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Pledged Delegates

Seth Colter Walls

Will Clinton's Delegates Vote For Obama Even After Released? | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DENVER -- With reports surfacing that Sen. Hillary Clinton will formally release her delegates on Wednesday, the question looms: how many of her suppo...

What A Long, Strange Primary Trip It's Been

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than a Vince Lombardi halftime pep talk about giving 110% in the second half, I'd like to review where we've been so far. This will be my final "picks" article for 2008.

Obama Countdown; Clinton Spin: Press Release Tea Leaves

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The delegate countdown is revealing on both sides. Clinton press releases portray a two-person race. Obama's portray the race as a solitary time trial. In any case, he'll reach the number Tuesday.

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?

Obama Set To Reach Delegate Milestone

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama will reach a significant milestone Tuesday as he marches toward the Democratic nomination for president _ a majority o...

Remaining Superdelegates Will Outnumber Pledged Delegates After Tuesday Votes

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Matt Seyfang points out to me that, after Tuesday, we'll pass a milestone: There will be more superdelegates than pledged delegates left to fight over...

Slouching Toward Denver

Matthew Mundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Mundy

For the Hillary-truthers, it's now the popular vote that matters. But Hillary won't win the popular vote. So this is the moment that matters for the party and for Hillary. Choose: ultimate victory or agonizing defeat.

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.

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Using Popular Vote Metric Just Ain't Gonna Work | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Clinton campaign turns its focus towards securing the popular vote in the Democratic primary, the response from the Obama campaign has been, an...

Last Night Clinton Won the Pennsylvania Primary, but Lost the War for the Nomination

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

She started with a lead of almost 20 points. But her final margin of 9.2% fell far short of what was needed to stop Obama's nomination. Here's why.

The Weighted Popular Vote: Why Clinton Needs A Landslide

John K. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John K. Wilson

Clinton’s last hope to win the nomination is to emerge victorious in the popular vote. But if we apply an accurate measure, she would now need to win by 1.49 million votes just to tie Obama.

Clinton: Pledged Delegates Are "Like Superdelegates"

Attywood | Will Brunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One final note from the Daily News editorial board session with Sen. Hillary Clinton today: Near the end of the session, I had the chance to ask her w...

Obama Expected To Make Gains In California Pledged Delegates

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A little-noticed shift in the tally of California's Democratic delegates may affect the primary between Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. Hillary Clinton as ...

Hillary Clinton: Pledged Delegates Can Switch Candidates

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with Newsweek, Hillary Clinton raised the specter of pledged delegates, nominated by voters, switching their votes at the Democratic C...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Clinton Picks Up Only Four Delegates | 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...

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...

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...