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- Donna Brazile Democratic strategist and superdelegate in the Democratic convention; chair of the DNC's Voting Rights Institute; formerly, manager of the 2000 Gore-Lieberman campaign
- Tad Devine political consultant; senior strategist to the 2004 Kerry campaign and to the 2000 Gore campaign; director of delegate selection in the 1988 Dukakis campaign.
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