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Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports


Added 08-23-19 03:29:01am EST - “More than half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention? in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across state lines in Illinois, stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said. ? ?” - Foxnews.com

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Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.

But if Democratic leaders in Wisconsin were upset about a neighboring state getting all that business, most weren't showing it.

"People eat, drink, celebrate and build the economy not when they’re asleep, but when they’re awake," Ben Wikler, chairman of the Democratic party of Wisconsin, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "And DNC delegates will spend every possible waking moment in Wisconsin."

Madison, the Wisconsin capital, is about 10 miles closer to Milwaukee than Chicago is, but no state delegations will be staying there, according to the paper. The city's mayor was unfazed.

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