Associated Press
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2008, file photo, delegate Kelly Jacobs, of Hernando, Miss., shows off her many buttons to Awilda Cordero, a delegate from Bronx, N.Y., left, during the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Viewer interest in the 2012 Republican and Democratic national conventions is still unclear. With the parties' quadrennial presidential nominating gatherings fast approaching, organizers on both sides are bedeviled by a similar challenge: how to ensure TV viewer interest in the multiday affairs, which threaten to be largely predictable spectacles nearly devoid of suspense (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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