Robert Borosage

Robert Borosage

Robert Borosage is the founder and president of the Institute for America’s Future and co-director of its sister organization, the Campaign for America’s Future.

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Wisconsin Adds Momentum To The Sanders Revolution
Bernie Sanders swamped Hillary Clinton in the Wisconsin Democratic primary Tuesday. Ted Cruz won big over Donald Trump on the Republican side. The chances for a contested Republican convention increased markedly. And Sanders’ momentum in the Democratic race continues to gather strength. The margin...
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Monday, March 28, 2016
Sanders Soars: The Democratic Race Is Closer Than The Republicans’
Bernie Sanders routed Hillary Clinton in three Western states on Saturday. He isn’t just winning; he’s winning with stunning percentages: Alaska 82-18; Hawaii 70-30; Washington 73-27. He’s taken five of six in the West, and chipped away Clinton’s lead in pledged delegates, trailing in pledged...
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Wednesday, March 23, 2016
The Presidential Race: The West Weighs in
Bernie Sanders is ignored by the media, dismissed by the pundits and the president, but he keeps on rising. Donald Trump continues to outrage, generating well-deserved condemnation in the media, opposition of panicked Republican poobahs and a barrage of negative ads from deep pocket superPACs, but...
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Mini-Super Tuesday: The Campaigns Remain Contested
As expected, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big in the “Mini Super Tuesday” primaries Tuesday. On the Republican side, the outsiders – Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz – will brawl all the way into what still may be a contested convention. On the Democratic side, Clinton’s increased her edge in...
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016
March Madness: Sanders Takes Michigan in Huge Upset
Bernie Sanders shocked the political world with a stunning victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday night, coming back from 20 percent down in polling to win by some 2 percent of the vote. After all the weeks of commentary about Bernie Sanders’ problem with black voters, the spotlight after Michigan...
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Monday, February 29, 2016
South Carolina: Clinton’s 'Firewall' Holds
Boosted by overwhelming African-American support – particularly that of older African-American women – Hillary Clinton won a commanding victory Saturday in the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary. Sanders and Clinton have essentially split two states – Iowa and Nevada –and traded...
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
New Hampshire: Populist Uprising
“We have sent a message that will resound from Wall Street to Washington,“ presidential candidate Bernie Sanders exulted last night, after drubbing Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. On the Republican side, Donald Trump won convincingly as predicted. The revolt against the establishment...
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Friday, February 05, 2016
At The New Hampshire Democratic Presidential Debate, Populism Wins
The face-off between Senator Bernie Sanders and Secretary Hillary Clinton last night in New Hampshire highlighted the strengths and vulnerabilities of both. Both put in impressive, strong performances. Both got their message out. Voters are left to decide whom they choose to believe. Populism Wins...
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
The Iowa Winnow (And Why Bernie Sanders is for Real)
The Iowa Caucuses just supercharged the 2016 presidential race. Younger and lower-income voters drove Bernie Sanders into a head heat with Hillary Clinton. A record Republican turnout of white voters elevated an odd couple – two first term Cuban-American Senators – and deflated Donald Trump, the...
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Monday, February 01, 2016
Iowa’s Big Winner: Senator Bernie Sanders
The results of the Iowa caucuses won’t be known until late this evening, but we already know the big winner: Senator Bernie Sanders. The 24/7 chattering classes focus on whether Sanders’ young and new voters will turn out, whether his voters’ enthusiasm can match Clinton’s organization, whether the...
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