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  • Block, Melissa. “Little chance of ‘smoke-filled room’ in Denver.” NPR. February 12, 2008. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18921325
  • Bowers, Chris. “How I could quit the Democratic Party.” Open Left. February 8, 2008. http://www.openleft.com/showDiary.do?diaryId=3763
  • Devine, Tad. “Superdelegates, back off.” New York Times. February 10, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/10/opinion/10devine.html
  • Drum, Kevin. “Superdelegates.” Washington Monthly. February 10, 2008. http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/archives/individual/2008_02/013093.php
  • Fouhy, Beth. "Clinton suspends campaign, endorses Obama." Associated Press. June 6,2008. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=5022888.
  • Ohlemacher, Stephen. “Superdelegates are flocking to Obama.” Associated Press. February 23, 2008. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080223/D8V007M80.html
  • Simon, Roger. “Clinton targets pledged delegates.” Politico. February 19, 2008. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0208/8583.html
  • Younge, Gary. “It’s up to the superdelegates to prove Democrats believe in democracy.” The Guardian. February 18, 2008. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2008/feb/18/hillaryclinton.barackobama
  • Wheaton, Sarah. "Obama takes 3 more superdelegates." The New York Times. May 23, 2008. http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/05/23/obama-takes-3-more-superdelegates/
  • “Clinton campaign says superdelegates will pick nominee.” Miami Herald. February 13, 2008. http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2008/02/clinton-campaig.html
  • “Delegates and their role in the Republican nomination process.” RTT News. February 2, 2008. http://www.rttnews.com/sp/todaystop.asp?date=02/08/2008&item=54&vid=0
  • “Democratic rules.” All Politics. 1997. http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/1996/conventions/chicago/facts/rules/index.shtml
  • "Do superdelegates hold super powers?" NPR. February 6, 2008. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18745567
  • "Some black superdelegates reassess Clinton support." Associated Press. Feb. 14, 2008. http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2008/02/14/some-black-superdelegates-reassess-clinton-support/
  • “Superdelegates get campaign cash.” Boston Globe. February 14, 2008. http://www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2008/02/superdelegates.html
  • “Superdelegates loom over Democratic race.” CNN. February 19, 2008. http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/02/19/superdelegates/index.html