Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.5 Percent

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May 28 2008 6:20 PM

Today's "Hillary Deathwatch" Odds: 0.5 Percent

As the DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee meeting looms, Hillary Clintoncranks her electability argument up to 11. But Obama continues to woosuperdelegates. Odds of survival hover at 0.5 percent .

Clintonis now fighting tooth and nail to see that the DNC's rules committeeseats the delegates from Florida and Michigan at the convention inAugust. She continues to push for full seating, but that scenarioremains extremely unlikely .Obama campaign manager David Plouffe suggests they're willing tocompromise. The reason: They can afford to. Even the best-casescenarios don't have Clinton closing Obama's 195-delegate lead. ...

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Christopher Beam is a writer living in Beijing.

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