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Donkees

(31,685 posts)
8. Merkley quote:
Sun Jun 12, 2016, 04:41 PM
Jun 2016
[font color="navy"size="3"face="times new roman"]"I'm asking the DNC, given that, to do everything you can to make this an absolutely fair convention. Make sure that the Sanders team is well represented on the important committees — the Platform Committee, the Rules Committee. That's important. If you want to bring people together, they have to feel heard and they have to feel respected and well-treated."

"Should he not be the nominee, when he comes back, he's going to come back having done something that no other senator believed was possible. When he launched his campaign, people anticipated, and I think Bernie Sanders anticipated, that it would have a modest effect at the edge, but not one that necessarily took fire," Merkley said. Sanders' success "definitely should encourage every senator up here to think about why it is what Bernie Sanders says to the public is gaining such following. ...

"We need to capture and understand that sentiment up here on Capitol Hill."


http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/05/19/senator-jeff-merkley-warns-dnc-on-convention-debate/84585936/
True Progressive leaders democrank Jun 2016 #1
+1000000000 Duval Jun 2016 #3
I want to be there! postulater Jun 2016 #2
Why is Merkley there? jillan Jun 2016 #4
Merkley quote: Donkees Jun 2016 #8
Thanks. I feel a little better after reading that. jillan Jun 2016 #9
yes, i read somehwere that he hopemountain Jun 2016 #25
He has never said that yourpaljoey Jun 2016 #26
i read he told CNN on friday that he endorses clinton hopemountain Jun 2016 #27
He has been very careful NOT TO endorse her yourpaljoey Jun 2016 #30
yes, got it. hopemountain Jun 2016 #31
Wow!! What a group of powerhouses in one room Arazi Jun 2016 #5
and hopefully renewable dreamnightwind Jun 2016 #6
Surrounded by good people OutNow Jun 2016 #7
Some venue! Iwillnevergiveup Jun 2016 #10
Thanks, it's easy to imagine being there :) Donkees Jun 2016 #13
Outstanding! Thank You! 2banon Jun 2016 #11
yes! my favorite house colors - hopemountain Jun 2016 #24
Something homey about it.. 2banon Jun 2016 #28
Updated photo: "political revolutions are "not dependent on election days." Donkees Jun 2016 #12
Thanks, Donkees. Nice, down-to-earth people, the kind I trust. senz Jun 2016 #14
The future would be in good hands Donkees Jun 2016 #15
That's exactly it! Revolutions aren't dependent on election days Rosa Luxemburg Jun 2016 #16
This primary will go down in history as just another stolen election. Alex4Martinez Jun 2016 #17
Wonderful meeting of vocal Bernie suppporters committed to creating appalachiablue Jun 2016 #18
Thanks for posting these. findrskeep Jun 2016 #19
Just WOW! Plucketeer Jun 2016 #20
A fantastic group of people. We're so lucky their on our side. nt riderinthestorm Jun 2016 #21
knr shambolic Jun 2016 #22
Looks good brandex07 Jun 2016 #23
So proud of my candidate and the wonderful SamKnause Jun 2016 #29
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