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Superdelegates Hillary Clinton

What Does Hillary Want? That's Easy: Respect

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Of course she was going to concede, and concede gracefully; but first, to borrow a line from a play about the kind of person she purported to represent, "attention must be paid."

A Message to Hillary Clinton, Part 1: "Don't Look Back"

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hilary Rosen

Make your case based on the electability argument. It may be persuasive. Don't stir up our base with anger and the irrationality of the "if onlys."

Can The Superdelegates Afford To Say No To Clinton?

Simon Woods | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Woods

Like it or not, the same rules that have Obama with an insurmountable pledged delegate lead also prevent him from winning without the 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.

Stop Yelling at Hillary to Stand Down and Start Yelling at the Superdelegates to Stand Up

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

It's time for uncommitted superdelegates to stop their dithering, hop off the fence and officially bring this nominating process to an end. Hillary has earned the right to stay in the race until the bitter end. So it's up to the superdelegates to accelerate the bitter end. And it's up to us to pressure them to do exactly that. Read More Hillary Clinton's Defeat: A Historic Triumph The greatest triumph of Clinton's campaign is the example she has set for the next generation. And not just for young women; her dedication, perseverance, and indefatigable drive make her a role model for young men as well. Read More

Ban the Pundits

Marvin Kitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marvin Kitman

If there is such a thing as poetic license, why shouldn't pundits be licensed? You need a license before you can drive a car legally. The information highway is equally fraught with dangers.

Hillary Will Drop Out by June 15

Lawrence O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence O'Donnell

A senior campaign official and Clinton confidante has told me that there will be a Democratic nominee by June 15. He could not bring himself to say the words "Hillary will drop out by June 15," but that is clearly what he meant.

North Carolina Superdelegate Endorses Hillary Clinton

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A spokesman for Rep. Heath Shuler, who had pledged his vote to the winner of his North Carolina district, tells my colleague Amie Parnes that "he has ...

On My Switch From Clinton to Obama

Joseph J. Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph J. Andrew

My endorsement of Obama will not be welcome news to my friends and family at the Clinton campaign. They are the best practitioners of the old politics, so they will no doubt call me a traitor, an opportunist and a hypocrite.

Jason Linkins

Is The Superdelegate Battle Over?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In yesterday's Wall Street Journal, Jackie Calmes assessed the state of play among the superdelegates, and, in broad terms, sees an Obama advantage: ...

Report: Key Superdelegates Set To Endorse Obama When Time Is Right

Politico | Elizabeth Drew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The torrent of speculation about the end game of the Democratic nomination contest is creating a false sense of suspense - and wasting a lot of time o...

Note to Superdelegates: Don't Forget that Money Thing

Andy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Rosenberg

Perhaps the most important aspect of Obama's enormous cash advantage is in its inherent repudiation of Senator Clinton's "electability" argument.

Party Leaders Push To Avoid Long Nomination Fight

Wall Street Journal | Jackie Calms | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton unveiled new negative television ads and attacked each other personally from the stump this weekend ahead of Tuesday'...

Undecided superdelegates don't feel bound by primaries

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Many of the Democratic superdelegates who are still undecided say the most important factor in their decision is simple _ they just...

Superdelegates Unswayed By Clinton's Attacks

NY Times | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Throughout their contentious debate on Wednesday, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton tried again and again to put Senator Barack Obama on the defensive in...

Superdelegates Fear Constiuent Backlash In Obama-Clinton Choice

Politico | Josephine Hearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As senior Democratic party officials call on superdelegates to announce their presidential candidate preferences, one group remains stubbornly resista...

Sam Stein

Durbin On Clinton Camp Raising Wright: Try Your Best

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dick Durbin, one of Barack Obama's chief surrogates, said on Wednesday morning that Sen. Hillary Clinton was within her right to use Obama's con...

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...

Superdelegate Investigation

Amanda Michel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Amanda Michel

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

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...

Clinton Has Not Gained A Superdelegate Since Super Tuesday

MSNBC News | Mark Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

By our count, the Clinton campaign hasn't publicly announced the support of a new superdelegate since just after February 5. Indeed, since Super Tuesd...

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...

80 Superdelegates Will Wait Till Convention To Choose Sides

Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's trio of victories over Sen. Barack Obama last week appears to have convinced a sizable number of uncommitted Democratic ...

Hillary's Delegate Math Problem

Newsweek | Jonathan Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton may be poised for a big night tonight, with wins in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island. Clinton aides say this will be the beginning of her...