A Political Prodigy Won't Head to Denver as a Clinton Delegate After All

Seattle Weekly | June 23, 2008
At the state Democratic convention in Spokane last weekend, 17-year-old Jack Laurence, the grandson of legendary Washington Sen. Henry M. Jackson, lost his bid to attend the Democratic National Convention in August as a delegate for Sen. Hillary Clinton. Part of Jack's problem was the state Democratic party's push for diversity; they wanted at-large delegates of ethnicities that hadn't been elected at the congressional caucuses.

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