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What Hillary can learn from Bernie

Clinton might be the candidate—but Sanders has won the battle of ideas

By Sam Tanenhaus   July 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on stage after winning the highly contested New York primary on April 19, 2016 in New York City, NY, USA. Clinton, who had enjoyed a large lead over her rival Bernie Sanders only months ago, saw that lead shrink as the Sanders campaign made inroads with younger and more liberal voters. Photo by Dennis Van Tine/ABACAPRESS.COM ©Van Tine Dennis/ABACA USA/PA Images

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