Democratic primary

A Look Back: Top Jewish Moments of the Democratic Primaries

Is it just us, or was this an exceptionally Jewy primary season?

06/09/2016 - 16:03
Editorial Intern

Since her decisive victory in the June 7th primaries, Hillary Clinton has finally clinched the Democratic nomination, effectively ending the primary season. Still, between Senator Bernie Sanders and Clinton battling it out for the top spot, it’s been a particularly Jewy primary season. Here are some of the top Jewish moments of the campaign.

Clinton and Sanders shake hands at the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in April 2016. Getty Images

Bernie Sanders’ Religion A Non-Issue For Iowa Voters

01/25/2016 - 10:45
JTA

Sioux City, Iowa — On a frigid night in what has been an unusually cold winter here, Bernie Sanders packed more than 1,200 people into the resplendent Orpheum Theatre, a nearly 90-year-old venue in this western Iowa outpost across the Missouri River from Nebraska.

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders campaigning in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Jan. 19, 2016. JTA

Council Speaker Quinn Launches NYC Mayoral Bid

03/10/2013 - 20:00

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, widely seen as a likely frontrunner in this year's Democratic primary for mayor, launched her campaign on Sunday with a "walk and talk" tour of the five boroughs and promised to visit all the city's diverse neighborhoods before the vote.

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