Politics & Government

August 27, 2008 5:25 PM

Registered Republican nominated Obama in Denver

Mike Wilson, an Iraq War veteran from Melbourne, Fla., had no idea when he contributed $5 to Barack Obama's campaign last September that it would lead to a speaking part at the Democratic National Convention. On Wednesday, Wilson, a registered Republican, learned that he'd been tapped to officially nominate Obama as the Democratic nominee for president.

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