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Current Event April 12, 2016


The 2016 Democratic National Convention is scheduled for the end of July. During the convention, delegates will vote for the Democratic Party’s nominee for the President of the United States. The race for delegate votes is close between candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. The attention is now on “superdelegates” consisting of about 700 party leaders who can support any candidate and may change their minds at any time, regardless of how residents in their states voted. Listen to learn more about superdelegates and their potential influence in the upcoming election.

Civics/Government Politics

Story Length: 5:21

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 03/30/2016

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