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Obama Delegates

Die-Hard Hillary Supporters Play To Win At Democratic Convention

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"We're here to see Clinton emerge as the party's nominee... We now have well over the required 300 delegate signatures." Each delegate who signed the petition will wear a green lapel pin featuring the number 300 skewered by a ball-point pen."

Obama Picks Up Three Hawaii Superdelegates

Honolulu Advertiser | Sudhin Thalawala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hawai'i Democrats selected three Obama supporters to fill its remaining superdelegate slots at their state convention Sunday, including the new chair ...

Axelrod On Florida, Michigan: We'll Go More Than Halfway

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NPR just sent out a press release with excerpts of an interview Obama Chief Strategist David Axelrod gave "All Things Considered" host Michele Norris,...

Obama Versus R. Kelly: No Competition

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

In Obama's hometown the big news this week was not his historic delegate lead. It was the R. Kelly underage porn trial, which is no knock on Obama, for what can compete anymore with a celebrity underage porn trial?

Thomas B. Edsall

Opposition Grows To Clinton's Delegate Cause Celebre

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a last ditch stand, Hillary Clinton is trying to turn the seating of the disputed Florida and Michigan delegations into a cause celebre, posing que...

Superdelegates Endorse On Primary Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has picked up a superdelegate endorsement on the morning of the Oregon/Kentucky primaries. Iowa Democratic Chairman Scott Brennan announ...

Obama Adds To Superdelegate Tally

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama has pulled in the endorsement of Washington State Democratic Party Chairman Dwight Pelz this morning. Pelz told his supporters, "that Sen. Obam...

Obama Returns To Iowa For Tuesday Primary Night

NY Times | Larry Rother | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama has chosen to spend Tuesday night not in Kentucky or Oregon, the two states that will be holding their primaries that day, or eve...

Edwards Delegates Switches To Obama

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Six more Edwards' delegates have signed up with Obama. So far, one of John Edwards' pledged delegates has switched to Obama: Joshua Denton o...

Obama In Limbo Over 'Almost Nominee' Status

NY Times | Jim Rutenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The contest with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton not quite over and the one with Senator John McCain not quite under way, Senator Barack Obama is float...

Sam Stein

Clinton Camp Pushes Ahead With 2210 Argument

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On a conference call with reporters on Wednesday, Sen. Hillary Clinton's chief spokesman Howard Wolfson acknowledged that the campaign had recalibrate...

Under Clinton's Rules, Obama Still Wins

Politico | DAVID PAUL KUHN & AVI ZENILMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama can fully accept Hillary Rodham Clinton's terms on Michigan and Florida and still win a majority of pledged Democratic delegates on June ...

Clinton Superdelegates Would Reconsider If Obama Maintains Lead

LA Times | Scott Martelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Rodham Clinton, stung last week by the defection of a prominent superdelegate, could lose the backing of more of these Democratic Party leader...

Hillary's New Inevitability

Dylan Loewe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Loewe

After last night, despite an apparent ten point victory in Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton is no longer electable in a general election.

Obama's "Big Tent" Campaign Cuts Out The Little People In California

Nathaniel Bach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nathaniel Bach

I was excitedly telling everyone that I was running to be an Obama delegate from California to the Democratic National Convention, until the campaign cut me and 900 others from the list last night.

Obama Delegate Forced To Quit After Remark

Chicago Sun Times | Abdon Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moving to nip in the bud some potential bad press, White House hopeful Barack Obama's campaign persuaded a delegate to step down after she was tickete...

Kos: Clinton's "Destructive Coup Attempt" Good For Democrats

Newsweek | Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton has proved during the past few months that she is a fighter, that she is tenacious, and that she is in the race to win. There's just o...

Hillary Clinton Asks Obama Pledged Delegates In North Dakota To Switch

Political Radar | ELOISE HARPER and SUNLEN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton made a blunt appeal to North Dakota delegates to switch their support to her, despite the fact that Sen. Barack Obama handily def...

Obama Camp Trying To Woo Paterson Away From Clinton

New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he prepares to assume New York State's highest elected office, Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson is getting plenty of attention from the Democratic candid...

Obama Catching Up To Hillary Among Superdelegates

Bloomberg | Julianna Goldman and Catherine Dodge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama has pulled almost even with Hillary Clinton in endorsements from top elected officials and has cut into her lead among the other superdel...

"Bad Week"? Obama Won 7 More Delegates Than Clinton

Daily Kos | Markos Moulitsas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So CW is that last week was the "week from hell" for Obama, and given that he could've closed this thing out and didn't, we can stipulate that it coul...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Clinton Picks Up Only Four Delegates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Barack Obama's campaign is claiming that after rival Hillary Clinton's three primary election wins Tuesday night, her campaign has picked up an i...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp Optimistic As Clinton Camp Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's presidential campaigns struck highly different chords the day following Obama's 17-point victory in the Wiscon...

Clinton Targets Pledged Delegates

Politico | Roger Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign intends to go after delegates whom Barack Obama has already won in the caucuses and primaries if she needs the...

CBS: Obama Takes Delegate Lead, Including Superdelegates

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Illinois senator Barack Obama finished a series of weekend primary and caucus contests undefeated as he bested Hillary Clinton in Maine today, accordi...