Item: Howard Dean wants the race decided by the end of June.
Analysis: Here is what Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Howard Dean fear: if Clinton winds up winning six out of the final ten contests (a likely scenario if she wins Indiana), the voting will end on June 3 with Clinton having clear momentum, having narrowed the popular vote gap (or, with the addition of only Florida, having won the popular vote), having narrowed the delegate gap (with the assistance of the rules challenges)... and given that undecided superdelegates have said that their primary criterion for determining who they'll choose is who has the best chance of beating John McCain in the fall, there's no real reason for those superdelegates to choose in June. They'll have MORE information about electability in July or August... so why choose in an environment with less info?
Hence the public pressure on superdelegates.
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