convention in Denver.

“I was very much looking forward to chairing the California Delegation, and I offer my best wishes to California’s delegates in this vital nomination process.”

Hmmm. A noted Hillary Clinton endorser suddenly can’t make the convention… but, to paraphrase Freud, sometimes a broken ankle is just a broken ankle.

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  • danvilledan

    Maybe Senator Feinstein will be able to travel the following week and go to Minneapolis-St. Paul and be with her people. Senator Lieberman and Senator Bob Bennett. I feel her recent actions don’t reallt represent how Californians feel. Mukasey, FISA and now
    S 3212. Bipartisan Electronic Voting Reform Act of 2008