Tagged: hillary clinton

delegates

Delegates and Spending Douse The Bern

Hillary Clinton’s win in her home state of New York over Bernie Sanders means the path to the nomination for Senator Sanders is all but blocked. The math is unforgiving, but the finances are what is devastating. Delegates There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic primary. 4051 are pledged...

clinton economics

Clinton Economics Works For America

Bill Clinton came into office as the 1991 recession was subsiding and oversaw the subsequent recovery. Clinton economics proved to be effective in those circumstances which are very similar to now. Dylan Matthews gives us an overview of the results of Clinton economics. Clinton Economics Unemployment fell dramatically between January...

vetting

Fair Vetting Is Shining The Spotlight On One Candidate?

I have tried to be positive about Hillary Clinton rather than negative about Bernie Sanders; however, as we near the New York primary I find myself extremely frustrated at the lack of discussion of Bernie’s record. I support Hillary because I believe in her candidacy and approaches more than Bernie,...

campaign finance reform

Campaign Finance Reform? No, We’re Good Now

  Let us wage a moral and political war against the billionaires and corporate leaders, on Wall Street and elsewhere, whose policies and greed are destroying the middle class of America.” – Bernie Sanders Banks, corporations and rich-people-as-bad-guys are the hallmarks of the Bernie Sanders campaign; however, no candidate technically...

arizona

Arizona Poll Issue Is About More Than Big Banks

The Arizona Democratic Party is investigating after voters say they were incorrectly registered. An official denied that Democratic voters had been misregistered as Independent after at least 20 primary voters were told they were Independents. Those registered as Independent were ineligible. Maricopa County (which contains Phoenix) had 200 voting stations...

petrobras

We Are Not Immune To This Monumental Petrobras Taint

Brazil is now officially another BRIC in the wall of shame. Less than 10 years ago the BRIC nations were all the rage; the great emerging markets promising record profits, inviting investors, entrepreneurs, builders to the newest gold rush. But China’s growth is grinding down like a worn brake pad...

Democrats marching

Democrats Marching Towards A Nominee

Bernie Sanders won the states of Utah and Idaho in the fourth Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Bernie won 67 delegates while Hillary won 51 delegates. What does the nomination look like now? Democrats Marching There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...