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Sanders Hopes To Shape Democrats' Agenda Post-Primaries

Despite his waning chances of winning the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his allies are gearing up to use his popularity to influence the party in a post-Obama era. Sanders’ aides are pressing DNC officials for an increased role in defining the party platform at the Democratic convention in July. Big issues the Sanders team will lobby for include a $15/hour minimum wage and a complete ban on fracking.

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