Sen. Barack Obama is being encouraged to make a pitch directly to House Democrats, a set of superdelegates who will hold tremendous sway if the party’s presidential nomination is not secured before the Democratic National Convention in August.
If he does well in those states, as expected, Obama might be able to expand his superdelegate support before the primary calendar becomes more favorable to his rival, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton , D-N.Y.
There are 796 superdelegates to the Democratic convention, reports Jonathan Allen, CQ accounting for 20 percent of all delegates. The superdelegates —U.S. House members, senators, governors, former presidents, national committeemen and other party officials — are not bound to support any candidate.
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