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Sen. Bernie Sanders explains what it will take to get the “Hillary wing” of Democratic Party to pay attention to a populist message

During a recent interview with Bill Moyers, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders explained what he thinks it will take to get the “Hillary wing of the Democratic party” to pay attention to the power of a populist message.

Bernie Sanders to run for president as a Democrat

What’s that you say? You’re not happy with a coronation of centrist Democrat Hillary Clinton?

You’d rather have a real progressive in the race? Well how about a real socialist? Senator Bernard Sanders, the independent from Vermont, plans to run for president as a Democrat, becoming the only official party challenger so far to Hillary […]

Rand Paul touted “nobility of charity” in 2011 as an alternative to Social Security, Meals on Wheels

This is from a few years ago, but it bears mentioning given Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s recently announced campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Mary Jane Koren, a geriatrician and vice-president of the Commonwealth Fund, noted that seniors often suffer health problems and are put in nursing homes after falling down. Poor nutrition […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders hires top democratic strategist in advance of possible 2016 presidential run

This is interesting… Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has been toying with the idea of running for president in 2016 as a Democrat for a few months now. He’s been to Iowa to discuss the idea, and spoke about running in September on Meet the Press.

On Monday, Sanders moved even closer towards officially throwing his […]

Bernie Sanders weighs Democratic challenge to Hillary Clinton in 2016

Yes please… Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.) is gearing up for a presidential primary challenge against Hillary Clinton and hopes to capitalize on Democratic concerns over Clinton’s coziness with Wall Street banks.

Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Senate Democrats, plans to travel to two crucial presidential battleground states next month.

He will speak at an […]

Bernie Sanders breaks down the two Americas


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VIDEO: Bernie Sanders calls out Marco Rubio for embarrassing the nation on climate change

During a recent appearance on The Ed Show, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Republican Sen. Marco Rubio’s complete denial of climate change science by saying, “I gotta say this, Ed. I really gotta say this. Look, you and I have all kinds of differences with Republicans, but to totally reject what the […]

Bernie Sanders demolishes Republican arguments against raising minimum wage (VIDEO)

Watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont absolutely demolishes Republican arguments against raising the federal minimum wage.

Sen. Sanders’ refutation of arguments that raising the federal minimum wage would result in job losses is worth repeating. I say they’re just factually wrong. In my state of Vermont, our minimum wage is $8.60 compared to […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders considering 2016 run for president

According to a report in the Burlington (VT) Free Press, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont may consider running for president in 2016 if there is no progressive candidate in the race. It is essential, he said, to have someone in the 2016 presidential campaign who is willing to take on Wall Street, address the […]

VIDEO: Sen. Bernie Sanders makes a compelling argument against U.S. military action in Syria

Watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) makes a compelling an argument against military action in Syria.