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With Democratic race narrowing, Clinton rips into Sanders

Facing a narrowing primary contest, Hillary Clinton ripped into rival Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, saying the Vermont senator was offering unrealistic policies and overstating his anti-establishment credentials.

For days, Clinton has cast Sanders as a less forceful advocate for gun control, honing in on a 2005 vote he cast that gave immunity to gun manufacturers. On Tuesday, she broadened her critique, arguing that if Sanders wouldn't combat the National Rifle Association, he can't be trusted to take on other special interests.

"If you're going to go around saying you stand up to special interests, then stand up to that most powerful special interest — stand up to...