Little Chance of 'Smoke-Filled Room' in Denver Recently, Democratic politicians have been talking about the possibility that the party's presidential nominee will be chosen in a "smoke-filled room." The phrase comes up in relation to superdelegates and the party's convention in Denver this summer. But is there a smoke-filled room to be had in Denver?
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Little Chance of 'Smoke-Filled Room' in Denver

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Little Chance of 'Smoke-Filled Room' in Denver

Little Chance of 'Smoke-Filled Room' in Denver

Little Chance of 'Smoke-Filled Room' in Denver

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Recently, a lot of Democratic politicians have been talking about the possibility that the party's presidential nominee will be chosen in a "smoke-filled room."

The phrase comes up in relation to superdelegates, whose votes could decide the tight race between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton during the party's convention in Denver this summer.

But is there a smoke-filled room to be had in Denver?

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