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Harry Reid Isn't Ruling Out Brokered Democratic Convention: 'It Would Be Kind of Fun

"Some of the old conventions produced some good people."

Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) listens during an event on Capitol Hill on April 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats were joined by US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and others to support a minimum wage raise from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. (AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI)

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid isn't ruling out a brokered Democratic convention for the party's nominee. In fact, he told CNN on Thursday, "it would be kind of fun."

In a brokered convention, no one candidate from a particular party has secured a majority of delegates ahead of time. So, the final decision on a nominee is made through process of complicated political negotiations and votes.

The last time the Democrats had a brokered convention was in 1952.

"These races go on for a long long time," the top Democrat in the Senate told the cable network.

When asked if the Democratic race this year might end in a brokered convention, the top Senate Democrat didn't rule out that possibility.

"Sure. Seriously some of the old conventions produced some good people," Reid said. "It would be kind of fun."

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in March. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in March. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

When reached, Reid's office would not confirm his comments to TheBlaze.

But in a separate interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she does not expect to have a brokered convention.

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