Sanders’ radical message missing moderate blacks

Sanders’ radical message missing moderate blacks | MSNBC >by Trymaine Lee|03/04/16 07:09 AM—Updated 03/04/16 09:50 AM |RePost 03/06/2016 3:07:34 AM| Hillary Clinton’s strong march to the Democratic nomination has been powered largely by African-American voters, who have backed her by margins similar to the historic run by President Barack Obama in 2008. And that’s because most black voters – particularly older ones – aren’t interested in the revolution Bernie Sanders […]




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Clinton wins big in South Carolina

Clinton thunders to big win in South Carolina | MSNBC >by Carrie Dann|02/27/16 07:00 PM—Updated 02/27/16 10:51 PM| RePost: 02/28/2016 9:35:48 AM| Hillary Clinton won a landslide victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary Saturday, giving the Democratic front-runner a decisive boost of momentum heading into the Super Tuesday contests in just three days. Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders by double digits, dominating the minority vote in the diverse southern state and […]




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HRC pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, Oct. 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton at HRC event pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority | MSNBC >by: Monica Alba |10/03/15 02:15 PM |RePost:10/03/2015 3:17:20 PM| Hillary Clinton called on Congress to pass the Federal Equality Act and vowed to make LGBT rights a top priority as president in a speech Saturday to a prominent gay rights organization. “I see the injustices and the dangers that you and your families still face […]




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Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage…

Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

Rivals look to push Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage |MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |07/22/15 03:04 PM| RePost: 07/26/2015 5:20:21 AM | A policy fissure is quickly opening in the Democratic primary over the minimum wage, with Hillary Clinton’s two main challengers taking advantage of her hesitancy to embrace the issue. Activists and labor unions have been pushing national Democrats to more than double the current federal minimum wage to […]




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The Democratic primary has officially begun

Democratic presidential candidates, from left, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Lincoln Chafee stand on stage during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner, Friday, July 17, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Democratic primary has officially begun | MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |07/18/15 12:19 AM—Updated 07/18/15 12:21 AM| RePost: 07/19/2015 1:28:08 AM| CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – After a slow start, the Democratic presidential contest officially began here Friday night [July 17, 2015]. In front of 1,300 activists, all five of the 2016 Democratic presidential candidates gathered for the first time in one place together. While sparks did not fly on stage, […]




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Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa.

Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA | MSNBC >By: Steve Benen | 07/10/15 11:20 AM| RePost:07/12/2015 2:21:37 AM | In the three weeks since the mass shooting in Charleston, two notable statewide gun measures have been signed into law. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) scrapped his state’s 48-hour waiting period, and this week in Maine, Gov. Paul LePage (R) got rid of his state’s concealed gun permit requirement. The […]




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Hillary Clinton won’t have to fight Obama’s battles on health care

Hillary Clinton won’t have to fight Obama’s battles on health care | MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |06/25/15 06:14 PM | Noteworthy RePost: 07/01/2015 6:34:05 AM | If Hillary Clinton takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017, she’ll inherit a health care reform law that will be already seven years old and likely deeply entrenched, thanks in part to Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidy system for state-based […]




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Rethinking the Social Security strategy by Democrats

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, visited Iowa last month, promoting expanded benefits.

Democrats Rethink Social Security Strategy – WSJ Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, a Democrat, visited Iowa last month, promoting expanded benefits. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News >by: Laura Meckler | 04/05/2015 5:40 PM ET| Noteworthy Re-Post 04/12/2015 3:13:53 AM | For years, liberal Democrats have fought against proposals to cut Social Security benefits. Now, they’re pushing the party not just to defend benefits but to increase them, and that could present a problem […]




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