Becky Bosshart
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February 21, 2007
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Locals weigh in, before and after the historic forum

Steve Suwe left the Democratic forum in Carson City on Wednesday afternoon enlivened about his choice for the 2008 ticket: former North Carolina Sen. John Edwards, because of his advocacy for the middle class.

His son, 14-year-old Robby, supports Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., for a much different reason.

"Because she's a girl," the Carson High School freshman said.

The former first lady was one of eight Democratic presidential candidates vying for the support of more than 800 voters who attended the noon forum, sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees. Buses came in from as far …

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