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What We're Seeing with Bernie Sanders Was a Long Time Coming

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The deep progressive roots have finally surfaced in Iowa.​ At Grand View College in Des Moines on Sunday night, Sanders held the last great rally of his Iowa campaign. It was sponsored by, the progressive activist group that has become a vehicle for this energy within progressive politics, an influential voice in Democratic circles, alternately romanced and abandoned by the party establishment, which adores the group's ability to raise money, but which ran like rabbits when the group ran an uncomplimentary ad against General David Petraeus in 2007. "Move On members today have enormous regard for a lot of what the Clintons do and fight for and, when we poll our members, it's not an anti-Hillary sentiment, it's pro-Bernie sentiment. Move On became a place to go when you thought the Democratic party wasn't doing the job."

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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