Real Transformation in American Politics Is What's Happening to the Democratic Party
"Our job is to radically transform the Democratic Party into a fifty-state party and a party which does not continue to ignore half of the states in our country, including some of the poorest states in America", he continued.
Their visit comes as Democrats are trying to rebound from a series of election losses in Kentucky. He said the party's strategy should include building a strong base in all 50 states, not just on both coasts.
Sanders echoed promises he made during his presidential campaign previous year - proposals to raise the minimum wage, make public colleges tuition-free, close the pay-gap between men and women and raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations. But even though he's pretty progressive, the chairman of the DNC, Tom Perez, was booed by the audience at one of these unity rallies.
Sanders also did well in rural areas that supported Republican candidate Ted Cruz, a US senator from Texas, in the primary and Trump in the November election. A Perriello victory in the June 13 primary - and November's general election - would be a major boost for the Sanders wing and a setback for outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe, one of the leaders of the party establishment that backed Clinton past year. During an interview with ABC News before the rally Tuesday night, he proudly said he was "the longest-serving independent senator in US history".
As supporters yelled "We love you" or "Feel the Bern", Sanders said healthcare is a right, not a privilege, and said he wants to expand Social Security benefits for senior citizens and disabled veterans who are financially struggling.
Kentucky is Republican turf, politically speaking.
Earlier in the day, Sanders met with six Kentuckians at a Frankfort coffee shop.
Grimes, the Democratic secretary of state, was challenging Republican U.S. Sen.
Though Sanders sought the Democratic presidential nomination, and he is often aligned with Democrats in the Senate, he's actually an independent senator from Vermont.
Back in 1985, Sanders said "I am not now, nor have I ever been, a liberal Democrat".
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Sanders laid out a plan to make public colleges tuition-free across the country, and he's continued to push for similar measures in Congress since the election.
Most Kentucky Democrats have tried to distance themselves from the Affordable Care Act, mostly because of its association with former President Barack Obama.
"Kentuckians have roundly rejected the ultra-liberal, anti-jobs platform of coastal elites like Sanders and Perez", Watson said in a statement.
A number of her Democratic colleagues, some advocacy groups and the Florida Democratic Party have all asked Artiles to step down. Artiles' remarks were made Monday in the private, members-only Governor's Club a block from the Capitol.
Changing the names could be an indication of China hardening its stand and claims on Arunchal Pradesh, especially Tawang. In a sharp response to Dalai Lama's visit last week, foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang, too, had made the point.
The US has more than 8,000 US troops in Afghanistan, training local forces and conducting counter-terrorism operations. The U.S. estimates 600 to 800 IS fighters are present in Afghanistan, mostly in Nangarhar.
With the existing current ratio, American Express Company is more than equipped to confront its liabilities with its assets. Also, insider L Kevin Cox sold 32,726 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 6th.
The people being transported were processed by border services agents and released pending resolution of the refugee claims. This brings the total number of asylum seekers caught walking across the border to 1,860 so far this year.
Gold gained 0.7 percent to hit a five-month high of $1,295.5 per ounce on continued concerns on tensions over North Korea. The dollar added to overnight gains and was up 0.1 percent at 109.040 yen after rising briefly to 109.225.
Following a successful penalty kill of a Nick Foligno penalty 19 seconds into the game, the CBJ were able to control the game. Washington only has playoff disappointments in the rearview mirror, and panic is starting to set in about another early exit.
Imagine a swimming pool filled with brightly colored Easter eggs, and you can jump in and collect as many as you can... Hundreds of citizens gathered at the Altus City Park on Saturday to hunt the safest thing in season - Easter eggs.
Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.16-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 1.83-to-1 ratio favored advancers. METALS TRADING: The price of gold, which has climbed steadily in recent weeks, fell $10.70 to $1,283.40 an ounce.
Officials said there had been a lack of follow-up with commanders overseeing the aircraft carrier's movements. The North also tried but failed to launch what US officials said was a medium-range missile on Sunday.
When facing single coverage, he attacked the basket and made Milwaukee send help. "They had everybody back", Kidd said. This was his usual, efficient, All-Star-caliber self, and he rejected the notion that he'd made some big adjustment.
Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program
The deportation goes against what Trump has said about children who come to America and spend most of their lives in the country. According to the Department of Homeland Security, his DACA status was expired and he had a prior conviction for shoplifting.
Galaxy S8, S8+ attract huge pre-order from Nigerian users
It has been created to perform tasks, which users would otherwise do by tapping on the screen, simply via voice-commands. Yes, we don't have a radical design change here or anything like that, but it is not a particularly poor design as well.
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Malia Obama Is Really Into Shirts as Dresses for Spring
But he returned just two days later on Wednesday, April 12, and followed her out of her other interning job, in the West Village. In an odd choice of words, the Daily News report described Cardoso as "lovelorn", prompting a swift backlash on social media.
Facebook CEO wants to augment your reality
Others sniff that they might prove out as just another colossal flop to add to the hype rubbish pile along with the likes of 3DTV. The Facebook chief executive connected the new technological platform with the social network's mission to build community.
Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC
Dar's treatment was "unlawful and unacceptable" rights group Amnesty International said in a statement. Both India and Pakistan have accused each other of violating the 2003 ceasefire agreement.
Google updates Google Earth before Earth Day
Google Earth launched more than a decade ago, giving people a space-eye view of earth , while developers got free 3D software. You can also explore the new Voyager feature to take interactive guided tours from partners like BBC Earth and DigitalGlobe.