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Democrats Court Liberal Bloggers at YearlyKos

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Democrats Court Liberal Bloggers at YearlyKos

Election 2008

Democrats Court Liberal Bloggers at YearlyKos

Democrats Court Liberal Bloggers at YearlyKos

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Democratic presidential candidates paid homage this weekend to the growing power of the blogosphere as a political organizing tool.

Seven of the major candidates turned out for a convention in Chicago where influential bloggers had assembled.

YearlyKos brings together hundreds of the most popular bloggers from the liberal side of the political spectrum. It takes its name from the popular "DailyKos" Web site.

The convention is part trade show and part strategy session.

Correction Aug. 6, 2007

The audio version of this story incorrectly reported that six Democratic candidates appeared at the YearlyKos convention.

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