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Democrats prepare to attack GOP on Tampa choice for 2012 RNC convention

Democrats are preparing efforts to hammer the GOP over its reported selection of Tampa as the location of its 2012 convention, pointing to benefits the city and the state of Florida reaped from stimulus and healthcare reform legislation.

Democrats seized on an expected decision this afternoon by members of a Republican National Committee (RNC) steering committee that will recommend Tampa as the site of their nominating convention.

The selection would put the RNC in the middle of a key battleground state while they nominate their next presidential candidate, though this year’s elections provide plenty of GOP drama in the state.

Full story: Democrats prepare to hammer GOP on Tampa choice for convention – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room