Kerry Weighs the Value of Delaying Nomination
By Dan Balz and Jim VandeHei
Advisers to Sen. John F. Kerry (Mass.) said yesterday they hope to make a decision this week about whether to delay the formal acceptance of Kerry's nomination for president amid concern among some Democrats that the plan could disrupt the party's national convention and hand Republicans a public relations bonanza.
Kerry advisers said lawyers and others were reviewing that idea and other options to overcome what they see as a financial advantage for President Bush for the general election campaign. Kerry officials originally said they had weeks to resolve the issue, which became public Friday, but have concluded they must move as quickly as possible to make a decision. "Obviously the level of media interest is such that we'll have to figure it out sooner rather than later," said deputy campaign manager Steve Elmendorf.
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