Much to Hillary Clinton's chagrin, the state of Michigan looks like it will NOT have a re-do primary. The back story of why legislation failed to authorize a new election is quite interesting.
Two Michigan state senators, who just happen to be co-chairman of the state's Obama campaign, led the effort to convince fellow legislators the plan wouldn't work.
Michigan got penalized for holding its primary too early, and as of now, its delegates don't have a place at the Democratic National Convention.
Hillary Clinton wants a re-do primary in Michigan; her campaign feels she would likely win there. Obama has not backed a re-do, and has said it would be complicated to do. His chairmen in Michigan talked about that "complicated" concept to fellow legislators, and now they have essentially killed the legislation.
Did that happen because of legal issues, overworked election clerks, and proposed private money funding the election? Or did it fail for partisan reasons?
– Gary Tuchman, 360° Correspondent
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