Obama has closed the gap, and Hillary will be pushed out quicker than expected. After being over 100 down, Obama is now tied in the super delegate race with Clinton. I have the feeling that Hillary will drop out after next week's race. This will allow the Democrats to heal thier wounds and focus on winning in November.
(CNN) – A Young Democrats of America board member threw her support to Sen. Barack Obama on Sunday, bringing Obama to a tie with Sen. Hillary Clinton in the superdelegate race.
Crystal Strait, 28, became the 273rd superdelegate in Obama's column, by CNN's count. Clinton had 273 Sunday as well — technically 273.5 because of some Democrats Abroad superdelegates who are given half a vote each.
Obama holds a large enough lead among pledged delegates that many believe Clinton's presidential aspirations for 2008 are virtually over.
But neither candidate is expected to have the 2,025 total delegates to win, so superdelegates — elected representatives and other party insiders given seats the party's convention — will ultimately award the nomination. A flood of superdelegate endorsements for Obama could effectively end the