Reid first highlighted how some Sanders supporters are “stuck” and will undoubtedly be backing him in the Democratic primary while others “at the end of the day, would vote for Hillary Clinton were she to become the nominee” since some are not “diehards.”
Exhibit one remains Donald Trump, but Ben Carson is rising on the GOP side and Bernie Sanders is now threatening a win among Democrats in Iowa. But Clinton has faced eroding support in several opinion polls as she struggles with an image of perceived dishonesty amid a controversy over her use of a private email account when she served as America’s top diplomat.
Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins made national news Monday when she announced that state election law doesn’t require a candidate for president to be a declared member of the political party from which they seek to be nominated.
This is reminiscent of the 2008 race, where Mrs Clinton led Mr Obama by the same margin in the barometer state in October 2007.
Taken together, the results indicate that those viewed as more establishment-minded candidates are either struggling to gain traction or losing support, while voters are turning to political outsiders. Hillary Clinton. “[But] she’s got a reservoir of support that Sanders doesn’t have”, says G. Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College. We have a lot of support, more than I initially had thought.
“This is great entertainment, the greatest show in town with Trump clearly the entertainer in chief”, O’Neil said.
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky have focused on criminal justice reform for drug-related crimes, according to the Concord Monitor.
But black voters feel an Obama endorsement is more likely than the others do, although just 34% of blacks say it’s Very Likely.
Prof Schmidt also believes she is making a mistake by not tapping into former president Bill Clinton’s “incredible charm and dynamic personality” and excluding him from her campaign.
“He has grown his favorability and it’s turned into votes”, Selzer said.
Also during his interview with CNN, Sanders further expressed the urgency to address the planet’s climate crisis and the necessity to shift away from dirty energy.