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Bernie Sanders

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Sat Jun 18, 2016, 11:15 PM Jun 2016

Sanders wins Wash. state party endorsement in symbolic move [View all]

In an unprecedented move, the Washington State Democratic Party has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at its state convention in Tacoma. The endorsement came despite the fact that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the party's presumptive nominee.

Bernie Sanders won 70 percent of the Democratic delegates in Washington and his followers were able to change the rules to permit the endorsement as a show of respect for their candidate and his issues.

In a bid for unity, party leaders brought in the only US Senator to endorse Sanders,

Still Oregon's Jeff Merkley drew some jeers when he asked delegates to consider the issues at stake and support Hillary Clinton.



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Wish I could recommend this 10 million times!! BigBearJohn Jun 2016 #1
I'm adding 1 rec 840high Jun 2016 #10
Me live in Bellingham, WA... Rockyj Jun 2016 #18
That's MY state! chwaliszewski Jun 2016 #2
... Jennylynn Jun 2016 #3
Mine too! BigBearJohn Jun 2016 #4
ME too! Rockyj Jun 2016 #19
This message was self-deleted by its author pokerfan Jun 2016 #20
My state! pokerfan Jun 2016 #21
Awesome Photo. chwaliszewski Jun 2016 #22
Sounds like Merkley forgets that they are elected to be representatives woodsprite Jun 2016 #5
Considering Merkley is our only rep who publically endorsed Bernie passiveporcupine Jun 2016 #7
Merkley is OR not WA bkkyosemite Jun 2016 #8
Yeah, but to suggest that any elected rep woodsprite Jun 2016 #15
That's Jeff being Jeff Pastiche423 Jun 2016 #14
Merkely is ztill voting for Sanders as a superdelegate n/t eridani Jun 2016 #23
Cali is still counting votes and passiveporcupine Jun 2016 #6
Wonderful news! WA had huge turnouts for his rallies, so glad they stayed true to him. senz Jun 2016 #9
Outstanding! 2banon Jun 2016 #11
Wonderful news... nenagh Jun 2016 #12
YOU ROCK, WASHINGTON! Iwillnevergiveup Jun 2016 #13
So much for the mock "vote" that Hillary won during the WA GOP primary. KPN Jun 2016 #16
Terrific!! Duval Jun 2016 #17
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