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Sanders Says Fundraising Jab Shows Clinton ‘Getting Very Nervous’

Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on April 2, 2016.

Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on April 2, 2016.

Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg
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As the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination heats up, Hillary Clinton made a rare jab at Bernie Sanders for not being a longtime member of the party and for not fundraising for other Democrats—and Sanders said the comment suggests the former secretary of state is getting nervous. 

“I am also a Democrat and have been a proud Democrat all my adult life,” Clinton said at a campaign event in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on Saturday. “And I think that's kind of important if we're selecting someone to be the Democratic nominee of the Democratic Party.”