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Democratic Primary

  1. Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for BerniecratsSocialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
  2. Two Transgender Women Win Major-Party PrimariesThey won their respective primary races in Colorado and Utah.
  3. After Meeting With Obama, Bernie Sanders Moves Toward PeaceSanders now says he looks forward to meeting with Hillary Clinton to “see how we can work together to defeat Donald Trump.”
  4. Bernie Sanders Just Gave the First Speech of His Platform CampaignBernie didn’t concede in California Tuesday night, but he attacked Trump instead of Clinton — and framed the fight ahead as one over policies not superdelegates.
  5. President Obama Seeks Diplomatic Resolution to Primary ConflictThe president congratulated Clinton on her win and invited Sanders to the White House to negotiate the terms of his surrender.
  6. The Sanders Campaign Is Divided Over How It Wants to DieOne top Sanders aide wants to find “common ground” with Clinton after the final votes are cast – another wants to fight through the convention. It’s not clear whose side the boss is on.
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    NYT Clinton Reporter Is Getting Death ThreatsWay too many death threats during this campaign.
  8. Bernie Sanders’s ‘Scorched Earth’ Strategy Seems to Be WorkingThe socialist senator is driving up Clinton’s disapproval rating with his supporters – and winning concessions to the party’s left flank in the process.
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    Hillary Clinton: ‘There’s No Way I Won’t Be’ the NomineeThe Sanders campaign is not pleased.
  10. Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana, Rages Against the Dying of the Electoral LightLiberal indies still aren’t ready for Clinton.
  11. Bernie Sanders Fires Hundreds of StaffersThe political revolution will be leaner, and likely more issues-focused going forward.
  12. Sanders Wins Rhode Island, Clinton Wins the RestIn her victory speech, Clinton praised Sanders and called for party unity.
  13. Sanders: Clinton Needs to Earn My SupportersSanders has become allergic to the words “I will support Hillary Clinton if she’s nominated.”
  14. Sanders Supporters Aren’t Ready for HillaryA new poll suggests that Clinton’s historically high unfavorability is driven, in part, by her own party’s voters.
  15. Bernie Sanders Finally Gets Some Respect From a Co-workerOregon senator Jeff Merkley gives the democratic socialist his first Senate endorsement.
  16. Bernie Sanders Will Bring His Campaign to the Vatican Next WeekThe democratic socialist will take time away from the New York primary to try to recruit some cardinals to the political revolution.
  17. Bernie Sanders Says ‘of Course’ Hillary Clinton Is Qualified to Be PresidentThe democratic socialist gives peace a chance.
  18. Clinton Extends an Olive Branch to Sanders After Campaign’s Nastiest DayHours after Sanders called her “not qualified” for the presidency, Clinton says she’ll take Bernie over Trump or Cruz “anytime.”
  19. Hillary Clinton Needs a Plan for Tackling Tax HavensThe Panama Papers spotlight a perfect issue for our populist moment.
  20. Bernie Sanders’s Excessive Pragmatism May Have Cost Him the NominationSanders initially thought he had no chance of defeating Clinton and spent much of 2015 running as a protest candidate, the New York Times reports.
  21. Democratic Socialist Still Best Capitalist in RaceBernie Sanders raised $44 million in March, likely out-raising Clinton for the third straight month.
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    In the South Bronx, Bernie Sanders Gives Clinton Cause for ConcernHis cross-racial coalition of millennials isn’t ready to tone it down.
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    Hillary Clinton: ‘I’m So Sick of the Sanders Campaign Lying About Me’The Democratic contest in New York is heating up.
  24. Live at the Apollo, Hillary Clinton Kicks Off the New York Primary Race Clinton lays out her case against Bernie Sanders.
  25. Clinton Aide Says Sanders Should Watch His Tone If He Wants More DebatesThe Democratic candidates turn their rivalry up to 11 (on a scale of 0 to 20). 
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    Hillary Clinton Has Officially Won the Missouri PrimaryBernie Sanders waived his right to a recount “to save the taxpayers … some money.”
  27. Sanders to Court the Corrupt Establishment The superdelegate system was designed to prevent an insurgent nominee like Sanders. Now it may be his only hope for winning the primary.
  28. Hillary Clinton Sweeps Ohio, Illinois, and MissouriHer Missouri victory came down to a few thousand votes.
  29. 3 Images That Illustrate Why Hillary Clinton Might Lose IllinoisChicago hates Rahm Emanuel so much it might cost Hillary Clinton tonight’s primary.
  30. Why a Sanders Upset in the Midwest Tonight Would MatterIf Sanders can salvage a positive headline from tonight’s contests, he’ll be in for the best three weeks of his campaign thus far.
  31. Hillary Clinton Spent Most of Her Weekend Alienating Progressive VotersClinton tries to win hearts and minds by praising Reagan, scolding protesters, and hugging George W. Bush.
  32. In New Ads, Sanders and Clinton Express Solidarity With Black Protest MovementsHe takes on the ever-unpopular Rahm Emanuel. She commiserates with mothers of victims of police violence.
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    Sanders Campaign Sues Ohio to Let 17-Year-Olds Vote in Democratic PrimarySanders needs the teens.
  34. Hillary Clinton Wins Mississippi Democratic PrimaryNo surprises here.
  35. Sanders Has Another $40 Million to BernBernie Sanders had himself a super Monday, raising $5.5 million in 24 hours.
  36. Spike Lee: Do the Right Thing and Vote for Bernie Sanders“Wake up, South Carolina! This is your dude, Spike Lee.”
  37. Hillary Clinton Wins the Democratic Caucus in NevadaAnd for Sanders, what happened in Vegas probably won’t stay in Vegas.
  38. 6 Takeaways From the Entrance Polls of the Democratic Race in NevadaThe race looks tight.
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    Bernie Sanders Has Started Thinking Like a RepublicanWhy shouldn’t Democrats get to have fun with magical economic growth?
  40. Polls: Clinton’s Firewall Is Containing the BernAnd the Donald is still trumping the GOP field.
  41. Eric Garner’s Daughter Endorses Bernie Sanders In 4-Minute AdBlack Lives Matter was once a “problem” for Bernie Sanders. Now it appears to be one of his strongest bases.
  42. Donald Trump Nears 50 Percent in New National Poll As Marco Robot Powers DownThat Trump-Sanders race everyone predicted is finally taking shape.
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    Clinton and Sanders Clash Over ObamaThe implicit argument over Obama’s legacy became explicit at Thursday night’s debate.
  44. Bernie Sanders Redistributes $6 Million in 24 Hours(From his donors to his campaign.)
  45. Ta-Nehisi Coates Just (Sort Of) Endorsed SandersTa-Nehisi Coates and Michelle Alexander both prefer Sanders to Clinton. (But they don’t “feel the Bern.”)
  46. In Iowa, Democrats Were Divided by Class More Than by IdeologyIowa’s upper middle class voted for Clinton, while its lower middle class opted for revolution.
  47. The Best Way to Raise Money for Bernie Sanders Is to Attack HimWhat doesn’t kill Bernie Sanders only makes him better-funded.
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    Watch the 3rd Democratic Debate With Daily IntelligencerExpect lots of questions about foreign policy. 
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    Bernie Sanders Has Finally Begun Challenging Hillary Clinton’s RecordLess than 100 days from the Iowa caucuses, the race for the Democratic nomination is heating up.
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    Why Jim Webb Was DoomedToday’s presidential-campaign-ending announcement is the most attention he’s gotten.
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