February 20, 2016

The focus of Hillary Clinton's victory speech in Nevada was definitely influenced by her race with Bernie Sanders. She spoke of the banks, jobs, and women's equality.

Via Bustle.com:

In her speech, Clinton emphasized the need for legislation to protect the middle class, as well as families and working women.

“The truth is, we aren’t a single issue country,” said Clinton. “We need more than a plan for the big banks. The middle class needs a raise, and we need more jobs.” She emphasized the need to do more to help people balance work and family, particularly women. "It's time for equal pay and equal work. And don't you think it's time face head on the reality of systemic racism and communities that have been left out and left behind?"

Addressing issues of discrimination, immigration, education, retirement, and the protection of small businesses, Hillary brought the speech home with a belief that she says she and Bill Clinton share: “America can only live up to its potential when each and every American has the chance to live up to your potential, too.”

Hillary ended the speech by saying she is on her way to Texas, and the "fight goes on".

Senator Sanders also spoke, congratulating his supporters for their unwavering support and vowing to fight on in South Carolina.

Ed. Note: In primary contests, we post excerpts of the winners' speech only. See New Hampshire as an example.

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