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After Clinton's Suspicious California Win, Watchdog Seeks to Unrig Primaries

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The night before California and five other states held their Democratic primaries, The Associated Press called the election for Hillary Clinton based on anonymous superdelegates, despite enough pledged delegates still up for grabs that Sen. Bernie Sanders could have potentially won. Superdelegates, already controversial for the subversion of democracy their role yields, don’t formally vote until the Democratic convention, and the AP’s decision was symbolic. Political insiders both throughout the Democratic Party leadership and media overwhelmingly wanted Clinton to win.

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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a former blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.

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