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Bernie Sanders’ daughter-in-law ​Rainè ​Riggs dies

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ daughter-in-law ​Rainè ​Riggs died on Saturday just days after being diagnosed with cancer. She was 46. Riggs, who was married to Levi Sanders, was diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer​ at the ...

Bernie Sanders’ daughter-in-law ​Rainè ​Riggs dies

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Daughter-in-law of Bernie Sanders dies of cancer at 46 BURGETTSTOWN, Penn. (AP) – The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Rainè Riggs was 46. The Lee & Martin Funeral Home in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, says Riggs ...
06:00 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders' New Twitch Channel Needs Fewer Campaign Ads, More Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders, America’s favorite curmudgeonly socialist grandpa who happens to be running for President, is now on Twitch. Last night, his channel aired its first two streams. Sadly, neither involved Sanders sitting in a chair that looks like it be...
12:56 2019-06-29

What Jane Sanders Is Telling Bernie Sanders About His 2020 Bid Jane Sanders, long an influential force in her husband’s political life, has recently been instrumental in shaping decisions about his health issues, his campaign and the flow of information to the public....
18:28 2019-10-10

The Best Way for Bernie Sanders to Go Is Left Last week’s Democratic debates were the first solid piece of evidence we’ve had that the party’s next presidential nominee will likely be someone who positions themselves on the left....
17:42 2019-07-02

Bernie Sanders: 'Of course' I would use tariffs as President Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would use tariffs as a negotiating tool if he wins the White House but slammed President Donald Trump's latest maneuvering in his trade war with China....
22:42 2019-08-25

Bernie Sanders' Wealth Tax Is Very Good America’s inequality crisis will not be fixed until the public embraces the idea that the accumulation of vast wealth is wrong. Until then, we’ll settle for the government embracing it. Bernie Sanders today rolled out a wealth tax plan that does the ...
18:42 2019-09-24

Bernie Sanders says he should have listened to symptoms BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he was “dumb” not to have listened to the symptoms he was experiencing before he was stricken with a heart attack last week. The 78-year-old Sanders made the comments Tuesda...
00:00 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie Sanders had one particularly good opportunity to do...
16:42 2019-09-13

Could This Be the End of the Bernie Sanders Presidential Campaign? Bernie Sanders—the 78-year-old three-term senator from Vermont who is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history (he also served in the House of Representatives for 16 years)—was hospitalized after experiencing “chest disc...
03:14 2019-10-03

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striki...
05:42 2019-06-22

Bernie Sanders is still leading a revolution Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he can lead a revolution. He also says that some of his ideas that seemed radical in 2016 have been adopted by other Democratic candidates. (Sept. 19)        ...
14:14 2019-09-19

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents mo...
18:42 2019-08-01

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
09:00 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders will participate in next debate: spokesperson Feel the Bern from his hospital bed! Bionic presidential wannabe Bernie Sanders will appear in the next round of Democrat debates on Oct. 15 after he was hospitalized for a blocked artery this week, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The 78-year-old Vermon...
00:42 2019-10-04

Bernie Sanders says he was ‘dumb’ to ignore his symptoms The senator, recovering from a heart attack, tells reporters outside his Vermont home he was foolish to discount signs of physical strain — and urges others not to make the same mistake....
03:42 2019-10-09

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
22:56 2019-06-01

Bernie Sanders: Pelosi is ‘a little bit’ too tough on AOC’s squad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being “a little bit” too tough on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad of young Democratic women, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday. “What Alexandria and other young women and women of color are saying, 'We have got...
03:28 2019-07-15

Bernie Sanders 'up and about,' will be in next Democratic presidential debate U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is "up and about" after being treated for a blocked artery and will participate in the fourth Democratic debate on Oct. 15, his wife Jane Sanders said on Thursday....
01:42 2019-10-04

Who pays the most under Bernie Sanders' 'inequality tax' plan Sen. Bernie Sanders Monday proposed an "inequality tax" that would hit McDonald's, J.P. Morgan and Walmart especially hard, according to the Sanders campaign....
20:56 2019-09-30

For Bernie Sanders, His Most Trusted Adviser Is Married to Him Long an influential force in Mr. Sanders’s political life, his wife, Jane, has recently been instrumental in shaping decisions about his health issues, his campaign and the flow of information to the public....
16:00 2019-10-10

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
22:28 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders unveils 'wealth tax': 'There should be no billionaires' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a new "wealth tax" that would target millionaires and billionaires in the United States -- particularly the richest 0.1 percent....
23:00 2019-09-24

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiti...
21:42 2019-05-28

Bernie Sanders unveils $1.5T 'Housing for All' plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has unveiled a plan called "Housing for All," and describes it as a fundamental American right -- like healthcare....
00:00 2019-09-21

Sen. Bernie Sanders had heart attack, doctors say Doctors who treated Sen. Bernie Sanders for chest discomfort this week in Las Vegas confirmed Friday the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart attack....
02:00 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a l...
06:56 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in new donations in the second quarter of the year for his 2020 White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting him behind rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
17:00 2019-07-02

Cardi B praises Bernie Sanders, suggests he should have won in 2016 Rapper Cardi B threw her weight behind Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as he sought the Democratic presidential nomination -- something she suggested the Vermont senator deserved in 2016....
20:14 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders is taking sides in the Pelosi-AOC feud Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke out about the political rift among House Democrats, saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should take it easy on Congress’ younger members. The 2020 Democratic contender came to the defense of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
20:14 2019-07-15

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
22:56 2019-05-29

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
11:14 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery? Mr. Sanders has not disclosed health details like whether blood and electrocardiogram tests showed he had a heart attack, nor allowed reporters to interview his doctors....
22:28 2019-10-04

Candidates Are Jockeying for Union Endorsements. Bernie Sanders Just Got One. The Vermont senator won the support of the United Electrical workers, a group that has long supported him, as Democratic candidates continue to seek backing from labor....
18:56 2019-08-26

Bernie Sanders Is Hospitalized, Raising Questions About His Candidacy The Vermont senator had two stents inserted in an artery after experiencing chest discomfort at an event. His campaign canceled his events and said he would be resting for several days....
02:00 2019-10-03

Buff Bernie Sanders to star in comic book Feel the … buff? Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the star of a new comic book that shows him physically battling Democratic primary opponents including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke. “Talk Bernie To Me!: The Bernie Sanders ...
21:56 2019-06-29

Bernie Sanders will be at the next debate, spokeswoman says, one day after health scare Campaign operations "are continuing as usual and he will be at the debate," a Sanders' spokeswoman tells CNBC, in response to questions about the senator's health....
20:56 2019-10-03

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
23:56 2019-06-12

Are Bernie Sanders' attacks on the media fair – or Trumpian? The Vermont senator recently lambasted the ‘corporate and billionaire-owned media’ – and to some, it mirrors the right’s anti-media accusationsThe newsletter landed in supporters’ email inboxes with an ominous subject line: “What We Cannot Discuss.” ...
13:56 2019-08-27

Florida man gets 15 months for threatening to kill Bernie Sanders A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
22:42 2019-08-23

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
18:14 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders to accuse Trump of being a socialist for the wealthy Bernie Sanders will say he’s proud to carry the mantle of democratic socialism and will accuse President Trump of being a socialist when it comes to huge corporations and billionaires. “While President Trump and his fellow oligarchs attac...
17:28 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a...
10:42 2019-06-28

'Get Well' Messages From Other Democratic Candidates to Bernie Sanders, Ranked Bernie Sanders is recovering after experiencing chest discomfort and having two stents placed to treat an artery blockage. According to the Sanders camp, the Vermont senator is in good spirits and “feels better than ever.” He may also be buoyed by t...
03:42 2019-10-03

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House memb...
00:42 2019-05-23

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Sen. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time, third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on ...
04:42 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders lashes out at Donald Trump on policies Vermont senator Bernie Sanders says that the Trump administration is probably "the most corrupt administration" in the history of the United States. (Oct. 11)        ...
01:14 2019-10-12

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health care in America. His mother’s illness, and a trip he made to study the Canadian system, help explain why....
00:28 2019-09-10

How Will Bernie Sanders’s Heart Attack Affect His Campaign? As a leading candidate in an extremely tight race, Mr. Sanders will inevitably face questions about the viability and intensity of his campaign going forward....
23:14 2019-10-07

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
01:14 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders says he has no plans to slow down campaign: 'I misspoke' ‘We’re going to get back into the groove of a very vigorous campaign,’ 2020 candidate says, a week after having a heart attackBernie Sanders said he intends to compete as aggressively as ever for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after suff...
18:56 2019-10-10

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation Mr. Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage points in 2016....
03:56 2019-09-16

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
04:56 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders says he misspoke when he said campaign would slow its pace Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., backpedaled Wednesday on statements he made a day earlier about the pace of his presidential bid following his heart attack last week, telling NBC News that he was ready to "get back into the groove of a very rigorous camp...
09:42 2019-10-10

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
17:42 2019-07-31

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
00:28 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders says you can visit any doctor under his plan. That's absurd Speaking at the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, Bernie Sanders suggested that his "Medicare for all" plan won't actually remove individual choice because individuals will still be able to visit whichever doctor they prefer....
04:28 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders Proposes a Wealth Tax: ‘I Don’t Think That Billionaires Should Exist’ Mr. Sanders is embracing an idea at the center of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. His proposal goes further in who would be taxed and how much money would be raised....
01:00 2019-09-25

Bernie Sanders leaves hospital after heart attack Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders took to Twitter to thank well-wishers after he was released from a Las Vegas hospital Friday. His campaign confirmed that Sanders had a heart attack. (Oct. 4)        ...
06:56 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Proposes a Wealth Tax, Taking Aim at Billionaires Mr. Sanders is embracing an idea at the center of Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign. His proposal goes further in who would be taxed and how much money would be raised....
21:00 2019-09-24

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after...
05:01 2019-06-21

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Na...
11:28 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders Campaign Raises $1.1 Million Since Tuesday Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign raised more than $1.1 million from 70,000 individual donations since Tuesday, the Vermont Senator announced on Wednesday, suggesting that he is slightly more popular than Tuesday’s CNN Democratic debate moderator...
04:14 2019-08-01

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
00:28 2019-08-13

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a fr...
00:28 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances “until further notice.” The 78-year-old Sanders experienced chest...
17:42 2019-10-02

United Electrical Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders The United Electrical Workers union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday, praising him for challenging corporate America....
03:56 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders Is Hospitalized for Heart Procedure and Cancels Events The Vermont senator had two stents inserted after experiencing some chest discomfort at an event on Tuesday evening. His campaign said he would be resting for several days....
21:14 2019-10-02

Bernie Sanders seems to think socialism has reduced Chinese poverty; he's got it exactly wrong Bernie Sanders has a new hero. During an interview with Hill.TV, the Vermont senator claimed that despite China’s authoritarian tilt, the communist regime has made “more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of the wo...
22:00 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders undergoes heart surgery for blocked artery Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has undergone a heart procedure to clear an arterial blockage after the Vermont senator experienced discomfort in his chest, his campaign said Wednesday....
00:56 2019-10-03

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
01:14 2019-07-17

Bernie Sanders Calls for Eliminating Americans’ Medical Debt On top of his “Medicare for all” proposal, Mr. Sanders’s new plan would wipe out an estimated $81 billion in existing medical debt and ignore such debt in credit scores....
13:00 2019-09-21

Outsider or Insider? How Bernie Sanders Learned to Walk the Line Mr. Sanders was met with scorn when he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1990. But in the years since, he has evolved from a gadfly to a reliable team player....
22:56 2019-07-06

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
04:56 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
08:14 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will speak at the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its...
18:01 2019-05-27

Bernie Sanders proposes canceling $81 billion U.S. medical debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Saturday to cancel $81 billion in existing past-due medical debt for Americans, but offered no details on how it would be financed....
21:14 2019-08-31

Bernie Sanders proposes tax hikes on companies that pay CEOs much more than its workers Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Monday introduced a proposal to raise taxes on companies who pay their CEOs and other executives much more than the median employee salary....
06:56 2019-10-01

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy The Independent senator, being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism in terms of economic justice....
18:28 2019-06-12

Bernie Sanders raises $25.3 million in third quarter for 2020 campaign U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders raised $25.3 million in the third quarter of 2019 for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, piling up 1.4 million individual donations and surpassing the $18 million he raised in the second quar...
14:00 2019-10-01

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
22:14 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
13:14 2019-07-04

Bernie Sanders calls for wiping out $81 billion in medical debt U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in Americans' existing medical debt, going beyond his Democratic White House rivals and expanding on his signature proposal for a government-run health in...
08:56 2019-09-22

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
23:00 2019-05-28

"Deeply Concerned About Situation In Kashmir": US Senator Bernie Sanders United States must support UN-backed peaceful resolution in Kashmir, US senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders said on Saturday, adding that he was "deeply concerned about the situation" in......
14:00 2019-09-01

Bernie Sanders' J&K Talk "Influenced By Pak Campaign Manager": US Veteran US Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has termed India's action in Kashmir as "unacceptable" to his cheering Muslim audience in Houston. But according to veteran US Army......
07:42 2019-09-02

Bernie Sanders trashes Democratic debate format as ‘demeaning’ Twenty-plus candidates jockeying for a few seconds of speaking time during the 2020 Democratic primary debates is “demeaning,” according to one of them, Bernie Sanders, who griped about the format this week. In an interview on “The ...
19:56 2019-08-07

Elizabeth Warren raises $24.6m in latest quarter, just behind Bernie Sanders Fellow progressive Democrat Sanders raises $25.4mDonald Trump amassed $125m over same periodElizabeth Warren raised $24.6m over the past three months, relying largely on a massive small donor operation to solidify her status as a leading contender fo...
22:28 2019-10-04

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
18:28 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders Had Heart Attack, His Doctors Say as He Leaves Hospital “After two and a half days in the hospital, I feel great, and after taking a short time off, I look forward to getting back to work,” Mr. Sanders said....
01:14 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
06:56 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
18:00 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, has been released from hospital: campaign The 78-year-old was at a campaign event Tuesday when he experienced chest discomfort and was taken to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a heart attack....
02:00 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
13:14 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders Says He Will Slow His Campaign Pace After Heart Attack The Vermont senator said he would “change the nature” of his campaign. He also acknowledged that voters would take his health into account when deciding whether to support him....
16:56 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders Says He Was ‘Dumb’ for Ignoring Symptoms Before His Heart Attack (BURLINGTON, Vt.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he was “dumb” not to have listened to the symptoms he was experiencing before he was stricken with a heart attack last week. The 78-year-old Sanders made the ...
06:00 2019-10-09

I Could Watch Bernie Sanders Play Competent Softball on a Loop Until I Die Bernie Sanders put his Brooklyn stickball training to good use on Tuesday by playing a fairly competent game of softball at Iowa’s Field of Dreams. Generally, these kinds of events feel forced, but please tell me if you don’t see a soupçon of fun and...
18:00 2019-08-21

Campaign Confirms Bernie Sanders Suffered Heart Attack (LAS VEGAS) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital. The 78-year-old was at a campaign event Tuesday when he experienced che...
07:14 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
03:14 2019-07-14

Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, campaign team confirms The Democratic presidential hopeful was admitted to hospital earlier this week with chest pains. He was released from hospital on Friday after as his team confirmed he had suffered a heart attack....
14:00 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders says he'll 'change the nature' of his campaign 'a bit' after appointment with his cardiologist Loren Elliott/Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday that he will cut back on the number of campaign events he does on a daily basis following an appointment with his cardiologist one week after suffering a heart attack. Sanders insisted that ...
03:14 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
21:28 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders speaks on camera about his health after his heart attack Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders said he is recovering well from the heart attack he suffered earlier this month, and is looking forward to getting back to campaigning ahead of the 2020 Election. Sanders said on ABC's "This Week" that he is confident in ...
23:14 2019-10-13

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign organizers reach deal for pay raise The deal, announced by the presidential candidate during a CNN interview, follows a dispute over staff members who said they were not being paid the equivalent of $15 per hour, which Sanders has campaigned on for years....
19:14 2019-07-23

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
15:42 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
20:28 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less tha...
04:42 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders cancels events after undergoing heart procedure Vermont senator has two stents inserted to treat blocked artery Aide: ‘Senator Sanders is conversing and in good spirits’Bernie Sanders has undergone a heart procedure for an artery blockage and is canceling events until further notice, according to ...
05:42 2019-10-03

It's Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren v the 'No We Can't' Democrats | Bhaskar Sunkara On Tuesday night, the two progressive candidates presented a vision of what’s possible through politics. Most of their opponents just talked about what wasn’tOne of the most compelling things about Tuesday’s Democratic debate – which featured Bernie ...
20:56 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
20:42 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
23:00 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
01:01 2019-06-13

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
00:00 2019-06-29

Man Sent To Prison For Threatening To Kill Bernie Sanders In 'ISIS-Style' A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
03:00 2019-08-24

Bernie Sanders: Will not scale down campaign after heart attack - NBC interview U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Wednesday he does not intend to scale back his presidential campaigning after a heart attack, saying he had not intended to give the impression he was slowing down....
06:28 2019-10-10

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
13:28 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030....
23:14 2019-08-22

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
18:56 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders’ version of the Green New Deal will accomplish the same nothing, but for a mere $16T With the exit this week of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee from the 2020 Democratic primary, there is an opening now for one of the remaining candidates to become the champion of climate change....
02:56 2019-08-23

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
20:42 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadca...
00:28 2019-07-18

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders team up for 2020 campaign to ‘transform country’ Partnership is part of an outreach to get younger voters involved in politicsIt might not seem the most obvious political partnership – a Democratic socialist senator from Vermont and a Bronx rapper – but presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and mus...
20:56 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities ...
18:14 2019-07-31

Neoliberal pundits want to write-off Bernie Sanders, again. That's no surprise | Kate Aronoff The same media outlets that failed to predict Trump are pushing their status quo-friendly narrative on the Democratic raceBernie Sanders’s presidential campaign is collapsing. Or at least that’s what a passing glimpse at the country’s leading nationa...
10:42 2019-07-10

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met ...
05:14 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
08:00 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
14:28 2019-06-05

Ben & Jerry's co-founder announces new Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream A Ben & Jerry's co-founder has created a Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream called "Bernie's Back," which comes complete with a butter toffee backbone.       ...
07:14 2019-08-03

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
02:28 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
01:00 2019-07-18

The media has become gossip, clickbait and punditry. This threatens democracy | Bernie Sanders We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth EstateWalter Cronkite once said that “journalism is what we need to make democracy work.” He was absolutely right, which is why today’s assault on journalism ...
22:56 2019-08-27

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
17:28 2019-06-07

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
17:14 2019-06-14

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
01:14 2019-08-23

Bernie Sanders battles to stand out – can healthcare prove a 2020 winner? The diverse Democratic field is a contrast from 2016 but the leftwing firebrand believes Medicare for All can dent his rivals’ hopes Gruff, iconoclastic and relentlessly on-message, Bernie Sanders thrilled the progressive left when he ran for preside...
10:01 2019-07-23

Bernie Sanders calls for higher taxes on companies with wide pay gaps U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday laid out a plan to hike taxes on big companies with wide pay gaps between executives and rank-and-file workers....
14:56 2019-09-30

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
06:28 2019-08-22

WATCH: The View hosts spar over whether Bernie Sanders supports eugenics The View hosts debated conservative commentator S.E. Cupp's claim that Sen. Bernie Sanders supports eugenics after the Vermont independent said during a CNN climate town hall that the United States should fund abortions in poor countries to control t...
12:28 2019-09-07

Bernie Sanders announces plan to double union membership if elected Workplace Democracy Act expansion would restore rights to collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and conditions Bernie Sanders has released plans to double union membership in the US during his first term in office as he campaigns to secure ...
16:00 2019-08-21

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
01:14 2019-06-04

Bernie Sanders snaps at Kamala Harris over 'Medicare for All' flip-flop Bernie Sanders subtweeted Kamala Harris after the California senator and fellow Democratic White House hopeful told donors she wasn't "comfortable" with her Vermont colleague's "Medicare for All" proposal....
00:42 2019-08-20

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
06:00 2019-08-19

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
22:28 2019-06-06

Centrists Desperately Need a New Attack Line For Bernie Sanders' Climate Plan Climate change is one of—if not the most—pressing issues facing the next president of the United States. Donald Trump has made it clear where he is on the issue—he completely blew off a meeting about it at the G7 this morning. Jay Inslee, before he d...
01:56 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders Will Participate at Upcoming Democratic Debate Following Heart Procedure (WASHINGTON) — Bernie Sanders will participate in the upcoming Democratic presidential debate after being hospitalized this week because of a blocked artery in his heart. That’s according to campaign spokeswoman Sarah Ford. The 78-year-ol...
01:14 2019-10-04

How serious is Bernie Sanders’ heart problem? This is the stent procedure his doctors just performed. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders underwent a heart procedure after experiencing chest pains at an event, his campaign said Wednesday. Sanders felt “chest discomfort” Tuesday night at a......
21:42 2019-10-02

Bernie Sanders takes campaign break to recover from heart procedure Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is taking a break from his 2020 presidential campaign as he recovers from a heart procedure, his campaign announced on Wednesday. “During a campaign event yesterday evening, Sen. Sanders experienced some chest discom...
16:56 2019-10-02

The owners of Forever 21 say that they've lived the American Dream. Bernie Sanders says they're destroying it. Joshua Lott/Getty Images Forever 21's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing cast the struggling fast-fashion retailer as the embodiment of the American Dream. But Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't having it. On Tuesday he took comp...
00:00 2019-10-02

Bernie Sanders released from hospital as doctors reveal he had a heart attack Doctors who treated Bernie Sanders revealed Friday that he suffered a heart attack earlier this week — as the Vermont senator was released from a Las Vegas hospital, a report said. The two doctors, Arturo E. Marchand Jr. and Arjun Gururaj, sai...
06:28 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, campaign says as senator leaves hospital Democratic candidate feeling ‘so much better’ after being taken to into care with chest discomfort on Tuesday Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday, as the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate was released ...
08:28 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Fueled by Small Donors Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising total for the second quarter of 2019 trailed that of Pete Buttigieg, but it is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
16:28 2019-07-02

Bernie Sanders released from hospital, doctors say he suffered heart attack Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was discharged from a Nevada hospital on Friday, as his doctors acknowledged for the first time that the 78-year-old had suffered a heart attack earlier in the week....
21:56 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Leaves Hospital, Returns to Vermont Following Heart Attack Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders headed home to Burlington, VT, on Saturday to recover from a heart attack he experienced earlier in the week while on the campaign trail....
05:14 2019-10-06

Bernie Sanders’ Burlington office evacuated in suspicious package scare Senator Bernie Sanders’ Vermont office was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a suspicious package was mailed to the building, authorities said. Police were alerted to the package at the Democratic presidential hopeful’s Burlington office...
09:14 2019-09-27

Bernie Sanders thanks striking GM union members for fighting against 'corporate greed' During a visit to a GM plant in Detroit, Bernie Sanders condemned the automaker and other large corporations for their business practices, specifically calling out executive compensation and attempted cuts to health care plans....
21:00 2019-09-25

Bernie Sanders is right. It's time to abolish medical debt | Astra Taylor Healthcare is a human right and medical debt is a moral abomination. That’s why we raised money to eradicate itIn 2012, an activist-led project called the Rolling Jubilee grabbed international headlines by raising enough money online from small dolla...
22:28 2019-10-04

Joe Biden Trails Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg in Recent Fundraising Joe Biden trailed rivals Sen. Bernie Sanders and Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in July, August and September fundraising, setting up what will be another round of questions about whether the former Vice President really is the best candidate to challe...
14:42 2019-10-04

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
19:42 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders vows he would call Trump a 'racist' right to his face in a debate Sen. Bernie Sanders declared after Thursday night's debate that he would call President Trump a "racist" right to his face if the two ever meet in a debate. ...
17:42 2019-06-28

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representi...
15:01 2019-06-28

Democrat presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders stops campaign after being hospitalized Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, seeking the Democrat presidential nomination, has halted his campaign after being hospitalized with chest pains. His campaign says he is in good spirits, but will be taking a few days off....
06:56 2019-10-03

Bernie Sanders Had Heart Attack, Says Feeling "Great" On Leaving Hospital Doctors confirmed on Friday that US Senator Bernie Sanders suffered a heart attack three days ago, as they announced that he had been released from hospital in Las Vegas....
04:28 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The...
18:14 2019-05-25

Bernie Sanders Has Heart Surgery, Stops Presidential Nomination Campaign Senator Bernie Sanders suspended campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination Wednesday after being treated for arterial blockage, his campaign said....
01:42 2019-10-03

How serious is Bernie Sanders’s heart problem? This is the stent procedure his doctors just performed. The medical problem Sanders experienced is a common affliction in men his age. And the procedure he underwent is one of the most routine performed by cardiologists....
00:00 2019-10-03

Sen. Bernie Sanders to participate in October debate after heart procedure, campaign says Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to participate in the Democratic presidential debate in Ohio later this month, his campaign said Thursday, one day after he underwent a heart procedure....
13:00 2019-10-04

Factbox: Bernie Sanders heart procedure common, usually with fast recovery U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has been treated for a blocked heart artery after experiencing chest discomfort, leading to cancellation of some planned campaign events....
04:56 2019-10-03

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
04:42 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City ...
01:56 2019-05-22

Bernie Sanders releases plan to eliminate $81B in past-due medical debt Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in past-due medical debt, going a step beyond his primary rivals who have called for a government-run health insurance program....
02:00 2019-09-22

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
21:14 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.       ...
17:28 2019-07-04

Bernie Sanders Following Last Week's Heart Attack: 'I Am Extremely Motivated in This Fight' Presidential candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders that he would change his campaign strategy to prioritize his health. Last week, Sanders suffered a heart attack in Las Vegas, NV. On Saturday, he returned home to Burlington, VT....
04:56 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders says he was 'more fatigued' in months leading up to heart attack but ignored symptoms Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., admitted Tuesday he "was dumb" and ignored warning signs of a health condition in the months leading up to his heart attack last week....
05:14 2019-10-09

Recuperating From Heart Attack, Bernie Sanders Says He May Slow His Campaign’s Pace (BURLINGTON, Vt.) — Bernie Sanders began reintroducing himself to the 2020 campaign on Tuesday, venturing outside his Vermont home to say that he doesn’t plan on leaving the presidential race following last week’s heart attack &mdas...
17:42 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders battles MSNBC anchor over demanding Biden apology Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, had a tense exchange with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle on Thursday over whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden owes an apology for remarks he recently made about segregationist colleagues he worked with in the Senat...
00:56 2019-06-21

Bernie Sanders’ Iowa political director has left campaign, reports say Just days after a shakeup in the New Hampshire leadership of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign comes word that the candidate’s Iowa political director has departed as well....
06:14 2019-09-19

Bernie Sanders And Elizabeth Warren Take Aim At Corporate Interests Gutting Journalism Two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, issued statements today condemning the corporate interests that have increasingly been destroying media institutions....
00:28 2019-10-12

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
00:28 2019-09-19

Democratic contender Bernie Sanders vows to eject money from U.S. elections U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed overturning rules on money in elections, as the Democratic presidential contender pledged to "transform our political system by rejecting the influence of big corporate money." ...
20:14 2019-10-07

Pressure growing for Bernie Sanders to dump ‘virulent’ Linda Sarsour “Linda Sarsour is a virulent anti-Semite who has publicly stated that ‘nothing is creepier than Zionism,'" Manhattan billionaire Ronald Lauder told The Post....
11:00 2019-09-22

Bernie Sanders releases major campaign finance plan as he recuperates WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders is unveiling a major campaign finance plan, continuing his 2020 presidential bid even as he’s at home recuperating from a heart attack. The Vermont senator said Monday that as president, he’d enact mandatory pu...
17:14 2019-10-07

Many union workers really love their health benefits. That's a problem for Bernie Sanders. Health care benefits are really important to many union workers -- important enough to give up pay raises or even to walk off the job to keep the coverage they've negotiated....
03:56 2019-09-23

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
18:42 2019-07-02

Trump surrogate: Bernie Sanders won't win but Dems have adopted his 'extreme' positions Has Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lost the nomination but won the war of ideas within the Democratic Party? Trump 2020 surrogate Jack Kingston believes so saying the Democratic presidential candidate's chances are all but finished but that the party ha...
06:14 2019-07-04

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sanders as part of a concerted effort to isolate him fr...
08:42 2019-06-21

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
16:42 2019-06-05

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
01:28 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders accuses Eric Swalwell of 'ageism' for his 'pass the torch' remarks Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, accused Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, of "ageism" for his swipe at the seasoned presidential candidates to "pass the torch" to a younger generation of leaders. ...
14:56 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining...
13:42 2019-07-20

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace condi...
14:42 2019-08-16

Bernie Sanders meets California fire victims, lays out Green New Deal Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento....
06:28 2019-08-23

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — known as the bottom-rung “field organizers” — say the...
17:56 2019-07-19

Washington Post editor responds to Bernie Sanders: Your 'conspiracy theory' is wrong The executive editor of The Washington Post hit back at Sen. Bernie Sanders' suggestion that the paper's coverage of the presidential candidate is linked to its owner's business interests, calling the accusation a "conspiracy theory."...
18:56 2019-08-13

Bernie Sanders proposes ban on corporate money from 2020 Democratic National Convention Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled a proposal Monday to ban all corporate donations from the party's national convention in Milwaukee next summer....
16:28 2019-10-07

Yes, Vermont rejected single-payer healthcare because it cost so much, and Bernie Sanders hates it Bernie Sanders spent the first minute of his answer avoiding the question he was asked: Will the middle class face a tax hike under a Sanders administration? Finally, after being asked a second time, he coughed it up: "Yes, they will pay more in taxe...
04:28 2019-06-28

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
20:56 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour as the cost of your stupid, disappointing in-flight cheese plate....
05:56 2019-07-24

Bernie Sanders: Climate change poses a bigger threat to America than ISIS 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said climate change represents a bigger threat to national security than ISIS or Al Qaeda, during a campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. ...
00:28 2019-08-13

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
15:00 2019-07-24

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
08:56 2019-08-07

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
04:00 2019-08-23

Susan Sarandon appears to take shot at Elizabeth Warren during Bernie Sanders event Oscar-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon appeared to take a shot at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday during a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign event in Iowa. “He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Sarandon told the crowd during ...
05:00 2019-08-20

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
10:28 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
04:28 2019-08-02

The pundit class continues to misunderstand Bernie Sanders – and it shows | Nathan Robinson Sanders returns again and again to issues that matter to ordinary people: healthcare, student debt and climate change – issues which are not a priority for the mainstream mediaA new unofficial Bernie Sanders ad, made by a fan, is making a lot of view...
01:42 2019-10-09

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of 'insurance company scare tactics' Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden's characterization of the Vermont senator's presentation of his signature "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare plan....
06:28 2019-07-25

Bernie Sanders' Criminal Reform Plans Are Catching Up With His Radical Economic Platform Most candidates push criminal reform packages that often lack the requisite muscle to make a dent in a system that warehouses black and brown people with reckless abandon. But Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan to tackle some of the more contentious elements ...
22:42 2019-08-23

Jeff Bezos would pay $9 billion a year in wealth taxes under Bernie Sanders' plan In an effort to outflank the rise of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a wealth tax that would hit multibillionaires like Bezos especially hard....
19:00 2019-09-24

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27....
02:14 2019-05-26

Monmouth poll: Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren in three-way lead for Democratic bid Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden top the Democratic field for president in 2020, with no clear leader, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday....
15:42 2019-08-28

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
22:28 2019-06-12

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
00:01 2019-05-29

Bernie Sanders calls for eliminating all medical debt at South Carolina event Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., told an audience in South Carolina Friday that he is working on legislation that would "eliminate medical debt in this country."...
05:14 2019-08-31

Sen. Bernie Sanders teases plan to cancel $81 billion in Americans’ medical debt Under the plan, expected to be released in the next month, the federal government would pay off past-due medical bills; no funding source has yet been identified....
18:42 2019-08-31

Bernie Sanders takes aim at high-paying CEOs in plan for higher taxes Bernie Sanders' plan would raise tax rates on companies where the chief executive officer or highest-paid employee earns more than 50 times the median worker salary....
23:14 2019-09-30

Bernie Sanders demands retraction of ‘inaccurate’ Washington Post fact check Bernie Sanders' 2020 campaign has requested that the Washington Post Fact Checker retract its recent analysis calling the Vermont senator's claim that 500,000 Americans go bankrupt each year from medical bills "flawed."...
07:42 2019-09-01

Bernie Sanders talks health care and legacies with dying advocate Ady Barkan The future of health care in America has been the defining issue of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. But liberal activist Ady Barkan, who is dying of ALS, believes the debate has been too shallow....
05:00 2019-09-04

‘This Is Not a Find-a-Friend Contest’: Inside Bernie Sanders’s Resolute Campaign Style Slipping in the polls and being pushed by Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Sanders is facing pressure to adjust his strategy, though he has long preferred running on his own terms....
11:28 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders Says He’s the First Democratic Presidential Candidate to Reach 1 Million Individual Donors (WASHINGTON) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says that it has received contributions from more than 1 million individual donors and that it’s the first in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field to do so. In a statement Thursday, ...
06:42 2019-09-20

Watch live: Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at Iowa 'people's forum' Join Democratic contenders for a special 2020 forum organized by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action in partnership with the GuardianA special debate in Iowa on Saturday will see Democratic 2020 contenders share the stage with a number of ...
20:56 2019-09-21

Ex-Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein escalates beef with Bernie Sanders Ex-Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein escalated a Twitter beef against fellow ex-Brooklynite Bernie Sanders on Thursday, after the Democratic hopeful put the billionaire on a list of “modern-day oligarchs” opposing his candidacy. “Don’t kn...
04:42 2019-07-13

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders takes aim at corporate media, tech giants U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who has criticized corporate media and accused some outlets of a bias against his campaign, vowed to clamp down on media mergers and toughen enforcement of antitrust laws against tech giants like Facebook a...
21:28 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers complaining, fleeing over ‘poverty wages’: report Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has pledged to American workers that he’ll institute a $15-per-hour minimum wage if he wins the White House in 2020. But unionized workers on Sanders’ own campaign say they wish he would start now -- by payi...
15:42 2019-07-19

Heart operation Bernie Sanders underwent often has patients back to normal within weeks Patients who undergo procedures to unclog their arteries, as Bernie Sanders did, can expect to get back to their normal routines in as early as a week to several weeks, according to cardiologists....
05:14 2019-10-03

Bernie Sanders backs United Auto Workers on General Motors strike 49,000 members at GM plants to go on strike on Sunday Car giant ‘disappointed’ by move which will cripple productionThe United Auto Workers union has said its 49,000 members at General Motors plants in the US will go on strike on Sunday night, becaus...
06:42 2019-09-16

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
23:14 2019-07-18

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19:14 2019-08-26

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate ...
00:00 2019-06-13

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview bet...
00:00 2019-08-19

Colbert quizzes Bernie Sanders on middle-class tax hike for Medicare-for-all after pressing Warren "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert had Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in the hot seat on Thursday night and quizzed him on whether the middle class will face tax hikes to fund Medicare-for-all similarly to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Calif. ...
13:42 2019-09-27

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
07:28 2019-08-14

Bernie Sanders' new, special carve out for unions undermines the case for his socialized healthcare plan Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal to move all Americans to a single government plan has had an ongoing problem with a constituency that should be among his core supporters: organized labor....
22:00 2019-08-22

Trump campaign slams Bernie Sanders for calling for free healthcare for all illegal immigrants The Trump campaign slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, on Friday for his intention to extend Medicare-For-All for all  illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S....
05:56 2019-06-22

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sande...
07:28 2019-06-10

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
11:42 2019-06-29

'The View' co-host derides Bernie Sanders' debate showing: 'Looked like he crawled out of a garbage can' "View" co-host Abby Huntsman ripped into the way that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., presented himself during the third Democratic primary debate on Thursday....
03:42 2019-09-14

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
22:14 2019-06-05

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
07:56 2019-07-03

US Democratic debates: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren hit back against moderate rivals over healthcare The frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination came under attack from their moderate counterparts in a debate that laid bare the rivals' positions on issues such as healthcare and immigration....
18:00 2019-07-31

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other presidential candidates say Walmart should stop selling guns The company is facing mounting pressure from advocacy groups, politicians and its own employees to stop selling firearms and ammunition in its stores....
06:14 2019-08-10

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and ch...
19:14 2019-08-18

Bernie Sanders to 'corporate elite' benefiting from Trump tax breaks: 'Spend that money quick' 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday lobbed a warning to the "corrupt, greedy corporate elite" who received tax breaks under President Trump, saying they'd better "spend that money quick" before he rescinds the legislation....
04:28 2019-09-02

'Rude and cranky' Bernie Sanders loses San Francisco restaurant owner's vote: report The owner of a more than a century old San Francisco restaurant famous for hosting politicians said Sen. Bernie Sanders lost his vote in the 2020 presidential election after the Vermont Dem was “rude and cranky” to servers waiting on his table, accor...
15:28 2019-08-27

Looks Like Uncle Joe’s Gaffes May Be Catching Up With Him; New Poll Finds Him Slipping Into 3-Way Tie With Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Former Vice President Joe Biden is learning quickly that he’s not President Trump and he can’t just run out here saying anything and still get elected. Recently, America’s dumb-ass Uncle Joe came out of his face to ask a crowd to imagine if America’s...
04:14 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders was hospitalized with chest discomfort and has cancelled all 2020 campaign events until further notice Associated Press Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 campaign on Wednesday announced he'd been hospitalized in Las Vegas, Nevada, due to chest discomfort. Sanders, 78, has canceled all 2020 campaign events until further notice. "Following medical evaluation...
18:00 2019-10-02

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically ...
17:14 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders vows to make next presidential debate but remains in hospital over blocked artery Bernie Sanders has insisted he will take part in the next Democratic presidential debate despite remaining in hospital after suffering a blocked artery in his heart....
08:42 2019-10-04

Blackstone's Byron Wien: Markets are terrified of far-left Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Wall Street is pricing in the assumption that President Trump will be reelected, in addition to a U.S.-China trade deal and a Fed rate cut, Wien says....
20:14 2019-07-11

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan...
12:28 2019-07-22

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and d...
01:42 2019-08-23

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
12:42 2019-08-16

One stat explains why Bernie Sanders had to spend the entire debate fending off low-polling rivals BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images We've been polling overlaps in support among the Democratic field. Candidates who have constituencies that also would be satisfied with Sen. Bernie Sanders as nominee include Andrew Yang, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen....
09:14 2019-08-01

Tim Ryan campaign selling 'You Don't Have to Yell' stickers after clash with Bernie Sanders in Dems' debate Sen. Tim Rayn of Ohio is using his rebuke of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at Tuesday's Democratic primary debate to sell "You Don't Have to Yell" bumper stickers after making the same statement during a tense exchange on climate change. ...
00:28 2019-08-01

'SNL': Maya Rudolph's cool Kamala Harris faces off against Larry David's Bernie Sanders For the "SNL" premiere, Maya Rudolph portrayed "America's cool aunt" Kamala Harris, and Larry David reprised his Bernie Sanders.        ...
12:56 2019-09-29

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren team up to fight off attacks in latest Democratic TV debate Leading Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren came under fire from their party rivals as the latest TV debate exposed the deep rift between the progressive and moderate wings over how to take on Donald Trump in next year's presidential electi...
18:00 2019-07-31

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
15:00 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders unveils list of 'anti-endorsements,' including Disney CEO and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Sanders unveiled a list of 13 "anti-endorsements" on Wednesday, saying he is "proud" to be opposed by "modern-day oligarchs" including Disney CEO Bob Iger, billionaire Haim Saban, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, and Home Depot ...
23:28 2019-07-10

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders team up against John Delaney in Democratic debate’s first question on ‘Medicare for All’ JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts teamed up to defend their "Medicare for All" plans. Moderate Democrat former Rep. John Delaney criticized Sanders' ...
09:14 2019-08-01

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
05:14 2019-08-22

Elizabeth Warren Nets $24.6 Million in Third-Quarter Fund-Raising, Narrowly Trailing Bernie Sanders Ms. Warren’s total for the past three months is another sign of her strength, but she fell just shy of Mr. Sanders for the biggest haul during that period....
22:28 2019-10-04

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
08:42 2019-07-20

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
18:56 2019-08-21

Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes free college and student debt forgiveness — and finds the field crowded Since Sanders emphasized the issues in his first presidential run, many Democrats have embraced similar proposals, potentially diluting support for him....
21:28 2019-08-24

Bernie Sanders says he'd back US funding for Third World abortions, birth control as part of climate plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, a top contender for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, said Wednesday that he would support U.S. taxpayer-funded programs in developing countries that administer abortions as well as help give women access to bi...
13:28 2019-09-05

Bernie Sanders unfazed by ringing phone interrupting Skype call at union candidate forum Bernie Sanders showed an unflinching level of focus in the face of bothersome technology during a Skype call with the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) International Union presidential candidate forum on Sunday....
05:14 2019-10-14

'Bernie wrote the bill, I read' it: Klobuchar knocks Sanders for plan to eliminate private health insurance Sen. Amy Klobuchar hit Sen. Bernie Sanders on his "Medicare for all" plan during the third Democratic primary debate in Houston saying that while he wrote the bill, she actually read it....
09:00 2019-09-13

Bernie Sanders delivers blistering criticism of Trump, labels him a 'racist, sexist, homophobe and religious bigot' Ahead of President Trump's kickoff rally for his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday evening, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders delivered a scathing personal attack, labeling him a "racist, sexist, homophobe and religious bigot."...
23:28 2019-06-18

The Glow Up Gets...a Touch of Power With Coloured Raine Editor’s note: No matter how fresh, fly, or uncracked our black, occasionally everyone needs a makeover—or a “refresh,” as it were. For instance, The Glow Up’s weekly “Big Beauty Tuesday” feature, while a fantastic showcase for black-owned and helmed...
00:28 2019-09-28

Conservative megadonor Ken Langone, the billionaire financier behind Home Depot's rise, slammed Bernie Sanders for saying the US shouldn't have billionaires (HD) Drew Angerer/Getty Images Billionaire financier Ken Langone, who played a crucial role in funding Home Depot's meteoric rise, blasted Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday. Langone told Business Insider that he won't apologize "for winning by playing by t...
23:56 2019-10-03

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
06:56 2019-07-19

Wealth tax explainer: Why Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and billionaires like George Soros alike are calling for a specialized tax on the ultra-wealthy MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images A wealth tax like the one proposed by presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren would make ultra-wealthy Americans pay the federal government a small percentage of their net worth each year. Sen. Bernie Sanders releas...
03:28 2019-09-25

An ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Of His Own: A Decade-Old Recording Just Leaked Of Bernie Sanders Telling Billy Bush That He Hates Sexual Intercourse Because There Are Too Many Odors The most shocking moment of the 2016 presidential election was the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Donald Trump openly bragged about sexually assaulting women, and now it looks as if one of the frontrunners of the 2020 race may...
01:14 2019-08-14

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
09:56 2019-06-01

Surprisingly, Corporate Lobbyists Don't Like Bernie Sanders' Plan to Limit Corporate Lobbying Vermont Sen. and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders launched a proposal to curb corporate lobbying on Monday, drawing criticism from none other than... corporate lobbyists....
18:00 2019-10-08

Cardi B's latest video collaborator? It's Bernie Sanders Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and rapper Cardi B Monday filmed a campaign video designed to appeal to younger voters.        ...
17:42 2019-07-31

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
20:00 2019-08-12

In Georgia, Democrat Sarah Riggs Amico launches faith-based campaign No one is combining faith -- however broadly defined -- and politics as acutely as Sarah Riggs Amico, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia, running to oppose incumbent Republican Sen. David Perdue....
18:42 2019-09-17

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
01:28 2019-06-05

As Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement, others in organized labor aren’t rushing to take sides in the 2020 presidential contest Like other candidates for the Democratic nomination, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point....
01:56 2019-08-27

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren both rolled out tax proposals in hopes of closing the wealth gap. Here's a side-by-side comparison that shows exactly how they stack up. Mary Schwalm/Reuters A wealth tax like the ones proposed by presidential candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders would make ultra-wealthy Americans pay the federal government a small percentage of their net worth each year. Sanders'...
16:28 2019-10-05

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his ...
15:14 2019-06-06

Rip Torn, actor best known for 'Men in Black' and 'The Larry Sanders Show,' dies at 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in "Men in Black" and HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez. He was 88....
15:14 2019-07-10

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
20:56 2019-06-18

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
04:28 2019-07-17

Rip Torn, the joyfully cynical producer on 'The Larry Sanders Show,' dies at 88 Emmy winner Rip Torn, who died Tuesday at 88, appeared in '"Sweet Bird of Youth" and "Pork Chop Hill" but is best known for "The Larry Sanders Show."        ...
07:56 2019-07-10

Where Bernie Goes From Here CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—As much as a Bernie Sanders rally can have a theme, considering the Vermont senator has been fighting for the same things for decades, the message of Thursday’s rally at the University of North Carolina was this: Bernie Sanders can ...
23:42 2019-09-20

Bernie No..... With less than a week to go before the first Democratic primary debate, MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been steadily climbing in a number of both state and national polls, narrowly overtaking VT Sen. Bernie Sanders to assume the number two spot behind ...
17:56 2019-06-20

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
00:28 2019-06-13

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, ...
18:28 2019-05-24

Tucsonan dies in ATV rollover, brother dies in rollover searching for him ECKELSON, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota man has died in an ATV crash while searching for his brother, who was killed in a similar crash about 10 minutes earlier. Authorities say the brothers were driving all-terrain vehicles to a farm near Eckelso...
12:14 2019-09-09

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a "good guy" who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury....
13:14 2019-07-09

Bernie/Screaming Baby 2020 Sen. Bernie Sanders is too old to run for president, you say? Well get a load of his potential new running mate—a baby that Sanders kindly asked to “keep that down a little bit” when they were shrieking....
23:56 2019-09-04

Seeking Sister Wife's Bernie McGee Dead at 41 Bernie McGee has passed away at the age of 41. The Seeking Sister Wife star died over the weekend, his wife Paige McGee confirms to TLC. Paige shares with the network that Bernie was out......
00:14 2019-06-18

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrific...
22:28 2019-07-08

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting w...
23:28 2019-07-01

Bernie and Warren Team Up to Own John Delaney Into the Ground It didn’t take long tonight for the more right-wing 2020 Democratic candidates on Tuesday’s debate stage to attack Bernie Sanders and Elizbeth Warren over Medicare for All....
20:42 2019-07-31

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working co...
21:14 2019-07-31

Last Person in the World We Needed to Hear From Says Bernie Looks Like a Crazy Man In this vast universe of endless quantum possibilities and diverging fractal realities, I can’t think of a single, solitary instance in which anyone should give even the most casual of shits about what former New Jersey Governor and dedicated beach o...
21:28 2019-09-16

Bernie Madoff asks Trump to reduce his sentence The world’s worst Ponzi schemer is hoping for a big break from President Trump. Bernie Madoff has filed a petition for commutation of the 150-year prison sentence he’s serving for his epic, $65 billion fraud. The clemency request is pendi...
00:01 2019-07-25

Biden mocks voter: 'You got the right candidate in Bernie ... and Elizabeth' CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Joe Biden mocked an Iowa woman, telling her she should back Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren after the voter defended "Medicare for all" health plans against Biden's criticisms....
13:56 2019-09-21

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
00:42 2019-07-19

Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause - Science Weekly podcast Do you know what noise a hungry sea anemone makes? Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause does. Armed with over 5,000 hours of recordings, he takes Ian Sample on a journey through the natural world and demonstrates why sound is a powerful tool for conser...
23:28 2019-08-30

I Got Name-Checked in a Struggle Rap by a Bernie Bro. The 2020 Campaign Has Officially Started Everybody has hip-hop dreams. For some, it’s showing up to the club in a stretch limo full of groupies and Cristal. For others, it’s being invited on stage by Childish Gambino to rap Chance the Rapper’s part for the chorus of “The Worst Guys.” Maybe ...
00:56 2019-08-28

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would lik...
22:56 2019-05-30

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
03:42 2019-07-15

DOJ: Bernie Madoff asked Trump to commute his 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
10:42 2019-07-25

Biden, Bernie to face off on same stage at 1st round of Democratic debates Front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders will end up sharing the debate stage in Miami later this month, along with heavy-hitting rivals Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg, according to the line-up announced Friday. ...
22:28 2019-06-14

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
20:56 2019-06-18

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
20:00 2019-06-09

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
05:00 2019-05-23

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame h...
16:56 2019-06-07

‘Lifted my head, saw this horror show': Why Bernie Moreno (mostly) quit auto sales A few years ago, Moreno was a thriving auto retailer with 15 dealerships and $1 billion in annual sales. He has now reassessed auto retail, and his prognosis is not good....
11:56 2019-08-19

At Long Last, the Story of How Bernie and Cardi B Became Fast Friends Ahead of the 2020 Race The stars have aligned in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, with artist Cardi B and Sen. Bernie Sanders teaming up in ways that Twitter could have only dreamed. And now Politico has the very hot scoop on how the two connected, which start...
01:56 2019-08-27

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug...
18:42 2019-05-31

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for...
20:14 2019-06-27

Elizabeth Warren leaves no doubt: She's 'with Bernie' on kicking 180 million people off of private insurance Elizabeth Warren, speaking in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 cycle, declared "I'm with Bernie" on a plan to end private insurance for about 180 million Americans, and migrate all Americans to a single government-run plan....
20:14 2019-06-27

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
07:42 2019-06-19

Elizabeth Warren Takes a Bite Out of the Bernie Bros With $19 Million Haul in Campaign Cash Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in campaign cash over the past three months, beating the take of similarly politically progressive rival Sen. Bernie Sanders during the same period....
07:28 2019-07-09

What's Sarah Huckabee Sanders Up To? Days after Fox News announced that it hired former White House liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders as a contributor, the former press secretary debuted a new website that looks eeeeerily similar to any of the sites the 2020 Democratic candidates have online....
06:00 2019-08-28

Sanders hauls in more than $25M in fundraising Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has been slipping in the polls, ​announced on Tuesday that his campaign raised more than $25 million in the last three months from more than a million contributors. Sanders, who has fallen behind former Vice President Joe Bid...
21:42 2019-10-01

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
21:28 2019-06-27

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders? Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage....
11:28 2019-09-11

Sanders tries to top Warren with new wealth tax proposal Bernie Sanders on Tuesday proposed a wealth tax on the top 0.1% of U.S. households in order to reduce income inequality and fund his many proposals for new or expanded social programs....
17:00 2019-09-24

Sanders Campaign Tries to Keep Momentum in his Absence Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the leading 2020 candidates, has been off the trail for a week since he suffered a heart attack on Oct. 1. In his absence, his campaign has been on autopilot. They’ve dispatched surrogates to early states on ...
17:42 2019-10-09

Warren and Sanders building different coalitions When Sen. Bernie Sanders launched his first presidential campaign, he was going it alone -- the only candidate in a small 2016 contest offering a loud and clear contrast with Hillary Clinton, who had effectively cleared the field before the primary b...
17:28 2019-07-23

CFB notebook: Alabama RB Sanders out indefinitely Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a significant foot injury in Thursday's practice and is expected to miss the entire season, according to AL.com....
10:14 2019-08-11

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 32nd remix of “Old Town Road”; Facebook has just ro...
18:28 2019-08-02

Angelica Ross of Pose Fame Speaks Truth to Power, Riling Bernie Bros and Trump Twitter Trolls Angelica Ross gained the attention of a flood of Bernie Sanders supporters and enraged Trump Twitter trolls after the transgender actress and activist’s hot take on Trump policies impacting trans folks and Sanders’ decision to skip an LGBTQ president...
03:56 2019-09-24

Sanders shakes up campaign leadership in New Hampshire Facing discontent and unheeded warnings from longtime supporters that he could lose the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Sunday replaced the director of his presidential campaign operations in the Granite State....
15:28 2019-09-16

Sanders hits back at AOC after Ivanka Trump dig Sarah Sanders, the former White House press secretary, fired back at freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who called out Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
15:56 2019-07-01

Sanders Proposes Corporate Tax to Address Pay Gap at Big Companies Mr. Sanders’s plan would penalize some of the country’s largest companies if they did not narrow the gap between what they pay their top executives and what they pay their workers....
17:42 2019-09-30

Sanders raised $25.3 million in third quarter, campaign says The senator from Vermont posted the largest quarterly haul to date in the Democratic presidential primaries, fueled by an army of low-dollar donors. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg reported $19.1 million....
09:42 2019-10-02

'How are we going to pay for it?': Biden confronts Warren and Sanders on their big plans Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden put the pressure on his fellow candidates about their proposed healthcare plans during Thursday night's debate in Houston....
09:00 2019-09-13

Sanders Said He Had a Common Heart Procedure. So Why the Mystery? For three days, Mr. Sanders did not disclose pertinent health details, stirring questions about his condition. On Friday evening, doctors confirmed he had suffered a heart attack....
01:14 2019-10-05

Democratic candidates send well wishes to Sanders Democratic presidential candidates sent well wishes to Sen. Bernie Sanders Wednesday during a gun policy forum in Nevada. Sanders was expected to attend, but he ended up undergoing a heart procedure for a blocked artery. (Oct. 2)    &#...
08:56 2019-10-03

'Raw, sad, hilarious': how Rip Torn lit up TV with The Larry Sanders Show The Larry Sanders Show was the grand stage Rip Torn always deserved – and he held it together like a masterTo look back on Rip Torn’s filmography is to see a man accustomed to elevating material. He was a figure of unyielding gravitas in 1982’s The B...
14:42 2019-07-10

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
18:01 2019-07-02

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Tuesday’s debate: A moment of truth for Sanders Bernie Sanders has been off the campaign trail since his recent heart attack. The upcoming debate marks his return to the spotlight, and the stakes could hardly be higher....
14:14 2019-10-13

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News Ex-White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor focusing on political commentary and analysis for assorted shows on the cable network. Sanders, who left the White House in July, will contribute to Fox News Channe...
18:56 2019-08-22

Sanders mocks Harris over ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took a swipe Monday at 2020 rival Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., going after his fellow senator for criticizing his "Medicare-for-all" plan while courting wealthy donors. ...
17:28 2019-08-20

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050. (Aug. 22)     ...
03:42 2019-08-23

The Trailer: Sanders has a bone to pick with the media In this edition: Sanders's beef with the media and the pollsters, an ad designed especially for the president, and the success of Tom Steyer's buy-a-donor strategy....
00:56 2019-08-14

The Trailer: Why the 2016 Sanders voter is still up for grabs In this edition: Democrats try to convert the Berniecrats, Fox News becames a primary issue, Marianne Williamson campaigns in Washington, and Kentucky Democrats pick their nominee for governor....
01:42 2019-05-22

Sources: Bama RB Sanders could miss season Alabama running back Trey Sanders will have foot surgery, coach Nick Saban said Saturday, while sources confirmed to ESPN that team officials fear the true freshman could miss the entire season....
01:56 2019-08-11

R.I.P. Rip Torn of The Larry Sanders Show and Dodgeball As reported by Deadline, actor Rip Torn—best known for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and his memorable appearances in films like Men In Black and Dodgeball—has died. A cause of death was not immediately available. Torn was 88....
09:56 2019-07-10

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its mod...
16:56 2019-06-16

Sanders losing the ‘Bern’ in New Hampshire: poll He’s Berning out. ​Sen. Bernie Sanders’ support in neighboring New Hampshire, where he trounced Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary election, has fallen 6 percentage points since April, a survey found. The Vermont independent’s 10 p...
18:00 2019-07-16

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
18:42 2019-06-05

Sanders, Warren fight with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’ DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary polici...
20:14 2019-07-31

Bernie Rises Above, Kamala Cries Like a Dove and Yang’s Got No Computer Love: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 13 Earlier this week, Marcus Ferrell (former African-American outreach director for Bernie Sanders for America 2016, and senior adviser for Swing Left) sent me the following meme:...
21:28 2019-10-11

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
00:14 2019-06-14

Sanders hauls in eye-popping $25 million in past three months Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hauled in a whopping $25.3 million during the July-September third quarter of fundraising, his presidential campaign announced on Tuesday morning....
14:00 2019-10-01

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-06-15

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, s...
04:00 2019-06-14

Harris now trailing just Biden, Sanders after Dem debates: survey Sen. Kamala Harris’ breakout moment in last Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate when she confronted Joe Biden propelled her to third place behind the former vice president and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a poll released Sunday revealed. In...
06:14 2019-07-01

Corbyn and Sanders vow to crack down on fossil fuel firms UK and US politicians pledge to rein in big oil in light of Guardian climate crisis investigationHalf a century of dither and denial – a climate crisis timelineWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies – video explainerPo...
16:56 2019-10-10

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
06:56 2019-06-24

Trump’s popularity could be tested if Sanders seeks office LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has the tacit endorsement of a president popular in the state ...
15:00 2019-06-23

Sanders Says He Will ‘Change the Nature’ of His Campaign After Heart Attack The Vermont senator vowed to slow his grueling campaign pace. He also acknowledged that voters would take his health into account when deciding whether to support him....
03:42 2019-10-09

Sanders: ‘Insane’ to talk infrastructure after Pelosi remark WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says “it’s insane” to think infrastructure talks can continue as if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (puh-LOH’-see) did not accuse President Donald Trump of a “cover-up.&...
16:28 2019-05-23

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
00:28 2019-06-14

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
16:00 2019-05-21

No mention of 'Medicare for all' from Warren or Sanders at union event Presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, speaking at an Iowa labor event for 2020 Democrats, both conspicuously omitted one of the most contentious issues of the 2020 primary: a total government takeover of the healthcare system....
21:14 2019-08-21

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
15:42 2019-06-19

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
09:42 2019-06-19

With Sanders a 'yes', 10 presidential candidates to appear at CNN's LGBTQ town hall Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has accepted the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's invitation to appear at a CNN town hall next week focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues, bringing the number of Democratic presidential candidat...
21:42 2019-10-02

Sanders proposes new tax to target companies with large pay gaps If Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders gets his way, companies with top executives who earn at least 50 times what their average workers make will see huge increases in the taxes they pay....
23:42 2019-09-30

Zuckerberg echoes Sanders on billionaires: No one deserves that much money Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg surprisingly found common ground this week with Sen. Bernie Sanders — who recently declared that billionaire shouldn't exist....
00:28 2019-10-05

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupatio...
00:28 2019-07-17

Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs....
13:00 2019-09-19

Biden losing support to Sanders and Warren: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden is losing ground in the Democratic presidential primary race, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Monday. Biden polled at just 19% — down from 32% from Monmouth’s last poll in June. The drop in s...
00:42 2019-08-27

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
09:56 2019-06-01

Hizzoner! Jets rookie Sanders was mayor of hometown for day Hizzoner! New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Trevon Sanders served as the honorary mayor of his hometown of North Charleston, South Carolina, for one day in February       ...
23:00 2019-08-04

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
01:14 2019-08-23

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sander...
19:56 2019-05-28

‘Beyond proud’: Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor The former White House press secretary will make her debut on Trump’s favorite show Fox & Friends next monthThe former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, further bolstering the revolving door between the c...
14:00 2019-08-23

The marketing monsters at KFC have gone and made a Colonel Sanders dating sim In the age of social media and influencer marketing, it can seem like there are very few new advertising ideas left to discover. This is not true. KFC, the innovators responsible for selling edible grease-vessels beyond a just god’s intentions, casti...
09:00 2019-09-11

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regul...
18:56 2019-07-16

How Warren surged past Sanders – and how he fought back In the nomination race, the senators from Massachusetts and Vermont are dominant. Many expect both to pass Joe BidenAmong the what ifs and what might have beens of politics in America there is Ready for Warren, a group that urged Elizabeth Warren to ...
22:14 2019-08-31

The Trailer: Sanders wants to reshape the electorate. Here's how his campaign plans to try. In this edition: Why Bernie Sanders isn't sweating the Iowa polls, why Joe Sestak is running, and why the president probably didn't see "AOC" coming when no one else did....
00:14 2019-07-08

Sanders and Biden Fight Over Health Care, and It’s Personal “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
20:42 2019-07-18

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Thriving Because There Is No Justice in the World Sarah Huckabee Sanders left her job as White House press secretary earlier this year in a much more dignified fashion than your typical Trump aide—on her own terms, with a party thrown for her by a bunch of bootlicking White House reporters, and an e...
21:28 2019-09-05

Here's how Biden, Sanders and Warren would change Social Security As the field of Democratic contenders narrows, top candidates' plans for saving Social Security have become more specific. Here's how they propose fixing the nation's social insurance program for future generations....
19:28 2019-09-24

Lions' No. 35 Unmasks Eagles' No. 26, Reveals Him To Be Miles Sanders None of us can ever know the true identities of those who play in the NFL. Shrouded in armor—with helmets covering most of their faces, and jerseys that reveal merely half of their true names—American football players work in the shadows, anonymous t...
23:00 2019-09-22

Emmanuel Sanders Says The Broncos Are "Living In A World Of Suck" Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders was understandably not pleased after Sunday’s 27-16 loss against the Packers. In his postgame conversation with reporters he gave quite an honest assessment of just how he feels being on a team that’s started the sea...
02:14 2019-09-23

Emmanuel Sanders says 0-3 Broncos are 'living in a world of suck' right now Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said his 0-3 team is "living in a world of suck" after losing to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.       ...
00:14 2019-09-24

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’...
20:14 2019-07-16

New 2020 Poll Shows Three-Way Tie Among Sanders, Warren and Biden A Monmouth University poll suggested a tightening race. “The main takeaway from this poll is that the Democratic race has become volatile,” the pollster said....
07:00 2019-08-27

Sanders says McConnell doesn’t ‘have the guts’ to debate national issues LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal m...
07:00 2019-08-26

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
15:56 2019-06-19

Biden plunges, tied with Warren and Sanders in new national poll A new national poll suggests a three-way tie between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Vice President Joe Biden in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination....
22:00 2019-08-26

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
12:28 2019-06-30

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
18:28 2019-07-19

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
19:00 2019-06-14

Trump says he hasn’t decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders Don’t plan on seeing The Mooch behind the White House press room lectern anytime soon. President Trump on Friday said he has not decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders – whom he called a “warrior” — as press secretary. But when asked i...
19:42 2019-06-14

Joe Scarborough: Sanders, Conway will have trouble getting jobs in DC for rest of their lives MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and adviser Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would follow them for the rest of their lives after leaving the administration....
21:00 2019-06-14

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
22:00 2019-06-14

Sanders and Warren clash with moderates in Democratic debate – video The leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates on Tuesday in a second debate that reflected the party's struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desir...
00:14 2019-08-01

Eagles have a logjam at running back. Miles Sanders is standing out Jordan Howard has high praise for rookie running back Miles Sanders, who is vying for a role in a crowded Eagles' backfield.       ...
01:01 2019-08-01

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Here's what President Trump is saying about the search Trump on Friday weighed in on some potential candidates to fill the shoes of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving.        ...
23:14 2019-06-15

Sanders backs Warren after Liz Cheney attacks 'no first use' nuclear policy Sanders rejects ‘national security advice from a Cheney’Congresswoman is daughter of Iraq war architect Dick CheneyBernie Sanders has defended his rival for the Democratic presidential 2020 nomination, Elizabeth Warren, after her policy against pre-e...
20:14 2019-08-03

Sanders proposes sweeping wealth tax, an idea highlighted by Warren Sen. Bernie Sanders is proposing significant new taxes on the rich. It resembles Elizabeth Warren’s plan, but would affect more people and tax the wealthiest more....
17:56 2019-09-24

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons Lions legend Barry Sanders retired at age 30. Here's how Detroit and NFL history might have changed had the Hall of Famer played until he was 35.       ...
00:28 2019-07-24

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lions.       ...
00:42 2019-07-22

Sanders health scare involved a heart attack, his doctors say U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suffered a heart attack earlier this week, his physicians said on Friday, describing his health scare in more specific terms than previously disclosed....
06:28 2019-10-05

April Ryan Wins Her Last Fight With Sarah Huckabee Sanders Amidst reports that White House reporters, clearly deep in the throes of a nasty case of Stockholm Syndromme, plan to throw a goodbye party for outgoing press secretary and habitual liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders, it’s nice to know there’s at least one ...
23:28 2019-06-21

Biden lags Sanders, Buttigieg with $15.2 million in quarterly fundraising Joe Biden raised $15.2 million to support his U.S. presidential bid during the third quarter, his campaign said on Thursday, trailing some of his rivals....
03:42 2019-10-04

Biden lags Sanders, Buttigieg with $15.2 million in third-quarter fundraising Joe Biden raised $15.2 million in the third quarter for his U.S. presidential bid as he seeks the 2020 Democratic nomination, his campaign said on Thursday....
01:42 2019-10-04

Sanders will attend next debate despite pause after heart procedure, campaign says Sen. Bernie Sanders is off the campaign trail as the Democratic presidential candidate recovers from a procedure to clear a clogged artery – but the independent senator from Vermont’s campaign confirmed to Fox News on Thursday that Sanders will take ...
20:28 2019-10-03

Biden extends lead as Sanders’ support plummets: poll A new poll out Wednesday shows that Joe Biden has extended his lead, and that Sen. Kamala Harris has doubled her support while Sen. Elizabeth Warren has held steady — but that Sen. Bernie Sanders has lost ground since the Democratic debates. Despite ...
22:42 2019-07-10

Biden and Sanders take fight over health care to union workers The former vice president and the Vermont senator clashed in separate appearances before Philadelphia AFL-CIO members, repeating their debate disagreement....
12:56 2019-09-18

Sanders cancels U.S. presidential campaign events after heart scare U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders was treated for a blocked artery after experiencing chest discomfort and has canceled campaign events until further notice, an adviser said on Wednesday....
04:56 2019-10-03

Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week....
23:14 2019-09-20

Sanders Posts Biggest Money Haul of Quarter. Will Warren Top Him? In the last three months, Bernie Sanders raised $25.3 million. Pete Buttigieg raised $19.1 million and Kamala Harris $11.6 million, at a time when donations signal viability....
04:00 2019-10-02

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the fi...
15:42 2019-07-01

Emmanuel Sanders: 0-3 Denver Broncos 'living in world of suck' Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said the team is "living in a world of suck" after Denver opened its season with a 0-3 record for the first time since 1999....
10:42 2019-09-23

Biden raises $15 million in third quarter, putting him behind Sanders and Buttigieg Biden’s third-quarter haul puts him behind Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who raised $25.3 million during the same period, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who raised $19.1 million....
13:56 2019-10-04

Biden, Sanders continue sparring on health care after third debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have kept up their debate over health care following their spat during Thursday night's Democratic debate....
23:28 2019-09-14

Two French economists from Berkeley advise Warren and Sanders on wealth tax Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have the same two outside advisers to thank for shaping their wealth tax proposals: University of California, Berkeley economists Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman....
01:14 2019-10-08