Sanders holds NH lead over Clinton

Her campaign recently rolled out plans to help states and communities offer more treatment and access to recovery centers and to shift the emphasis from incarceration to treatment. It’ll follow a fundraising event in Cape Elizabeth.


While the Democratic race is between Clinton, Sanders and possibly Biden, the Republican contest is hotly contested with at least 11 serious challengers, including billionaire real estate magnate Donald Trump, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Sen. “A knock on the door very early on a Friday morning and we knew exactly what it was”, she said.

In the interview, Clinton also repeated her apology for using a private email server while serving as the nation’s top diplomat and sidestepped a question about whether she would be willing to personally call on the Democratic National Committee to host more debates.

Republicans will get a chance to decide after tonight’s GOP debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

The numbers also show Democrat favorite Hillary Clinton is falling, as well. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, is surging behind his appeal to blue-collar Democrats anxious about income inequality.

Maine’s biggest Democratic names have endorsed Clinton, including U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of the 1st District, 2nd Congressional District hopeful Emily Cain, House Speaker Mark Eves and Senate Minority Leader Justin Alfond.

If you take Biden at his word and leave him out of the equation, Clinton’s support leaps to 56 percent, according to the Post-ABC News poll, while Sanders’ increases only slightly to 28 percent. With Sanders at 86 percent and Clinton bringing up the rear at 64 percent, according to CNN Politics, it has become clear in recent days that interest in Biden is starting to grow and the current vice president may be leaning toward announcing his candidacy soon. But Clinton, still animated from meeting with students at a Chicago elementary school where the principal is an old friend, said that’s not so with her.

This is not the first time Sanders has hit back against pro-Clinton super PAC attacks.

On the Republican side, there are 16 candidates in the running.

It includes clips of several of the Republican candidates bragging that they had de-funded Planned Parenthood in their home states, capped off by what might have been Carly Fiorina’s most awkward moment of an otherwise strong debate performance. Even a small majority of Republicans agree. That is why our campaign will continue to build an organization in and outside of the early four voting states, in keeping with our approach of taking nothing for granted and preparing for a competitive primary….


“One major difference right now is enthusiasm”, a CBS spokesman said in a news release.

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