Slate.com has launched Hillary Deathwatch, "a daily update on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE's dwindling chances of winning the Democratic nomination."

The Deathwatch opened Thursday, rating Clinton's nomination chances at 12 percent. Slate will update the Deathwatch daily, taking into account factors such as fundraising, political futures, media coverage, and Scranton, Pa. windchill.

Slate bases its assumption that Clinton's chances are "as good as dead" on "the dual reality that 1) Clinton can't close the pledged-delegate gap and