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The pace of superdelegate endorsements seems to be picking up this week, with Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley signing on with Obama, Rep. Ike Skelton going for Clinton, and before that Senator Bingaman for Obama and also someone else whose name I forget. That's as it should be. Whichever candidate you prefer, it's just better to have the superdelegates state their preferences sooner rather than later.

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