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(3,649 posts)
Thu Dec 17, 2015, 01:08 PM Dec 2015

Major Progressive Group Backs Sanders (DFA Endorsement)


The progressive group Democracy for America will endorse Bernie Sanders, the first presidential primary endorsement in the history of the group that boasts more than 1 million members.

The Vermont senator won 88 percent of the group’s online vote, far beyond the two-thirds majority needed to trigger an endorsement. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton won just 10 percent of the vote, with former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley finishing with 1 percent.

“Bernie Sanders is an unyielding populist progressive who decisively won Democracy for America members’ first presidential primary endorsement because of his lifelong commitment to taking on income inequality and the wealthy and powerful interests who are responsible for it,” DFA executive director Charles Chamberlain said in a statement alongside the announcement.

“With today’s endorsement, DFA members are joining Bernie’s “political revolution” and working to take it both to the White House and up-and-down the ballot, in races coast to coast.”

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Major Progressive Group Backs Sanders (DFA Endorsement) (Original Post) HerbChestnut Dec 2015 OP
CWA, DFA...here comes the avalanche. NorthCarolina Dec 2015 #1
OMG they voted online Kalidurga Dec 2015 #2
Woo Hoo !!! - K & R !!! WillyT Dec 2015 #3
Howard dean started group Robbins Dec 2015 #4
woot! nashville_brook Dec 2015 #5
Wait for it.."They're a bunch of fringe liberals who hate Hillary". Tierra_y_Libertad Dec 2015 #6
They are so left UglyGreed Dec 2015 #7


(14,177 posts)
2. OMG they voted online
Thu Dec 17, 2015, 01:10 PM
Dec 2015

I am so happy to hear this. Bernie's message is getting out there no matter what the media does. No matter how many times it is screamed Hillary is inevitable. Go Bernie, GO!!!!


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4. Howard dean started group
Thu Dec 17, 2015, 01:14 PM
Dec 2015

yet him sending out email for clinton did nothing.i got one of the emails from him,and couldn't believe he called her a progressive.

to be fair i believe his brother who runs the group is more progressive than him,and sent signals in past he likes bernie.



(50,414 posts)
6. Wait for it.."They're a bunch of fringe liberals who hate Hillary".
Thu Dec 17, 2015, 03:42 PM
Dec 2015

"Fringe" having replaced Reds, Commies, Hippies, and troublemakers.

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