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Tag: Bernie Sanders US Senator

  • Saturday, November 12th 2016 - 11:44 UTC

    Where the Democrats go from here

    It is no shock to me that millions of people who voted for Mr. Trump did so because they are sick and tired of the economic, political and media status quo.

    By Bernie Sanders (*) - Millions of Americans registered a protest vote on Tuesday, expressing their fierce opposition to an economic and political system that puts wealthy and corporate interests over their own. I strongly supported Hillary Clinton, campaigned hard on her behalf, and believed she was the right choice on Election Day. But Donald J. Trump won the White House because his campaign rhetoric successfully tapped into a very real and justified anger, an anger that many traditional Democrats feel.

  • Friday, June 10th 2016 - 07:28 UTC

    Obama endorses Hillary, “I'm with her”; joint campaign to unite Democrats and fight Trump

    “Tens of millions of Americans made their voices heard. Today I just want to add mine,” Obama said in a video endorsement. “I'm with her.”

    President Barack Obama endorsed one-time rival Hillary Clinton to be his successor Thursday, signaling to Democrats it is time to unify after a bitter primary campaign and beat Donald Trump.

  • Wednesday, June 8th 2016 - 08:14 UTC

    Hillary claims Democratic presidential nomination and appeals to Sanders supporters

    Mrs. Clinton took the stage in Brooklyn with hands clasped over her heart in gratitude, then threw open her arms with a jubilant crowd chanting “Hillary.”

    Hillary Clinton claimed the United Stated Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump.

  • Tuesday, June 7th 2016 - 09:34 UTC

    Hillary Clinton captures Democrat presidential nomination, (with super-delegates), says AP survey

    “I got to tell you, according to the news, we are on the brink of a historic, historic, unprecedented moment, but we still have work to do, don’t we?” said Hillary

    Hillary Clinton became the first woman to capture the presidential nomination of one of the United States major political parties on Monday night, according to an Associated Press survey of Democratic super-delegates, securing enough of them to overcome a bruising challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders and turn to a brutal five-month campaign against Donald J. Trump.

  • Wednesday, May 4th 2016 - 07:49 UTC

    “We're going after Hillary Clinton”, says Trump as Cruz leaves the primary

    Trump turned his attention to his likely Democratic opponent, saying, “We're going after Hillary Clinton.”

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz cleared the path on Tuesday night for Donald Trump to claim the Republican presidential nomination, suspending his underdog campaign following a crushing defeat in the Indiana primary, allowing the billionaire businessman to effectively leave the raucous primary behind and turn his attention squarely to the general election.“We’re gonna win in November,” Trump said.

  • Tuesday, September 29th 2015 - 06:54 UTC

    A repeat of the Corbyn surprise in United States?

    Senator Sanders was also seen as a complete no-hoper when he threw his hat into the ring: no money and far too left-wing to win the Democratic nomination

    By Gwynne Dyer - Jeremy “Jez” Corbyn and Bernie Sanders are very much alike - and so are their ambitions. Corbyn wants to lead Britain's Labour Party into the next election and become prime minister; Sanders wants to win the Democratic Party nomination and become the next President of the United States. And then each man plans to turn his country sharply to the left.