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, May 04, 2016
Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana – And The Political Debate
Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist insurgent, won Indiana convincingly Tuesday night – 52.5 percent to 47.5 percent – over Hillary Clinton, the establishment moderate. This is a remarkable victory, a statement of the extent and scope of the Sanders surge. Indiana is a Wonder bread state –...
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Atlantic Primaries: Trump and Clinton Consolidate
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – the two presumptuous if not yet presumptive leaders for their party’s presidential nomination – won big on Tuesday. Trump swept all five states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island) by double digits. Clinton won four of five, three...
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Monday, April 25, 2016
Clinton’s Defense of Big Money Won’t Cut It
Hillary Clinton’s heated defense of the money she has raised from Wall Street and other interests won’t cut it. Her protests contradict the basic case that virtually all Democrats and reformers have made for getting big money out of politics. It is vital that voters not be misled by them. Normally...
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The Big Apple Goes With the Home Team
There’s no place like home. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton won big last night in their home state of New York. Trump won 60.5 percent of the vote and 88 delegates, with John Kasich a distant second and New Yorkers giving Ted Cruz a good taste of their values – and a goose egg in delegates...
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Friday, April 15, 2016
The Big Apple Debate
Last night’s CNN Democratic presidential debate in Brooklyn was both contentious and clarifying. It was contentious because the each candidate has had it with the other. Clinton is aggravated that Sanders has been surging and irritated that he keeps pointing out that she’s the big money,...
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Monday, April 11, 2016
Sanders on Clinton: Not Unqualified, Compromised
As the Sanders surge continues, the Democratic presidential contest has gotten chippy. After Clinton called Sanders “unprepared” to be president, Sanders responded he thought she was “unqualified.” The chattering classes went off. Democrats were rending garments and ringing hands worried about the...
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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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