COLUMBIA -- State Democratic Party chairwoman and superdelegate Carol Fowler announced Tuesday she has endorsed U.S. Sen. Barack Obama for president.
The endorsement means Fowler and her husband, Don, a former Democratic National Committee chairman, have backed opposing candidates. Don Fowler, also a superdelegate, endorsed U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York in December.
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"Oh, we'll be fine," Carol Fowler said with a laugh. "By Labor Day, we'll all be on the same team."
She said her top concern is that the Democrats take over the White House in November. There was no doubt, she said, that Obama's campaign would win.
The Fowlers are two of about 800 independent delegates to the Democratic Convention later this year. Joined with delegates won through primaries and caucuses, the independent delegates superdelegates will nominate a Democratic Party candidate for president.