Sen. Barack Obama late Thursday reinstated hundreds of California Democrats to run as delegates in his name at the Denver national convention after blocking them earlier this week.Howie P.S.: On a different issue, Air America's Rachel Maddow riffs on "Clinton tactics" (audio).
In California, all registered Democrats get to participate in caucus meetings Sunday in each congressional district to select delegates for Denver. These 241 pledged delegates are expected to carry out the wishes of California voters in the Feb. 5 primary, won by Clinton. State party leaders will choose another 129 pledged delegates in May, spots that are largely dominated by donors and political insiders.