Delegates at RNC, DNC check politics at the door for house for veteran

09/05/2012 06:58 AM

Not all the hammering at the parties’ national conventions has been against the other side.

Democratic delegates this week have been taking shifts building half a house that will go to the family of a veteran of Iraq or Afghanistan. Republican delegates constructed the first half last week during their convention in Tampa.

It’s through a national non-profit program called Rebuilding Together, which is trying to expand its footprint in Kentucky beyond its existing affiliate in Paducah.

Here’s a look at the home they’ve been building, including the work a couple Kentuckians did.


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