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Would Bernie Sanders get blown out in November? This political scientist doesn’t think so.

washingtonpost.com — With the battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders turning to the question of electability in November, it's often suggested that nominating Sanders could risk a blowout on the order of Barry Goldwater's epic 1964 loss to Lyndon Johnson or George McGovern's epic 1972 defeat at the hands of Richard Nixon.
Feb 08, 2016

Would Bernie get blown out in Nov? This political scientist says No. A take on the electability argument: wapo.st/1Qnq9zR

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Would Bernie get blown out in Nov? This political scientist says No. A take on the electability argument: wapo.st/1Qnq9zR

Feb 08, 2016

RT @AlanIAbramowitz: Would Bernie Sanders get blown out in November? This political scientist doesn't think so. wpo.st/Ls0A1

Feb 08, 2016

RT @AlanIAbramowitz: Would Bernie Sanders get blown out in November? This political scientist doesn't think so. wpo.st/Ls0A1

Bill Clinton erupts, and it’s 2008 all over again

washingtonpost.com — The details are only just trickling in (I have not seen video posted anywhere), but multiple reports out this morning confirm that Bill Clinton dramatically escalated his criticism of Bernie Sanders at a New Hampshire rally late yesterday.
Feb 08, 2016

Bill Clinton's eruption at Bernie is a terrible look for Hillary, and not good for Dems: wapo.st/1Q523Q4

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Bill Clinton's eruption at Bernie is a terrible look for Hillary, and not good for Dems: wapo.st/1Q523Q4

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Bill Clinton's eruption at Bernie is a terrible look for Hillary, and not good for Dems: wapo.st/1Q523Q4

Feb 08, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Bill Clinton's eruption at Bernie is a terrible look for Hillary, and not good for Dems: wapo.st/1Q523Q4

Feb 08, 2016

@bmaz Here's the original piece that started this thread: wapo.st/1Q523Q4

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Bernie Sanders has deep faith in the American people

washingtonpost.com — At last night's debate, the simmering argument between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton over whether she is too beholden to Wall Street money to properly represent the interests of the American people - which, as I've argued, has not really been fully engaged - was forced out into the open in a big way.
Feb 05, 2016

My debate wrap: Bernie and Hillary have fundamentally different views of what American people really want: wapo.st/1nRMSNW

Feb 05, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: My debate wrap: Bernie and Hillary have fundamentally different views of what American people really want: wapo.st/1nRMSNW

Feb 05, 2016

Great observation by @ThePlumLineGS: Obama used to believe what Sanders believes. Mull on that for a bit. wpo.st/NLK91

Feb 05, 2016

The deep and fundamental differences between Hillary and Bernie, explained: wapo.st/1nRMSNW pic.twitter.com/ajGpizRa6m

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The GOP’s party-of-the-rich problem, in two charts

washingtonpost.com — Pew Research has published a remarkable new poll that digs into public perceptions of how the two parties treat the various classes. Let's start with Pew's finding that majorities of Americans think the Republican Party favors the rich (click to enlarge): A large majority of Americans (62 percent) say the Republican Party favors the rich, while barely more than one in four (26 percent) say the GOP favors the middle class.
Feb 04, 2016

A new poll captures the GOP's party-of-the-rich problem in a fresh way. Here it is in two charts: wapo.st/1TH11cO

Feb 05, 2016

The GOP still has a major party-of-the-rich problem. Here it is in two new polling charts: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: The GOP still has a major party-of-the-rich problem. Here it is in two new polling charts: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…

This one moment perfectly captures the Clinton-Sanders war over progressivism

washingtonpost.com — Tonight the Democratic presidential candidates are set to debate in New Hampshire, and all indications are that they will use the occasion to battle over whether Hillary Clinton is a genuine progressive, something that Bernie Sanders has worked hard to cast doubt upon of late.
Feb 04, 2016

Q: Are you saying Clinton is beholden to Wall Street? SANDERS: No. Here's that exchange, & what it means: wapo.st/1P8VV5H

Feb 04, 2016

In an interview, Bernie declines to say if Hillary is "beholden to Wall Street." Here's what that means: wapo.st/1P8VV5H

Feb 04, 2016

There is a huge, massive, glaring tension at the very core of Bernie's criticism of Hillary: wapo.st/1P8VV5H

Feb 04, 2016

REPORTER: "Are you saying Clinton is beholden to Wall Street?" SANDERS: "No." wapo.st/1P8VV5H

Feb 04, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: REPORTER: "Are you saying Clinton is beholden to Wall Street?" SANDERS: "No." wapo.st/1P8VV5H

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It’s on: Looks like we’re getting four more Democratic debates

washingtonpost.com — The campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed on a rough schedule for four new debates over the next few months, according to various sources, a move that shows the Democratic primary is now set to shift into a higher gear and signals we may be headed for a long, drawn-out battle.
Feb 03, 2016

BREAKING: The DNC and Bernie Sanders confirm agreement on four new Dem debates, one in Flint: wapo.st/1StwCzI

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: BREAKING: The DNC and Bernie Sanders confirm agreement on four new Dem debates, one in Flint: wapo.st/1StwCzI

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: BREAKING: The DNC and Bernie Sanders confirm agreement on four new Dem debates, one in Flint: wapo.st/1StwCzI

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: BREAKING: The DNC and Bernie Sanders confirm agreement on four new Dem debates, one in Flint: wapo.st/1StwCzI

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: BREAKING: The DNC and Bernie Sanders confirm agreement on four new Dem debates, one in Flint: wapo.st/1StwCzI

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Hillary Clinton is placing a huge bet on nonwhite voters

washingtonpost.com — With the battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for the spoils of New Hampshire already intensifying, ABC News gets a hold of an internal Clinton campaign memo that sheds new light on the degree to which she's banking on nonwhite voters to prevail over Sanders in the many contests that follow: "The voters of New Hampshire have a history of supporting candidates from New England.
Feb 03, 2016

Hillary game plan: Seven Super Tuesday states have big minority populations, internal Clinton memo notes: wapo.st/1X3fbF0

Feb 03, 2016

RT @reynoldsjessica: Hillary Clinton campaign banking on nonwhite voters in Super Tuesday states to seal the Democratic nomination washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…

Feb 03, 2016

@mikeconrad1 @ProgressiveLux Our poling finds majority of nonwhites see Hillary, not Bernie, as change candidate: washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary game plan: Seven Super Tuesday states have big minority populations, internal Clinton memo notes: wapo.st/1X3fbF0

Iowa lessons for Hillary Clinton

post-gazette.com — So Hillary Clinton eked out an incredibly tight victory in Iowa Monday night, leading Bernie Sanders by 49.8 percent to 49.6 percent. As Mr. Sanders rightly put it, this was a "virtual tie." Here are three of the main takeaways from the outcome: 1) Ms. Clinton is still the heavy favorite to win the nomination, given the demographics in upcoming states.

The battle between Clinton and Sanders is about to get a lot more intense

washingtonpost.com — In a sign of just how much fortunes have shifted in the Democratic presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton went on CNN this afternoon and challenged Bernie Sanders to show up at the debate that has been scheduled for Thursday evening on MSNBC.
Feb 02, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary is now calling on Bernie to appear at Thursday's debate. This shows how much primary has shifted: wapo.st/1QFwZTZ

Feb 02, 2016

Hillary is now calling on Bernie to appear at Thursday's debate. This shows how much primary has shifted: wapo.st/1QFwZTZ

Feb 02, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary is now calling on Bernie to appear at Thursday's debate. This shows how much primary has shifted: wapo.st/1QFwZTZ

Feb 02, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary is now calling on Bernie to appear at Thursday's debate. This shows how much primary has shifted: wapo.st/1QFwZTZ

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Hillary Clinton barely survived Iowa. Top Democrats say she must learn from it.

washingtonpost.com — So Hillary Clinton appears to have eked out an incredibly tight victory in Iowa last night, leading Bernie Sanders by 49.9 to 49.5 with 99.9 percent of precincts counted. For purposes of the delegate count, her victory is not meaningful - as Sanders rightly put it, this was a "virtual tie."
Feb 02, 2016

Hillary must learn from Bernie's near win. In interviews, top Dem strategists explain what went wrong: wapo.st/1SBH9qv

Feb 02, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary must learn from Bernie's near win. In interviews, top Dem strategists explain what went wrong: wapo.st/1SBH9qv

Feb 02, 2016

RT @ThePlumLineGS: Hillary must learn from Bernie's near win. In interviews, top Dem strategists explain what went wrong: wapo.st/1SBH9qv

Feb 02, 2016

Here are the three key takeaways from Hillary's very tight win in Iowa: wapo.st/1SBH9qv pic.twitter.com/kmbJc2DNuJ

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Feb 08, 2016

WARNING: This @kdrum take on Hillary and Wall Street is balanced and nuanced, so you may want to skip it: motherjones.com/kevin-drum/201…

Feb 08, 2016

RT @AlanIAbramowitz: Would Bernie Sanders get blown out in November? This political scientist doesn't think so. wpo.st/Ls0A1

Feb 08, 2016

@DCCyclone eh? he talks about how Trump or Cruz might be nominated and how that might mean there isn't a blowout.


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