2016 Democratic Primary  (Page 6)

Trump Becomes the Democrats’ Sharpest Weapon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:00am 5/5/2016 at 10:00am

As we’ve seen for months, the burning question thrown at Republican candidates around the nation has been, “Will you support Donald Trump if he’s the nominee?” Democrats and media alike have worked to tie republican...

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What I saw at the San Diego Clinton Rally Today

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 5/4/2016 at 7:00pm

In the wake of Bernie Sanders’ shock win in Indiana, and now substantially narrowed GOP field, the center of the Democratic Party’s political universe is now California.

Since there is currently a mere two point poll gap between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, every vote in this state is critical. So, both...

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Federal Judge: Deposition of Hillary Clinton May be Necessary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 5:30pm 5/4/2016 at 5:30pm

This is not good news for Hillary Clinton. A federal judge indicated deposing the embattled Democratic frontrunner may be necessary in the ongoing investigation of her use of a private email account and home-brewed server while Secretary of State.

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Bernie Sanders stuns with win in Indiana

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 11:30am 5/4/2016 at 11:30am

When the primary season started, there were 18 Republican candidates and 3 Democratic hopefuls.

In a twist of irony of roller-coaster-sized proportions, the Republicans have their presumptive nominee while the Democrats are still engaging in an intense ballot battle.

The fight for the nomination continues with Senator Bernie...

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LIVE RESULTS: Indiana Primary — Trump Wins // So Does Bernie

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:00pm 5/3/2016 at 6:00pm

Indiana votes today. The finally tallies could make or break Senator Cruz’s 2016 White House aspirations. Prior to Hoosiers heading to the ballot box, Trump was ahead in the polls.

The Republican delegate situation:

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Bill Clinton Confronted Over Hillary Promise to Kill Coal Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10:00am 5/2/2016 at 10:00am

Bill Clinton was campaigning for his wife in West Virginia on Sunday when he was confronted by members of the audience who were clearly angry about Hillary’s promise to put coal miners out of business.

Coal is pretty important in...

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Is Bernie’s Cash Cow Going Dry?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4:30pm 5/1/2016 at 4:30pm

Bernie Sanders has raised a ton of cash in the 2016 primary season. Progressive grassroots activists making small donations have even put Sanders ahead of Clinton in recent months but the pace is slowing.

The New York Times reports:

Bernie Sanders’s Fund-Raising Plunges Amid Campaign Woes

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont raised just $25.8...

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Bernie Sanders Should Stay in Race Says… Ralph Nader

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 7:00am 4/30/2016 at 7:00am

Ralph Nader is best known for his work as a consumer advocate and for being a spoiler candidate in the 2000 presidential election. Now he’s urging Bernie Sanders to stay in the 2016 race, which is kind of hilarious.

Telesur News reports:

Ralph Nader Says Bernie Sanders Shouldn’t Drop Out of the Race

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Get Your Official Hillary Clinton Woman Card!

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:30pm 4/28/2016 at 8:30pm

After Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of playing the “woman’s card” (and she does), Hillary Clinton’s campaign decided to fundraise off the accusations.

The email read:

Donald Trump has been saying the “woman’s card” is all Hillary has going for her — I just loved Hillary’s response: “If fighting for women’s health...

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Bernie Sanders Begins Staff Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 8:45pm 4/27/2016 at 8:45pm

Bernie Sanders campaign is trimming the fat.

Just one day after the Democratic Socialist lost four out of five primary contests to Hillary Clinton, his campaign announced they’d be scaling back considerably.

More than 200 staffers were let go Wednesday morning, a move the campaign calls “right-sizing.”

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Are Hillary Clinton’s Paid Online Supporters Sabotaging Bernie’s Online Groups?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC4Pvm6Oj4A
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 4/27/2016 at 2:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dC4Pvm6Oj4A

Earlier this week, the New York Daily News reported David Brock, Hillary fanboi and head of pro-Hillary Correct The Record Super PAC, has dropped around $1 million to pay trolls to attack Clinton naysayers.

These so-called “Barrier Breakers” attack anyone who expresses unfavorable criticism of Hillary — all online of...

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LIVE RESULTS: East Coast Primaries

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:30pm 4/26/2016 at 7:30pm

Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvanie, Rhode Island, and Maryland vote today. All polls close at 8:00 PM EST.

UPDATES (by WAJ):

Issue is not whether Trump wins the 5 states, issue is whether he picks up more delegates than expected, which he will have to do to get on trajectory for first ballot win.

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Senator Carper Leads Hillary Supporters in “She Works Hard for the Money”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 25, 2016 at 3:30pm 4/25/2016 at 3:30pm

WARNING: What you are about to see if painful to watch.

Stumping for Hillary in Delaware, Senator Carper attempted to lead Hillary supporters in a cheesy rendition of Donna Summer’s “She Works Hard for the Money“.

And it was awful:

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Bernie Sanders Promoted Campaign With… A Back-Waxing Video?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 3:00pm 4/22/2016 at 3:00pm

This election season is the gift that keeps on giving.

According to the good folks at Re/code, the Sanders campaign was using what appeared to be Buzzfeed videos to promote their campaign. Like this back-waxing video.

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Hillary Believes Bernie Supporters Will Embrace Her

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:00am 4/22/2016 at 7:00am

Hillary Clinton is trying to convince her party, and possibly herself, that Bernie Sanders supporters will ultimately embrace her as the Democratic nominee.

Nick Gass reports at Politico:

Clinton: Sanders’ young supporters will unite behind me

Just as her supporters coalesced behind Barack Obama after she exited the race in 2008, Hillary Clinton expressed...

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FBI Director: No Deadline for Clinton Email Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/21/2016 at 7:00pm

The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account and home-brewed server won’t be wrapping up anytime soon. Nor is the Democratic convention a consideration in the timeliness of the investigation.

NBC reported FBI Director James Comey’s remarks Thursday afternoon:

Asked about the case today at a security conference in...

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LIVE RESULTS: New York Primaries

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:45pm 4/19/2016 at 8:45pm

Updates (by WAJ).

No surprise, the second the polls closed Trump was projected the winner. What remains to be seen is how many delegates he gets.

(added) As of 11:30 p.m., Trump has approximately 60% of the vote and is credited with 89 delegates, but that likely will go up a couple...

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