Democrats Want Race to Wrap Up Soon
Top Democratic leaders intend to push for a quick end to the battle for the presidential nomination when primaries are over next week. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and party chairman Howard Dean will urge uncommitted delegates to choose sides. By this time next week, it will all be over give or take a day, speaking of the race between the front-running Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Obama is within 44 delegates of clinching the nomination, according to The ***ociated Press tally, and leads Clinton by roughly 200 delegates.