With the rise in popularity of self-proclaimed progressives such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the term began to carry greater cultural currency, particularly in the 2016 Democratic primaries.
- What is a progressive? - opendemocracy.net
While answering a question from CNN moderator Anderson Cooper regarding her willingness to shift positions during an October 2015 debate, Hillary Clinton referred to herself as a "progressive who likes to get things done," drawing the ire of a number of Sanders supporters and other critics from her Left.
Questions about the precise meaning of the term have persisted within the Democratic Party (Democratic Party (United States)) and without since the election of Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential election, with some candidates using it to indicate their affiliation with the left flank of the party.
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