CBS News, with video (07:53):
Howie P.S.: According to the NY Times story "Obama’s Young Backers Twist Parents’ Arms," political pressure is also coming from another quarter.
A deal to allow delegates from Florida and Michigan to participate at the Democratic National Convention is unlikely before summer, party chief Howard Dean told Bob Schieffer on CBS' Face The Nation Sunday.
Dean said that was partly because presidential candidates Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama want to focus on the coming round of contests. Next on the schedule are Pennsylvania on April 22 and Indiana and North Carolina on May 6, followed by several other states and U.S. territories. Voting ends June 3.
"I'm not deeply offended that somebody argues that the other side can't win," he added. "I've been through one of these races. I--if that's the worst that gets said in this--in this campaign, then we're--I think we're in very good shape."