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PBC News & Comment: Wisconsin Defines Sanders’ Winning Formula

As expected, Sanders wins Wisconsin with 50% of women, 78% of under-45; but low Dem turnout may hamper any Democrat….--as Clinton team says it will hit Sanders harder, it uses NY Daily News interview excerpts to suggest he is clueless on bank reform, Israel/Palestine

--NY Times writer unpacks the interview, says “Yes, Sanders knows something about breaking up banks”

--Cruz slows Trump down with 48-34 Wisconsin win

--Trump details his plan to make Mexicans pay for his border wall, based on empty threats to confiscate remittance funds

--Iceland’s prime minister withdraws his resignation after Panama Papers expose

--here’s a good overview of the sprawling Panama Papers leak

--Public Citizen tweaks ObamaCo over Panama, noting that key aim of US-Panama Free Trade Agreement was to clean up corporate corruption

--Obama squeezes drug giant Pfizer, which scuttles its Irish tax dodge plan

--Morgan Stanley says The Big Short has damaged market for sub-prime bonds backed by consumer car loans

--Rep. Alan Grayson, running for Florida Senate seat, reports that Ethics committee has ended its review of his hedge fund and related matters

--Jason Leopold’s latest report names some of the movies and TV shows that the CIA has collaborated on

--FBI offers to unlock iPhones for other cops, won’t say what it found on San Bernardino phone

--coal baron Don Blankenship is sentenced to one year on prison for mine explosion that killed 29 miners

--Mississippi governor signs “Religious Liberty to Discriminate” law

--Tennessee names the Bible its state book

--Paypal kills plan to hire 400 in North Carolina in protest of discrimination law

--Muslim group challenges No Fly list

--DC Madam lawyer continues fight to release phone records of a presidential candidate, despite rejections from chief justice and nominated justice Garland