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Sanders: Hillary’s Superdelegates Might Switch [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: After three big wins out west, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he thinks many of the party’s superdelegates who have pledged to rival Hillary Clinton will switch to his side. “I think the momentum is with us,” Sanders said on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper on Sunday. “A lot of these superdelegates may ...

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Sanders Backers Revolt Against Superdelegates

Interesting piece on the superdelegates flap from Politico: Bernie Sanders lost by a hair in Iowa and won by a landslide in New Hampshire. Yet Hillary Clinton has amassed an enormous 350-delegate advantage over the Vermont senator after just two states. Outraged by that disconnect – which is fueled by Clinton’s huge advantage with Democratic superdelegates, who are not bound ...

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Rep. Stephanie Tubbs-Jones, LGBT Ally, Dies Of Aneurysm At Age 58

Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs-Jones (D-OH), a staunch friend of LGBT causes, has died at age 58 of a brain hemorrhage caused by an aneurysm. The 58-year-old Tubbs Jones was the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress and a strong supporter of LGBT civil rights and a critic of the Iraq war. She was a co-sponsor of H.R. 2015, the ...

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How To Influence $uperdelegates

Well, ain’t this peachy: Many of the superdelegates who could well decide the Democratic presidential nominee have already been plied with campaign contributions by Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, a new study shows. “While it would be unseemly for the candidates to hand out thousands of dollars to primary voters, or to the delegates pledged to represent the will of ...

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Gay Man Is Youngest Superdelegate

Jason Rae, 21, is the nation’s youngest superdelegate. He’s also openly gay and a former Victory Fund intern. The Victory Fund works to elect openly LGBT candidates in all levels of government. A junior at Marquette University, he has been courted by both Democratic candidates, including a breakfast with Chelsea Clinton and phone calls from both her parents. Obama’s camp ...

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