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What needs to happen is that we have got to go forward with an absolutely bipartisan investigation. The public must understand this is not a Democratic issue.feedback
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May 18 2017
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Mr President, start listening to the people and the scientists, not the greed of the fossil fuel industry. No, Mr President, climate change is not a hoax. Climate change is real.feedback

I don't like this. I don't like it. Obviously Ann Coulter's outrageous – to my mind, off the wall. But you know, people have a right to give their two cents-worth, give a speech, without fear of violence and intimidation.feedback

There's very few people who have been running around the country quite as much as I have been, trying to bring people into the party.feedback

All over this country now, we're seeing young people inspired to run. What all of this is about at the end of the day is the belief that, in order to preserve our democracy, we have to bring millions of people, in one form or another, into the political process.feedback

Health care is a human right, not a privilege.feedback

We need to transform the Democratic Party. We need to open the doors of the Democratic Party to working people and to young people. Our job is to take on the moneyed interests. And the only way I know as to how we do that is by bringing millions of people into the political process, with a newborn understanding that we have got to get involved.feedback

If you run as a Democrat, you're a Democrat. Some Democrats are progressive, and some Democrats are not.feedback

If this fellow wins in Nebraska, that would be a shot across the board, that in a state like Nebraska a progressive Democrat can win, that will give hope to folks in other conservative states that perhaps they can win as well.feedback

We'd have a rally with five or ten thousand young people out, a great deal of energy. Our job is to radically transform the Democratic Party into a 50-state party.feedback

You're not a populist if you want to, as he did in his health care bill, raise premiums for low-income senior citizens. You're not a populist when you want to throw 24 million people off health care. You're not a populist when you want to do away with nutrition programs for pregnant women and children.feedback

In Kansas, it is true that the Democratic candidate lost. It is true that the Democratic Party should have put more resources into that election. But it is also true that he ran 20 points better than the Democratic candidate for president did in Kansas.feedback

So, what you're seeing in Kansas, what you're seeing in Georgia, I believe you're going to see it in Montana, I believe you're going to see it all over this country; in the many so-called red states, working people are going to wake up and say, wait a second. Republicans want to cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and education, and they want to give hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the top 1 percent.feedback

The key, I think, to this situation – and I think President Trump understands this – is dealing with China.feedback

The United States must not act impulsively and we must not act unilaterally.feedback

When we stand up and fight back we can change the country in very positive ways.feedback

If New York state does this, mark my words, state after state will follow.feedback

Today what Gov. Cuomo is proposing is a revolutionary idea for higher education. And it's an idea that is going to reverberate not only throughout the state of New York, but throughout this country. Higher education in America should be a right for all, not a privilege for the few. If we are to succeed in a highly competitive global economy and have the best-educated workforce in the world, public colleges and universities must become tuition-free for working families and we must substantially reduce student debt.feedback

Tom's victory will be a signal all across this country that we will not be a nation that gives tax breaks to billionaires, that scapegoats minorities and cuts programs for working people and poor people and the sick. Tom's victory will show that America's moral compass is pointing in a very different direction.feedback

You are going to have to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and get into this fight.feedback

Running for chair, Tom said that his views were not substantially different than Keith Ellison's, who I strongly supported. I'm sorry he did not win. But during that campaign, Tom said that the Democratic Party had to be refocused, had to be rebuilt, and I trust that he will keep those promises. The fact that he's prepared to travel with me around the country and pick up half the cost of this is a positive sign.feedback

We'll be traveling – and Tom will be traveling with me – to traditionally conservative states. It's absolutely absurd that the Democratic Party has turned its back on working people in literally half the country. This is part of our effort to revitalize the Democratic Party, to turn it into a grass-roots party – to tell people that Donald Trump's agenda is not what he promised them. On issue after issue, he's turned his back on working people and sided with the millionaire class.feedback

I don't think there was a speech I gave where I didn't talk about the importance of the Supreme Court. The message, I think, is: We don't change America unless we increase voter turnout, and we get greater public consciousness. It'll be difficult to do that with Citizens United still standing, and with voter suppression taking place. And those are issues that come right before the Supreme Court. I think a lot of people are not fully aware of the impact of the Supreme Court on workers' rights, on the environment, on women's rights, and we've got to do better at communicating that.feedback

Four years ago, Democrats, facing incredible, unprecedented obstructionism, decided to change the rules. But with the Democrats in control, what they also said – I was in the room, and there was a debate – was no, not the Supreme Court. It's so important that it does not become a place where you can just ram someone in.feedback

We need to elect progressives at every level of government if we are going to beat back the dangerous agenda of the Trump Administration and its Republican allies. Tom is committed to fighting the rigged economy and income inequality. He was the first major statewide candidate in Virginia to run on a $15 minimum wage and the first to say two years of community college should be tuition-free.feedback

What my young people tell me – and nobody over 12 really understands this – is video is increasingly important. And I'm not particularly happy about that. I kind of think it's OK for people to actually read for five minutes. But I'm told less and less that that's the case and that people increasingly want to see video. So we'll do video.feedback

It gives me an opportunity to speak directly to many millions of people about the work that we're doing about the issues that we consider to be important.feedback

Let me tell you something else some of you might not agree with. It wasn't that Donald Trump won the election, it was that the Democratic party lost the election.feedback

The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic, you name it. And unfortunately, there are people like that.feedback

You can tell the quality of a person by the enemies she makes, and to her credit Elizabeth Warren has made some wonderful enemies.feedback

So clearly the Democratic Party needs a top-down overhaul. And that top-down overhaul means that instead of becoming dependent and being dependent on big money interests for campaign contributions, it has got to become a grassroots party.feedback

The Democratic Party today, programmatically, in terms of how it does business, has failed. Perez has got to capitalize that and that's the kind of party the Democrats have to create. I was elected in Vermont as an Independent. But let me just say this, the Democrats will not succeed unless it attracts many, many millions of Independents. The number of people who are now moving in the Independent direction as opposed to Republican or Democratic, it is growing. So if the Democrats are going to be successful, in fact that party is going to have to appeal to a whole lot of Independents.feedback

It's not a question of filibuster. I am for the Republicans obeying the rules that currently exist, and not changing those rules. And the rules right now, for good reasons, are 60 votes. You're using the word filibuster. All it is, is there will be – no, it is not. There will be a vote. If he doesn't get 60 votes, he does not become Supreme Court justice. That's the rule right now. It's not like people are going to be there standing for months and months, bringing down the government. That is what the current rule is. And I think it's important that it be maintained.feedback

President Trump said a whole lot of stuff on the campaign trail. One of the things he talked about was lowering the cost of prescription drugs. There is wonderful legislation right now in the Senate to do that. President Trump, come on board. Let's work together.feedback

What we're starting to do, for the first time in the modern history of the Democratic Party, is active grass-roots organizing. We're working with unions, we're working with senior groups, and we're working with health-care groups. We're trying to rally the American people so we can do what they want. And that is not the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.feedback

The issue here is that for 30 or 40 years, the middle class in this country has been shrinking.feedback

Clearly, Trump's so-called health care plan and certainly his budget will make a very bad situation worse – more tax breaks for the rich, throwing millions off their health insurance and cutting back on programs that working families need.feedback

We urge you to keep the price of this relatively common steroid at its current importation cost.feedback

The G.O.P. bill is not a health care plan. It's a $275 billion tax break for the wealthiest Americans. It must be defeated.feedback

There is no argument. The drugs that come into this country must be 100 percent safe, and we will do that. We will not tolerate rogue outfits.feedback

The ACLU, especially at this critical time, is doing enormously important work. I congratulate them for stepping up to the challenges we're all facing.feedback

What this has everything to do with is a massive shift of wealth from working people and middle income people to the very richest people in this country.feedback

I have no idea what the C.B.O. report will say, but I find it amusing that the right-wing Trump administration would try to cast doubt about the integrity of that report when it was the right-wing Republicans who handpicked its director.feedback

Russia played a very heavy role in attempting, successfully, I think, to impact our election. That is unacceptable. We need to know what kind of influence the Russian oligarchy has over Trump. Many people are astounded. Here he is, seemingly in strong disagreement with Australia, with Mexico, with long-term allies; but he has nothing but positive things to say about Mr Putin who is an authoritarian leader.feedback

Millions of Americans are going to lose their health insurance; millions more, especially older people, will be paying more than they are right now. And we have $275 billion in tax breaks going to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans over a 10-year period.feedback

Trump said, I will save Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security, without cuts. We have to do it. I think Trump was as clear as he can be, and if he goes back on that, he was lying to the American people.feedback

It's our job to tell corporate America that they cannot have it all. Start treating the working people of this country with respect and dignity!feedback

These workers are incredibly courageous. One thing we already know is that workers who have stood up for their rights are being harassed, are being discriminated against, and are being lectured about the so-called perils of trade unionism. There's a massive anti-union effort going on, and these guys are standing out their own. They deserve our support.feedback

Some of the poorest states in this country, where large numbers of people have no health insurance and have experienced stagnating wages, have not had the support from progressives that they need. It's time we change that. It means standing up for working men and women.feedback

What I'm going to be saying is that the facts are very clear; that workers in America who are members of unions earn substantially more, 27 percent more, than workers not in unions. They get pensions and better working conditions. I find it very remarkable that Nissan is allowing unions to form at its plants all over the world – well, if they can be organized everywhere else, they can be organized in Mississippi.feedback

Let's be clear about what Donald Trump is doing. He is stirring up fear and hatred against immigrants and trying to divide our nation.feedback

Nissan has union representation at 42 out of its 45 plants around the world. The American South should not be treated differently. What the workers at the Nissan plant in Mississippi are doing is a courageous and enormously important effort to improve their lives.feedback

We need to open up the party to working people, to young people and make it crystal clear that the Democratic Party is going to take on Wall Street, it's going to take on the greed of the pharmaceutical industry, it's going to take on corporate America that is shutting down plants in this country and moving our jobs abroad.feedback

We are investigating how Marathon set its price for this drug and how much the company stands to make as a result.feedback

We remain gravely concerned about these recurring abuses in the pharmaceutical industry. Exorbitantly pricing potentially life-saving medications that should be widely available for a fraction of the price hinders patient access and drives up costs for the entire health care sector.feedback

This drug is currently available in Canada and the United Kingdom for approximately $1,000 per year.feedback

Hopefully, the unanimous court ruling against President Trump's immigration ban will restore some of the damage he has done to our country's reputation around the world.feedback

It's incumbent upon Judge Gorsuch to make it clear to the American people that he does not believe in 'so-called judges,' that he thinks it's imperative that the judiciary has to be respected as an independent one-third of our government. I would look forward to hearing him speak out on that issue.feedback

I fear about that statement and what is something we should all worry about, is when Trump talks about three to five million people voting illegally he is sending a message to every Republican governor in this country to go forward with voter suppression. The great political and democratic crisis we face now in this country is not voter fraud, it is voter suppression.feedback

When Trump talks about 3 to 5 million people voting illegally he is sending a message to every Republican governor in this country to go forward with voter suppression.feedback

What would be a better thing for you to say right now is that we have a global crisis and that the U.S. should help lead the world.feedback

In terms of our relationship to poor and working people, our record is worse our record is worse than virtually any other country on earth.feedback

Do you think that if your family had not made hundreds of millions of dollars in contributions to the Republican Party that you would be sitting here today?feedback

Rep. Price's approach is moving us in exactly the wrong direction.feedback

Know we are saying to our Republican colleagues: We will not allow you to throw up to 30 million Americans off of health insurance.feedback

Our job today is to defend the Affordable Care Act – our job tomorrow is to create a Medicare-for-all single-payer system.feedback

They want to kill ACA but they have no idea how they are going to bring forth a substitute proposal.feedback

Donald Trump has got to come forward, maybe through one of his tweets, and say clearly that Donald Trump, he will veto any legislation that cuts Medicare, that cuts Medicaid, that cuts Social Security.feedback

This is what he asked millions of elderly people and working class people to vote for him on – these are the principles that Donald Trump ran and won the presidency on. If he makes that clear to his republican colleagues we can save us a whole lot of time and start getting to work doing what this country desperately needs to have done.feedback

The Democrats and Republicans and independents understand that technology has changed, the global economy has changed.feedback

The painful truth is that despite President Obama's strong victories in 2008 and 2012, the Democratic Party has lost enormous political ground over the past eight years. What this election is really about is whether we continue the status quo or whether we bring forth a very different vision for the future of the Democratic Party.feedback

People are dying or getting sicker because they can't afford their insulin, just so Eli Lilly and Novo Nordisk can make outrageous profits.feedback

Everyone who voted for Trump, who thought he'd defend working people, pay attention to the reality of what he's doing, not just his rhetoric.feedback

We're telling Mr. Trump and anybody else that when millions of us stand together, we are going to win. Nobody is going to stop us.feedback

Mr. Pruitt's record is not only that of being a climate change denier, but also someone who has worked closely with the fossil fuel industry to make this country more dependent, not less, on fossil fuels.feedback

What are you going to do, @realDonaldTrump? Stand up for working people or give the company a massive tax break?feedback

What he's doing now is saying to these corporations, well, it's OK for half of the jobs to go to Mexico where people will be paid three bucks an hour and for the other half, well, we're going to give a very profitable corporation ... a $7 million tax break in order to keep these jobs.feedback

Let's be clear: It is not good enough to save some of these jobs.feedback

Why? Because he has signaled to every corporation in America that they can threaten to offshore jobs in exchange for business-friendly tax benefits and incentives.feedback

Just a short few months ago, Trump was pledging to force United Technologies to 'pay a damn tax.' He was insisting on very steep tariffs for companies like Carrier that left the United States and wanted to sell their foreign-made products back in the United States. Instead of a damn tax, the company will be rewarded with a damn tax cut. Wow!feedback

And I think on the surface that's a little bit weird.feedback

We have one candidate who got 2 million more votes than the other candidate and she is not going to be sworn in as president. And I think on the surface that's a little bit weird.feedback

She ended up getting more votes that Mr. Trump and it goes without saying that she has a very important role to play about the future of the Democratic party.feedback

The real action to transform America won't take place on Capitol Hill, it will be in the grassroots America among millions struggling economically and young people.feedback

Do I think our campaign, in a sense, made Hillary Clinton a better candidate? Yeah I do. And I'll tell you why, because by the end the campaign she was against the Keystone Pipeline, by the end the campaign she was against the [Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal], by the end the campaign she was for making public colleges and universities tuition free.feedback

If we can't do that, I don't see much of a future for the Democratic Party.feedback

Which side are you on? Can you go out and raise substantial sums of money from the wealthy and Wall Street and those powerful special interest then convince the American people you are on the side of workers and the middle class. Or you do you finally have to say we are going to take on the oligarchy?feedback

I say to those critics, number one, that you can argue the exact reverse, that maybe I would have been elected President of the United States.feedback

The presumption behind that question is, I guess, we should anoint candidates for president.feedback

That is a fundamental difference that exists between Bill and Hillary Clinton and myself.feedback

My campaign brought millions of people into the political process, the overwhelming majority of whom ended up voting for Hillary Clinton.feedback

I come from the white working class, and I am deeply humiliated that the Democratic Party cannot talk to the people where I came from.feedback

We'll take one thing at a time, but I'm not ruling out anything.feedback

You cannot be a party which on one hand says we're in favor of working people, we're in favor of the needs of young people but we don't quite have the courage to take on Wall Street and the billionaire class. People do not believe that. You've got to decide which side you're on.feedback

To the degree that Mr. Trump is serious about pursuing policies that improve the lives of working families in this country, I and other progressives are prepared to work with him.feedback

The future of the planet is at stake.feedback

The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.feedback

I worry very, very much that this country is slipping into an oligarchical form of society where a handful of billionaires control our economic and political life.feedback

I have not taken any position on those ballot items and I have asked the American Beverage Association to stop using my name in connection with this misleading advertising.feedback

Every community in our country will determine how best to address this major health crisis.feedback

I am asking you here today not only to vote for Secretary Clinton, but to work hard to get your uncles and aunts, to get your friends to vote.feedback

Get your uncles, your aunts, get your friends to vote for Hillary Clinton.feedback

Too many young people are not registered to vote.feedback

We can't in 2016 accept bigotry as the cornerstone of any campaign.feedback

When you talk to your friends and they say, I'm not going to vote, everybody's horrible,' ask them how much they're going to leave school in debt. Ask them about that.feedback

These mergers boost the profits of huge corporations and leave Americans paying even higher prices.feedback

On every issue, Hillary Clinton is the superior candidate, hands down.feedback

The political revolution is about transforming America, is getting millions of people involved in the political process. That's not going to happen overnight…but I think it is happening.feedback

Hillary Clinton "should cease all operations, all contact" with the Clinton Foundation if she wins in November.feedback

There is a reason that Wall Street likes immigration reform.feedback

Apple's earnings in 2015 were the highest reported of any corporation in history, yet apparently that wasn't enough.feedback

At $300 generic EpiPens will still cost three times more than they did in 2007. This isn't a discount. It's a PR move.feedback

We need real competition to lower drug prices, not corporations offering generic versions of their own drugs for whatever price they want.feedback

I move that all votes cast by delegates be reflected in the official record, and I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States.feedback

If we are successful, what it will mean is that the progressive message and the issues that I campaigned on will be increasingly spread throughout this country.feedback

Now, she's a very good speaker, I admit that. But to to get 225,000 dollars for a speech to Goldman Sachs, you've got to be really good. I don't know that she's that good.feedback

I understand that many people here at this convention hall and across the country are disappointed. But to all of our supporters…I hope you take pride in all of our accomplishments. Together we have begun a revolution to transform America and that revolution continues.feedback

Let me be clear: This election has never been about Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, … it is not about all the things the media spends talking about. This election is about the American people and the future we can create for our children and our grandchildren.feedback

This election is about ending the grotesque level of wealth inequality in our country. It is not moral, it is not sustainable that the top 1 percent owns more than the bottom 90 percent. Hillary Clinton understands that if someone in this country works 40 hours a week, that person should not live in poverty. She understands we need to raise the minimum wage to a living wage.feedback

Based on her ideas and her leadership, Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States. The choice is not even close.feedback

I served with her in the United States Senate and know her as a fierce advocate for the rights of children, for women and for the disabled. Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president and I am proud to stand with her tonight.feedback

Our credibility as a movement will be damaged by booing, turning of backs, walking out or other similar displays.feedback

Donald Trump would be a disaster for this country. He must be defeated. We've got to elect Secretary Clinton.feedback

She will be the Democratic nominee for president and I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States.feedback

In the real world, if the plane is built … and if the choice is if that goes to Vermont … South Carolina or Florida, what is your choice as a United States Senator? Do you want it to go to South Carolina? ... My view is that given the reality of the damn plane, I'd rather it come to Vermont than to South Carolina. And that's what the Vermont National Guard wants, and that means hundreds of jobs in my city. That's it.feedback

Her proposal "will save lives" and "ease suffering" and represented "an important step forward in expanding health care in America and expanding health insurance and health care access to tens of millions of Americans.feedback

He was working with Clinton on some initiatives and he was hopeful they could reach an agreement "sooner rather than later.feedback

It doesn't appear that I'm gonna be the nominee.feedback

The notion that Donald Trump could benefit from the same forces that gave the Leave proponents a majority in Britain should sound an alarm for the Democratic Party in the United States. Millions of American voters, like the Leave supporters, are understandably angry and frustrated by the economic forces that are destroying the middle class.feedback

We got 13 million votes, we got in virtually every primary and caucus the vast majority of young people - people 45 years of age or younger - and what those voters are saying to the establishment, to Secretary Clinton, Hey are you going stand up for us?feedback

His focus now is on representing those who voted for him at the Democratic convention and encouraging them to become part of the democratic process. My job right now is to fight for the strongest possible platform in the Democrat election.feedback

Why would I want to do that when I want to fight to make sure that we have the best platform that we possibly can, that we win the most delegates that we can?feedback

Election days come and go. But political and social revolutions that attempt to transform our society never end.feedback

The time is long overdue for a fundamental transformation of the Democratic Party.feedback

Needless to say, I am going to do everything in my power and I will work as hard as I can to make sure that Donald Trump does not become president of the United States.feedback

I think it might be a good idea for superdelegates to listen to the people in their own state.feedback

But you all know it is more than Bernie. It is all of us together. It is what this movement is about. It is millions of people from coast to coast standing up and looking around them and knowing that we can do much, much better as a nation.feedback

If this campaign has proven anything, it has proven that millions of Americans who love this country are prepared to stand up and fight to make this country a much better place. Thank you all, the struggle continues.feedback

Our fight is to transform this country and to understand that we are in this together, to understand that all of what we believe is what the majority of the American people believe and to understand that the struggle continues.feedback

Let me just talk to you after the primary here in California where we hope to win. Let's assess where we are after tomorrow.feedback

If we can win here in California, win in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, New Mexico, do well in New Jersey, we're going to go into that (Democratic Party) convention with enormous momentum.feedback

That means having a candidate who can excite working families, excite young people, bring them into the political process, create a large voter turnout.feedback

I heard that he was going to debate me, then I heard that he was not going to debate me, then I heard that he was going to debate me. Now you're telling me that he is not going to debate me. Well, you know, I hope that he changes his mind again. Well, Mr. Trump, what are you afraid of?feedback

He was delighted that Trump accepted. Let's do it in the biggest stadium possible.feedback

I believe that if we win here in California, and if we win the other five states that are voting on June 7, we're going to go marching to the Democratic convention with a hell of a lot of momentum. I believe that if we do well here in California, we'll march in with momentum and we'll march out with the Democratic nomination!feedback

The media often takes words out of context. The context of that was that democracy is messy. That people will have vigorous debate on the issues.feedback

The goal would be to have it in some big stadium here in California.feedback

He condemned violence and harassment, he didn't apologize and accused "the Democratic leadership" of using "its power to prevent a fair and transparent process from taking place. The Democratic Party is going to have to make a very, very profound and important decision.feedback

We think we have a path toward victory, and that path absolutely must go through California.feedback

Let me be as clear as I can be, we are in the campaign to win the Democratic nomination. We are going to fight for every last vote.feedback

It is not only in national polls where we defeat Donald Trump by bigger numbers than Secretary Clinton, it is state poll after state poll after state poll. Mr. Trump will not become president because the american people understand that our our strength is in our diversity. We are a great nation because we are gay and we are straight. We are a great nation because we are women and men.feedback

I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They're wrong.feedback

His primary bid against Hillary Clinton was far from over. I know that the Clinton campaign thinks this campaign is over. They're wrong.feedback

He has an "uphill climb" to the nomination but he's "in this campaign to win and we are going to fight until the last vote is cast.feedback

He's winning the vote of people age 45 and under.feedback

It is virtually impossible for Secretary Clinton to reach a majority of convention delegates by June 14 with pledged delegates alone. In other words, the convention will be a contested contest.feedback

We have an uphill climb, no question about it.feedback

He would fight to persuade superdelegates to flip their support to him ahead of and during the convention. If I win a state with 70 percent of the vote, you know what? I think I'm entitled to those superdelegates.feedback

Our job is to revitalize American democracy. And the Democratic Party has to reach a fundamental conclusion: Are we on the side of working people, or big money interests?feedback

We are trying to run an issue-oriented campaign and a campaign means that you talk about your record, what you believe in, as opposed to your opponent's. That's what Clinton does. Of course we're going to do that.feedback

We are going to fight for every delegate.feedback

If you come out to vote tomorrow and drag your friends and your aunts and your uncles and your co-workers, we're going to win here in Pennsylvania.feedback

The reason that we are generating this enthusiasm is because we are doing something very unusual in contemporary politics. We are telling the truth.feedback

His campaign, unlike Secretary Clinton's" has not raised $15 million from Wall Street "and millions more from other special interests.feedback

We're in this race to California, and we're proud of the campaign we ran.feedback

That's just a fact. That's a sad reality of American society. And that's what we have to transform.feedback

Look, if we do not have a majority, it's gonna be hard for us to win. The only fact that I think remains uncertain is if we continue to be running significantly stronger than she is against Donald Trump, or whoever the Republican nominee will be. I think that's a factor.feedback

When I talk about difference between Secretary Clinton and myself, one of the major differences is precisely how we raise money for our campaigns.feedback

I think the vice president, born and raised in Scranton, I think the vice president is exactly right.feedback

Frankly, I am very surprised that Secretary Clinton would support this regressive tax after pledging not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000. This proposal clearly violates her pledge. A tax on soda and juice drinks would disproportionately increase taxes on low-income families in Philadelphia.feedback

I am really concerned about the conduct of the voting process in New York State and I hope that the process will change in the future. I'm not alone in my concerns, the Comptroller of the city of New York talked today about voter irregularities.feedback

If you can believe this, in New York state today, about 27 percent of the eligible voters in that state are unable to participate in the Democratic or Republican primaries because they have chosen to list themselves as Independents. That's wrong.feedback

Despite the fact that the entire, virtually the entire New York political Democratic establishment is standing with [Clinton], you know what, we're gonna do just fine tonight in New York.feedback

Let's look at the real poll tomorrow. We have a message that is resonating all over this country.feedback

A few hours ago, I was in Brownsville here in Brooklyn, ... and what I learned is we have a $17 billion backlog in construction needs. We have community centers that are closing down.feedback

That was an easy bill to be for because it scapegoated the poorest people in America. he had voted against the welfare legislation.feedback

People think Bernie Sanders is a radical, (but) read what the Pope is writing.feedback

Billionaires and banks have reaped the returns of their campaign investments, in the form of special tax privileges, imbalanced trade agreements that favor investors over workers, and that even give multinational companies extra-judicial power over governments that are trying to regulate them.feedback

The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great economic issue of our time, the great political issue of our time, and the great moral issue of our time. It is an issue that we must confront in my nation and across the world.feedback

Today you are standing up not just for justice for Verizon workers, you're standing up for millions of Americans ... and you're telling corporate America that they cannot have it all.feedback

In … states where we've won by 25 or even 30 points, I think it is not unreasonable for the people of those states to say to their super delegates, Hey, how about representing the people of our state and the outcome of the caucus or the primary?feedback

We think some of these superdelegates who have now supported Hillary Clinton can come over to us.feedback

If neither candidate ends up, you know, having the kind of votes they need, yes, I think there will be some discussion.feedback

She may have the experience to be president of the United States. No one can argue that. But in terms of her judgment, something is clearly lacking.feedback

What's fair is to say that New York is enormously important. There are a whole lot of delegates there. I want to do as well as I can. The polls show that we are narrowing the gap and obviously a victory in New York State, Secretary Clinton's state that she represented in the Senate, would be an enormous boost for us.feedback

This business about attacking me in that regard is absurd.feedback

We're looking forward to New York and other states as well. We are in this race to win. We have a path to victory and our intention is to win the Democratic nomination and then win the general election.feedback

I think that it is very fair to say that we were way, way behind during the first half of this contest, but we are having, to say the least, a very strong second half. I think it is beyond debate that the momentum in this campaign is with us. We're looking forward to New York and other states as well.feedback

We appreciate and thank the people of Wyoming so much for their support.feedback

On her worst day, she would be an infinitely better president than either of the Republican candidates.feedback

I am a big, big fan of the pope. He's trying to inject this sense of morality into how we do economics ... and we need that absolutely desperately.feedback

Are you qualified to be president of the United States when you're raising millions of dollars from Wall Street, an entity whose greed, recklessness and illegal behavior helped destroy our economy?feedback

Momentum is starting this campaign 11 months ago, and the media determining we were a 'fringe' candidacy. Momentum is starting a campaign 60 to 70 points behind Secretary Clinton. Momentum is that within the last couple of weeks, there have been national polls which have had us one point up or one point down.feedback

Wisconsin has played an enormously important role in determining who the president of the United States will be.feedback

Tomorrow, if there is a good turnout in Wisconsin, if there is a record-breaking turnout in Wisconsin, we are going to win here as well.feedback

His message of breaking up big banks. What we have been seeing throughout this campaign is extraordinary voter turnout in state after state.feedback

I would hope very much that as we go into New York state, Secretary Clinton's home state, that we will have a debate – New York City or upstate, wherever – on the important issues facing New York and, in fact, the country.feedback

The United States government should use every tool available to lower outrageously high prescription drug prices. NIH has the power to stop this blatant profiteering and put the pharmaceutical industry on notice that the era of charging unconscionable prices must end.feedback

What we are trying to do in this campaign is to differentiate our positions from Secretary Clinton on the war in Iraq, on fracking, on how we raise money. That is what the American people want to hear. And by the way, one other point, Chuck: I would hope very much that as we go into New York State, Secretary Clinton's home state, that we will have a debate.feedback

Democratic "super-delegates," who can change their allegiance, might rally behind him because some polls suggest he has a better chance than Clinton of beating a Republican candidate. Momentum is with us. A lot of these super-delegates may rethink their position with Hillary Clinton.feedback

I believe that our campaign is the campaign of energy, of momentum, which will lead to a large voter turnout in November and victory.feedback

What this campaign is about is not just a corrupt campaign finance system, it's a rigged economy.feedback

Get there early. Let's have a record-breaking turnout.feedback

We need to make it easier to vote, not more difficult.feedback

When we began this campaign we talked about a need for millions of people to become involved in the political process. Tonight in Utah, tonight in Idaho, and tonight in Arizona there are record-breaking turnouts.feedback

That would be unconstitutional, and it would be wrong. We are fighting a terrorist organization, a barbaric organization that is killing innocent people. We are not fighting a religion.feedback

A low voter turnout, somebody like a Trump can win. High voter turnout, the Democratic candidate will win.feedback

The bottom line is that when only half of the American people have participated in the political process ... I think it is absurd for anybody to suggest that those people not have a right to cast a vote.feedback

I think anyone who objectively looks at politics in America understand that a handful of billionaire families have inordinate power over our political life, as well as our economic.feedback

People should be held accountable, wherever that leads. an investigation should determine who in state and federal government was responsible.feedback

I think Donald Trump's bigotry, his bullying, his bluster, are not going to wear well on the American people. We have to end the divisiveness.feedback

With another double-digit victory, we have now won by wide margins in states from New England to the Rocky Mountains and from the Midwest to the Great Plains. This weekend alone we won in Maine, Kansas and Nebraska. The pundits might not like it but the people are making history. We now have the momentum to go all the way to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.feedback

If you are going to be paid 225,000 dollars for a speech, it must be a fantastic speech. A brilliant speech which you would want to share with the American people, right?feedback

I think in all of those states, we've got a shot to win it.feedback

We have the momentum. We have a path toward victory. Our campaign is just getting started.feedback

This campaign is not just about electing a president, it is about making a political revolution.feedback

We are not going to let the Donald Trumps of the world divide us.feedback

It could well be that in 10, 20, 30 years from now, people may well look back at what happened in Nevada and say this was the beginning of the political revolution.feedback

What we will do is say, instead of giving tax breaks to billionaires, we are going to create millions of jobs for low-income kids so they're not hanging out on street corners.feedback

So, count me in as somebody who will not be listening to Henry Kissinger.feedback

An African-American baby born today stands a one in four chance of ending up in jail. That is beyond unspeakable.feedback

Let's not insult the intelligence of the American people. Why in God's name does Wall Street make huge campaign contributions? I guess just for the fun of it, they want to throw money around.feedback

Last I heard, a United States senator had the right to disagree with the president, including a president who has done such an extraordinary job.feedback

I am proud to say Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advice from him. I happen to believe that Henry Kissinger was one of the most destructive secretaries of state in the history of this country.feedback

We're not going to dismantle anything. In my view healthcare is a right of all people, not a privilege, and I will fight for that.feedback

What our campaign is indicating is that the American people are tired of establishment politics. They want a political revolution.feedback

Millions of Americans are giving up on the political process, and they're giving up on the political process because they understand that the economy is rigged.feedback

Do I think President Obama is a progressive? Yeah, I do. I disagree with him on a number of issues, including the trade agreement, but, yes, I think he has done an excellent job.feedback

It wasn't me paraphrasing her. It is what she said, and all that I said was there's nothing wrong with being a moderate.feedback

Go to YouTube today. Look up Greenspan-Sanders. Listen to what I told them then. I helped lead the effort against deregulation.feedback

What Iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution. When young people and working people and seniors begin to stand up and say, loudly and clearly, enough is enough.feedback

Honestly we just got off the plane, we don't know enough to say anything about it. We look forward to doing well here in New Hampshire. And after that we're off to Nevada and then South Carolina where I think we're going to surprise a whole lot of people, just as we did in Iowa.feedback

The people of Iowa have sent a profound message – that it's too late for what he calls "establishment politics" in the United States.feedback

I am proud to tell you that we have received almost 3 million individual contributions, more than any other candidate in history.feedback

It is great to be against the [Iraq] war after you vote for the war. It is great to be for gay rights, after you insult the entire gay community by supporting DOMA.feedback

Does it mention Hillary Clinton? Does it have any image of Hillary Clinton?feedback

If elected president, I will radically transform trade policies.feedback

That is not what, to my view, American democracy is supposed to be about, a contest between billionaires. If that takes place, I am confident that we will win it.feedback

We're not going to tear up the Affordable Care Act. I helped write it.feedback

I think Secretary Clinton knows that what she says is very disingenuous.feedback

You've received $600,000 in speaking fees from Goldman Sachs in one year.feedback

A little bit more in taxes, do away with private health insurance premiums. It's a pretty good deal.feedback

I believe healthcare is a right for all people; it will be politically difficult to achieve, but I will maintain that vision and fight for it.feedback

You might want to ask the governor about that. I am not the governor.feedback

The debate over health care reform should be about who has "the guts to stand up to" private insurance and pharmaceutical companies.feedback

He'd do everything he can to avoid "perpetual warfare" in the Middle East.feedback

Even with Obama's law, which still hinges on private insurance, about 29 million Americans remain without health care coverage.feedback

The U.S. Justice Department should investigate "whenever anybody in this country is killed while in police custody.feedback

His campaign is about "thinking big.feedback

I never thought she was a prohibitive favorite. I don't think she ever thought she was a prohibitive favorite.feedback

He thought the president's approach is the correct approach.feedback

Not only do I apologize to Secretary Clinton, I hope we can work together on an independent investigation from day one. I want to apologize to my supporters. This is not the type of campaign that we run, and if I find anybody else involved in this they will also be fired.feedback

I intent to do everything I can to make sure she will be the next president.feedback

Democratic socialism means that we must create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy. Democratic socialism means that we must reform a political system in America today which is not only grossly unfair but, in many respects, corrupt.feedback

There is something profoundly wrong when 58 percent of all new income since the Wall Street crash has gone to the top one percent.feedback

Our message to the Democratic delegates who will be assembling in Philadelphia is while we may have many disagreements with secretary Clinton there is one area we agree, we must defeat Donald Trump.feedback

It would be extraordinary if the people of Washington, our nation's capital, stood up and told the world that they are ready to lead this country into a political revolution.feedback

Together we have sent a message that will echo from Wall Street to Washington, from Maine to California. And that is that the government of our great country belongs to all of the people and not just a handful of wealthy campaign contributors and their super Pacs.feedback

We are going to fight hard to win the primary in Washington DC, and then we take our fight for social, economic, racial and environment justice to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.feedback

We have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses and primaries… And we have won almost all of them with overwhelming landslide numbers.feedback

I do not accept the belief that the United States of America cannot do that.feedback

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