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Bernie Sanders’s former press secretary: “NO ONE STOLE THIS ELECTION”

Libby Nelson is Vox's policy editor, leading coverage of how government action and inaction shape American life. Libby has more than a decade of policy journalism experience, including at Inside Higher Ed and Politico. She joined Vox in 2014.

Bernie Sanders’s supporters were already upset about their candidate’s loss to Hillary Clinton in the primaries. But last week, when an email hack at the Democratic National Committee revealed that party officials have made unflattering comments about Sanders, that only intensified the drama. Some of Sanders’s backers argued that the emails proved the election had been rigged against him.

Now Symone Sanders, Sanders’s former press secretary, has weighed in, saying “NO ONE STOLE THIS ELECTION”:

Not everyone has listened. During the Democratic convention, some delegates have been loudly booing every time Clinton’s name was mentioned. Earlier today, Sanders himself told his delegates not to publicly protest during the convention.

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