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Hillary Clinton has a new put-down for Bernie Sanders on her media tour promoting her campaign memoir

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REUTERS/Jim Young Hillary Clinton is promoting a new criticism of Sen. Bernie Sanders in her new memoir and the book tour that has followed - that her former Democratic primary challenger is not a Democrat, and therefore didn't have the party's best interests in mind.
"He isn't a Democrat - that's not a smear, that's what he says," Clinton wrote in her book " What Happened ." "He didn't get into the race to make sure a Democrat won the White House, he got in to disrupt the Democratic Party."
Clinton went on to say that Sanders is "fundamentally wrong about the Democratic Party" and argued...
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Bernie Sanders just released a powerful ad for his healthcare plan featuring Obama, John F. Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt

Bernie Sanders just released a powerful ad for his healthcare plan featuring Obama, John F. Kennedy, and Franklin Roosevelt

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Alex Wong/Getty Images Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled an ad pushing his new single-payer healthcare plan on Wednesday, using imagery and quotes from past Democratic presidents to sell the plan.
The video features former Presidents Barack Obama, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Franklin Roosevelt in addition to a handful of the 16 Democratic senators who are cosponsoring the bill.
"So I ask you to work with us at the grassroots level," Sanders says in the nearly three-minute ad. "Speak to your neighbors. Speak to your coworkers. Let us go forward and finally do what this...
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Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

Democratic leaders are keeping their distance from Bernie Sanders' radical new healthcare plan

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled his "Medicare-for-all" healthcare plan Wednesday, alongside more than a dozen Democratic colleagues, including several potential 2020 presidential hopefuls.
Absent from Sanders' policy proposal that has been long-relegated to the fringe of the Democratic Party were members of the Democratic leadership, many of whom have kept their distance from the healthcare overhaul.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declined to endorse Sanders' plan during a press conference on Tuesday, noting that "there are are many...
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