Stories tagged: bernie sanders
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
There are basically only five ways to accumulate a billion dollars, and none of them have to do with being successful in free-market capitalism.
Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Bernie Sanders insists he feels better than ever less than a month after heart surgery, but his return to the campaign trail this week sparked new questions about the unusually …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
Bernie Sanders joins Elizabeth Warren in criticizing Amazon’s spending on Seattle City Council elections
Bernie Sanders has joined fellow Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in decrying Amazon’s heavy spending on Seattle’s pivotal City Council elections.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
A dozen Democratic presidential candidates will meet on Tuesday for the most crowded presidential debate in modern history. But it’s the three leading candidates – Biden, Sanders and Warren – …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
President Donald Trump has received more campaign contributions from Washington and Spokane-area residents than any Democratic candidate still in the 2020 race.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
Prominent friends and supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., say he should cut back on his relentless campaign pace and speak openly about his recent heart attack when he returns …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 4, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, his campaign confirmed Friday as the Vermont senator was released from a Nevada hospital.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
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.“
Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Bernie Sanders reported Tuesday that he raised $25.3 million over the last three months, the largest quarterly sum a Democratic White House hopeful has posted this year and an amount …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
With 20 candidates still in the running for the party’s nomination for president in 2020, most local members of the party are unwilling at this point to throw their support …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
Details about the Sept. 29 event are scant, but it’s the first scheduled fundraiser by a candidate for president in 2020 scheduled in Spokane.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
Rapper Cardi B led a meaty conversation with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont that touched on immigration, health, wages, police brutality and student debt in a new video released Thursday …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
Liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are slapping back against moderate rivals who ridiculed “Medicare for All” during a Democratic presidential debate in which lesser-known pragmatists are warning against …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019
In the second Democratic presidential candidate debate, Jay Inslee will face a new lineup but the same challenge.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Jay Inslee sits ninth in the large field of Democratic candidates for second quarter donations compiled by CNN.
Tue., July 9, 2019
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on a measure that would designate climate change as an emergency, and they have won early support …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019
In a scrappy debate, 10 Democrats spar on health care, immigration and which generation has the answers.
Mon., June 24, 2019
Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth …
Sun., June 16, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.
Fri., June 14, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee will share the stage with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, former U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and …
Tue., May 21, 2019
The “Medicare for All” plan embraced by leading 2020 Democrats appears more lavish than what other advanced countries offer, compounding the cost but also potentially broadening its popular appeal.
Tue., April 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders raised $18.2 million for his presidential campaign during the first quarter of the year, a sizable sum that establishes him as an early pacesetter in the money …
Sat., March 16, 2019
Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said Saturday that being a white man in a 2020 Democratic field that’s so deeply diverse won’t be a hindrance because his gender and race have …
Sat., March 2, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020.
Mon., Feb. 4, 2019
Bernie Sanders on Thursday released a plan to significantly raise taxes on the wealthiest 0.2 percent of Americans, the latest in a series of proposals from Democratic presidential contenders to …
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
For decades, elites in the United States believed that championing a liberal world order was in our interest. Now, we are seeing a new left-right axis emerge around protectionism and …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Wednesday introduced a Senate bill – the “Stop BEZOS Act” – that would require large employers like Amazon and Walmart to pay back the government …
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Amazon is defending its treatment of the hundreds of thousands of workers at its warehouses, calling statements by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “inaccurate and misleading.”