01/05/2011 01:10 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Carol Moseley Braun Keeps LGBT Supporters Waiting At Downtown Event

By Andrew Davis of the Windy City Times

Everyone was in place at Carol Moseley Braun's Jan. 4 LGBT meet-and-greet at Downtown Bar & Lounge (including media figures from the print and television worlds)--except the mayoral candidate herself.

However, she did make an appearance, of sorts. After some patrons waited more than two hours, event organizer Marc Loveless let attendees know that Braun would be unable to personally make the event (apparently because of double-booking) -- but that he had her on the phone. He then put the phone up to the mic; unfortunately, the volume output was so low that only those closest to Loveless could hear what she said.

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