Sanders spending night of final primary meeting with Clinton
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Sanders spending night of final primary meeting with Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is expected to spend his final primary night meeting with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton — not before thousands of cheering supporters — as his campaign seeks to influence Clinton’s agenda against Republican Donald Trump. Sanders plans to meet privately with Clinton in Washington on Tuesday evening as the District of … Continue reading

Sanders focus on California; Clinton has sufficient backing
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Sanders focus on California; Clinton has sufficient backing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facing elimination, Bernie Sanders vowed Monday to win primaries in California and beyond even as Hillary Clinton secured the commitments of enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Campaigning in San Francisco, Sanders declined to speculate to reporters about what a poor showing in Tuesday’s primaries might mean to … Continue reading

Sanders: Democratic convention could be ‘messy’
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Sanders: Democratic convention could be ‘messy’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and his push to make the party more inclusive could get “messy” but asserts in an interview with The Associated Press: “Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle.” The Vermont senator, campaigning Monday ahead of California’s primary … Continue reading

Sanders breaks with White House on Puerto Rican rescue plan
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Sanders breaks with White House on Puerto Rican rescue plan

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is breaking with the Obama administration and House lawmakers over a plan to restructure Puerto Rico’s $70 billion in debt, saying the legislation would make “a terrible situation even worse.” The Vermont senator writes in a letter released Monday that the deal reached last week between … Continue reading

Democrats, Sanders on the brink as campaign nears end
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Democrats, Sanders on the brink as campaign nears end

WASHINGTON (AP) — The awkward embrace between Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party may be nearing a breaking point. Leading Democrats are growing increasingly vocal in their concerns about the White House hopeful’s continued candidacy, and if he and his legions of enthusiastic supporters ultimately will unite behind Hillary Clinton in a general election against … Continue reading

Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
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Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign said Wednesday, April 27,  it plans to lay off hundreds of field staffers and other aides, even as the Democratic candidate promises to keep running against Hillary Clinton through the June primaries and into the Philadelphia convention. A day after losing four out of five Northeastern primaries, spokesman … Continue reading

Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia
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Sanders backs bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is backing legislation that would let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The bill is opposed by the Obama administration. But’s important to families of 9/11 victims, some of whom believe Saudi officials played some part in the attacks. Sanders spoke in favor … Continue reading

Sanders, Clinton campaign in New York ahead of state primary
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Sanders, Clinton campaign in New York ahead of state primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigned throughout New York City on Wednesday, April 13, ahead of the state’s influential presidential primary, a pivotal battleground for the Democratic nomination. The Vermont senator announced the endorsement of his first Senate colleague, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, and picked up the support of a local … Continue reading