POLITICS
05/30/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama's Florida Compromise: Delegates Count For Half

Barack Obama is now floating a compromise on the Florida situation, telling the St. Petersburg Times that one idea would be to cut the delegations' sizes in half -- a step back from his previous stance of splitting the delegates 50-50 between himself and Clinton, but a far cry from the Hillary camp's insistence upon seating them in full.

Obama also rejected the idea that the Florida primary represented a true test of electability or popular support: "In all these races if I didn't campaign at all and this had just been a referendum on name recognition, Sen. Clinton would be the nominee."

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