Bernie Sanders Takes Gloves Off Against Hillary Clinton

Daily News Article - November 9, 2015


1. a) In an interview with The Wall Street Journal last week, what did Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders say about the federal investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account/server for government business when she was Secretary of State?
b) How does this opinion differ from Sen. Sanders’ comments during last month’s Democratic primary debate? How does he explain the difference in his tone?

2. With the Iowa caucuses only three months away, what is Sen. Sanders now questioning about Hillary Clinton’s run for president?

3. a) How did Mrs. Clinton respond to Mr. Sanders’ comments about her in his interview with the WSJ?
b) What reply did Sanders’ campaign have to this accusation?

4. Re-read paragraphs 9-15. What does Sen. Sanders say about Hillary Clinton and the following:

  1. consistency
  2. character
  3. courage
  4. compromise

5. Do you think Sen. Sanders’ assertions are fair? Explain your answer.