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The power of black and Hispanics voters in the Democratic primaries


Fifty-eight percent of voters who thought legalizing Marijuana was “very good” went for Sanders.

Trump faces a similar situation in the Republican race.
A new CNN/ORC poll this week in Nevada showed Clinton with a single point lead over her rival, compared to a similar survey in October which had the former NY senator up by 16 points.
Following Bernie Sanders decisive victory in New Hampshire, some supporters noticed that opponent Hillary Clinton had accumulated nearly ten times the delegates as primary victor Sanders had.
Even finding volunteers to phone bank or build out a crowd can be tricky since there isn’t an ingrained political volunteer class like there is in Iowa and New Hampshire. Clinton vowed to push for legislation that would make the actions permanent and binding. And frankly, I think that that’s why Bernie’s message is resonating the way that it does with everyone, including Latinos, is because, you know, look, they’re anxious about whether or not they can feed their families and take care of themselves. “I said, ‘Basta.’ Enough of this prejudice and paranoia and the kind of language that he uses”. Sanders answered audience questions during the first hour and Clinton answered questions in the second hour of the program, moderated by José DÃaz-Balart of Telemundo and Chuck Todd of NBC and MSNBC.
Speaking to reporters on his campaign plane on Thursday afternoon, Sanders described some of President Bill Clinton’s biggest achievements, the NAFTA trade agreement and welfare overhaul, as “disastrous”.
Asked about his vote against immigration reform in 2007, Sanders said that bill had a guest worker provision that was “almost akin to slavery”.
Unlike a primary, which involves quick and solitary voting, caucuses generally involve a more public pronouncement of presidential preference. Under U.S. law, people who are deported are barred from re-entering for three or 10 years, depending on how long they were in the country illegally.
Prior to Welch’s endorsement, Sanders had landed support from just two members of Congress – Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota and Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Arizona – according to the news site FiveThirtyEight.com. “My immigration policy is to unite families, not to divide families”.
“Come here, baby”, Ms. Clinton replied, and hugged the girl as she told her to be fearless, but not to worry. “You are competing with all of this for attention and everyone is looking for volunteers”.
Questioners pressed the candidates to make immigration their top priority as president.
“He exploded… and accused me of causing her defeat and injecting race into the contest”, Clyburn recalled in his biography, “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black”.
Her caucus-day party will be at the lavish Caesars Palace – hours before singer Mariah Carey preforms there.
“I’m not a dictator here”.
And in the town hall meeting, Sanders also defended his criticism of some aspects of Obama’s presidency.
Clinton now backs same-sex nuptials. He said he first offered the critique not to take a gratuitous shot at the former president but to respond to attacks that have been leveled at him.
He added, “Lately, the Clinton campaign has not been thrilled with what I’ve said about their absolutely ludicrous spin, which is blatantly false”.
Clinton has focused in recent weeks on casting herself as the logical successor to President Barack Obama, saying she’d defend the President’s legacy. A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Democrats are warming up to the idea of her foe Bernie Sanders as their nominee.
Louise Duffy will chair her own caucus precinct in Boulder City on Saturday, and she says training sessions like the one she’s leading are essential. You have to meet the candidate five times before you know him? I mean, it happens to be true.