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Joe Henderson: DNC Day 1 – Hillary Clinton’s apathy problem

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After the first night of the Democratic National Convention, it’s clear that Hillary Clinton’s biggest problem has less to do with emails and big donors and more to do with apathy. That much became apparent after watching Bernie Sanders’ supporters shower their candidate with the kind of full enthusiastic passion that has thus far eluded Clinton. For that matter, the same parallel can be drawn in the Republican Party for the way Donald Trump’s backers are with him no matter…

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More thoughts on PPP poll: The biggest threat to Democrats is not angry voters but apathy within party base

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More thoughts on the Public Policy Poll: Our polling is continuing to indicate that the biggest threat to Democrats this year is not angry voters going over to the Republicans, but apathy within the party base. The Florida Senate race is a good example of this. We find that only 8% of people who voted for Barack Obama in Florida are planning to cross over and support Marco Rubio this year. That is actually smaller than the 11% of John…

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