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Sun May 1, 2016, 07:43 PM

"In some ways Sanders contradicted himself during the press conference." [View all]

And not for the first time.

He supports the concept of super-delegates making up their own minds -- but only as long as they vote for him.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bernie-sanders-clinton-faces-contested-convention/story?id=38803835

"If I win a state with 70 percent of the votes you know what, I think I'm entitled to those super delegates. I think that the super delegates should reflect what the people in the state want," he said.

Sanders called on super delegates from states like Washington and Minnesota specifically, where he beat Clinton by double-digit margins, to change their allegiances.

In some ways Sanders contradicted himself during the press conference. He argued that super delegates should follow the popular vote from the states they represent, but also said they should consider backing him even if he does not win the majority of pledged delegates. His campaign distributed factsheets Sunday showing general election polling in battleground states and nationwide where he outperforms his opponent against Republican candidates.

"Super delegates) are going to have to go into their hearts and they are going to have to ask themselves do they want the second strongest candidate running against Trump or the strongest candidate?" Sanders said.

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