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Democratic Superdelegates

A Message to Uncommitted Superdelegates: You Must Commit This Week or Risk a McCain Presidency

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Superdelegates may have hoped that they could wait to commit and simply ratify a majority already in place. It's now too late for that.

Pelosi: Reduce Number of Superdelegates

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday she favors a reduction in the number of superdelegates _ and their oversized influence _ in...

NYT Survey Shows Uncommitted Superdelegates Favor Backing Popular Vote Winner

New York Times | Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lacking a clear route to the selection of a Democratic presidential nominee, the party's uncommitted superdelegates say they are growing increasingly ...

Thomas B. Edsall

Clinton Camp Presses Super Delegates Not To Take Sides | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For weeks, the Barack Obama campaign has warned that Hillary Clinton would try to use her ties to the Democratic establishment to muscle 'super delega...

AP Survey: Superdelegates Jump to Obama

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Democratic superdelegates are starting to follow the voters _ straight to Barack Obama. In just the past two weeks, more than ...

Clinton Faces Daunting Delegate Deficit

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton must win 57 percent of the remaining primary and caucus delegates to erase Barack Obama's le...

Undecided Superdelegates: Many Have Clinton History, Majority Are Women

NY Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY and FARHANA HOSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The dwindling group of elected officials and party leaders publicly undecided in the Democratic presidential contest -- about 300 out of the 795 so-ca...

MoveOn Petition Seeks To Sway Superdelegates

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The group launches a petition drive to keep super-delegates on the sidelines, calling on them "to let the voters decide between Clinton and Obama--and...

Brazile: I'll Quit Democratic Party If Superdelegates Choose Our Nominee

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Sens. Barack Obama of Illinois and Hillary Clinton of New York nearly splitting the delegate count in the race for the Democratic nomination, par...

Superdelegate Replaced With "Automatic Delegate" By Clinton Adviser

Election Central | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a sign that the spin war over the significance of super-delegates is underway in earnest, Harold Ickes told assorted Hillary supporters on a privat...

Obama Calls Out Super Delegates: "Party Insiders" Shouldn't Decide Race

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From Politico's Ben Smith: Obama, at his Chicago press conference just now, lays out his path to the nomination, which depends first on having a majo...