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Ahead of California, Sanders Warns Media Against Preemptive Coronation of Clinton

Posted by on June 6, 2016 in Government, Politics with 32 Comments
Ahead of California, Sanders Warns Media Against Preemptive Coronation of Clinton

Sanders said that he will continue to campaign until the last votes are cast in Washington, D.C.’s primary on June 14 and will then bring his message to July’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia: “[It] will be a contested convention.”

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Bernie Sanders is Forcing Hillary Clinton to Face Israeli-Palestinian Problem

Bernie Sanders is Forcing Hillary Clinton to Face Israeli-Palestinian Problem

Sen. Bernie Sanders has begun pushing the Democratic Party toward a platform fight over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a departure from his core focus on domestic economic issues that would put pressure on Hillary Clinton to handle a growing divide within her party. The Democratic Party has long had a policy of support for Israel and its government, but consensus on that subject has frayed in recent years.

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Bernie Sanders Succeeds in Giving the Democratic Platform Committee a Progressive Majority

Bernie Sanders Succeeds in Giving the Democratic Platform Committee a Progressive Majority

Win or lose in the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sanders said, “we intend to win every delegate that we can so that when we go to Philadelphia in July, we are going to have the votes to put together the strongest progressive agenda that any political party has ever seen.” Sanders has won a sufficient number of delegates—and a sufficient opening in the debate—to influence the shaping of that agenda. And his representatives on the convention’s newly selected platform-writing committee share a commitment to make it profoundly progressive.

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How Democrats Could Snatch Defeat Out of the Jaws Of Victory

Posted by on April 27, 2016 in Government, Politics with 38 Comments
How Democrats Could Snatch Defeat Out of the Jaws Of Victory

Despite winning more points in the primaries, Hillary Clinton has sme serious outstanding issues that will undercut her potential of winning the Presidential race for the Democrats. Not so Bernie Sanders. He is well and loudly supported by individual human votes vs huge money.

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Backing Bernie’s Bold Vision, Biden Knocks Hillary’s “No We Can’t” Mantra

Posted by on April 22, 2016 in Government, Politics with 4 Comments
Backing Bernie’s Bold Vision, Biden Knocks Hillary’s “No We Can’t” Mantra

Vice President Joe Biden has offered high praise for Bernie Sanders campaign message.

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Here’s Why Ice Cream Makers Ben & Jerry Got Arrested for Protesting on Capitol Hill

Posted by on April 20, 2016 in Corruption, Government with 3 Comments
Here’s Why Ice Cream Makers Ben & Jerry Got Arrested for Protesting on Capitol Hill

Ben and Jerry care enough about democracy to allow themselves to be arrested. Read what happened!

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Hillary Clinton Raises Huge Sums at Homes of Clooney, Katzenberg

Hillary Clinton Raises Huge Sums at Homes of Clooney, Katzenberg

Hillary Clinton raised money for her campaign and the Democratic party from an array of Hollywood figures at the homes of George Clooney and Jeffrey Katzenberg on Saturday, in what was expected to be her most successful evening of showbiz fundraising so far in the 2016 presidential race.

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Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 12 Comments
Bernie’s Plan To Bust Up the “Too Big To Fail” Banks Could Ensure the Safety Of the American Economy

Sanders knows how to bust up the big banks. He’s already introduced legislation to do just that. And even without new legislation a president has the power under the Dodd-Frank reform act to initiate such a breakup.

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Clinton and Obama Pushed the Trade Deal That Made the Panama Papers Scandal Possible

Clinton and Obama Pushed the Trade Deal That Made the Panama Papers Scandal Possible

The Panama Papers may spell disaster for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. As it turns out, the then-Secretary of State and President Barack Obama supported the trade deal that made the whole thing possible. The papers consist of more than 11.5 million documents from the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca, based in Panama, accounting for one of the largest document leaks in history.

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Bernie Sanders is Right—Regulation Isn’t Enough, We Need to Ban Fracking

Posted by on April 8, 2016 in Government, Policies, Politics with 10 Comments
Bernie Sanders is Right—Regulation Isn’t Enough, We Need to Ban Fracking

Sanders’ unequivocal ban on fracking, coupled with a just transition to clean and renewable energy, is what this country needs.

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Why the Press and Pundits Keep Getting It Wrong on Sanders, and Why it Will Cost Them and Us if It Continues

Posted by on April 6, 2016 in Government, Politics with 1 Comment
Why the Press and Pundits Keep Getting It Wrong on Sanders, and Why it Will Cost Them and Us if It Continues

By John Atcheson | Common Dreams For the past several months, pundits, the corporate media, and the Democratic Establishment have been pushing the idea that Hillary Clinton has all but sewn up the nomination.  The closer Sanders makes the race, the harder they push this misguided shibboleth. But ask any good pollster and he or she […]

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Leading Economist Argues Bernie Sanders Will ‘Make Economy Great Again’

Posted by on March 31, 2016 in Economy with 12 Comments
Leading Economist Argues Bernie Sanders Will ‘Make Economy Great Again’

The Sanders program is capable of raising living standards and reducing insecurity for working people and the poor, expanding higher educational opportunities, and reversing the decades-long trend toward rising inequality.

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#BernieMadeMeWhite Calls Out CNN Over Bernie Sanders’ Recent Caucus Wins

#BernieMadeMeWhite Calls Out CNN Over Bernie Sanders’ Recent Caucus Wins

Some Bernie Sanders supporters have had enough of CNN’s shenanigans when it comes to providing unbiased coverage of the 2016 presidential primaries. The latest call-out comes from the network “whitewashing” the gray-haired candidate’s supporters.

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This Race Far From Over: New Poll Shows Sanders and Clinton Tied Nationally

Posted by on March 25, 2016 in Government, Politics with 14 Comments
This Race Far From Over: New Poll Shows Sanders and Clinton Tied Nationally

Bernie Sanders is the one Democrats see as looking out for them—meaning he will build a stronger middle class at the expense of Wall Street. They trust him to do it.

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Landslides in the West as Utah and Idaho ‘Feel the Bern’… Big Time

Posted by on March 23, 2016 in Politics with 41 Comments
Landslides in the West as Utah and Idaho ‘Feel the Bern’… Big Time

Bernie Sanders proved that his call for political revolution does, in fact, have strength in the western states by winning two out of three contests on Tuesday.

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