Abourezk: Democrats have two Indian superdelegates
"A Democratic nomination like no other.

That's how many political pundits are describing the titanic clash this presidential primary season between Democratic Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

On Tuesday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) cinched his party's nomination.

So these times beg the question: Who does Indian Country support?

Depends who you ask.

A good place to start: the Democratic Party's only two Native American superdelegates.

As two of 794 Democratic superdelegates, Frank LaMere and Kalyn Free are getting a lot of attention right now in a race that many expect superdelegates will play a key role in deciding at the Democratic National Convention in August.

The power to help decide their party's presidential nominee is a trust LaMere and Free aren't taking for granted.

LaMere is endorsing Obama.

Free said this week she remains undecided."

Get the Story:
Kevin Abourezk: Native Superdelegates Mulling Candidates (RezNet News March 2008)

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