Stories tagged: Bernie Sanders
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 7:17 p.m.
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, 6:51 p.m.
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, 8:26 p.m.
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, 11:58 a.m.
In the second Democratic presidential candidate debate, Jay Inslee will face a new lineup but the same challenge.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Jay Inslee sits ninth in the large field of Democratic candidates for second quarter donations compiled by CNN.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 1:19 p.m.
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, 11:53 a.m.
In a scrappy debate, 10 Democrats spar on health care, immigration and which generation has the answers.
Mon., June 24, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
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, 6:20 p.m.
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, 12:10 p.m.
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, 3:39 p.m.
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, 10:35 p.m.
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, 10:55 a.m.
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, 12:24 p.m.
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, 2:55 p.m.
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, 2:32 p.m.
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, 10:46 a.m.
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.”
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will soon introduce legislation that would require large employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s to fully cover the cost of food stamps, public housing, Medicaid and …
Sat., June 16, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
An endorsement by Bernie Sanders is one of the most coveted gifts in Democratic politics. But the Vermont senator and liberal darling is notoriously reluctant to back many politicians, including, …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
Bernie Sanders is back in the news, showing us all both his good side and the bad. Let’s start with the good.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being “complicit” in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
A former trustee at the college where U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife was president when a $10 million real estate deal was struck said she testified before a federal grand …
Sat., Dec. 2, 2017
Without power, Democrats can’t do anything for the overlooked, the oppressed or anyone else.
Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
In debate over Senate GOP tax reform plan, Sen. Maria Cantwell sticks up for taxpayers’ ability to deduct state and local taxes.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017
It would seem that the midterm election is the Democrats’ to lose. And you can be sure they will try their best to do exactly that.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Sen. Bernie Sanders pilloried Republican efforts to overhaul the health care system and touted his own Medicare for all plan Friday before an effusive California audience that welcomed him on …