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Bernie Sanders Surges in Iowa and New Hampshire Polls

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has become the Democratic primary’s frontrunner in the key caucus states of Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a CBS News poll, conducted with YouGov. He has the vote of 43% of likely Democratic caucus voters in Iowa, whereas Hillary Clinton has 33%. The poll of 1670 people has a margin of error of +/- 6.6%. Among 1350 voters in New Hampshire, Sanders lead widens to 52% versus Clinton’s 30%, with a margin of error of +/- 7.4%. Clinton comfortably leads Sanders among 1840 registered voters in South Carolina, with 46% of voters preferring her over …

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Bernie Sanders overtakes Hillary Clinton in Iowa

Hillary Clinton’s Iowa edge is gone. Bernie Sanders leads the former secretary of state for the first time among Iowa Democrats likely to caucus in February, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll unveiled Thursday morning — the latest in a string of surveys that show a tightening race in the Hawkeye State. The Vermont senator’s advantage is within the margin of error — he took 41 percent compared with Clinton’s 40 percent — and another 12 percent said they would support Vice President Joe Biden, who has yet to declare his 2016 intentions. (Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley picked …

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Sanders Leads in New Iowa Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is the choice of 41 percent of likely Iowa Democratic Party caucus participants. Forty percent favor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 12 percent back Vice President Joseph Biden, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday. “The more people in Iowa get to know about Bernie the more they like him and what he stands for. His ideas for rebuilding the American middle class and taking on the billionaire class are resonating here in Iowa and across the country,” said Stephanie Schwinn, Bremer County Democratic Chair. Sanders gained support …

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Sanders Leads in New Iowa Poll

DES MOINES, Iowa – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is the choice of 41 percent of likely Iowa Democratic Party caucus participants. Forty percent favor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 12 percent back Vice President Joseph Biden, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Thursday. “The more people in Iowa get to know about Bernie the more they like him and what he stands for. His ideas for rebuilding the American middle class and taking on the billionaire class are resonating here in Iowa and across the country,” said Stephanie Schwinn, Bremer County Democratic Chair. Sanders gained support …

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On the Road for Bernie in Iowa

Bernie’s Labor Day talk to the New Hampshire AFL-CIO underlined the difference between himself and other candidates. He emphasized his support for the $15 minimum wage, restated his opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership and, most importantly, connected his support for the expansion of collective bargaining rights to sustainable economic growth.

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That Poll In Iowa..

When the Des Moines Register polled the Iowa Caucuses before we officially entered the race, Bernie Sanders trailed Hillary Clinton by more than fifty points. In May, shortly after we announced our campaign, her lead…


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Sanders Leads in New Hampshire, Gains in Iowa

BURLINGTON, Vt. – A new pair of NBC News/Marist polls released on Sunday showed Sen. Bernie Sanders has at least a nine-point lead in New Hampshire and has gained ground among Iowa voters. “Bernie is leading the fight to rebuild the disappearing American middle class and take on the greed of the billionaire class. These new polls confirm that the more voters get to know Bernie the better they like him and what he stands for,” said Sanders’ spokesman Michael Briggs. In New Hampshire, NBC News said Sanders has the support of 41 percent of Democratic voters, former Secretary of …

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Bernie Bolsters Iowa Campaign

MUSCATINE, Iowa – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Friday that he appointed Lilia Chacon to serve as press secretary in Iowa. An award-winning journalist, Chacon is part of Sanders’ growing team spread across 15 campaign offices throughout the state that will kick off next year’s presidential nomination contest. “We are thrilled to have Lilia on board,” said Iowa State Director Robert Becker. “Lilia’s experience will be a huge asset to this campaign as we continue to build on our momentum in Iowa.” Chacon will be a key leader in Sanders’ Iowa organization. The staff that now numbers more than …

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Sanders Shifts to Larger Venues in Iowa

BURLINGTON, Vt. – With turnout projections mounting, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign has shifted locations of town meetings in Grinnell and Cedar Rapids. The Democratic Party presidential candidate is scheduled to make stops in Grinnell, Ottumwa, Burlington, Muscatine, the Meskwaki Nation in Tama, Cedar Rapids and Altoona. Here is the updated itinerary: Thursday, September 3 2 p.m. Grinnell Town Meeting, Central Park, Grinnell Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Admission is first come, first served. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. 5 p.m. Ottumwa Campaign Headquarters Opening, 105 …

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Sanders Returns to Iowa

BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday kicks off a three-day swing through Iowa. The Democratic Party presidential candidate will make stops in Grinnell, Burlington, the Meskwaki Tribal Center in Tama and Cedar Rapids. Here is the itinerary: Thursday, September 3 2 p.m. Grinnell Town Meeting, Grinnell Community Center, B G Voertman Theater, 927 4th Ave., Grinnell Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Admission is first come, first served. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. 5 p.m. Ottumwa Campaign Headquarters Opening, 105 N. Court Street, Ottumwa …

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