The Political Wire’s Taegan Goddard argues that Howard Dean and Harry Reid’s big idea for settling the Democratic nomination should have Democrats worried about a lack of leadership in their party. Reid and Dean both have called for superdelegates to make a decision by early July — a little under two months before the convention in Denver.

Political Insider:

If that’s it, Democrats should be worried about the lack of leadership in their party. In fact, a … piece in Wednesday’s New York Times suggests “Democratic insiders” are worried that Dean doesn’t have the clout to successfully navigate a peaceful end to the primary race.

With Al Gore staying on the sidelines, it’s clear there are no power brokers left in the Democratic party.

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