Are you ready for another national political convention?

It’s been almost two years since the Republican National Convention was held in St. Paul and the court dockets are still clogged with the aftermath of the protests that broke out.

Want to have another one?

Minneapolis is vying to host the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal reports.

The paper says St. Paul’s Xcel Center was not included in the city’s application, a smackdown of the smaller twin by its bigger sibling.

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Update 12:01 p.m. – The blog, DemConWatch says Minneapolis’ bid “came out of left field.”