Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.7 Percent

Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.7 Percent

Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.7 Percent

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May 22 2008 5:32 PM

Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.7 Percent

Clinton steps up calls for Florida and Michigan to be seated. Butthose delegations won't make up the difference. Her chances remainstagnant at 0.7 percent .

On May 31, the DNC'sRules and Bylaws Committee will convene in Washington, D.C., to decidewhether and how to seat the delegations from Florida and Michigan.There is a number of possible outcomes, but the most likely one is thatboth states get seated but have their delegations chopped in half.(Figuratively, of course—the DNC is harsh, but not that harsh.)Depending on how they treat superdelegates, this scenario would change the "magic number" from 2,026 to either 2,131 or 2,118 .

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