Only 30 percent of poll respondents said they had a favorable opinion of her, down from 45 percent in April.
Hillary Clinton spoke to a packed, boisterous hall – bolstered by a sea of supporters waving noisemakers and signs.
Another surprising element of presidential politics has been the odd ways that the religious faith of candidates is playing out in the early stages of the 2016 campaign.
In her first Sunday show interview in four years, Clinton also called on the Obama administration to take in more Syrian refugees, discussed possible sanctions on Russian Federation , and said she wants to expand on the president’s health care law.
“He has changed the tone of the conversation”, Larson said.
“I am a proud progressive”, he said. I have no idea why Donald Trump is running for president and I don’t really know how Carly Fiorina thinks she would be a good president.
“Well, it certainly sounds like some people are ready for a political revolution”, Sanders said.
For them, and for Trump, Obama is to blame: he doesn’t stand up to foreign leaders; he withdrew from Iraq too soon (though the timetable was set by his Republican predecessor); he even “apologises” for America. “She’s hoping to appeal to a demographic that’s probably ideologically more conservative than Sanders is”.
Former Obama White House political strategist David Axelrod said Friday that Vermont Sen.
Gracie Hartman of Sharon was one of the dozens or so attendees who chose to stick it out through all of the candidates’ speeches.
Both the Clinton campaign and O’Malley have blamed DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for limiting the number of debates.
As the crowd shouted “We want debates!”
Michael Hartman, Washington County Republican Party chair, said his travels to local meetings and events have revealed that Republican voters are very involved this election cycle, despite the newcomers’ unexpected success. “Let’s make sure we focus on the Republicans. Enough is enough”. While many of his supporters had rallied around the call for more debates earlier in the event, O’Malley did not make this issue a focal point of his speech – as he had done at the national party convention a few weeks prior.
O’Malley said limiting the debate schedule is “insulting” and “beneath us as the party.” “Not that I disagree with them – but I was incredibly disheartened by that”.
His campaign, however, released a statement saying that the room was noisy and that Trump had trouble hearing the question, despite the man speaking into a microphone.
Wells, 36, who works for a sexual assault prevention program at the university, was quick to add that she doesn’t see Clinton as “same ol’, same ol”, but said she “carries the name”.
“The Republicans are getting all the press right now and we have more than one candidate“, said Jane Schirch, of Londonderry, who hasn’t yet selected a candidate to support.
“He is fueling a level of paranoia and prejudice against all kinds of people. Equality for everybody – marriage, work, equality for every being that’s here”.
This is the ideal Martin Luther King Jr. and other visionaries at the time were beginning to fashion when we got sidelined, for almost half a century, by an entirely different vision-Nixonian and ruthless and divisive (Donald Trump is playing from the same script). But on convention day at least, Democrats like Fountain were happy to see their party as one team with one message and multiple messengers.