Monday Monday, it was all I hoped it would be
Oh Monday morning, Monday morning couldn't guarantee
That Monday evening you would still be here with me.
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90 degrees with sunny skies in Downtown Denver. We rose today with the sun, having tossed and turned all night in anticipation of Day 1of the DNC. The mornings are an ideal time to meet up with the newsmakers out here as they are open to the press. This morning, a brief stop to the D.C. delegation breakfast led us to an interview with D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, the would-be congresswoman from the District should it have the right to vote in congress. She spoke to WRGW about the importance of the youth vote, and also briefed us about demonstrations later this week to protest D.C.'s "Taxation Without Representation." We'll have the interview available later in the day.
Currently your fearless reporters are in the Hampton Inn in Downtown sipping coffee along side national
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reporters, having just picked up our credentials, which makes us officially a part of the festivities out here. It was also a major ego boost. Later on today we hope to have a meeting with members of the GW College Democrats, but not before a quick trip to the Apple store downtown. So from me a quick shout out to everyone who says that Apple computers don't crash is in order.
By this afternoon we'll be gamboling through the halls of the Pepsi Center in anticipation of Michelle Obama's address to the nation. Stay tuned.
- Jesse Regis