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Democrats Ditch Plan to Stage Convention Without Corporate Cash

Democrats Ditch Plan to Stage Convention Without Corporate Cash For more than a year, the Democratic National Committee touted its "unprecedented" plan to prohibit corporate and lobbyist funding of the 2012 convention in Charlotte, but it found it just couldn't put on a show without the money. The convention's host committee has acknowledged that it established a separate entity to help shoulder the costs of many of the convention activities this week.


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