Debbie Wasserman Schultz: DNC Will Be Very Different From Special Interest-Funded, Corporate Infused, Invitation-Only RNC
On today's America Live, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) gave her party's reasoning for holding this year's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, saying, "We're planting a flag in the South and sending a strong message across the country that we weren't going to cede any region of this country to the Republicans."
Wasserman Schultz also said that although Barack Obama only won North Carolina by 14,000 votes in 2008, they believe they can win it again. In fact, they're so confident, that the Florida congresswoman said she's "putting it in the 'win' column."
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She also took the opportunity to take a jab at last week's Republican National Convention, which
took place in Tampa, Fla., pointing out the differences between the two conventions. "Today, we open with Carolina Fest," she said, describing the community festival that is open to the public and designed to celebrate the Carolinas. "[It will be] very different from the special-interest funded, corporate infused, invitation-only affair that we saw in my home state last week."
Watch her full interview here: