Lost in the coverage of the Special Counsel's indictments of over a dozen Russian individuals and companies is something Bernie or busters and Jill Stein voters would rather not talk about - Russia knew they were upset that Hillary was the nominee and exploited their anger with fabricated and sensational stories.
Shortly after President Obama was first inaugurated, Nate Silver wrote an article titled The Two Progressivisms. Understanding the difference between the two can go a long way towards bridging the divide between Bernie and Hillary supporters as we head towards November.Reformative vs.
Bernie Sanders won the Washington state Democratic caucus by a “yuge” margin of 46 points, his largest margin of victory in his campaign. However, what is less known is that the highly publicized record voter turnout of 244,458 for the caucus was still relatively small compared to the much higher voter turn-outs for primaries and general elections.
Beltway media and politicians alike have already begun writing Bernie Sanders 2016 obituary after his loss to Secretary Clinton in the Nevada caucuses, but what they seem to be forgetting is that they began writing his 2016 obituary since he threw his hat into the ring last fall.
The top two contenders for the Democratic Presidential nomination are about as different as they come. Secretary Clinton, the unquestioned front runner, is a true politician. Senator Sanders, a formidable challenger, is an unabashed Democratic-Socialist and refuses to participate in the typical mud-slinging that has defined our politics for decades.
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|05/26/13||What Can We Learn From Denmark?||huffingtonpost.com|
|Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen spent a weekend in Vermont this month traveling with me to town meetings in Burlington, Brattleboro and Montpelier. Large crowds came out to learn about a social system very different from our own which provides extraordinary security and opportunity for the people of Denmark.
Today in the United States there is a massive amount of economic anxiety. Unemployment is much too high, wages and income are too low, millions of Americans are struggling to find affordable health care and the...|
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|Tue Jul 26, 2016 | politico.com|
Bernie Sanders, while expressing his disappointment in losing the party nomination, called Monday night for Democrats to support Hillary Clinton and unite behind what he...
|Mon Jul 25, 2016 | cnn.com|
Bernie Sanders on Monday and Tuesday led an orchestrated attempt by Democratic leaders to pull their party together, but simmering anger among his die-hard supporters...
|Thu Mar 10, 2016 | vox.com|
In its early months, Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign suffered from the impression that it was a protest candidacy more about discussing issues than about electing a...
|Wed Mar 09, 2016 | rollingstone.com|
Hillary Clinton's Super Tuesday speech, delivered before a gathering of supporters in Miami, was a more polished version of a speech I'd heard her give three days earlier...
|Mon Jan 18, 2016 | vox.com|
Like most journalists, I've been covering Bernie Sanders's 2016 primary campaign as fundamentally more about making a point than about electing a president. He's out there...
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