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MANCHESTER, NH - NOVEMBER 29: Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Jefferson Jackson Dinner at the Radisson Hotel November 29, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The dinner is held annually by the New Hampshire Democratic Party. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hillary Clinton

California Democrat Party Calls for End to Superdelegates

The California Democratic Party’s executive board voted unanimously Sunday to urge the national party to eliminate most superdelegates and caucuses in favor of a more straightforward primary election system to select the presidential nominee.

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Superdelegates Are Propping Up Hillary Clinton

On Saturday, Bernie Sanders swept Democrat caucuses in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. The scale of his victories in each state is a story in itself. He won 70 percent of the vote in Washington and Hawaii and a staggering 80 percent in Alaska. The victories underscore how close the race for the Democrat nomination actually is.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participates in a debate sponsored by Fox News at the Fox Theatre on March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan.

Brokered Convention Likely Means Trump Goes Third Party

If you are Donald J. Trump, you are not very excited about the idea of a “brokered convention.” Aside from falling short of the delegates needed to win the Republican nomination for president outright, the way delegates are chosen, and the nomination process itself, are not ideal for someone running an outsider assault on the party.