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Mitch Perry Report for 5.17.16 – Elizabeth Warren for VP momentum grows

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Democrats in Kentucky and Oregon go to the polls tonight, and all indications are Bernie Sanders will win at least one those two contests. Not that it will make much of a dent in Hillary Clinton‘s delegate lead. The way the party apportions delegates, he’s simply not going to be able to catch up by next month in pledged delegates to overcome her lead. Tensions continue to grow within the two camps, especially with Sanders supporters after the chaos that ensued…

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Minnesota’s Rick Nolan joins David Jolly in discussing the Stop Act at National Press Club in D.C.

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Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan was one of what were called the “Watergate babies” when he was originally elected to Congress in a huge Democratic class in 1974. He left after 1980, but returned in 2012 after more than 30 years in the private sector. He says lots of things have changed in the three decades in between, and one of them is the excessive money in politics. “When I served in the past, we did not spend anytime dialing for dollars. It…

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David Jolly to discuss Stop Act at National Press Club next week

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Pinellas County Congressman David Jolly will get another national platform to discuss his legislation that would ban federally elected officials from asking for campaign contributions when he speaks at the National Press Club next Monday. Jolly’s STOP Act faces long odds of passage through Congress, however, as he has yet to be able to gain only eight co-sponsors in the House, and none in the Senate. Nonetheless, it’s certainly brought him a lot of national attention, including a featured appearance on CBS’ 60 Minutes last…

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