Moderate Democrats Voice Concern Over Sanders Surge

Headline Roundup February 24th, 2020

Moderate Democrats and Democratic Party loyalists are voicing concern — even panic — over Sen. Bernie Sanders' apparent cementing of his front-runner status.

Moderate Democrats believe a Sanders primary win would seal Donald Trump's reelection as president. Others say that the evidence, especially the polling, does not back those warnings.

Moderate Democrats Voice Concern Over Sanders Surge

From the Left
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"In 30-plus years of politics, I’ve never seen this level of doom," said one prominent centrist Democrat.

Moderate Democrats watched in horror as Bernie Sanders soared to a landslide victory in Nevada.

It wasn't the win that was surprising — it was the walloping Sanders gave his opponents, his ability to dominate among Latino voters, and the momentum he gained moving into South Carolina and Super Tuesday. The performance sent already worried Democrats into a full-blown panic.

“In 30-plus years of politics, I’ve never seen this level of doom. I’ve...

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From the Center
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Lots of Democrats are in full panic that Bernie Sanders will win the nomination and get clobbered in the general election — and bring the party down, too. But the evidence, particularly the polling, doesn't back those doomsday warnings.

Why it matters: Virtually every national and swing state poll shows Sanders tied with or beating President Trump. And, unlike every rival, he has a huge base of fervent, unshakable supporters he can only grow.

Just the facts, please: A Quinnipiac Poll last week showed Sanders beating Trump in Michigan and...

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From the Right
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Tensions between Democratic Party loyalists and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are reaching a boiling point as the democratic socialist cemented his front-runner status for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.

Ahead of his decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses, Sanders tweeted out a message that has been a central theme in his campaign: "I've got news for the Republican establishment. I've got news for the Democratic establishment. They can't stop us."

Such a message, though pivotal to his campaign and adorned by his supporters, sparked anger among traditional Democrats across media...

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