It attracted its latest hero, Elizabeth Warren.
The dinner was an opportunity for the four underdogs in the race to try to gain an edge on Clinton, who is running for president for the second time and is the strong front-runner in polling in Iowa.
Hillary’s problems on the trust issue compound once she is out of the protective hothouse of Democrat politics. That’s OK. I am all in favor of acting on climate. “So, it’s unfortunate”. Voter Stephanie Bergholdo said that Clinton is “piggybacking” on what Sens.
It’s unclear what will be the long-term consequences, if any, of Clinton’s choice. “They may have some fresh faces, but they are the party of the past”. Yet her absence, and the hard feelings it is causing, once more point to Clinton’s difficult relationship with her party’s base.
Other than her last name and big donors, the only advantage Hillary has is her gender. She was booed, in part over her vote supporting the Iraq war. She’s leaning toward Sanders this year. It was similar to the reasoning some Americans used to elect Barack Obama in 2008 and we have seen how well that worked out.
These poll numbers make the groundswell for Vermont Sen.
“It is fact that we have billions of people working longer hours for low wages, and that’s why we have to raise the minimum wage to a living wage”, Sanders said. She and the other 3,000 participants have shelled out an average $300 in registration fees, on top of travel expenses.
In political terms, is Hillary Clinton conservative, moderate or liberal? Considering that she is better known than all but a very small handful of politicians, this is a fairly weak position. Gaunt was wearing stickers from all campaigns, except Lincoln Chafee, who didn’t have representatives handing out stickers, he said.
Apparently, even gets calls from telemarketers.
“People want to believe she will go big”, said Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee.
“The day’s action in one quick read”. The Clinton campaign says the policy would reduce government revenues as much as $20 billion over 10 years.
When questioned by Giselle Hart, an activist and student at the University of New Hampshire, and interrupted by a handful of protesters, Clinton said while it would be easy to make bold environmental statements, those promises would be empty given political realities. “I think there is a sort of general misunderstanding that somehow Sec”.
Palmieri said Clinton also bears the burden of her husband’s record. “Main Street struggles while Wall Street soars”, he said.
“President Obama deserves more credit than he’s given for saving us from the great depression”, Clinton said at the rally, held in the basement of the historic Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Cedar Rapids. But Clinton’s poor performance faced an onslaught of criticism from liberal bloggers and activists who blasted her online when she defended corporate lobbyists on stage. (Photo: Michael Zamora/The Register) “But we have more of the vibe”, asserted Kyle Gradford, 16, of Des Moines, who explained in that he’s a passionate O’Malley supporter “because he supports things I was taught in my household – like nothing’s wrong with gay marriage”.
And many in attendance, while wishing Clinton had made an appearance and could be as full-throated a liberal as Sanders, allowed that they will enthusiastically support her when the time comes. But in a gesture to Israel’s security, she said any cheating by Iran would bring a quick return of sanctions and no options would be taken off the table, “including, if necessary, our military options”.