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Some Democrats fear Hillary Clinton’s message is failing

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Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders‘ electability. She’s criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she’s tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control. None of it appears to be sticking — and that’s raising concerns among Democrats who fear that a months-long primary campaign could create lasting damage for their party. While most believe Clinton will still capture the nomination, some say she is failing to respond effectively to Sanders, fueling both his primary rise…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.2.15 — Obama getting closer to win on Iran deal

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Like so many other Democrats who are coming out in support of the P+5 nuclear deal with Iran, Delaware U.S. Sen. Chris Coons said yesterday that while “it was a very hard choice,” he was going to back Barack Obama in the most important foreign policy accord of his presidency. “I will support this agreement because it puts us on a known path of limiting Iran’s nuclear program for the next 15 years with the full support of the international community,”…

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Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it’s coming

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Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy. Using commercial drones to quickly deliver packages is probably years away. But when government regulations catch up with emerging technologies, it could revolutionize the way people shop for items they need quickly, said Paul E. Misener, vice…

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Florida Democratic Party establishment discusses task force report

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Among the headlines of a just-released review on what happened to Florida Democrats in 2014 is a familiar woe – a lack of financial resources to compete with the Republican Party. The report, called the Leadership Expansion to Advance Democrats (LEAD) task force, is scheduled to be released to the public on Sunday, but the Florida Democratic Party released it to select reporters on Friday. “We raised more money in this last election cycle than we ever raised,” said Florida…

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