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Sanders: Democrats need to move away from ‘identity politics’

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on the Democratic party to move away from “identity politics” and to talk directly about progressive issues in the wake of President-elect Trump’s victory over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton nearly two weeks ago.

“It is not good enough for somebody to say, ‘I’m a woman, vote for me.’ That is not good enough,” Sanders told supporters in Boston. “What we need is a woman who has the guts to stand up to Wall Street, to the insurance companies, to the drug companies, to the fossil fuel industries.” – READ MORE