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Jamelle Bouie: Bernie Sanders and the Case of the Lacking Youth Vote

The youngest voters in Michigan, these 18 to 29 years previous, gave the overwhelming majority of their votes to Sanders. However at 16% of the citizens, in accordance with exit polling, they have been overwhelmed by the oldest voters, who have been 20% of the citizens and gave most of their votes to Joe Biden. The subsequent youngest voters (aged 30 to 44) additionally backed Sanders, 52% to 42%. However they have been swamped, in flip, by the subsequent oldest voters (aged 45 to 64) who backed Biden 62% to…

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Jamelle Bouie: The case for Bernie Sanders

If he wins the nomination, whether or not outright or on the Democratic Social gathering conference this summer time, Sen. Bernie Sanders would be the most left-wing politician ever nominated for president and the one self-described “socialist” to ever run on the poll line for both of the 2 main events. Many Democrats, particularly moderates, assume this can be a catastrophe in ready. They give the impression of being again to 1972, when a special left-wing senator, George McGovern of South Dakota, was crushed by Richard Nixon, shedding his house…

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Jamelle Bouie: Twelve deaths in Mississippi prisons inform a grim story

Twelve folks have died in Mississippi state prisons for the reason that begin of the brand new yr. 9 deaths occurred within the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. At the least one was a suicide. Most have been a results of violence between inmates: beatings, stabbings and different deadly altercations. State officers have promised to cease the violence. After information of two of these deaths broke final week, Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican who took workplace earlier this month, stated he would work “across the clock” with the state Division…

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