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Sanders, Defiant on the Stump, Quietly Reassures Democrats on Unity

Some Democrats worry the underdog's aggressive campaign risks party unity and plays into Donald Trump's hands.
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Sanders’ Defiance: Bernie Plays the Leverage Game

As tensions were escalating between Bernie Sanders and Democratic Party leaders over the chaos caused by his supporters at a Nevada convention, Dick Durbin got an unexpected call from the Vermont senator.

Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, came away from the conversation on Wednesday convinced that Sanders, who has all but lost the presidential nomination battle to Hillary Clinton, understands the need for party unity and will do his part to defeat presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.