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Clinton courts uncommitted super delegates

After trouncing Barack Obama in Tuesday's West Virginia primary, Hillary Clinton spent today in Washington. She's trying to convince top donors and the Democratic party's undecided super-delegates to let the nominating process play out. NPR's David Greene reports even though her chances of catching Obama in the race for delegates appear slim, she's pushing forward.

Hillary Clinton was sitting down with uncommitted super delegates, and arguing that her win in West Virginia is proof she can do well in places that will be crucial battlegrounds this fall. Meanwhile, her campaign brought its top financial supporters to meet in Washington. A top Clinton advisor, Howard Wolfson, said the donors are realistic and aren't oblivious to news accounts suggesting Clinton has no chance to catch Obama in delegates. Wolfson said many of the top donors still believe Clinton "has a shot." After the West Virginia win, Clinton emailed her supporters:

(Hillary Clinton) "You've worked your heart out, put yourself on the line for what you believe in, and given generously" she said. "And I'm not about to turn my back on you."