That is the highest percentage Sanders has recorded in that survey.
Clinton said President Obama’s name 22 times and made numerous references to his policies during Thursday’s Democratic debate hosted by PBS Newshour.
Clinton’s challenges appealing to women voters came under the spotlight. He must also prove he is capable of expanding his political base by addressing strong proposals regarding issues that matter to minority voters. Billionaire Donald Trump, fresh from a commanding win in New Hampshire, will be tested by the state’s more conservative voters.
The Vermont senator made his comments during Thursday night’s U.S. Democratic presidential debate in Wisconsin, slamming his rival, Hillary Clinton, for seeking the support of Mr. Kissinger.
Ellison is one of a few members of the Congressional Black Caucus who went against the leadership of the group to endorse Sanders over Clinton. Sanders said he had been an Obama ally in the Senate even if he did not always agree with him. Most of the enthusiasm from rank-and-file party members is for Sanders, while elected officials and state leaders like Gov. Mark Dayton and both Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken have put their support behind Clinton.
While his sister backs Clinton, and many of his friends are Sanders supporters, Humphrey wanted to hear for himself what each candidate had to say.
Bernie Sanders has more than 200 aides on the ground in the US state, which holds its presidential primary in two weeks. He said he would actively campaign for her if she won the nomination. Clinton responded that Sanders has failed to answer questions about whom he would have advise him on foreign policy. “That’s a promise that cannot be kept”.
“We’re not going to dismantle anything”, Sanders said. “The fight for $15 has shown me that’s not true”. Sanders told her, “Well, it ain’t Henry Kissinger”.
“People say that my vision for America, my ideas, are just too radical”, he said.
“I debated then Senator Obama numerous times on stages like this, and he was the recipient of the largest number of Wall Street donations of anybody running on the Democratic side ever”, said Clinton.
The killing was “one of the worst genocides in the history of the world”, he said.
He called for “fundamental police reform” that would “make it clear that any police officer who breaks the law will in fact be dealt with”. Who wants to do better? Sanders can’t disavow all of his criticisms of the president, nor should he. Both states have almost all-white populations.
During the Democratic debate on February 11, Sen. “A person with integrity and authenticity would run as what they are”, Reed said of Sanders, who served as an independent in Congress for more than two decades. “But it doesn’t change my view that we need to empower everyone, women and men, to make the best decisions in their minds that they can make”. Sanders touted his solution of education rather than incarceration, with his proposal for free public college education.