Obama picks up 3 more Illinois superdelegates: Daley, Currie and Stroger.

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WASHINGTON–When the Democratic Party of Illinois meet next week to finish filling out the delegate slate, Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) will pick up three more superdelegates, according to Steve Brown, a spokesman for state party chair Michael Madigan, who is also the speaker of the Illinois House.

That’s because the three appointments are all pledged to Obama: Mayor Daley –he shares strategist David Axelrod with Obama and brother Bill, the former Commerce Secetary is on the Obama team; Illinois House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie (D-Chicago), a Hyde Parker who lives near the Obamas’; and Cook County Board President Todd Stroger.

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