Bernie Sanders

  • Elizabeth Warren Jan 16

    ’I Think You Called Me a Liar,’ Warren Told Sanders After Debate

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren told fellow presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders after the recent Democratic debate, “I think you called me a liar on national TV,” according to audio broadcast by CNN Wednesday night.

  • 2020 Elections Jan 15

    Warren-Sanders Rift Has Progressives Nervous About Fallout

    For nearly a year, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pushed strongly progressive ideas into the Democratic primary spotlight, feeding off each other to build support for proposals long dismissed as radically leftist: “Medicare for All,” tuition-free college and a “Green New Deal” to combat climate change. Now the race’s most progressive candidates are fighting over the politics of gender, and...

  • Election 2020 Jan 15

    Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa

    There was a lot of pre-debate chatter about a coming fight between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over Warren’s assertion Sanders told her in 2018 that a woman couldn’t be elected president. Sanders denied it, Warren didn’t press it and a substantive debate on a range of issues ensued. Still, after the debate, it appeared that Warren declined to...

  • Decision 2020 Jan 15

    Fact Check: Trump Distorts Data, Dems Cut Some Corners

    Rallying in swing-state Wisconsin, President Donald Trump used misleading economic data to claim he’s created a “blue collar boom” while Democrats vying to replace him cut some corners on the facts in their latest presidential debate.

  • Decision 2020 Jan 15

    Can a Woman Win the Presidency? Clash Exposes Deeper Issue

    The smoldering political flareup between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders has rekindled debate over a question that has been gnawing at Democratic primary voters for more than three years: Can a woman beat President Donald Trump?

  • Donald Trump Jan 15

    Trump: ‘I Don’t Believe That Bernie Said’ a Woman Can’t Win in 2020

    President Donald Trump weighed in Tuesday night on the feud between Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., telling supporters at a campaign rally in Milwaukee that he did not believe Sanders had said that a woman could not win the 2020 presidential election. “I don’t believe that he said this,” Trump said, referring to reports that during...

  • 2020 Presidential Race Jan 15

    Warren Makes Debate Case: Democratic Woman Can Beat Trump

    Elizabeth Warren made a forceful case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive rival Bernie Sanders Tuesday night in a Democratic debate that raised gender as a key issue in the sprint to Iowa’s presidential caucuses.

  • Election 2020 Jan 15

    Recap: Democrats Face Off Before Iowa Caucuses

    Six candidates — Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Bernie Sanders of Vermont, former Vice President Joe Biden, billionaire activist Tom Steyer and former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — are gathering in Des Moines, all anxious for a televised boost before the Feb. 3 caucuses that could give one or more of them momentum...

  • 2020 Presidential Race Jan 14

    Warren Says Sanders Told Her a Woman Couldn’t Win the Presidency

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren said late Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders had told her he didn’t think a woman could win the 2020 election — a statement the Sanders campaign had blasted as “a lie” earlier in the day, NBC News reports.

  • New Hampshire Primary Jan 14

    Warren Trailing Biden, Sanders in NH, New Poll Shows

    Elizabeth Warren has fallen into third place in New Hampshire with just one month to go until the New Hampshire primary, according to a new NBC10 Boston/Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll. The poll, released Monday, has Joe Biden in first place at 26%, followed by Bernie Sanders at 22% and Warren at 18%. Pete Buttigieg attracts 7% and late entrant…

  • Decision 2020 Jan 12

    Warren ‘Disappointed’ That Sanders Reportedly ‘Sending His Volunteers Out to Trash Me’

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Sunday called on Sen. Bernie Sanders, her fellow 2020 Democratic presidential contender, to turn his campaign “in a different direction” after it reportedly provided talking points to its volunteers instructing them to paint Warren as the candidate of elites in conversations with voters, NBC News reports. “I was disappointed to hear that Bernie is sending…

  • Bernie Sanders Jan 10

    Sanders Slams Trump as ‘Pathological Liar’ Over Claims of Embassy Attack Plots

    Sen. Bernie Sanders said Friday he doesn’t believe President Donald Trump’s claim that Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani was plotting to blow up “multiple” U.S. embassies before he was killed by an American drone strike last week and slammed the president as a “pathological liar.”

  • Bernie Sanders Jan 8

    Fears of Sanders Win Growing Among Democratic Establishment

    Increasingly alarmed that Bernie Sanders could become their party’s presidential nominee, establishment-minded Democrats are warning primary voters that the self-described democratic socialistwould struggle to defeat President Donald Trump and hurt the party’s chances in premier House, Senate and governors’ races.

  • Decision 2020 Jan 3

    Warren, Klobuchar, Booker Recent Fundraising Lags Top Rivals

    Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she raised $21.2 million from October through December, with more than $1.5 million coming on the last day of the year. But the Massachusetts senator still trailed a trio of other top rivals in fundraising and fell short of her total from the three previous months. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she…

  • Bernie Sanders Jan 2

    Bernie Sanders Raises $34.5M in 2019’s Final Quarter, Touts 5 Million Donations for Campaign

    Bernie Sanders says he raised more than $34.5 million in the final three months of last year, showing that a recent heart attack hasn’t slowed the Vermont senator’s fundraising prowess with the start of the Democratic presidential primaries looming. Sanders’ campaign said Thursday that the haul came from more than 1.8 million donations, including 40,000 new donors on the final...

  • Bernie Sanders Dec 31, 2019

    Prompt Care Was Key to Bernie Sanders’ Recovery From Heart Attack

    Bernie Sanders suffered “modest heart muscle damage” during his recent heart attack but has since recovered well and is fit enough for the rigors of the presidential campaign and the White House should he win it, according to letters released Monday by his primary care physician and two cardiologists. The 78-year-old Vermont senator is the oldest candidate in the 2020 presidential...

  • Sports Dec 15, 2019

    Bernie at Bat? Sanders Makes Pitch for Minor League Teams

    Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020. Among the targeted are the Vermont Lake Monsters, the Single-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics in his hometown, Burlington. Defending low-profile ball clubs in far-flung places more fervently than anyone in the…

  • Decision 2020 Dec 11, 2019

    Democrats’ Divide: Free College for All or for Some?

    Pete Buttigieg’s latest ad on college affordability was a relatively quiet one: The presidential candidate is seen explaining his plan for free public college tuition for some to a small group of nodding middle-aged voters, his measured tone hardly shifting as he takes an indirect swipe at his Democratic rivals.  But the message was received and returned — in...

  • Dec 6, 2019

    Sanders Announces $150B Plan to Expand Broadband Access

    Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits. The Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate unveiled a plan Friday to provide that funding in infrastructure grants and technical assistance to states and municipalities through...

  • Dec 1, 2019

    Joe Sestak Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Campaign

    Joe Sestak ended his long-shot campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, telling supporters that he couldn’t raise money because he was unable to break through in the media. Sestak, a former U.S. representative from Pennsylvania who turns 68 next week, qualified for none of the Democratic debates and failed to register even 1 percent in most opinion polls, NBC...

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