Robert Reich, who served as Bill Clinton's secretary of labor, announced on Twitter that he was throwing his support behind the Vermont independent senator rather than Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton. In a Facebook post explaining the decision, Reich said Sanders was leading a 'political mobilization' that would 'get the nation back from the moneyed interests' that control the political system. 'I have the deepest respect and admiration for Hillary Clinton, and if she wins the Democratic primary I’ll work my heart out to help her become president,' Reich wrote. 'But I believe Bernie Sanders is the agent of change this nation so desperately needs.'
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.