06 Jun Mollineau — California or Bust? Clinton hopes to strike gold in pivotal vote
June 6, 2016
But a loss in a populous Democratic stronghold like California could lend credence to Trump’s claim that she is a weakened candidate.
“Clinton would like to go to the nominating convention with the wind at her back and tamp down the perception that she doesn’t excite Democrats,” said Rodell Mollineau, a Democratic strategist in Washington.
A Sanders victory will not clear the way to his nomination unless it triggers a defection by scores of superdelegates – party office-holders and officials – from Clinton’s camp, an unlikely outcome.[tboot_button color=”primary” size=”md” url=”http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-california-idUSKCN0YR0D1″ target=”blank” scrollto_sec_type=”class”]Read the Reuters article[/tboot_button]