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Mon Feb 15, 2016, 05:06 PM

 

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

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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