Sunday, February 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton Regains Momentum After Crushing Defeat in New Hampshire (VIDEO)

And she's going to consolidate that momentum in South Carolina, which holds its Democrat primary next Saturday, February 27th.

At the Washington Post, "Clinton defeats Sanders in Nevada; black voter support appears decisive":

LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton held off a powerful late challenge from rival Sen. Bernie Sanders in Nevada’s Democratic caucus vote Saturday, securing a narrow victory that helps the former secretary of state regain momentum after a crushing defeat in New Hampshire.

Nevada was the first state to test support among minority voters, who have long been expected to be in Clinton’s camp. As it turned out, preliminary entrance polls showed Latinos favoring Sanders, despite having voted for Clinton 2-to-1 when she ran in 2008. African American voters, meanwhile, appear to have overwhelmingly supported Clinton — a development that could bode extremely well for her given the run of Southern states with large black electorates voting in the coming weeks.

“Some may have doubted us, but we never doubted each other,” Clinton told supporters gathered at a Las Vegas hotel ballroom. Clinton congratulated Sanders on a close election, but she got in a few digs, too.

“It can’t just be about what we’re going to give to you; it has to be about what we are going to build together,” she said in an unmistakable reference to Sanders’s large and expensive plans for government-run health care, college and more.

Clinton’s campaign cast doubt on the strength of Sanders’s support among Hispanics, pointing to majority-Latino precincts that she won...
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Also, at PuffHo, "Civil Rights Legend Says Sanders Supporters Yelled 'English Only' at Her."

Well, Sanders won't pick up Latino voters that way, obviously.