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farleftlib

(2,125 posts)
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 10:26 AM Jan 2016

Fighting in Iowa, Hillary Clinton fears repeat of 2008 loss

Fighting in Iowa, Hillary Clinton fears repeat of 2008 loss
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/politics/20160127_ap_7a55844339354fb990ff9bd90c5f397d.html#1VlW3GyF0xtd8wg6.99

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - When Bernie Sanders rolled into Decorah, nearly 2,300 people were waiting for him. Chants of "Feel the Bern" filled the spirited hall from a crowd roughly equivalent to a quarter of the town's population. "If we have the kind of turnout that I hope we can," Sanders told the rally, "then we're going to win here in Iowa."

Two days later, on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton received a far less raucous greeting in the same northeastern Iowa college town. A largely elderly crowd of 450 listened quietly, clapping politely at her applause lines.

It's all beginning to resemble a bad flashback for the second-time Democratic presidential candidate, who once again finds herself barnstorming through the frozen stretches of Iowa with a diminished lead in the polls and an underdog rival on the rise.
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Fighting in Iowa, Hillary Clinton fears repeat of 2008 loss (Original Post) farleftlib Jan 2016 OP
She's already well on her way. Health Wagon Jan 2016 #1
"It's all beginning to resemble a bad flashback" peacebird Jan 2016 #2
For her, yes farleftlib Jan 2016 #3
agree! peacebird Jan 2016 #4
Sounds like a wonderful flashback to me. 99Forever Jan 2016 #5
Linkbait headline. Nothing in that article quotes anything like that from her. onehandle Jan 2016 #6
Aww, sounds like you have the sadz farleftlib Jan 2016 #7
This message was self-deleted by its author thereismore Jan 2016 #8
special interests are in your way? thereismore Jan 2016 #9

99Forever

(14,524 posts)
5. Sounds like a wonderful flashback to me.
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 11:17 AM
Jan 2016

Didn't want Hillary Clinton in 2008, want her even LESS in 2016.

onehandle

(51,122 posts)
6. Linkbait headline. Nothing in that article quotes anything like that from her.
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 11:25 AM
Jan 2016

'AP Reporter Fears Democratic Primary Will End Soon Giving Them Nothing To Write About'

Fixed it.

Response to farleftlib (Original post)

thereismore

(13,326 posts)
9. special interests are in your way?
Wed Jan 27, 2016, 11:45 AM
Jan 2016

Hillary: "This is really hard, slow, painful political work to get through the thicket of objections, of special interests and powerful forces."

Is that why she coddles them close to her heart? At least she gets to keep all that money she earned as speaking fees, even if she does not get the presidency.

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