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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Rep. John Lewis Switches To Obama

John Lewis, a civil rights icon to most of us, finally made it official. As a superdelegate, Mr. Lewis changed his vote from Senator Hillary Clinton to Senator Barack Obama.Â
This is a story that was first reported in a story in the New York Times over a week ago. Representative John Lewis denied the story at the time.

Will this be the impetus for other superdelegates to change their vote? Superdelegates have been coming under increased pressure on how to cast their vote by organizations such as and Both of these organization have sent thousands of signed petitions to superdelegates as well as the Democratic National Committee.

This is not what the Clinton campaign needed to hear less than a week before the Ohio and Texas primaries on March 4th.

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