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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks about his attempts to influence the Democratic party's platform in Albany, New York, U.S. June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sanders Always Said He’d Support Clinton If She Won The Primary

Although some Bernie Sanders supporters have insisted at the Democratic National Convention that they will not be voting for Hillary Clinton in November, their preferred candidate has a track record of saying he will.

July 26, 2016

Do Not Leave This Prophet Without Honor

Robert D. Novak, a great and controversial political reporter, judged Eugene McCarthy’s nomination of Adlai Stevenson at the 1960 Democratic convention in Los Angeles to be “the greatest national convention speech I ever heard.” The Minnesota senator’s words echo in my memory: “Do not reject this man who, his enemies said, spoke above the heads […]

October 3, 2011