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Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:49 PM

 

Politico: Bernie breaks out of the pack

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/17/bernie-sanders-nevada-breaks-pack-115450

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders is becoming harder to stop. Nevada is where his opponents are starting to realize it.

Advisers to three rival campaigns privately conceded over the weekend that the best anyone else could hope for here is second or third. Some of them gape at the crowd sizes at Sanders' events — like the swarm of supporters who accompanied Sanders, his fist raised, to an early caucus site in Las Vegas on Saturday, the first day of early voting in the state.

While few expect that Sanders can carry more than a third of the vote in Nevada, nearly everyone believes that will be enough to win in a field where the moderate vote remains splintered. It is becoming a source of celebration for Sanders' supporters and an urgent problem for those who want to prevent him from claiming the nomination.

“He’s going to win with 28 percent of the vote. We’re not talking about him getting 50 percent of the vote,” said Andres Ramirez, a Nevada-based Democratic strategist and former vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee’s Hispanic Caucus. “But the rest of the field is so fragmented, and he has his base locked, that he can continue winning just by holding onto his base.”


Go Bernie!
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HerbChestnut Feb 2020 OP
I_UndergroundPanther Feb 2020 #1
Autumn Feb 2020 #2
HerbChestnut Feb 2020 #3
zackymilly Feb 2020 #5
CentralMass Feb 2020 #4
BusyBeingBest Feb 2020 #6
aikoaiko Feb 2020 #7
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #8
HerbChestnut Feb 2020 #9
Butterflylady Feb 2020 #12
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #14
BusyBeingBest Feb 2020 #11
LeftTurn3623 Feb 2020 #13
BusyBeingBest Feb 2020 #16
Laelth Feb 2020 #10
Bumperstickers Feb 2020 #15
msongs Feb 2020 #17
totodeinhere Feb 2020 #20
denem Feb 2020 #18
Quixote1818 Feb 2020 #19

Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:52 PM

1. Good news

 

Go Bernie ,yay!
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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:56 PM

2. His base will hold.

 

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Response to Autumn (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 12:58 PM

3. Hold!

 

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Response to HerbChestnut (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:10 PM

5. LOL nt

 

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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:09 PM

4. K&R

 

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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:14 PM

6. Some of this whispering is deliberately building big expectations for Bernie and lowered

 

expectations for rival campaigns--that way they can either crow that Bernie has a "ceiling" to his movement or "look how good AmyPeteJoeElizabeth did against Bernie, beat expectations!" Grain of salt, and all that.
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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:15 PM

7. Amazing. Amazingly awesome.

 



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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:20 PM

8. this is why Amy & Warren shouldnt even be in the race anymore

 

The field needs to be more narrow.

I love Pete but after SC and Nevada if he does not do well he should also pull out of the race. The only thing they are doing is splinting the vote up too much.

We need to focus on Trump. It looks like Bernie could be the one to face him and all the Bernie bashing needs to stop.


I will say secretly I hope its still a contested primary when PA comes up so I can go to the campaign stops.
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Reply #8)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:22 PM

9. I don't see Bloomberg dropping out any time soon so you'll likely have your chance...

 

...to cast a meaningful vote.
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Response to HerbChestnut (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:37 PM

12. And mine will cancel that vote out.

 

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Response to HerbChestnut (Reply #9)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 02:52 PM

14. I want to go to one of the Sanders rallys!

 

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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Reply #8)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:27 PM

11. No, no one really needs to drop out until after Super Tuesday.

 

Amy finally got somewhere and got some $$$, Elizabeth is in third in polling in NV, why should they quit now?
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Response to BusyBeingBest (Reply #11)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 02:51 PM

13. what does 3rd place get you ?

 

Not trying to be rude but show me a poll that has Amy winning a state or Warren?

All they are doing is taking away votes from other candidates. I actually dont mind that much. I mean it hurts Pete right now but I do not think he has a real shot. But if Pete cant break through Im starting to think I like Sanders as my next pick. So this helps keep Bloomberg from winning so thats a good thing I guess
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Response to LeftTurn3623 (Reply #13)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 02:54 PM

16. I don't have a problem with most of them staying in if they

 

have a reasonable chance. The realistic ones will look at their support, and money, and staffers who need to start finding other jobs, and do the right thing once it's obvious.
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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 01:26 PM

10. Solid analysis by Ramirez. k&r n/t

 

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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 02:52 PM

15. A Nevada Latino community organizer was on msnbc yesterday

 

And said they had over 30,000 new latino voters register to vote in the caucus. So I would guess Sanders is gonna hit the mid to highs 30's in Nevada.
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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 03:04 PM

17. well if winning means 68% do NOT want you this bernie press release is accurate lol nt

 

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Response to msongs (Reply #17)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:33 PM

20. At least 68% don't want any of our candidates, so what's your point?

 

We have a fragmented field so of course no candidate can muster a majority right now.
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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 03:06 PM

18. Joe Biden gave Bernie a free pass though out the campaign.

 

you're going to reap just what you sow

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Response to HerbChestnut (Original post)

Mon Feb 17, 2020, 05:28 PM

19. Kick

 

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