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Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:35 PM

Hillary Clinton calls for Democratic debate to be held in Flint, Michigan



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Hillary Clinton calls for Democratic debate to be held in Flint, Michigan

edit to add Politico's write-up -It's easier to read

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Hillary Clinton's campaign is calling for an additional Democratic debate to be held in Flint, Michigan, the site of an ongoing water contamination crisis that her campaign has focused on in recent weeks.
Weve agreed to an additional debate in N.H. and are currently in discussions to agree to additional debates we think one of them should be in Flint," said campaign chairman John Podesta in a statement on Saturday afternoon, referring to the ongoing negotiations over scheduling new debates. The Sanders and Clinton camps agreed in principle to schedule new ones earlier on Saturday.
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"The water crisis in Flint is unconscionable. Its been going on for years, as the people of Flint repeatedly asked for help and were ignored by state government. As Hillary has said, this would not have happened in a wealthy community. It was only when the crisis was finally brought to national attention that real steps were taken to begin to address the immediate issues like access to clean water and health monitoring, and longer term health and infrastructure challenges," said Podesta.


Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/01/hillary-clinton-debate-flint-michigan-218454#ixzz3ylPHWisd

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Reply Hillary Clinton calls for Democratic debate to be held in Flint, Michigan (Original post)
Rose Siding Jan 2016 OP
workinclasszero Jan 2016 #1
flor-de-jasmim Jan 2016 #4
stonecutter357 Jan 2016 #6
Cha Jan 2016 #8
flor-de-jasmim Jan 2016 #2
Hekate Jan 2016 #5
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Response to Rose Siding (Original post)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:41 PM

1. Real good idea.

 

Let America see what happens when a state puts the safety of its children in republican hands!

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Response to workinclasszero (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:43 PM

4. Send the cameras in, then....

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Response to flor-de-jasmim (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:46 PM

6. Are you a true Bernie supporter ?

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Response to stonecutter357 (Reply #6)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 10:35 PM

8. Sounds like one.

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Response to Rose Siding (Original post)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:42 PM

2. So even more water has to be brought in?

This would be a terrible mistake.

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Response to flor-de-jasmim (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:43 PM

5. What does that even mean? You are in the HRC Group. Please go away.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 10:37 PM

10. They're gone.

Thank you, Hekate.

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Response to flor-de-jasmim (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 10:36 PM

9. No, it would will shine more light on this terrible tragedy brought on by gov snyder. Hillary

knows what she's doing.

Thank you

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Response to Rose Siding (Original post)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 03:42 PM

3. KnR

Logging out

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Response to Rose Siding (Original post)

Sat Jan 30, 2016, 05:02 PM

7. Bernie doesn't like to talk about anything but banks so clean water...

is way out of his wheelhouse. I doubt he would go for it.

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