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Democrats Try to Merge Supporters

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While John McCain is the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party, the Democratic Party doesn't have its nominee yet.

The Democrats' last primaries are a week from next Tuesday when voters in Montana and South Dakota will get to choose between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.

For some insight into what their candidates' contest means for Democrats, WBUR's Bob Oakes turns to two longtime party insiders.

Alan solomont is former Finance Chair of the Democratic National Committee and Steve Grossman is former National Chair of the DNC.

Both men are Massachusetts super-delegates and major fund-raisers for the Democratic Party. But, in the race for its presidential nomination, they're supporting different candidates right now: Solomont is with Obama; Grossman...with Clinton.

Together, they embody the current split among Democrats.

This program aired on May 23, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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