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From A Hillary Superdelegate: An Open Letter To My Grandson And Other Respectful Bernie Supporters

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Barbra Siperstein

Hillary will be the DNC nominee, she learned from Obama and followed the rules and won convincingly the most votes and the most delegates. Bernie was welcomed into the DNC, he was made a superdelegate, and received a proportional percentage of people on the Platform Drafting Committee.

Rep Alan Grayson: I Feel the Bern

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Bernie Sanders and I share a goal of building a grassroots movement of people who want to take back our country from the billionaires and the multinational corporations. We want to make elections into about something different: Not the lesser of two evils, but the greater good.

A Rigged Game And The Illusion of Democracy

Mike DeLeonardis | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Mike DeLeonardis

It should come as no surprise that the passage of recent trade agreements have their roots in campaign finance, because of the immense lobbying power large corporations have over campaign coffers.

I'm a "Superdelegate." Whom Should I Support?

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Unlike "some people," I will not be making this decision based on who can host the best fundraiser for me. I will not be making this decision based on what my fat-cat donors tell me, in part because I don't have any.

Md. Democratic Superdelegate Scouts Out DNC Site

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For Maryland Democratic Party chair Yvette Lewis, scouting out hotels and conference sites for next year's Democratic National Conventio...

The Asian-American Minority Swing Vote

Natasha Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Natasha Chen

Hispanics and African Americans dominate debate of the minority vote. But Asian and Pacific Islanders, who comprise the third largest ethnic minority, could prove the decisive swing group come November.

NC Superdelegate Endorses Obama After Hill Meeting

MSNBC News | Ken Strickland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

North Carolina Congressman (and superdelegate) Brad Miller today will endorse Obama, according to his office. Miller represents the 13th district, wh...

Obama's Pastor Problem Moves Down South and Down Ballot

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

First North Carolina, now Mississippi. Rev. Wright has become fair game for Republican campaigners. The GOP willingness to use Obama against down-ballot candidates does not bode well for Democrats.

State Of The Race: Superdelegates Moving To Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Hillary is not a "dead woman walking," yet. She's not yet a Ralph Nader or even a Mike Huckabee. There is still a coherent scenario that could lead to Clinton's nomination. But not for long.

HuffPost's OffTheBus Superdelegate Investigation

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We asked HuffPost readers to join with us and profile the hundreds of superdelegates who are likely to decide the Democratic nomination for president....

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...

NYT OP-Ed: Hold A Superdelegate Primary

NY Times | Philip Bresden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We Democrats have a problem, but it's one we can fix. We are blessed with two fine candidates, but it's entirely possible that when primary season en...

Meet An American Samoa Superdelegate: A Beauty Contest Judge

Elaine Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elaine Meyer

Super-delegates are often portrayed as the ultimate Democratic party insiders, people who hold elected office or have been high-ranking staff on a pol...

Report: Lewis backing Obama?

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Is he or isn't he? The New York Times reported Thursday night that Rep. John Lewis, the civil rights movement veteran and Democratic congressional lea...

Investigate: The Superdelegate Transparency Project

Open Left | Chris Bowers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chris Bowers at Open Left writes: Today I am pleased to announce the launch of the Superdelegate Transparency Project on Congresspedia and SourceWatc...