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A split Democratic party echoes the 1968 race

The Dems would do well to recall that with infighting, the party could lose the Big Prize

Opinion polls put ex vice-president Joe Biden (left) at the head of the Democratic pack in the party's presidential primaries. Vermont senator Bernie Sanders (right), now at a close second, has aligned himself with the ideas of the party's progressives.

HE was considered to be one of the Democratic Party's most popular politicians. A former vice-president and senator who espoused progressive but mainstream positions on social and economic issues. Well-liked by African-Americans as well as by white blue-collar workers, he seemed to have an...

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