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Trailing Bernie: Sanders falls behind Biden in national poll

en. Bernie Sanders stood with striking federal contract workers this week as they called for a $15 per hour minimum wage. The workers timed their strike to coincide with Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. to highlight his support for higher wages. “There is no justice when millions of people throughout our country, including people working in the United States Senate, are working for wages that are too little to take care of their kids, to take care of their family. That’s wrong, that has got to change,” Sanders said, according to Politico. Continue Reading →

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Trailing Bernie: Sanders takes a lead in Iowa

new Iowa poll has brought more good news to the Bernie Sanders campaign, showing him leading Hillary Clinton for the first time. In the Quinnipiac poll released Thursday, Sanders tallied 41 percent support among likely Democratic caucus-goers. Clinton, the former first lady, secretary of state and New York senator, had 40 percent. The poll marks the first time that Sanders, the 74-year-old Vermont senator, has more support than Clinton in the Hawkeye State. Vice President Joe Biden, who is considering jumping into the Democratic Party primary for president, had 12 percent. Continue Reading →

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