Clinton Ready to Take It to Convention

Defiant candidate emphasizes the importance of Florida's vote
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 22, 2008 8:39 AM CDT

A defiant Hillary Clinton signaled yesterday that she might take the nomination fight all the way to the convention, the New York Times reports, again emphasizing the importance of seating Florida and Michigan delegates in a swing through the Sunshine State. Those delegates still wouldn't erase Barack Obama's lead, but some insiders believe she's trying to a make a symbolic point about the nomination process.

"Look at the states I’ve won. Look at the states I’m leading in. Look at the electoral map. It is clear I’m the stronger candidate,” Clinton told a cheering crowd of supporters.“Stay with me. Let’s make history together.” (More Hillary Clinton stories.)

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