Clinton’s Weaknesses Highlighted in Continued Primary Losses

Hillary Clinton never had a chance at winning the West Virginia primary, not after her March comments about eliminating coal mining, one of the state’s primary economic drivers. At a town hall she argued that because of her aggressive climate policies, “we’re going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of…
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Sanders’ Sandbags Clinton’s General Election Hopes

Bernie Sanders fully understood that the New York primary was his reckoning. If he couldn’t beat Hillary Clinton there, the epicenter for his anti-Wall Street rhetoric, and the place he once called home, then the math would just become too difficult. Granted, Sanders’ faced an uphill battle with or without the Empire State, but winning…
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Democrats Aren’t Being Honest About Their Tax Plans

Bernie Sanders’ changes of winning the Democrat nomination for president are effectively nil, but that hasn’t stopped him from being the same feisty candidate who consistently pushed Clinton uncomfortably to the left, or at least, his version of the left. The latest example came last week when Clinton and Sanders squabbled over raising classes on…
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Democrats Latest Problem? Sanders’ Supporters Hate Hillary

After reeling off a string of victories in smaller states, Bernie Sanders momentum came crashing to a halt in the key state of New York. Hillary Clinton’s victory — by a decisive double-digit margin — effectively blocks Sanders’ path toward capturing enough delegates to win the nomination. “You’ve proved once again there’s no place like…
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Democrat Elite Now Trying to Distance Themselves From Sanders’ Socialism

Democrats now find themselves in a tragic bind. They’ve grown restless over the course of President Obama’s eight years in office, forced to deal with his tendency toward political rationality rather than enjoy the liberal renaissance they thought they voted for. While Republicans were excoriating the president for being a liberal firebrand (going so far…
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Big Business Fights Back Against Sanders’ Wrongheaded Attacks

Bernie Sanders is far from the first politician to make a career out of bashing big business. They make for easy political targets because they seemed so far removed from the ordinary trials and travails of the average American. They are, in a word, big, which contrasts poorly with the perceived smallness of the average…
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Clinton’s Buying Superdelegates to Bury Bernie

Bernie Sanders won the Wyoming caucuses on Saturday in a dominating fashion, clinching his eighth win out of the last nine contests, and solidifying his status as the candidate with the momentum. The problem: None of it has mattered. For all the talk about a populist revolution that focuses on the needs and wants of…
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Clinton, Sanders Take the Gloves Off In Democrat Primary

The gloves are officially off in the race to be the Democratic presidential nominee. What began as a cordial primary, in which Bernie Sanders played the lovable, curmudgeonly upstart, who refused to even take a swipe at Hillary Clinton’s dubious email server, has turned into a bareknuckle brawl. In some ways, Clinton is left with…
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Bernie Sanders’ Disastrous Interview Reveals His Weak Policy Chops

Bernie Sanders is all about big ideas. He’s essentially scoured the globe, picking and choosing policies that align with his style of democratic socialism and gel well with the ultra-populist tendencies of his progressive base. The result is a Frankenstein’s monster of cobbled together ideas that, when taken out of the policy context of their…
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