Clinton Camp Calls Out Obama on Michigan, Florida Revote Puzzle illustration

Top adviser Harold Ickes: Obama and his campaign are “dragging their feet” in backing revote proposals to seat states’ delegations.

Focuses mostly on Michigan, citing legislative leaders saying they can’t put together June redo without support from both campaigns.

Spokesman Phil Singer quotes Obama last month, saying: “If there is a way of organizing something in those states where both Senator Clinton and I…have enough time to make our case before the voters there, I think that would be fine with me.”

Obama spokesman Tommy Vietor responds: “On a day when Michigan legislators themselves have indicated that there isn’t enough legislative support for a re-vote…it doesn’t make any sense for them to point fingers at our campaign.” Full statement here.

Latest report out of Michigan shows inadequate support for June 3 primary plan from state party officials.

Meanwhile, Florida Democrats announced Monday none of the options for a revote were feasible.

Plus: St. Petersburg Times, Bay News 9, Miami Herald poll finds “an overwhelming plurality of Florida Democrats” want the January 29 primary to count.

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