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Bernie Sanders Might Run Against Hillary Clinton Despite It All

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - If Bernie Sanders decides not to run for president, it will be for one of two reasons. First, the dour Vermont socialist worried during an interview with BuzzFeed News Tuesday, he might wind up doing more harm than good to the progressive movement. "If I do it, it has to be done well.

Not If, But When: Clinton Is Running For President, Aide Says

buzzfeed.com — Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Encountered John Podesta and asked him if Hillary would release all the emails. Awkward silence, followed by advice to call her staff - BuzzFeedBen (@Ben Smith) Podesta:"when I am in charge of the campaign I will return your calls." Definitely holding him to that, but stonewall today.

How To Beat Hillary Clinton

buzzfeed.com — Joyce Naltchayan / Getty Images Back before Hillary Clinton was unbeatable, and before she was beaten, she was pretty much unbeatable. In a pair of New York Senate races in 2000 and 2006, Clinton and her sprawling network intimidated potential candidates like Rep.

BuzzFeed Edit News

buzzfeed.com — BuzzFeed sprouted from the depths of web culture, and began its life as a place to find delightful things on the internet. The explosion of Cates Holderness' post about The Dress (white and gold, by the way) is a reminder that while we now do so many more things, we've never moved away from our roots.

Obama défend sa présidence : " Parfois, on ne peut pas faire de compromis "

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - Le 10 février 2007, devant le bâtiment du congrès de l'Illinois, à Springfield, Barack Obama annonçait sa candidature à la présidence des États-Unis. Il promettait un appel générationel à changer les " habitudes de Washington ", ainsi qu'un " avenir de possibilités infinies ".

Obama defiende su legado: “A veces uno no puede llegar a un punto medio”

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - El 10 de febrero de 2007, el presidente de Estados Unidos Barack Obama salió del capitolio de Springfield, en el estado de Illinois, y anunció su candidatura para presidente, con la promesa de un llamado generacional para cambiar "las formas de Washington", con la esperanza de un "futuro de posibilidades ilimitadas".

"Sometimes You Can't Split The Difference"

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - On Feb. 10, 2007, Barack Obama stood outside the state capitol in Springfield, Illinois, and announced his candidacy for president, promising a generational call to change the "ways of Washington," gauzily promising a "future of endless possibility." Reporters peered down at the senator from a building behind the sprawling, freezing crowd.

Obama Welcomes Supreme Court Move To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected local Alabama officials resisting the shift to be swept aside by federal courts.

Obama On Kayla Mueller: Not Paying Ransom "Is As Tough As Anything I Do"

buzzfeed.com — President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is heartbroken by the death of American hostage Kayla Jane Mueller, who had been held by ISIS for more than a year. Obama, who said telling hostages' families that the U.S.

What Should We Ask President Obama

buzzfeed.com — BuzzFeed News will interview President Barack Obama Tuesday as the president works to sign Americans up for his signature health care policy, prepares for a final chance to push through other elements of his agenda, and balances an economic recovery with crises around the world.
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Mar 05, 2015

RT @michaelhayes: After yesterday's harrowing testimony, Tsarnaev filed to limit victim testimony. Judge: "Testimony yesterday did not go out of bounds."

Mar 05, 2015

RT @bobmcmillan: . @HillaryClinton asked State to release her emails? Shouldn't she have asked Lenny, the clintonemail.com admin?

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RT @alexburnsNYT: "Mr. Cooper, whose name is on the clintonemail.com domain registration, now works at Teneo Holdings" mobile.nytimes.com/2015/03/05/us/…

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RT @charlesapple: On this date 40 years ago, the Homebrew Computer Club of Menlo Park, Calif., met for the first time. pic.twitter.com/KXQoeIGvvr

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RT @NYDNHammond: "Halloran had hoped for .. home confinement, which would allow .. a new career as a scuba instructor." nydn.us/1aLLntX

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RT @GrahamCC: As a cop, I'm embarassed @JuanMThompson: This is why so many women, blk women specifically, loath to call the police. pic.twitter.com/KuOSP9mY2Q

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RT @mims: Saying you're the next Silicon Valley is like saying you're the next Florence during the Renaissance. Some things are historically unique.

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