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It’s that time of year. Tonight and tomorrow Blue Girl, RBH and I will be covering the happenings at Truman Days, sponsored by the Jackson County Democratic Committee.

Your diligent blog servants hard at work in the Hospitality Suites at Truman Days in 2008. Sometimes, just sometimes, there are a few perks.

The 2009 schedule of events:

Friday May 1st

5 pm Registration

5:30pm-Midnight Hospitality Suites

Saturday May 2nd

10:30am Brunch – 5th District Women’s Club

Featuring: Treasurer Clint Zwiefel

1-3pm Young Democrats Roundtable

2-6pm Hospitality Suites

6pm Social hour

7pm Banquet

Featuring: Governor Jennifer Granholm

All events take place at the Hyatt Regency, Crown Center, Kansas City…

Meanwhile, Jennifer Granholm is the subject of some speculation in the news in regard to the U.S. Supreme Court:

Friday, May 1, 2009

Granholm mentioned as possible Supreme Court justice candidate

Mark Hornbeck / Detroit News Lansing Bureau

Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s name is being bandied around today on the morning news shows as a potential replacement for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, who reportedly has told the White House he’s retiring.

Granholm, 50, a Harvard law graduate and former state attorney general and federal prosecutor, is mentioned as one of a handful of candidates who may be appointed by President Barack Obama to replace Souter, a liberal jurist and 18-year veteran of the high court…

Back to Truman days. We plan on talking to people (this is all about politics, you know), maybe snagging a few interviews about this and that, and generally basking in the warm glow of Democratic Party and organized labor celebration(s) with like minded folks. If you’re attending and you see us hanging around, taking photos, or trying to interview someone, say “hello” and hand Blue Girl and RBH a cold beer. They’ll appreciate it. I guarantee it.