Tag Archives: 2016 Democratic primary

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Sanders Says He’s Behind Because ‘Poor People Don’t Vote’

25

Number of states with the highest levels of income inequality. Of those, 17 have held primaries so far, and Hillary Clinton has won 16 of them, NBC News reports. When asked why he thinks he’s losing in those states, Sen. Bernie Sanders responded: “Well, because poor people don’t vote. I mean, that’s just a fact.”

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What Does Sanders Want?

Hillary Clinton’s victory in the New York primary Tuesday has brought Sen. Bernie Sanders one step closer to a series of difficult decisions that can be summed up in one simple question: What does Bernie want? How he answers that question will have a direct bearing on how united Democrats will be heading into the fall campaign — and whether Sanders will be able to leverage his success this year into lasting power and influence.

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Sanders Mocked Clinton in Dem Debate

Secretary Clinton called them out. Oh my gosh, they must have been really crushed by this. Was that before or after you received huge sums of money by giving speaking engagements?

— Sen. Bernie Sanders, quoted by The Hill, in response to Hillary Clinton’s claim that she “called out” the Wall Street banks.

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Trump Far Ahead in NY

54%

Donald Trump’s lead in the GOP presidential race in New York, followed by John Kasich at 21% and Ted Cruz at 18%, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders 55% to 41%.

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Trump, Clinton Lead in Pennsylvania

39%

Donald Trump’s lead in the GOP presidential race in Pennsylvania, followed by Ted Cruz at 30% and John Kasich at 24%, according to a new Quinnipiac poll. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders 50% to 44%.

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Clinton Upset About Sanders’ Misrepresentation of Her Record

There is a persistent, organized effort to misrepresent my record, and I don’t appreciate that, and I feel sorry for a lot of the young people who are fed this list of misrepresentations.

— Hillary Clinton, in an interview with Politico, increasingly annoyed by Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Sanders Wins Overseas Dems

30,000

Number of registered Democrats living abroad who voted in that party’s primary. Bernie Sanders won nine of 13 delegates at stake, with Hillary Clinton taking the remaining four delegates, MSNBC reports.

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Sanders as Clinton’s Running Mate?!

Maybe they’re going to put him on the ticket then.

— Tad Devine, chief strategist for Sen. Bernie Sanders, suggesting to Politico that Sanders could be Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

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Majority of Democrats Think Sanders Could Win

76%

Of Democrats now believe Sen. Bernie Sanders could win the general election, a 21 percentage point increase from the last time the survey was conducted in December, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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Sanders Denies Clinton’s a Progressive

I do not know any progressive that has a super PAC and takes $15 million from Wall Street. That’s just not progressive.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders, continuing to question Hillary Clinton’s progressive credentials, the Washington Post reports.