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Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:06 PM

 

Does Hillary stand with Obama & American Voters, or with DNC's Sell-out to Corporations?

Has Hillary joined Sanders yet, for upholding Obama's wise and noble rule to ban contributions from political action committees?

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Sanders pushes back on DNC reversal on contributions
By Rebecca Savransky * February 15, 2016 * The Hill

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders launched a petition on Sunday urging the Democratic National Committee to reverse its decision to lift a ban on campaign contributions by lobbyists, according to the International Business Times.

Sanders called the rollback "an unfortunate step backward," the news outlet reported, adding that the Vermont senator called President Obama's decision in 2008 to ban contributions from political action committees and lobbyists a "noble step."

The senator's campaign also urged rival Hillary Clinton to push back against the DNC's decision.


“We support the restrictions that President Obama put in place, and we hope Secretary Clinton will join us in supporting the president,” campaign representative Michael Briggs told the IB Times.

“If we are to restore a vibrant democracy in this country, it is long past time to break the link between money and special-interest favors in politics,” campaign manager Jeff Weaver said in an email sent to supporters, according to the outlet.

http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/269470-sanders-pushes-back-on-dnc-reversal-on-contributions

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Reply Does Hillary stand with Obama & American Voters, or with DNC's Sell-out to Corporations? (Original post)
99th_Monkey Feb 2016 OP
arcane1 Feb 2016 #1
Dragonfli Feb 2016 #2
Uncle Joe Feb 2016 #3
99th_Monkey Feb 2016 #6
farleftlib Feb 2016 #4
Nanjeanne Feb 2016 #5

Response to 99th_Monkey (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:10 PM

1. She HAS TO accept that money. It's the only way to tell them to cut it out.

 

Or something

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Response to 99th_Monkey (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:17 PM

2. I think she stands withe the DNC sellout, but then again, I think she asked for the change so.... /n

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Response to 99th_Monkey (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:18 PM

3. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread, 99th_Monkey.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 05:24 PM

6. You're welcome Uncle Joe.

 

I guess Hillary isn't so "everything Obama" after all.

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Response to 99th_Monkey (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:25 PM

4. I pick B: DNC sellouts

 

Her last swiftboating attempt failed so she needs more cash. She can't inspire the kinds of contributions Bernie has been able to achieve.

thanks 99th Monkey.

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Response to 99th_Monkey (Original post)

Mon Feb 15, 2016, 04:26 PM

5. She'll study it and get back to you

This is one Obama mantle she isn't about to drape herself in. Not to her advantage!

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