(Washington Post) Sen. Bernie Sanders has long said that he would not run a negative campaign against Hillary Rodham Clinton. But his campaign took on a decidedly sharper edge Saturday night at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Jefferson-Jackson Dinner.
Sanders (I-Vt.) never mentioned the former secretary of state and current front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination by name, but his message was clear: He has been a man of conviction, prepared to upend the system; she is too often a political weather vane, too cautious and catering to the political establishment.
Sanders used his speech to draw the sharpest contrast with Clinton of his campaign. On the issues he chose to highlight, Sanders said he had taken positions that challenged the establishment and were politically unpopular at the time. He suggested that Clinton came around only when the politics were more favorable and as the Democratic Party moved to the left.
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What issues did Sanders highlight?