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Rep James Clyburn: It's "Crazy" To Think Superdelegates Would Flip Nomination

03/28/2008 02:46 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) has joined an influential chorus on Capitol Hill that believes superdelegates will not play a decisive role in the nominating convention in August. This will be the case, Clyburn believes, so long as one of the two front-runners emerges from the regular voting process with a clearly defined lead, if not the outright magic number of delegates required to secure the nomination.

Clyburn told The Trail last week that it is "crazy" to think that a majority of superdelegates would side with a candidate who finished second and flip the nomination to that candidate.

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