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DENVER—As Connecticut delegates bit into breakfast on the first day of a historic party convention, some came ready not just to christen Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, but to call attention to cities and women’s issues.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro of New Haven joined the 60 members of the Connecticut delegation for a breakfast Monday morning in a ballroom of the Marriott Denver Tech Center. The hotel, a few miles outside downtown, is serving as the Connecticut headquarters for the Democratic National Committee Convention this week.

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