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Sanders-Backed ‘Our Revolution’ Scores Major Victories on Election Day

In August, just one month after the Democratic National Convention, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced the launch of Our Revolution, a non-profit organization dedicated to keeping his progressive movement alive and strong. Among its stated goals are “supporting a new generation … Continue reading

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Sanders Launches “Our Revolution” to Extend the Progressive Movement

Before a crowd in his home start of Vermont and speaking to supporters attending more than 2,600 watch parties across the country, Senator Bernie Sanders announced on August 24 the launch of “Our Revolution.” The newly created organization seeks to institutionalize … Continue reading

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The Anti-Sanders Emails That Led Wasserman Schultz to Resign as DNC Chair

On July 22, Wikileaks released nearly 20,000 e-mails among DNC staffers, a number of which suggest bias against the Sanders campaign during the Democratic primary. Some e-mails show high-level DNC members trying to undermine the Sanders campaign, and others reveal the attitude … Continue reading

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Sanders Says Supporters Won Key Battles in Democratic Platform, But Fight Continues

In St. Louis on June 25, a 15-member committee produced the first draft of the Democratic Party’s latest political platform. While a significant collaborative effort among the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigns, the committee was also the … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: Naive Purist or Pragmatic Legislator?

A persistent theme in the Democratic primary contest is that the race is between Hillary Clinton, the pragmatist, and Bernie Sanders, the purist – images that the candidates have both acquired and themselves actively nourished. Clinton has referred to herself as … Continue reading

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How Many Superdelegates Has Bernie Sanders Picked Up?

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is on a winning streak, having won eight of the last nine contests. Though Sanders still trails in terms of pledged delegates (whose support is tied to electoral outcomes in caucuses and primaries) by a count of 1,287 to … Continue reading

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Superdelegates: How Democratic Leaders Maintain Control of the Candidate Selection Process

Though the first caucuses and primaries are still weeks away, Hillary Clinton already has a significant lead in the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination. According to a survey conducted by the Associated Press in November, in which more than 80 percent of … Continue reading

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