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Campaign 2016 / Democratic Primaries / Weaver Interview #1098791

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The early results from the Democratic primaries in Kentucky & Oregon between Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders introduced; political ad shown.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) The close race in Kentucky outlined on screen. Report introduced.

(Washington: Manu Raju) The growing split between Democrats with concerns about Sanders' supporters & party unity reviewed; Senator Dick Durbin quoted about Sanders' supporters.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with Sanders campaign chair Jeff Weaver about the campaign & what happened in Nevada at the convention. [From Vermont, WEAVER - criticizes the process in Nevada as unfair; denies the campaign is fomenting violence; condemns the phone calls; states there will be no violence at the convention in Philadelphia; comments on the primary vote in Kentucky.] Other material: threatening phone call to Roberta Lange, the Nevada Democratic chairwoman, played.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer, Dana Bash, David Chalian) The problems for the Democratic Party, how the Sanders campaign feels aggrieved in Nevada, the "palace intrigue" in Nevada discussed.

(Studio: John King) The demographics of the Kentucky race outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Blitzer, Wolf;
Raju, Manu;
Dana, Wolf Blitzer,;
King, John
Duration:
00:16:50

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