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Normal convention could start Tuesday

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ST. PAUL - The Republican National Convention most likely will begin more traditional operations Tuesday, although delegates will be asked to help prepare packages for Hurricane Gustav victims.


A storm of another kind could find its way into the convention. GOP vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska today said her unwed 17-year-old daughter is pregnant.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.