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US presidential race: Bernie Sanders is not America’s Jeremy Corbyn

Hillary Clinton gave a commanding performance last night but she has yet to face a strong opposition

By Harry Lambert  

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during the CNN Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. © AP Photo/John Locher

There are two things that anyone vaguely political knows about the US election: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, two men widely dismissed as joke candidates (sound familiar?), are threatening to beat Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Republican and Democratic nominees. Pundits are excited because polls suggest…

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