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Bernard "Bernie" Sanders is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from Vermont.

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We have a better idea: guarantee health care to all people as a right, not a privilege, through a Medicare for All, single-payer health care program.

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I’m not sure, i would think that he’s pretty well-versed on what happened.

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While this incident is alarming, it is not surprising, hate crimes and shows of hostility toward minorities have recently been surging.

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3 months ago

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We got to see what they get to tonight, we haven’t seen a final piece of legislation. We’re continuing to work with the Senate to make sure we get the best health care we can.

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3 months ago

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I am often asked by the media and others, 'How did it come about that Donald Trump, the most unpopular presidential candidate in the modern history of our country, won the election?' my answer is that Trump didn't win the election -- the Democratic Party lost the election.

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5 months ago

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Your greed is destroying this country, and you know what? We're going to take you on.

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7 months ago

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Syria's Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons against the men, women and children of his country makes him a war criminal.

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7 months ago

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There’s a strong possibility he’d overturn Roe v. Wade, and I do not want to be a party to what happens.

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7 months ago

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How in God's name do they win elections ? and the reason is, in my view, that the time is long overdue for fundamental restructuring of the Democratic Party. We need a Democratic Party which is not the party of the liberal elite but a party of the working class of this country.

Bernie Sanders

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7 months ago

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On every major point facing this country, the American people do not believe in a right-wing agenda ; they believe in a progressive agenda, we've got to take that agenda to the people.

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7 months ago

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Throwing 24 million Americans off of health insurance, raising premiums for older low-income Americans, while giving $285 billion in tax breaks to the top 2% is a disgusting and immoral proposal, thousands of Americans will die if this legislation is passed and we have to do everything that we can to see that is defeated.

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8 months ago

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It’s taking place. The Green Party has the legal right to do The Green Party.

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11 months ago

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We cannot allow our drinking water to be poisoned so that a handful of fossil fuel companies can make even more in profits.

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1 year ago

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We welcome all voters who want to fix our rigged system and bring back our jobs.

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1 year ago

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I understand that many people here in this convention hall and around the country are disappointed about the final results of the nominating process. I think it’s fair to say that no one is more disappointed than I am, but to all of our supporters – here and around the country – I hope you take enormous pride in the historical accomplishments we have achieved.

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It is no secret that Hillary Clinton and I disagree on a number of issues.

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1 year ago

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Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president and I am proud to stand with Hillary Clinton tonight.

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1 year ago

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Wasserman Schultz ' has made the right decision for the future of the Democratic Party. While Wasserman Schultz ' deserves thanks for Wasserman Schultz ' years of service, the party now needs new leadership that will open the doors of the party and welcome in working peopleand young people. The party leadership must also always remain impartial in the presidential nominating process, something which did not occur in the 2016 race.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made the right decision for the future of the Democratic Party. While Debbie Wasserman Schultz deserves thanks for Debbie Wasserman Schultz years of service, the party now needs new leadership that will open the doors of the party and welcome in working peopleand young people. The party leadership must also always remain impartial in the presidential nominating process, something which did not occur in the 2016 race.

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1 year ago

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Tim is a very, very smart guy. He’s a very nice guy, his political views are not my political views. He is more conservative than I am.

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1 year ago

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His political views are not my political views. He is more conservative than I am.

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1 year ago

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We have made enormous strides, thanks to the millions of people across the country who got involved in the political process – many for the first time – we now have the most progressive platform in the history of the Democratic Party.

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1 year ago

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When parents go to the store and purchase food, they have the right to know what is in the food their kids are going to be eating.

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1 year ago

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The American people have a right to know what they are eating.

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Guess what: The sky didn't fall.

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1 year ago

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What ordinary people are saying is 'hey, give us an economy that works for all of us, not just the people on top,' and I think that is to a significant degree what this Brexit vote was about.

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It’s not about me. It is about people at the grassroots level.

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1 year ago

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What the political revolution means is that you are the revolutioners.

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1 year ago

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And we must take that energy into the Democratic National Convention on July 25 in Philadelphia where we will have more than 1,900 delegates.

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1 year ago

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For a lot of these folks, the campaign is as much as social calling as it is a movement.

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1 year ago

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It is morally reprehensible that Wall Street vulture funds are demanding that Puerto Rico fire even more teachers, close more schools, cut pensions and slash the minimum wage so that they can reap huge profits off the misery of the people of Puerto Rico.

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1 year ago

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Thisfirst I’ve heard of that.

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1 year ago

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The Democratic Party is going to have to make a very, very profound and important decision. It can do the right thing and open its doors and welcome into the party people who are prepared to fight for real economic and social change.

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Working people are hurting, we need an economy that works for all of us, not just the one percent.

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We intend to fight for every vote and every delegate remaining.

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1 year ago

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In other words, the convention will be a contested contest.

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1 year ago

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This campaign is doing as well as it is with the extraordinary energy and enthusiasm Donald Trump are generating across the country.

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1 year ago

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This campaign is doing as well as it is with the extraordinary energy and enthusiasm we are generating across the country.

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1 year ago

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We need a progressive tax system in this country that is based on the ability to pay, if we are serious about reforming the tax code and rebuilding the middle class, we have got to demand that the wealthiest Americans and largest corporations pay their fair share in taxes.

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1 year ago

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I mean, that’s just a fact, that’s a sad reality of American society. And that’s what we have to transform.

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1 year ago

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So many people have given up on the political process, including a whole lot of low-income people where the voting rates are low, young people who are not voting in large numbers. Our job is to bring people into the political process, to create a government that represents all of us, not just the one percent.

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1 year ago

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I think that a lot of superdelegates are going to be looking around them.

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1 year ago

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You'll get them, yes, they are very boring tax returns. No big money from speeches, no major investments. Unfortunately - unfortunately - I remain one of the poorer members of the United States Senate.

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1 year ago

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Does Secretary Clinton have the intelligence, the experience to be president? Of course she does but I do question her judgment, i question her judgment which voted for the war in Iraq, the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country.

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I question her judgment which voted for the war in Iraq, the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country.

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I don’t believe that that is the kind of judgment we need.

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There is something profoundly wrong in America when one out of five profitable corporations pay nothing in federal income taxes.

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1 year ago

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We believe that we have the momentum. We believe that the polling is showing that we're closing the gap.

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If neither candidate ends up, you know, having the kind of votes they need, yes, I think there will be some discussion.

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The pope's schedule is determined by the Vatican but I would certainly be enthusiastic about that, ... I think there is a possibility but that has not been scheduled.

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There are people who think that Bernie Sanders is radical, read what the pope is writing.

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And we have won almost all of them with overwhelming, landslide numbers.

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1 year ago

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Broadband access is a necessity, not a luxury. I urge The FCC to expand Lifeline and help millions of working families get online.

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The United States government should use every tool available to lower outrageously high prescription drug prices, nIH has the power to stop this blatant profiteering and put the pharmaceutical industry on notice that the era of charging unconscionable prices must end.

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I have a lot of respect for George Clooney. George Clooney’s George Clooney. I like George Clooney, but this is the problem with American politics … big money is dominating our political system. And we are trying to move as far away from that as we can.

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1 year ago

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But this is the problem with American politics … big money is dominating our political system. And we are trying to move as far away from that as we can.

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1 year ago

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It’s a criticism of a corrupt campaign finance system, where big money interests, and it’s not Amal Clooney, it’s the people coming to this event, have undue influence on the political process.

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1 year ago

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The super-delegates are going to have to make a very difficult decision.

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1 year ago

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We are the strongest candidate. … We’re going to work together to get the nomination, we are gaining a lot of momentum. Just in the last week, we have closed the gap with Secretary Clinton.

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1 year ago

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I think it would be just extraordinary for this country if what is perceived to be a conservative state like Idaho stood up and said, 'We are part of the political revolution,'.

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1 year ago

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What I learned . . . is that you could have a community in which the people themselves actually owned the community, seeing that type of relationship exist, and the fact that these units in the kibbutz were working well economically, made a strong impact on me.

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1 year ago

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I remain unwavering in my support for the Jewish state and the partnership between the United States and Israel.

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1 year ago

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We are obligated to speak the truth as we see it. This is what real friendship demands, especially in difficult times, if elected president, I will work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace as a partner and as a friend to Israel. But to be successful, we have to be a friend not only to Israel, but to the Palestinian people.

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If elected president, I will work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace as a partner and as a friend to Israel. But to be successful, we have to be a friend not only to Israel, but to the Palestinian people.

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It is absurd for elements within the Netanyahu government to suggest that building more settlements in the West Bank is the appropriate response to the most recent violence. It is also not acceptable that the Netanyahu government decided to withhold hundreds of millions of Shekels in tax revenue from the Palestinians, which it is supposed to collect on their behalf.

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Peace will require strict adherence by both sides to the tenets of international humanitarian law. This includes Israeli ending disproportionate responses to being attacked, even though any attack on Israel is unacceptable.

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I think I'm 100% prepared to support Judge Garland, i think he's clearly very knowledgeable and can serve ably on the Supreme Court. But between you and me I think there are some more progressive judges out there.

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1 year ago

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I worry very much about an isolated, paranoid country with atomic bombs, i do feel that a nation with nuclear weapons, they have got to be dealt with. Dealt with effectively.

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1 year ago

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To suggest we don't fight this out to the end would be, I think, a very bad mistake. People want to become engaged in the political process by having vigorous primary and caucus process. I think we open up the possibility of having a large voter turnout in November. That is exactly what we need, a low voter turnout, somebody like a Trump can win. High voter turnout, the Democratic candidate will win.

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The bottom line is that when only half of the American people have participated in the political process ... I think it is absurd for anybody to suggest that those people not have a right to cast a vote.

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1 year ago

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A low voter turnout, somebody like a Trump can win. High voter turnout, the Democratic candidate will win.

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We have lost, since 2001, almost 60,000 factories. Can you imagine that? Sixty-thousand factories, millions of good-paying jobs.

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1 year ago

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I hear Secretary Clinton is in Ohio tonight talking about how concerned she is about the auto industry -- an industry decimated by the North American Free Trade Agreement and normalized trade with China. She supported those bad deals. I opposed them, now she says she wants to make it tougher for automobiles to be imported to this country under the disastrous Trans-Pacific Partnership. That's the deal she called the 'gold standard' when she was secretary of state.

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1 year ago

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I have a message for Secretary Clinton: We shouldn't re-negotiate the Pacific trade proposal, we should kill this unfettered free trade agreement which would cost us nearly half a million jobs.

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1 year ago

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The facts are that Hillary Clinton has vigorously supported almost every piece of disastrous trade legislation, i have opposed those pieces of legislation, helped lead the opposition to them, because I understood that American workers should not be forced to compete with people in Mexico, people in China that are making pennies on the dollar.

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1 year ago

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I think she understands that the momentum in this campaign and the energy is with us, and that we have a good chance to win a number of states on Tuesday.

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1 year ago

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I believe, as I've said throughout this campaign, that health care is a right of all people.

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1 year ago

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I'm not quite sure where Secretary Clinton got her information. I'm glad she apologized. But the truth is it wasn't President Reagan and Nancy Reagan who were leaders in talking about this issue.

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1 year ago

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I don't think our supporters are inciting. What our supporters are doing is responding to a candidate who has, in fact, in many ways, encouraged violence, when he talks about ... 'I wish we were in the old days when you could punch somebody in the head.' What do you think that says to his supporters?

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1 year ago

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So the issue now is Donald Trump has got to be loud and clear and tell his supporters that violence at rallies is not what America is about and to end it.

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1 year ago

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I can make that promise, i do not want to see them deported. I want to see them on a path to citizenship. That is exactly what I will do.

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1 year ago

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At a time when the middle class is shrinking, poverty is increasing and millions of Americans are working longer hours for lower wages it makes no sense to me to have an immigration bill which, over a period of years, would bring millions of 'guest workers' into this country who are prepared to work for lower wages than American workers, we need to increase wages in this country, not lower them.

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At a time when nearly 14% of Americans do not have a full-time job and when the middle class is working longer hours for lower wages, I oppose a massive increase in temporary guest worker programs that will allow large corporations to import hundreds of thousands of blue-collar and white-collar workers from overseas.

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1 year ago

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We look forward to going to Illinois, Ohio, Missouri and the other states.

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1 year ago

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What tonight means is that the Bernie Sanders campaign, the people's revolution that we're talking about, the political revolution that we're talking about, is strong in every part of the country, and, frankly, we believe our strongest areas are yet to happen.

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1 year ago

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First thing you do is say, people are not paying a water bill for poison water. And that is retroactive, you are playing three times more for poison water than I am paying in Burlington, Vermont, for clean water.

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1 year ago

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We are going to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, we're going to rebuild the pipe system, the water system here in Flint, we're going to make sure that all of those people affected have the health care that they need and that those that were affected also get the educational opportunities that they need.

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1 year ago

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What I meant by that is I think many white people are not aware of the kinds of pressures and the kind of police oppression that sometimes takes place within the African-American community, i don't want to be lectured about talking about poverty whether it's white, black, Latino. Nobody in this campaign has talked about it more, nobody in this campaign cycle has proposed more specific ideas on how to address poverty.

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1 year ago

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Senator Sanders, on a personal front, what racial blind spots do you have?

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1 year ago

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I am very proud to be Jewish, and being Jewish is so much of what I am, look, my father's family was wiped out by Hitler in the Holocaust. I know about what crazy and radical, and extremist politics mean.

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1 year ago

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Look, my father's family was wiped out by Hitler in the Holocaust. I know about what crazy and radical, and extremist politics mean.

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I am very proud of being Jewish, and that is an essential part of who I am as a human being.

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We are, if elected president, going to invest a lot of money into mental health, and when you watch these Republican debates, you know why we need to invest in that.

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1 year ago

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We are, if elected president, going to invest a lot of money in mental health, and when you watch these Republican debates, you know why we need to invest in mental health.

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Do you know what the other name of the Export-Import Bank is and what it's called in Washington? It's called the Bank of Boeing because Boeing itself gets 40% of the money discharged by the Export-Import Bank. Seventy-five percent of the funds going for the federal government and the Export-Import Bank goes to large profitable corporations.

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Excuse me, I'm talking, if you're going to talk, tell the whole story.

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What is going on is a disgrace beyond belief.

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Geographically, we’re looking good.

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I think you’re going to see those numbers change.

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1 year ago

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No matter your party or political ideology, this is a sad day for America. Nancy Reagan was an exemplary first lady, a devoted partner, she was her husband's most trusted adviser and, as such, served our country well. Even after her time in the White House, she was an outspoken advocate for stem-cell research to find a cure for Alzheimer's. Nancy Reagan had a good heart, and she will be dearly missed.

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(The) truth is we have not done well in the Deep South.

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But I am absolutely certain that our numbers will continue to get better.

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The bottom line is, when you left that meeting, you thought, 'What country am I living in? Is this the United States of America?' I fear that Flint is the canary in the coal mine here.

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(The) Middle class in this country is disappearing, we have massive income and wealth inequality.

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All of that may be fantasy to the ruling class and the big money interests in this country. I don't think that's fantasy to the working people in this country who have worked longer hours for lower wages, who are tired of establishment politics and establishment economics, every proposal that we have brought forward, we've paid for ... Maybe the drug companies don't like it and the insurance companies don't like it. I think the American people do like it.

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You are speculating -- I don't think that's going to happen, we think we have momentum and we think we're going to do just fine.

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Every proposal that we have brought forward, we've paid for ... Maybe the drug companies don't like it and the insurance companies don't like it. I think the American people do like it.

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We have the momentum. We have a path toward victory. Our campaign is just getting started.

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At the end of tonight, 15 states will have voted, 35 states remain, and let me assure you that we are going to take our fight for economic justice, for social justice, for environmental sanity, for a world of peace to every one of those states.

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We are not going to let the Donald Trumps of the world divide us.

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1 year ago

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This campaign is not just about electing a president. It is about transforming America.

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1 year ago

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Americans don’t need crumbs, they need the whole loaf.

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1 year ago

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I think we got a real shot at Minnesota. I think we got a shot at Colorado, Oklahoma, Massachusetts and Vermont.

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1 year ago

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Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, tonight we lost. I congratulate Secretary Clinton on her very strong victory. Tuesday, over 800 delegates are at stake and we intend to win many, many of them.

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This campaign is just beginning. We won a decisive victory in New Hampshire. She won a decisive victory in South Carolina. Now it's on to Super Tuesday, our grassroots political revolution is growing state by state, and we won't stop now.

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We have so much ugliness and so much violence that I don't think the government should be involved in that violence and killing people.

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I do not receive many millions of dollars from Wall Street or the pharmaceutical industry or other powerful, wealthy interests in this country, and have not given speeches for hundreds of thousands of dollars to Wall Street.

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I am happy to release all of my paid speeches to Wall Street -- here it is, there ain't none.

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We have been dealing in the last seven years with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama.

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To answer your question, Thurgood Marshall was a damn good Supreme Court justice.

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They are the longest, most boring discussions in the history of politics.

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What I am fighting for right now is a political revolution in which government starts working for working people and for the middle class, and that's a revolution that is prepared to take on the billionaire class today which has enormous power.

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We have been dealing, in the last seven years, with an unprecedented level of obstructionism against President Obama, literally -- literally it turns out on the day that Obama was inaugurated, Republicans came together and said 'What are we going to do?' And what they concluded is we're going to obstruct, obstruct, obstruct, make it as difficult as he could to do anything.

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I am encouraged to see that the President is sending Congress a plan to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison. As I have said for years, the prison at Guantanamo must be closed as quickly as possible.

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I am encouraged to see that the President is sending Congress a plan to shut down the Guantanamo Bay prison, as I have said for years, the prison at Guantanamo must be closed as quickly as possible. Others, including my opponent, have not always agreed with me.

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There are a lot of differences of opinion between Secretary Clinton and myself on major, major major issues, but at the end of the day, this is the main one -- what we are seeing is more and more power going into the hands of the few. Who's life work is about standing up to the billionaire class, standing up to Wall Street?

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The answer is, sadly, there are elements of the Democratic Party, historically, that have worked too closely with the big money interests that have made the agreements that were really not in the best interest of the constituents who supported them.

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Hillary Clinton is trying to embrace the president as closely as she possibly can. Everything the president does is wonderful. She loves the president, he loves her and all that stuff, and we know what that's about. That's trying to win support from the African-American community where the president is enormously popular.

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Not only did I vote against it, but I spoke out strongly against it.

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The truth is that for a campaign that started out as a fringe campaign at 3% in the polls we have enormous momentum.

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I believe we won the Latino vote, which is a huge, huge way forward for us. We did badly with the African-American vote.

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I think the more the African-American community hears our message on a broken criminal justice system -- which has more people in jail today than any country on earth, largely African-American and Latino -- when they hear our message of an economy that represents all of us, not just the 1%. I think you're going to see us making progress there as well.

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I wish we had had a larger voter turnout.

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It was an interesting day.

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I think he has done a great job in many respects, but you know what? Like any other human being, he is wrong on certain issues.

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Hillary Clinton now is trying to embrace the President as closely as she possibly can. Everything the president does is wonderful. She loves the president, he loves her and all that stuff.

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And we know what that's about. That's trying to win support from the African-American community where the President is enormously popular.

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It is absolutely incomprehensible that we have Republicans in the U.S. Senate - my colleagues in the Senate - who refuse to honor the Constitution of the United States, correct me if I'm wrong, but the Constitution of the United States is pretty clear - that the President of the United States nominates individuals to the U.S. Supreme Court -- not a whole lot of ambiguity, is there?

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I understand the African-American community has been harder hit than any other community in America. I understand that it is unacceptable that 35% of black children in America are living in poverty.

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I have a D-minus voting record from the NRA, i support what President Obama is doing in terms of trying to close the gun show loopholes.

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I'm pleased that this legislation is being introduced.

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Let’s see how this thing plays itself out.

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We've seen, across the board, across the country, that the rank-and-file membership of these different groups are overwhelmingly with Bernie.

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Some of us believe that what God teaches us what this world is about is that we do not turn our backs on our brothers or our sisters, essentially, we are in this together.

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Over the last seven years in this country, we have made enormous progress under the leadership of President Obama and Vice President Biden, no state in America knows more about the impact of the greed and illegal behavior of Wall Street than the state of Nevada. This state was decimated. We have made great progress but much more needs to be done.

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I just don't think it looks good that, for very overtly political reasons, that the Republicans would deny this president the right to express his constitutional responsibility.

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But I respect people willing to serve their country.

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One of us ran against Barack Obama -- I was not that candidate.

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Tonight, many of us are going to give our support to a candidate for president who has done more than any other candidate in living memory to bring together the disenfranchised, the hungry, the poor, the workers who are being thrown out of their decent-paying jobs and the farmers who are being thrown off of their land, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to place for nomination this evening the name of one of the great leaders of our time and a man who has waged the most courageous and exciting political campaigns in the modern history of this nation. I place for nomination, with a great deal of personal pride, the name of Jesse Jackson.

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Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to place for nomination this evening the name of one of the great leaders of our time and a man who has waged the most courageous and exciting political campaigns in the modern history of this nation. I place for nomination, with a great deal of personal pride, the name of Jesse Jackson.

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We have a moral obligation to provide for the wounded and ensure that all veterans receive every benefit they have earned and deserve.

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What criminal justice is supposed to be about is you do the crime, you are found guilty, you pay the price. I'm not aware that paying the price includes taking away your rights to vote in a Democratic society. You paid the price right? You're a citizen of the United States, correct? You have the right to vote. you have large numbers of African-American men and women not being able to vote. Somebody benefits from that.

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Let me concur with the Secretary.

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Because what we will do is say, instead of giving tax breaks to millionaires, we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids so they're not hanging out on street corners, we're going to make sure that those kids stay in school or are able get a college education. So I think that when you give low-income kids, African-American, white, Latino kids, the opportunities to get their lives together, they are not going to end up in jail. They're going to end up in the productive economy, which is where we want them.

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She talked about getting the approval or the support or the mentoring of Henry Kissinger, now, I find it rather amazing, because I happen to believe that Henry Kissinger was one of the most destructive secretaries of state in the modern history of this country.

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I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. Count me in as somebody who will not be listening to Henry Kissinger.

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Kissinger was one of those people during the Vietnam era who talked about the domino theory. Not everybody remembers that. You do. I do. The domino theory, you know, if Vietnam goes, China, da, da, da, da, da, da, da.

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My view, it doesn't go anywhere near far enough.

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We can talk about it as a race issue, but it's a general economic issue.

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Let's not insult the intelligence of the American people. People aren't dumb. Why in God's name does Wall Street make huge campaign contributions?

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I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger.

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Madam Secretary, that is a low blow.

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I am proud to say Henry Kissinger is not my friend.

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Secretary Clinton, you're not in the White House yet.

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One of us ran against Barack Obama, I was not that candidate.

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We had a decision to make early on. Do we do a super PAC?... we said no. We don't represent Wall Street. We don't represent the billionaire class, i'm the only candidate up here of the many candidates, who has no super PAC.

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Who denies that African-American youth unemployment, real, is over 50%.

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Let’s not insult the intelligence of the American people. People aren’t dumb, why in God’s name does Wall Street make huge campaign contributions? I guess just for the fun of it.

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That is absolutely inaccurate, in my view, health care is a right of all people … and I will fight for that.

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In my view, health care is a right of all people … and I will fight for that.

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We need fundamental police reform.

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What the American people understand is that our great country was based on a simple principal, and that principle is fairness, let me be very clear, it is not fair when we have more income and wealth inequality today than almost any major country on Earth. And, when the top one-tenth of 1% now owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90%, that's not fair.

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When we talk about transforming America, it means ending the disgrace of this country having more people in jail than any other country in the world, disproportionately African-American, and Latino, not only are we going to fight to end institutional racism, and a broken criminal justice system, we are going to provide jobs and education for our young people, not jails and incarceration.

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Don't tell me we do not need to invest heavily in the African-American community and create decent-paying jobs.

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Mmm, it’s really good. This is the first time I’ve tasted it.

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I was disappointed by Bill Clinton… let’s keep it on the issues and not [make it personal].

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I believe that, as a human being, the pain that one person feels, if we have children who are hungry in America, if we have elderly people who can't afford their prescription drugs, you know what, that impacts you, that impacts me, so my spirituality is that we are all in this together and that when children go hungry, when veterans sleep out on the street, it impacts me.

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So my spirituality is that we are all in this together and that when children go hungry, when veterans sleep out on the street, it impacts me.

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I'm not going to New York City to host a fundraiser on Wall Street. Instead I'm going to hold a fundraiser right here, right now, across America. My request is please go to BernieSanders.com and contribute.

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The online campaign is, 'anybody who doesn't agree with me is a tool of the establishment,'.

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It bothers me to be in an election where debate is impossible because if you disagree you are just part of the establishment.

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It's disgusting, we don't want that crap. The Clinton campaign has confronted the Sanders campaign over the rhetoric. Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday at a New Hampshire campaign event that online supporters.

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The political revolution continues next Tuesday here in New Hampshire.

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No idea, i have no idea what she said and I think the decision as to whether or not to release it is her decision.

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I happen to like Hillary Clinton, but I am astounded by some of the people that she has hired, including David Brock.

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We think it's gonna be a close election, we're working really hard.

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I am not a pacifist: I supported the war in Afghanistan, I supported President Clinton's effort to deal with ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, I support air strikes in Syria, i happen to believe from the bottom of my heart that war should be the last resort.

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I fully, fully concede that Secretary Clinton, who was secretary of state for four years, has more experience -- that is not arguable -- in foreign affairs, but experience is not the only point; judgment is.

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Maybe I shouldn't have combined the two in the same speech, because the foreign policy part of it didn't get much attention.

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Wealthy and powerful Muslim nations in the region can no longer sit on the sidelines and expect the United States to do their work for them.

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We cannot be the policeman of the world.

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I happen to believe from the bottom of my heart that war should be the last resort.

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That's what they do. And not only should members who are elected be working for the people, not raising money -- if you think you could simply divide your brain in half, if you're working on unemployment or health care and think, now I've gotta go out and raise money, it affects your entire being.

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The way it is structured right now, if you make it all the way to California, you could do pretty well. But in terms of the early states -- Iowa, New Hampshire, the other states -- it just doesn't work.

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To my mind, what we have got to do is wage a political revolution where millions of people who have given up on the political process stand up and fight back, demand a government that represents us and not just a handful of campaign contributions, contributors.

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I do not know any progressive who has a super PAC and takes $15 million from Wall Street, that's just not progressive.

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Of course I am a Democrat and running for the Democratic nomination.

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Everybody practices religion in a different way. To me, I would not be here tonight, I would not be running for president of the United States, if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings.

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I believe that, as a human being, the pain that one person feels, if we have children who are hungry in America, if we have elderly people who can't afford their prescription drugs, you know what, that impacts you, that impacts me, and I worry very much about a society where some people spiritually say, it doesn't matter to me, I got it, I don't care about other people. So my spirituality is that we are all in this together and that when children go hungry, when veterans sleep out on the street, it impacts me. That's my very strong spiritual feeling.

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Well, a fair question. And I think you know the answer is that we have worked on many, many issues, Anderson. And your point is fair that we should've acted sooner, we should've known what was going on in Phoenix, those long waiting lines and the lies that some administrators were telling us.

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Like in any school you see big kids picking on little kids, you know, and I resented that. I always did.

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Some of my best friends are moderates, but you ca n’t be a progressive and a moderate at the same time.

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We take nothing for granted, and some of the polls I've been seeing are completely inaccurate, i think this is going to be a very hard fought race in the next week, we are going to be holding as many rallies, and meeting as many people as we can ... We really think we can win.

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I believe we are the stronger campaign to defeat that right wing Republican, the way Democrats win elections is when there is a large voter turnout ... I think our campaign has the capability to bring out a lot of working people, a lot of young people who in the past have not been involved in politics.

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You can be a moderate, that's fine. You can be a progressive. But you can't be a moderate and a progressive.

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I think we should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway.

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The Iowa caucus is so complicated -- it’s not 100 percent sure that we didn’t win it.

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We are in a virtual tie.

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We're going to fight really hard in New Hampshire and then we're going to Nevada, to South Carolina, we're doing well around the country.

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Nine months ago, we came to this beautiful state, we had no political organization, we had no money, we had no name recognition and we were taking on the most powerful political organization in the United States of America.

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We lost (the nonwhite vote), but that gap is growing slimmer and slimmer between the secretary and myself. I think you'll find as we get to South Carolina and other states, that when the African-American community, the Latino community, looks at our record, looks at our agenda, we're going to get more and more support.

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The man is out there like an open book, i want to tell you what I like about him: His honesty, his integrity.

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I think I am a different, and perhaps a better, candidate (than in 2008), i hope that also shows.

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I have a very substantial lead in New Hampshire, but I think it would be really good to win Iowa. I'd like to win Iowa.

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The voters of Iowa and this nation deserve a serious discussion of the issues facing them, the American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.

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The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.

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We started out organizing in Iowa a lot later than Senator Clinton did. She was here in 2008; has the experience we didn't have. She's done this before, we didn't. She has a very strong organization. And I applaud her for that, but I will tell you that the last couple of months we have gained a whole lot of ground and again I think we stand a real chance to create a large voter turnout.

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One of the myths of the Iowa caucuses is that Hillary Clinton didn't run a good campaign in 2008.

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I don't want my integrity and honesty to be impugned, this is a lie, an absolute lie. Okay? We will win, or we'll lose -- we do it honestly. I really dislike people suggesting, what? We're going to bring in students from out of state, who are going to perjure themselves by saying they live in Iowa?

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It really reminds me very much of what happened here eight years ago. Remember that? eight years ago, Obama was being attacked for being pie in the sky, he did not have the experience. People of Iowa saw through those attacks then and they're going to see through those attacks again.

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It is also no secret that we have, as is the case in a democratic society, we have differences of opinion, i was on the floor of the Senate for eight and half hours, in disagreement with him over taxes. We disagree over the (Trans-Pacific Partnership). But by and large over the last seven years, on major issue after major issue, I have stood by his side.

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Obama in 2008 ran a campaign which is really going to stay in the history books. It was an unbelievable campaign, do I think that in this campaign that we're going to match that? I would love to see us do that. I hope we do. But frankly I don't think we will. What happened in 2008 was extraordinary.

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I think the American people, working people, young people, want to see real movement in this country, and I think we are tapping into that energy.

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Well, count me in as one person -- you know, if Secretary Clinton and Gov. O'Malley want to do it, I'm there, i love debates. I think they are a way to inform the American people of our positions and our differences. So, I think that is a great idea. So, I'm in. If the other candidates are in, you count me in.

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I thought it was a very positive and constructive meeting.

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Likewise, Bernie Sanders said Bernie Sanders campaigned for President Obama in 2008 and 2012( though Sanders in 2011 casually discussed the possibility of President Obama getting a challenger, Bernie Sanders did not ultimately recruit one). We have got to do a lot better to protect the middle class, but it's important to remember how far we've come under President President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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My God, what a turnout! our campaign has the energy, we can see it here tonight.

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Our campaign has the momentum because people are sick and tired of establishment politics and establishment economics.

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We will raise taxes, yes we will.

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We will raise taxes. Yes we will.

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Obama in 2008 ran a campaign which is really going to stay in the history books. It was an unbelievable campaign. In places they ran out of ballots, as I understand, the turnout was so extraordinary, nobody expected it. Do I think in this campaign that we are going to match that? I would love to see us do that, I hope we can.

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Experience is important. But judgment is also important, i think I have the background, I think I have the judgment.

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On Day 1, I said the Keystone pipeline is a dumb idea, why did it take Hillary Clinton such a long time before she came into opposition to the Keystone pipeline?

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I have understood from Day 1 that our trade policies have cost us -- NAFTA, CAFTA, PNTR with China, millions of decent-paying jobs, i didn't have to think hard about opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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Experience is important, but it is not the only thing.

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On day one, I said the Keystone Pipeline is a dumb idea.

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What I said on a television program, and I did not say it well, is that sometimes the base of an organization looks at the world a little bit differently than the leadership.

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There are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy, but I believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place -- and look to the American horizon.

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Eight years ago, Obama was attacked for everything. He was unrealistic. His ideas were pie in the sky. He did not have the experience that was needed. But you know what, the people of Iowa saw through those attacks then and they're going to see through those attacks again.

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It will tell people what I have been saying for a long time, is that this country is moving away from democracy to oligarchy; that billionaires are the people who are controlling our political life.

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The reason that I am laughing is that I fully admit to having a big ego, like many other politicians, but the idea that Bernie Sanders' candidacy, because that it has growing support all over this country, is unsettling world markets, is absolutely absurd.

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But the idea that Bernie Sanders' candidacy, because that it has growing support all over this country, is unsettling world markets, is absolutely absurd.

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Wall Street's greed and recklessness and illegal behavior drove this economy into the worst recession since the Great Depression. Millions of people lost their homes, their life savings, and their jobs. And, yes, I believe that we have to break up the major financial institutions. We have to re-establish Glass-Stegall.

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We are taking on the entire establishment. We are taking on the economic establishment, we're taking on the political establishment, and all due respect, we are taking the media establishment.

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I expect that Secretary Clinton will get a lot of the endorsements from mainstream media, but I have the endorsement, and I'm very proud to say, of 2.5 million individual contributions to my campaign.

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You can tell when a campaign gets nervous -- like the Clinton campaign -- and I think they're getting a little nervous, what do you think? when candidates and campaigns get nervous, they start throwing out a bunch of stuff.

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We can't wait to help Ellen with her exorbitant prices. We can't wait to help the minimum wage workers I meet who are working one, two jobs and still can't figure out how they are going to gather enough money to make any progress. We can't wait to deal with the student debt that so many young Iowans tell me they are struggling under. it really reminds me what happens here in Iowa eight years ago.

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Will Iowa be the first state in the union to embark upon a political revolution to lead this country in a very different direction? you know what? I think that's exactly what you will be doing.

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It really reminds me what happens here in Iowa eight years ago.

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What Roe v. Wade was about is that women and their male allies were saying, 'You know what, on these issues, it should be with the individual, the woman, the family, the doctor, to make these decisions and not the government. That's a choice for a woman,'.

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I would expand funding for Planned Parenthood.

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Today the inevitable candidate doesn't look quite as inevitable as she did eight and a half months ago! if you want somebody who is going to beat Trump and going to beat other Republicans, I think Bernie Sanders is that candidate.

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As many of you know, we began this campaign about nine months ago. And when we began, we were 50 points behind. We were 50 points behind the inevitable, the inevitable Democratic nominee! well, guess what, that inevitable candidate ain't so inevitable today.

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What would he say about a nation where 29 million people don't have health insurance?

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A recent study showed on ABC evening news, Trump over a period of time got 81 minutes of time. Bernie Sanders got 20 seconds, now, you tell me why.

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Let me talk about polling. ... In terms of polling, guess what, we are running ahead of Secretary Clinton in terms of taking on my good friend Donald Trump, we have the momentum. We're on a path to a victory.

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What a Medicare-for-all program does is finally provide in this country health care for every man, woman and child as a right, the truth is that Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Harry Trump ... they believed that health care should be available to all of our people.

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I don't get personal speaking fees from Goldman Sachs.

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You've received over $600,000 in speaking fees from Goldman Sachs in one year.

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Secretary Clinton was right and what I did, which I think is also right, is demanded the resignation of the governor. A man who acts that irresponsibly should not stay in power.

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In Iowa, New Hampshire, the race is very, very close.

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Universal health care is an idea that has been supported in the United States by Democratic presidents going back to Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, it is time for our country to join every other major industrialized nation on earth and guarantee health care to all citizens as a right, not a privilege.

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I was a little disappointed that what Chelsea said was simply not accurate.

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What this plan does, of course, is end private insurance payments for the American people, so instead of making a private insurance premium payment, you're now going to make a Medicare premium payment. And what all of the studies indicate is that payment under a Medicare-for-all single-payer system will be significantly less than what middle class families today are paying for health insurance.

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Will they like me? No.

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I pledge to you that every day I will fight for the public interest, not the corporate interest. I will not abandon any segment of American society -- whether you're gay or black or Latino or poor, or working class -- just because it is politically expedient at a given time.

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Absolutely, if I said we're going to do it that's what we're going to do.

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There are some parts of that bill are right, and there are some parts of that bill that are wrong, and I am, as I said several months ago, willing to re-look that, secretary Clinton, obviously now, sees herself in trouble.

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As much as I admire Chelsea, she didn't read the plan, and where she is absolutely wrong: This is a plan that works in 50 states in this country, whether you have conservative Republicans or progressive Democrats. It's a national program.

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I stand with the President on gun issues.

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Secretary Clinton, obviously now, sees herself in trouble.

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As I mentioned to you earlier, my father was born in Poland. Like Obama, I am the son of an immigrant father. Nobody has ever asked me for my birth certificate. Maybe it's because of the color of my skin being different than Obama's.

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I will vote to revise that bill. There are parts of it that made sense to me, look George, if you have a small gun shop owner in Northern Vermont who sells a gun legally to somebody and then, you know, something happens to that guy, he goes nuts or something, and he kills somebody, should the gun shop owner be held liable? I think not.

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We're doing much better with independents. We even draw a little bit better with Republicans, so I believe, quite honestly, that with the enthusiasm that we are generating, with the kind of voter turnout that I think we can bring out -- look, Republicans win when people are demoralized and the voter turnout is low.

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Look George, if you have a small gun shop owner in Northern Vermont who sells a gun legally to somebody and then, you know, something happens to that guy, he goes nuts or something, and he kills somebody, should the gun shop owner be held liable? I think not.

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On the other hand, if you have a manufacturer that is sending guns into an area and really knows that those guns are not being used by the people or bought by the people in that area but are being sold to criminals, should we hold that manufacturer liable? Absolutely.

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If people are concerned about electability, and Democrats should be very concerned, because we certainly do not want to see some right-wing extremist in the White House, I think Bernie Sanders is the candidate.

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So I believe, quite honestly, that with the enthusiasm that we are generating, with the kind of voter turnout that I think we can bring out -- look, Republicans win when people are demoralized and the voter turnout is low.

Bernie Sanders

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When you look at the major issues facing our country today ... I think if you look at those issues, what you conclude is that at this moment in our history, it is too late for establishment politics and establishment economics.

Bernie Sanders

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Look, Hillary Clinton is not Bill Clinton, but what Bill Clinton did was totally, totally, totally disgraceful and unacceptable. But I am running against Hillary Clinton, not Bill Clinton.

Bernie Sanders

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And I believe and I gotta say this, and I thank you for your question, in this sense, I think what we need to do as a nation, certainly something the Republicans are not doing, is focus on the bloody issues facing this country -- the disappearance of the middle class income and wealth inequality.

Bernie Sanders

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The reality is that fraud is the business model on Wall Street, it is not the exception to the rule. It is the rule.

Bernie Sanders

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To those on Wall Street who may be listening today, let me be very clear: Greed is not good, in fact, the greed of Wall Street and corporate America is destroying the very fabric of our nation. And here is a New Year's resolution that I will keep if elected president -- and that is if Wall Street does not end its greed, we will end it for them.

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My opponent says that, as a senator, she told bankers to 'cut it out' and end their destructive behavior. But in my view, establishment politicians are the ones who need to cut it out, the reality is that Congress doesn't regulate Wall Street. Wall Street, its lobbyists and their billions of dollars regulate Congress.

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In fact, the greed of Wall Street and corporate America is destroying the very fabric of our nation. And here is a New Year's resolution that I will keep if elected president -- and that is if Wall Street does not end its greed, we will end it for them.

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The reality is that Congress doesn't regulate Wall Street. Wall Street, its lobbyists and their billions of dollars regulate Congress.

Bernie Sanders

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Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street banks will not be represented in my administration.

Bernie Sanders

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We have been very specific. We have more to do, and we will be doing that in the very near future.

Bernie Sanders

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The bottom line, what the Wall Street Journal forgot to tell the American people in that article is people will not have to pay for private health insurance and the cost of prescription drugs is going down.

Bernie Sanders

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We have had our differences of opinions with the DNC, but at the end of the day, the DNC, Hillary Clinton and myself -- we want to defeat right-wing extremism in this country.

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What I'm suggesting is that what Trump has done with some success has taken that anger, taken those fears -- which are legitimate -- and converted them into anger against Mexicans, anger against Muslims.

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For his working class and middle class support.

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I am very disturbed by reports that the government may commence raids to deport families who have fled here to escape violence in Central America, we need to take steps to protect children and families seeking refuge here, not cast them out. O’Malley said the plan would be.

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Now much has changed over the decades, but unfortunately, some things have not. Institutional racism existed then. Institutional racism exist today, the criminal justice system was broken then. The criminal justice system remains broken today. And that's the sad reality of where we are as a country.

Bernie Sanders

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Like any other public official, when a police officer breaks the law, that officer must be held accountable.

Bernie Sanders

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The criminal justice system was broken then. The criminal justice system remains broken today. And that's the sad reality of where we are as a country.

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And it will be an enormously high priority for me.

Bernie Sanders

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As we spend time with our families this holiday season, we who are parents should ask ourselves what we would do if our children faced the danger and violence these children do? How far would we go to protect them? we need to take steps to protect children and families seeking refuge here, not cast them out.

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There's no doubt in my mind that she, like too many African-Americans who die in police custody, would be alive today if she were a white woman.

Bernie Sanders

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We are doing very badly among older people and I want to change that, we will change that.

Bernie Sanders

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1 year ago

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Not only will I oppose any efforts to cut Social Security benefits, what we are going to do is expand Social Security benefits.

Bernie Sanders

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The greed of the billionaire class, the greed of Wall street is destroying this economy.

Bernie Sanders

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1 year ago

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Regime change is easy ... but you have to think about what happens the day after.

Bernie Sanders

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What the DNC did, arbitrarily, without discussing it with us, is shut off our access to our information, crippling our campaign.

Bernie Sanders

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That is total overreaction.

Bernie Sanders

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Gaddafi, terrible dictator, gotten rid of, right now, ISIS is gaining ground in Libya because of all of the destabilization in the region and all of the turmoil.

Bernie Sanders

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Not only do I apologize to Secretary Clinton ... I want to apologize to my supporters. This is not the type of campaign that we run.

Bernie Sanders

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Our differences are fairly deep on this issue, i worry too much that Secretary Clinton is too much into regime change and a little bit too aggressive without knowing what the unintended consequences might be.

Bernie Sanders

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Let’s calm down a little bit, Martin, let’s tell the truth.

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They ain’t gonna like me.

Bernie Sanders

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That is an egregious act.

Bernie Sanders

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They called me fairly quickly after the breach was closed to inform me that there was something weird going on and that portions of the system were shut down.

Bernie Sanders

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What's scary about Trump is you open -- there are a lot of people out there who feel certain ways and you see somebody who is running for president say these things, 'Whoa! Trump said that! I can say that! I can beat up the Muslim in my community! I can be a racist on a college campus now, because that's the climate.' So you're right, it is scary.

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It strikes me that if you don't take part in the political process, you're really crapping on people who gave their lives to defend this country, WWII and elsewhere, obviously, this country faces enormous problems ... but that doesn't mean you walk away from it. But it means you engage and fight back.

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Well, I'll talk to some old people, i, myself, as a young person, I respect old people myself.

Bernie Sanders

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Of course ISIS is a major threat to our country and to the world and of course it has to be crushed, but it is not the only issue.

Bernie Sanders

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The problem is that a lot of these issue are more complicated than a six-second sound byte and a lot of the issues we choose to raise end up in conflict with corporate America and the corporate media, but you know what, we are going to talk about those issues anyhow.

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The planet is in crisis. We need bold action in the very near future and this does not provide that.

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I have said is that obviously ISIS and terrorism are a huge national issue that we have got to address, but so is poverty, so is unemployment, so is education, so is healthcare, so is the need to protect working families.

Bernie Sanders

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I just don't believe that Republicans are going to buy into this language that guarantees that Hillary Clinton has a far better chance of winning.

Bernie Sanders

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What somebody like a Trump is trying to do is to divide us up -- a few months ago, we're supposed to hate Mexicans, now we're supposed to hate Muslims. That kind of crap is not going to work in the United States of America.

Bernie Sanders

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Anyone who took the walk that we took around this neighborhood would not think you are in a wealthy nation, you would think you are in a third world country.

Bernie Sanders

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1 year ago

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It probably costs more to eat here, what are you supposed to feed your kids? Potato chips?

Bernie Sanders

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1 year ago

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I am running for president because, in these difficult times, against vitriolic Republican rhetoric, we must protect a woman's right to choose and we must defend Planned Parenthood.

Bernie Sanders

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And I think public leaders need to try to figure out ways to unite people around common purposes again, rather than divide us up. all Americans should be sickened by the video of Laquan McDonald's murder. As a nation we must do more than just echo the phrase Black Lives Matter.

Bernie Sanders

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All Americans should be sickened by the video of Laquan McDonald's murder. As a nation we must do more than just echo the phrase Black Lives Matter.

Bernie Sanders

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What I have said over and over again is that I have not and will not raise a nickel for a super PAC, i am the only Democratic candidate who does not have a super PAC. I will not have a super PAC. They are nurses and they are fighting for the health care of their people. They are doing what they think is appropriate. I do not have a super PAC.

Bernie Sanders

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I made a decision -- now it wasn't an easy decision -- I said if I am going to walk the walk and not just talk the talk, I am not going to have a super PAC.

Bernie Sanders

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Now, I have many disagreements with Hillary Clinton. And one of them is that I don't think it's good enough just to talk the talk on campaign finance reform. You've got to walk the walk.

Bernie Sanders

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1 year ago

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I am disappointed that Secretary Clinton does not think we should join every other major country in guaranteeing health care through a cost-effective, Medicare-for-all, single-payer system that would save the average family about $5,000 a year.

Bernie Sanders

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I believe in fair market, American capitalism and that is a big difference between Secretary Clinton's Wall Street crony capitalism and Senator Sanders' socialism.

Bernie Sanders

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I have voted time and again for the background checks, and I want to see it improved and expanded. I want to see them do away with the gun show loophole. ... I don't know that there's any disagreement here.

Bernie Sanders

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Democratic socialism means that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy, democratic socialism means that we must reform a political system in America today which is not only grossly unfair but, in many respects, corrupt.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Anybody that would say that the Paris attacks were caused by global warming, there's something missing.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I don't think any sensible person would disagree that the invasion of Iraq led to the massive level of instability we are seeing right now.

Bernie Sanders

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We're going to win, because first we're going to explain what democratic socialism is, what democratic socialism is about is saying that it is immoral and wrong that the top one-tenth of 1% in this country own almost 9%, almost -- own almost as much wealth as the bottom 90%, that it is wrong today, in a rigged economy, that 57% of all new income is going to the top one percent.

Bernie Sanders

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You are looking at the non-billionaire major candidate for president who does not have a super PAC, i don't have a super PAC.

Bernie Sanders

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I don't have a super PAC.

Bernie Sanders

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I wouldn’t use the word offensive, I found them a little bit silly, a bit absurd, the issue was what impact did the fact that she has received huge amounts of funding from Wall Street have on her attitude towards Wall Street.

Bernie Sanders

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Look, I think the President is trying to do the right thing. And what he's trying to do is put together a coalition of the Western democracies along with the Muslim nations to destroy ISIS, while at the same time making sure that we're not involved in a perpetual war in the Middle East, my own view is that the major issue that we have right now is to destroy ISIS. And I think we've got to work toward a political agreement to get Assad out of office.

Bernie Sanders

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We have different points of view.

Bernie Sanders

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We have different points of view ... but Russia has got to join us. We are concerned about Iran, but Iran has to join us. We have concerns about Saudi Arabia, but Saudi Arabia has to join us, if all over the world these attacks are taking place, the world has got to come together.

Bernie Sanders

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Of course I have concerns.

Bernie Sanders

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Now, why do they make millions of dollars of campaign contributions? They expect to get something. Everybody knows that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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They expect to get something. Everybody knows that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I believe calling it what it is … radical jihadis, let's not fall into the trap of thinking that all of our Muslim-American neighbors in this country are somehow our enemies here. They are our first line of defense. … We need our Muslim-American neighbors to stand up and to be a part of this.

Bernie Sanders

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Maybe they're dumb, and they don't know what they're going to get, but I don't think so, why do they make millions of dollars of campaign contributions? They expect to get something, everybody knows it.

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Why over her political career has Wall Street been a major, the major campaign contributor to Hillary Clinton? Maybe they're dumb and they don't know what they're going to get, but I don't think so, i have never heard a candidate, never, who has received huge amounts of money from oil, from coal, from Wall Street from the military industrial complex, not one candidate -- 'Oh these, these campaign contributions will not influence me.' But why do they make millions of dollars of campaign contributions? They expect to get something, everybody knows that.

Bernie Sanders

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I'm not that much of a socialist, compared to Eisenhower.

Bernie Sanders

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I would argue that the disastrous invasion of Iraq, something that I strongly opposed, has unraveled the region completely and led to the rise of al Qaeda and to ISIS.

Bernie Sanders

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I do not want us to in any way inadvertently allow people who wish us harm to come into our country.

Bernie Sanders

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I will do everything that I can to make sure that the United States does not get involved in another quagmire like we did in Iraq, the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country, we should be putting together a coalition of Arab countries who should be leading the effort.

Bernie Sanders

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I'd shut down what exists right now, (which) is that virtually every telephone call in this country ends up in a file at the NSA, that is unacceptable to me.

Bernie Sanders

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We should be putting together a coalition of Arab countries who should be leading the effort.

Bernie Sanders

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You have to enforce no-fly zones, and I believe, especially with the Russian air force in the air, it could lead to an escalation because of an accident that we would deeply regret.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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To my mind, if patriotism or love of country means anything, it means that we do not now, or ever, turn our backs on those who defended us, it means we keep our promise to those who kept their promises to us.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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We're doing just fine. My debate prep today is to stand with workers who are trying to get a living wage from a contractor with the United States government, that's the kind of debate prep that inspires me.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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All three Democratic candidates have strong records, we endorsed Hillary Clinton today, as we made clear, because we believe she will be the most effective person to get the job done from Day One.

Bernie Sanders

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If the question is, am I much of a small-talker, or am I a good schmoozer, am I a good -- well that's not the word politicians use -- I'm not so great at that, do I enjoy retail politics? The answer is yes, I really do I love going out.

Bernie Sanders

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Am I a grump? Yeah.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I mean, I cannot walk down the corridors of Capitol Hill without being really begged by the media to attack Hillary Clinton, they want to make this personal. ... I choose not to do that. Let's talk about the economy, let's talk about Wall Street, let's talk about climate change, let's talk about education. Frankly, that is what the American people want to get discussed.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think the American people get tired of seeing front page stories from the media day after day about emails.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I do not regret that at all.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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If the elections were held today, just among the African-American vote, we would lose.

Bernie Sanders

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I think I have the economic and social justice agenda now.

Bernie Sanders

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Now to me, as opposed to maybe some other unnamed candidates, the issue of Keystone was kind of a no-brainer. It never made sense to me, from day one, as to why you would extract and transport some of the dirtiest fuel on this planet.

Bernie Sanders

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It cracks me up, it's unbelievable.

Bernie Sanders

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Well, what motivated that is that I think the American people want substantive discussions on substantive issues, there is a process in place for the email situation that Hillary Clinton is dealing with. Let it play itself out. As a nation, let us start focusing on why it is that so few have so much and so many have so little.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think that's an issue that we've got to take a hard look at, and I think what's going on now is, as I think Secretary Clinton now realizes, is not a good practice, do you think that she jeopardized national security?

Bernie Sanders

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Well, there is a process that is going on now, we will learn more about it.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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We are not going to let them fall by the wayside.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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This is a major, major, major, planetary crisis.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Under the leadership of President Obama and Vice President Biden, this country has come a long way economically since President Bush left office and we were losing 800,000 jobs every month and the world economy was on the brink of financial collapse, nevertheless, we still have a long way to go to create the kind of economy that works for all Americans and not just the top 1 percent.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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In the year 2015, it is time for the federal government to allow states to go forward as they best choose.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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That means that recognized businesses in states that legalized marijuana should be fully able to use the banking system without fear of federal retribution.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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If they're going to engage in this kind of attack, they need to understand we're not going to stand there and take it. i am not making that threat. I don't know what Tad meant by that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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At the end of the day, the VA provides high-quality health care for the veterans that are able to get into the system, clearly there were problems. Clearly the VA provides good quality health care to millions of our veterans.

Bernie Sanders

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If they make unfounded criticisms, we are going to respond forcefully, if they express disagreement on issues, that's called democracy.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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If I am called a sexist, for example, or if other charges are made against me, we will respond forcefully.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I am not making that threat. I don't know what Tad meant by that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I believe in serious debates on serious issues. I've known Hillary Clinton for 25 years. Maybe I shouldn't say this: I like Hillary Clinton. I respect Hillary Clinton, will the media, among others, allow us to have a civil debate on civil issues? Or is the only way you get media attention by ripping apart somebody else?

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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What a campaign is about is contrast. That it is what it is about, i don't want negative ads and I don't believe in negative campaigning, but what is the sense in being in a campaign if you don't differentiate your difference with your opponents?

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I've never run a negative political ad in my life.

Bernie Sanders

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I don't want negative ads and I don't believe in negative campaigning, but what is the sense in being in a campaign if you don't differentiate your differences with your opponents?

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All that I can say is I am very proud of my record on women's issues. I certainly do not have a problem with women speaking out -- and I think what the secretary is doing there is taking words and misapplying them, what I would say is if we are going to make some progress in dealing with these horrific massacres that we're seeing, is that people have got to start all over this country talking to each other.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think everybody at the time knew that it was simply homophobic legislation, that legislation was anti-gay legislation. It was playing off the fears of a lot of Americans.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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What I would say is if we are going to make some progress in dealing with these horrific massacres that we're seeing, is that people have got to start all over this country talking to each other.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Hello, hello, hello, enough with the hellos, let's do this.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think we'll use Larry at our next rally, he does better than I do.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Puerto Rico is now in very, very difficult straits. People are leaving the island, unemployment is high, schools are being closed, bottom line is you cannot get blood from a stone. You can't push more austerity on a people who are already hurting. The goal is to rebuild the economy.

Bernie Sanders

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Well, I am who I am. And what I believe in, and what my spirituality is about is that we're all in this together. That I think it is not a good thing to believe that as human beings we can turn our backs on the suffering of other people, and you know, this is not Judaism. This is what Pope Francis is talking about, that we cannot worship just billionaires and the making of more and more money. Life is more than that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Well, I thought it was pretty, pretty, pretty good.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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We've got to end the war on drugs. And you know you look at what's going on in Colorado and elsewhere I am not unfavorably disposed to moving toward the legalization of marijuana.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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When you go to your public library, when you call your fire department or the police department, what do you think you're calling? these are socialist institutions.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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What he said in so many words was, 'Thank you so much for electing me to be president, but I will take it from here. I will go forward and I will negotiate with (House Speaker John) Boehner and (Senate Majority Leader) Mitch McConnell and the Republicans,' he did this because he is a decent guy and he thought naively that Republicans really wanted to work or negotiate compromises. Truth is, they never, ever did.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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He thought he could walk into Capitol Hill and the Oval Office and sit down with John Boehner and Mitch McConnell and the Republicans and say, 'I can't get it all. You can't get it all. Let's work out something that's reasonable,' because he's a reasonable guy, these guys never had any intention of doing (serious) negotiating and compromising ... I think it took the President too long to fully appreciate that.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Yes, it would, but it would mean that we would join the rest of the industrialized world and make sure that when a mom has a baby, she can, in fact, stay home with that baby for three months rather than go back to work at the end of one week.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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We have huge amounts of tax loopholes that exist for the wealthy and large corporations, we're going to address that issue and protect the needs of working families and the middle class.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think that for the first time people viewing from across the country saw that there were more than two candidates running for president in the Democratic party.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails, enough of the emails! Let's talk about the real issues facing America.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I would vote yes because I am seeing in this country too many lives being destroyed for non-violent offenses, we have a criminal justice system that lets CEOs on Wall Street walk away, and yet we are imprisoning or giving jail sentences to young people who are smoking marijuana.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Let me say something that may not be great politics, but I think the secretary is right, and that is that the American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails, me too, me too.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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We need to combat institutional racism from top to bottom, and we need major major reforms in a broken criminal justice system in which we have more people in jail than China, i intend to tackle that issue, to make sure our people have education and jobs rather than jail cells.

Bernie Sanders

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Enough of the emails, let's talk about the real issues facing America.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Do I consider myself part of the casino capitalist process by which so few have so much and so many have so little, by which Wall Street’s greed and recklessness wrecked this economy? No, I don’t.

Bernie Sanders

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I don't know how she did it, really. (She is a) tough lady.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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People will have to contrast my consistency and my willingness to stand up to Wall Street and corporations with the secretary.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I think we can do it. And I think that's what the bully pulpit is about, and that's what organizing effort's about. And that's what this campaign is about.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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Democrats will not retain the White House, will not regain the Senate or the U.S. House, will not be successful in dozens of governors races all across this country, unless we generated excitement and momentum and produce a huge voter turnout, that turnout, that enthusiasm, will not happen with politics as usual.

Bernie Sanders

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I don't think this is a leftist, extremist position.

Bernie Sanders

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2 years ago

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I plead guilty—I should have been more sensitive at the beginning of this campaign to talk about this issue.

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That was a complicated vote and I'm willing to see changes in that provision, here's the reason I voted the way I voted : If you are a gun shop owner in Vermont and you sell somebody a gun and that person flips out and then kills somebody, I don't think it's really fair to hold that person responsible, the gun shop owner.

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Instead of listening to the demands of the pharmaceutical industry and The FDA 1,400 lobbyists, it is about time that the The FDA and Congress started listening to the overwhelming majority of the American people, who believe that medicine is too expensive.

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Instead of listening to the demands of the pharmaceutical industry and their 1,400 lobbyists, it is about time that the FDA and Congress started listening to the overwhelming majority of the American people, who believe that medicine is too expensive.

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It is time for the United States to join the rest of the industrialized world by implementing prescription drug policies that work for everybody, not just the CEOs of the pharmaceutical industry.

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You're looking at a candidate who has run in many, many elections, who has never run a negative political ad in my life and hopes never to have to run them, and you're looking at a candidate who does not go about attacking people personally. I just don't do that.

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I think the Latino community is obviously deeply concerned about comprehensive immigration reform and a path toward citizenship is something I strongly support, and I think the Latino community is outraged over some of the racist attacks that have been made against some Latino groups -- and that is unacceptable.

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And you're looking at a candidate who does not go about attacking people personally. I just don't do that.

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He's definitely won me over, 100%.

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It goes without saying that our condolences go to the families of those who were killed and our hearts and prayers go out for a full recovery for those who were wounded, but we also know that we are tired of condolences and we are tired of just prayers.

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Yes there are disagreement on how we go forward in terms of gun safety, but I think the vast majority of the American people want us to move forward in sensible ways which keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them.

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My family story is a story very similar to many people who are here tonight, and that story is the story of America.

Bernie Sanders

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Wall Street and other big corporations have won again, it is time for the rest of us to stop letting multi-national corporations rig the system to pad their profits at our expense.

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I also know that there is an enormous amount of disgust in the African-American community with regards to certain police departments. We need to demilitarize local police departments so that they do not look like occupying armies. We want police departments that look like the communities they are serving.

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Clearly if Sandra Bland, who was a middle class black woman, had been a middle class white woman, it is unlikely that the police would have treated her in the same way, unarmed African-Americans have been abused and sometimes killed while in police custody. Clearly these are issues that must be dealt with and changed.

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When I say we need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, that's going to impact the country but it will impact African-Americans even more. When I talk about pay equity for women workers, it will impact all women but it will impact African-American women even more because they are more discriminated against and their wages are even lower than white women.

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Many white people are not sensitive to the kind of abuse that African-Americans, especially younger African-Americans, receive at the hands of police officers and police departments. I think for most whites their experience with the police has been good or neutral because they don't interact with the police as much as those in the black community.

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Wall Street and other big corporations have won again.

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I am proud to have the support of many hundreds of thousands of members of the National Education Association and trade unionists all across America, we are going to win this nomination and the general election because of support from grassroots Americans. We are on track to do just that.

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I oppose, at this point, a unilateral American no-fly zone in Syria which could get us more deeply involved in that horrible civil war and lead to a never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region, we do not want to make a very complex situation in Syria even worse. I support President Obama's effort to combat the Islamic State in Syria while at the same time supporting those in Syria trying to overthrow the brutal dictatorship of Bashar Assad.

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You are not looking at democracy, you are looking at oligarchy -- and we have got to change that, i do not exaggerate when I tell you that the foundations of American democracy are being undermined.

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No nominee of mine to the United States Supreme Court will get that job unless he or she is loud and clear that one of their first orders of business will be to overturn citizens United.

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I do not exaggerate when I tell you that the foundations of American democracy are being undermined.

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I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that. and how long did it take us to elect an African-American to be president of the United States? What we should be doing is as a people is judge our candidates based on their views, their abilities, not the color of their skin, not on their religion. That is what America is supposed to be about.

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And how long did it take us to elect an African-American to be president of the United States? What we should be doing is as a people is judge our candidates based on their views, their abilities, not the color of their skin, not on their religion. That is what America is supposed to be about.

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That is absolutely not true, my plan says that every kid in America ... you are going to be able to make it into the middle class, you are going to be able to get a college education, regardless of the income of your family.

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What Trump is doing is appealing to the baser instincts among us -- xenophobia, and, frankly, racism, you target some group of people, you go after them. You take people's anger and you turn it against them. You win votes on that. I think that is disgraceful and not something we should be doing in 2015.

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I knew we had a message that would resonate with the American people, this is the wealthiest country in the history of the world, and yet all of the income and wealth is going to the top 1% and people do not feel good about that.

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Sen. Sanders’s agenda does cost money, if you look at the problems that are out there, it’s very reasonable.

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It is very easy for a candidate to speak to people who hold the same views, it's harder but important to reach out to others who look at the world differently.

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Don't tell anybody. I think what they know is that four months ago, when I entered this race, if you look at the polls, I was in 3 to 4%. Vast majority of the American people didn't know who Bernie Sanders was, they didn't know what my ideas were, and in last few months, we have amassed huge amounts of enthusiasm and huge amounts of energy, so obviously, I think the secretary's people are getting nervous about the kind of energy and enthusiasm our campaign is bringing forth.

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Here's one area where Barack Obama and I disagree. Here's what I understand -- is that given the powers that be in Washington, Wall Street, corporate America, the big money interests -- change does not take place no matter who gets elected president unless there is a strong grassroots movement, brilliant campaign. But after he got elected he had the illusion -- the mistake -- of believing that he could sit down with Republicans and just work out some good compromises. That was never going to happen. The only way that we change life for the middle class in this country is when millions of people become actively involved in the political process. No president can do it alone.

Bernie Sanders

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So what we are doing now is hiring on people. We have now dozens of people on the ground here in Iowa. Great crowds are wonderful, but that does not necessarily translate into votes. People need to be organized and know how to come out and participate in the caucuses.

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Welcome to the political revolution.

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I think that that is dead wrong and I have let the leadership of the Democrats know that, i want to see more of them.

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And in fact, coming from a rural state which has almost no gun control, I think I can get beyond the noise and all of these arguments and people shouting at each other, and come up with real, constructive gun control legislation which most significantly gets guns out of the hands of people who should not have them.

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When people have mental health issues, when they're a threat to others or themselves, they should be able to get counseling immediately. That is not the case right now.

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I want to see more of them.

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I guess we will have to wait and see.

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I think people understand there is something profoundly wrong today with establishment politics, that we need some bold ideas to resurrect the middle class in this country, to address poverty, to address income and wealth inequality.

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We are gaining and I think what the polls seem to indicate is Hillary Clinton's support seems to be receding a bit, but we have a long way to go. Joe would be a formidable opponent. I am not sure who politically it would help.

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Whoa, this is an unbelievable turnout.

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Great night. Huge turnout. Very good.

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I don't know that a man would be treated the same way that Hillary is, so all that I can say is I have known Hillary Clinton for 25 years. I admire her. I respect her. I like her. She and I have very different points of view on a number of issues.

Bernie Sanders

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It's so easy to be critical of an agreement which is not perfect, but the United States has to negotiate with, you know, other countries. We have to negotiate with Iran. And the alternative of not reaching an agreement, you know what it is? It's war.

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I think it is unfortunate because, among other things, I wanted to talk about the issues of black lives, the fact that the American people are tired of seeing unarmed African-Americans shot and killed, but there are other issues as well that we have to talk about, and that is the fact that the middle class of this country is disappearing and most importantly, we don't bring change in this country... unless all people stand together. That is what we have to do.

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Liberty University was kind enough to invite me to address a convocation and I decided to accept, it goes without saying that my views on many issues -- women's rights, gay rights, education and many other issues -- are very different from the opinions of some in the Liberty University community. It is very easy for a candidate to speak to people who hold the same views. It's harder but important to reach out to others who look at the world differently. I look forward to meeting with the students and faculty of Liberty University.

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We have to end institutional racism but we have to deal with the reality that 50% of young black kids are unemployed, that we have massive poverty in America, that we have an unsustainable level of income and wealth inequality, as Martin Luther King Jr. told us, we have address both.

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The American people are saying loudly and clearly enough is enough.

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Obviously, I think Cecile Richards apologized for the tone of that video, i think her apology was exactly right. I think that the staffer, the tone was terribly wrong.

Bernie Sanders

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This video of the arrest of Sandra Bland shows totally outrageous police behavior, no one should be yanked from her car, thrown to the ground, assaulted and arrested for a minor traffic stop. The result is that three days later she is dead in her jail cell.

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Black lives, of course, matter. I spent 50 years of my life fighting for civil rights and for dignity, but if you don't want me to be here, that's OK. I don't want to out-scream people.

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I want some help on this. I'm being very honest, i want some ideas, as somebody who was arrested 50 years ago fighting for Civil Rights trying to desegregate schools in Chicago, who spent his whole life fighting against racism, I want your ideas. What do you think we can do? What can we do?

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I wish I could tell you I had a magical formula for how to end racism. It's gone on in this country for before it was America, let me just say this, because I'm older than you: You're impatient, and you should be impatient. But if we were standing here 30 years ago and somebody said, 'You know, I think in 2008, the United States of America will elect an African-American president,' you know what people in this room would've said? They would've said, 'You are crazy. That will never happen because America has too much racist baggage.' But it happened. So, I guess you're right to be impatient, but we have made progress in this country. Not enough.

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Black people are dying in this country because we have a criminal justice system which is out of control, a system in which over 50% of young African-American kids are unemployed, it is estimated that a black baby born today has a one in four chance of ending up in the criminal justice system.

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Not Donald Trump, not anyone else will be successful in dividing us based on race or our country of origin, racism has plagued the United States since its inception.

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Racism has plagued the United States since its inception.

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I don't want to psychoanalyze Donald Trump.

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Without these folks it is likely that out agricultural system would collapse.

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Without these folks it is likely that out agricultural system would collapse.

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Yes, we have to raise individual tax rates substantially higher than they are today because almost all of the new income is going to the top 1%, and yes, those folks and large corporations will have to pay under a Sanders administration more in taxes so that we can use that revenue to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, create the jobs we need, make sure that every kid who has the ability is able to get a college education in America because public colleges and public universities will be tuition-free.

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Clearly, that has got to change.

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And yes, those folks and large corporations will have to pay under a Sanders administration more in taxes so that we can use that revenue to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure, create the jobs we need, make sure that every kid who has the ability is able to get a college education in America because public colleges and public universities will be tuition-free.

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All of you are aware of the tragic history of racism in America, but for a very long time, African-Americans and their white allies came together and they struggled and they stood up for justice and they stood up to lynching and they stood up to segregation and the stood up to a nation where African-Americans couldn't even vote in America.

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So as a nation, we have a right to be very proud of the successes that we have seen because of the struggle of millions of people to create a less discriminatory society. That is something we should be proud of, but there is one struggle in which not only have we not succeeded but in which we are losing ground and that is the fundamental struggle for economic justice.

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I have a long history in fighting for civil rights. I understand that many people in the African-American community may not understand that.

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Whoa, in case you haven't noticed, there are a lot of people here.

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The message is resonating, not just in Wisconsin, but all over America, the people are sick and tired of establishment politics, establishment economics. They want real change.

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I am more than aware that my opponents will be able to outspend us. But we are going to win this election, they may have the money, but we have the people. And when the people stand together, we can win.

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What I would like to ask of you: Please think big, not small.

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This campaign is not about Bernie Sanders, it is not about Hillary Clinton, it is not about anyone else, it is about you.

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We have [ raised money ] very, very differently than other campaigns, but I believe we will be able to raise, as will be indicated in this reporting period and in the future, enough money to run a winning campaign.

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I think, as I understand it, we are going to have a pretty good campaign financial report coming out.

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We are the only major country on earth that doesn't guarantee health care to all people as a right and yet we end up spending much more than they do, so I do believe that we have to move toward a Medicare for all, single-payer system.

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We need to join the rest of the industrialized world.

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So I do believe that we have to move toward a Medicare for all, single-payer system.

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I think we are probably doing a lot better than you would have thought two months ago when we got into this, right? clearly, what I do know, is the stronger that I get, the attacks are going to come from all kinds of sources.

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What I am doing is, in fact, speaking to issues that are in the hearts and the minds of the American people in a way that is a little bit bolder than other candidates have in the past, and I think people are responding to that.

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It means joining with allies to deploy renewable energy technologies -- both at home and around the world -- to confront the very real and present danger of potentially irreversible climate change.

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Until we finally pass comprehensive reform -- and I would very much like to see the House of Representatives pick up where the Senate left off -- we must be aggressive in pursuing policies that are humane and sensible and that keep families together, i strongly support the administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA is a good first step, but it should be expanded.

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We cannot, and we should not, be talking about sweeping up millions of men, women and children, many of whom have been in this country for years, and we cannot allow a continuation of this ridiculous idea that suddenly we are going to throw millions of people out of this country. That is wrong and that type of discussion must end now.

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I think we need to have as serious conversation about that, i think rural America needs to understand what urban America feels. Urban America needs to understand the culture of rural America. But I think together we have got to go forward to make certain that people who should not be having these weapons do not have them.

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There are weapons out there that have nothing to do with hunting and are designed to kill people and kill them quickly, and this is an issue that must be dealt with.

Bernie Sanders

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I think the people of Vermont understand that guns in Vermont are different than guns in Chicago or guns in Los Angeles.

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If you passed the strongest gun control legislation tomorrow, I don't think it will have a profound effect on the tragedies we have seen.

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It is time to give them legal status, it is time to create a reasonable and responsible path to citizenship.

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The Republican majority in both the House and the Senate needs to let us debate and pass real immigration reform.

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If we are truly serious about reversing the decline of the middle class.

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If she joins us, we could stop this disastrous deal once and for all.

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Corporate America and Wall Street are going to bring that bill back.

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Brothers and sisters: Now is not the time for thinking small, now is not the time for the same-old, same-old establishment politics and stale inside-the-Beltway ideas.

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Now is not the time for the same-old, same-old establishment politics and stale inside-the-Beltway ideas.

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I don't think we are out of the mainstream. I think that what we have noticed is that the mainstream has been ignored for a long time.

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The gap between the very rich and everyone is wider than at any time since the 1920s. The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, it is the great economic issue of our time and it is the great political issue of our time, Sanders roared, before thousands of supporters in Burlington, the liberal city he once served as mayor. 'Enough is enough.

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This great nation and its government belong to all of the people and not to a handful of billionaires, their super PACs and their lobbyists.

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Today ... we begin a political revolution to transform our country economically, politically, socially and environmentally.

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This campaign is not about Bernie Sanders. It is not about Hillary Clinton. It is not about Jeb Bush or anyone else. This campaign is about the needs of the American people.

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Politics in a democratic society should not be treated like a baseball game, a game show or a soap opera. The times are too serious for that.

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I opposed the deregulation of Wall Street and pretty much predicted what would happen in terms of the Wall Street crash, i certainly disagree with her husband on that. She hasn't been clear about where she's coming from.

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We're living in a world since Citizens United where multi-millionaires and billionaires are playing a horrendous role in the political system, that's why I believe that we need to overturn Citizens United and move to public funding of elections.

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You can't be on the fence of this one, you're either for it or you're against it. No fence-sitting on this one.

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Are you in the media prepared to allow us to engage in that serious debate? or do I have to get media attention by simply making reckless attacks on Hillary Clinton or anybody else? I don't believe in that. I believe in serious debates on serious issues.

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You're either for it or you're against it. No fence-sitting on this one.

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There is in my view massive dissatisfaction in this country today with corporate establishment and the greed of corporate America.

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Nike epitomizes why disastrous unfettered free-trade policies during the past four decades have failed American workers, eroded our manufacturing base and increased income and wealth inequality in this country.

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I owe my brother an enormous amount. It was my brother who actually introduced me to a lot of my ideas.

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TPP will help level the playing field. It will be good for the workers of both our countries.

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We now have a political situation where billionaires are literally able to buy elections and candidates.

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I have voted against every disastrous trade agreement coming down the pike and helping to lead the effort against this Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would mean the outsourcing of more good paying job to low-wage countries.

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If an institution is too big to fail, it is too big to exist.

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It tells me what is a very serious problem, it's not just about Hillary Clinton or Bill Clinton. It is about a political system today that is dominated by big money. It's about the Koch brothers being prepared to spend $900 million dollars in the coming election.

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Frankly, it is vulgar to me that we're having a war of billionaires.

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I believe we should break up the Wall Street banks. If they're too big to fail, they're too big to exist.

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I am not a billionaire, to run outside of the two-party system would require enormous sums of money.

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The middle class in America is at a tipping point. It will not last another generation if we don’t boldly change course now.

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I am running for president, people should not underestimate me.

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At a time of massive wealth and income inequality, we need a progressive tax system in this country which is based on ability to pay, it is not acceptable that a number of major profitable corporations have paid zero in federal income taxes in recent years, and that millionaire hedge fund managers often enjoy an effective tax rate which is lower than the truck drivers or nurses.

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I think this is not about personality, i am not a singer, I am not a dancer, I am not an entertainer.

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To run a credible campaign in this day and age, you do need a whole lot of money, whether the magic number is $200 million, it is $150 million, it is a lot of money, but even with that, you would be enormously outspent by the Koch Brother candidates and the other candidates who will likely spend, in the final analysis, over $1 billion, if not two.

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Obviously one would hope one would have as much support as possible from all walks of life, i am a great fan of Elizabeth and as for what people do and why they don't do it, I am not going to speculate.

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People should not underestimate me.

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What we are saying today is pretty simply, that the taxpayers of this country want to make sure that when government contracts are made, those employers who get those contracts pay workers a living wage, a great nation will not survive, in my view, when so few have so much and so many have so little.

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My strong hope is that Secretary Clinton and all candidates, Republicans and Congressional Democrats, will make it clear that the Trans-Pacific Partnership should be rejected and that we must develop trade policies that benefit working families, not just Wall Street and multi-national corporations.

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I do have doubts that Hillary Clinton or any Republican out there will take on big-money interests who control so much of our economy.

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I think we are reasonably close, the clock is ticking. If we do it, I've got to get out there. So I think we are looking at an announcement in the pretty near future.

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To run a credible campaign in this day and age, you do need a whole lot of money, whether the magic number is $200 million, it is $150 million, it is a lot of money, but even with that, you would be enormously outspent by the Koch Brothers candidates and the other candidates who will likely spend, in the final analysis, over $1 billion, if not two.

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The point is change can come about, but it only comes about when millions of people are actively involved in political struggle, the billionaires may have the money, but we have the people.

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We probably have more serious problems than any time since the Great Depression.

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I hope that Secretary Clinton will speak out on these and other important issues in the days and weeks ahead.

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2 years ago

Politics

I only know what I read in the newspapers so I just don't' know a whole lot about it. That's about all I can say, i just told you, I only know what I read.

Bernie Sanders

Found on CNN
2 years ago

Politics

If Congress fails to address these problems, the administration should act on its own to close, at a minimum [those tax breaks].

Bernie Sanders

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Politics

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