Sanders stumps for Mello in Omaha, stirs national debate about definition of a p
By Roseann Moring
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders thinks Omaha mayoral candidate Heath Mello is part of the Democratic Party of the future.
But some Democrats don’t agree – they argue that Mello’s opposition to abortion disqualifies him from being called a progressive. Sanders’ endorsement of Mello sparked a national debate Thursday among Democrats that touched on the future direction of the party.
At a three-hour rally at the Baxter Arena with speakers from a variety of backgrounds and several musical interludes, Sanders laid out his vision for the country. And he said it involves a Democratic party that “stand(s) up for voters in 50 states, not just the West Coast and the East Coast.”
“Omaha, are you ready for a political revolution?” he said.
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The coalition of D’s showing support for Heath was impressive. Latino, First (Native) American, anti-Keystone XL, NE AFL-CIO, Omaha teachers association, Jane Kleeb, State and county party, and several more.
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