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Sanders, Casey & Warren Headline Press Conference Opposing GOP Plans to Cut $492 Million From the Social Security Administration's Budget

Seniors and Activists Delivered Over 250,000 Petition Signatures to Mitch McConnell. WASHINGTON - Today, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) joined seniors and activists for a press conference protesting Republican plans to cut $492 million from the Social S

COMMON DREAMS - 2018-01-18 19:19:25

Will you be attending the Women's March?

The 2017 Women's March attracted attention across the globe for being the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history, with an estimated 4 million people attending. But a lot has happened in a year. Women's March organizers angered many when they invited Bernie Sanders to open the Wome

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 18:00:44

DNC Not Likely To Get Bernie Sanders' Email List

The Democratic National Committee should not expect to get Bernie Sanders' 2016 campaign email list. If people think the Sanders list is just an ATM, they're sadly mistaken," says campaign manager Jeff Weaver. Read the whole story at The Hill The Democratic National Committee should not expect to g

MEDIAPOST.COM - 2018-01-17 19:19:00

Bernie Sanders: It's 'Unspeakable' That Illegal Immigrants Might Be Deported [VIDEO]

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that it is "unspeakable" that DACA recipients may be facing deportation. WATCH: Sanders, appearing on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," said, "I, and I think I speak for the vast majority of members of the Democratic caucus, we're not going to desert these

THE DAILY CALLER - 2018-01-17 17:05:03

Bernie Sanders seeks to derail growing working-class opposition to capitalism

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders issued a call, published Sunday in the Guardian, for a global effort to overcome mounting economic inequality. It cites evidence of gross disparities in wealth, but offers not the slightest prospect for a genuine struggle against the economic system that has produced

WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE - 2018-01-17 05:00:00

Four Dems Emerge as Would-Be 2020 Economy Candidates

Several Democrats would enter the 2020 presidential campaign with established economic brands. But strategists say it's their political aptitudes in a national race that may decide who advances. At least four in a swelled field of possible presidential contenders will likely be seen as the "economy

NATIONALJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 01:48:09

Senator Bernie Sanders to Join 350.org in Launch of Fossil Free U.S. Campaign the Day After the State of the Union

On January 31st, Bernie Sanders Joins Bill McKibben and Movement Leaders to Show Urgent Next Steps for Climate Movement. WASHINGTON - Senator Bernie Sanders will join prominent climate activists to kick off a new campaign to take on the Trump Administration and the fossil fuel industry on January 31


Report: DNC Chair Perez Butting Heads, Getting in 'Explosive Fights' With Deputy Chair Ellison

The relationship between Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez and his deputy chair, Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), is very rocky, with "explosive fights" between the two men, according to a new report. The DNC is plagued with in-fighting between the lingering pro-Hillary Clinton and pro-Se


There’s a Long List of Democrats Trump Should Fear in 2020. Biden Isn’t One of Them.

Who, if anyone, among potential 2020 Democratic candidates, strikes fear in the hearts of the president of the United States and his advisers, allies, and flunkies? Politico's Annie Karni digs some intel out of the White House, and the view from Trumpworld is interesting if not terribly logical. It


Sanders Campaign Manager to DNC: You're Not Getting Bernie's Voter Data

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is not going to give the Democratic National Committee his long-sought-after voter data from his grassroots-led 2016 presidential run. Sanders' 2016 campaign manager Jeff Weaver said he doesn't "think you should expect" Sanders to give the Democratic National Committee


This Is Who Trump Is Afraid of Facing in 2020, and It's Not Bernie Sanders

President Donald Trump believes he could defeat Senator Bernie Sanders if he were to face the veteran left-winger in the 2020 presidential election, Politico reported Monday. Trump has been speculating with aides and Republican lawmakers about potential challengers in the 2020 elections, but is not


Simon & Garfunkel's 'America' featured in new Bernie Sanders TV ad

Add Bernie Sanders to the list of politicos digging into pop music's greatest hits catalog for an ad campaign boost. The latest is Bernie Sanders, who unveiled an ad on Thursday featuring Simon & Garfunkel's "America." No voiceover, just the song (combining lyrics from two different verses) played o


Grist: Bernie Sanders, Sierra Club Impeding CO2 Reductions

Meteorologist and Grist author Eric Holthaus thinks the only way to save the planet from rising CO2 emissions is to embrace nuclear power. By Eric Holthaus on Jan 12, 2018 After holding steady for the past three years, global carbon emissions rose in 2017by an estimated 2 percent. That increase come


Bernie Sanders Supporters: The Elitists Hiding Behind their Revolution

Image Source: Zero Hedge Whenever you have the misfortune to come across a Bernie Sanders supporter aka "Berner" you can anticipate pretty much the same repeated, cut and paste rhetoric. It is much the same as dealing with a TrumpTroll as they have a litany of standard responses as well as accusatio


Abigail St. Valle: She was motivated by the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign

Abigail St. Valle, a recent college graduate who lives in Brooks, is thinking about what kind of world she wants for the children she hopes to have one day. A Bernie Sanders supporter in the last presidential election, her political path has been a winding one. Raised in a conservative home - a farm


Q & A: An interview with Francesco Duina

Questions of how class and the economy translate into politics are something plenty of writers over the years have sought to address, from Thomas Frank's "What's the Matter With Kansas?" to Arlie Russell Hochschild's "Strangers in Their Own Land." The current state of American politics has only magn


MIHALOPOULOS: Troopers may end woman's long-running protest on Kennedy bridge

After 584 straight days of protesting, the Northwest Side's Bernie Sis could be in trouble. On Friday morning, Veronica Wolski again went up on a pedestrian bridge that crosses the Kennedy Expressway, continuing her unique mode of speaking out against the state of affairs in the country. Every day s


My Turn: Fix it, America

Two years ago, I was sludging through New Hampshire snow drifts, just before the first-in-the-nation presidential primary. As I talked with Granite State voters, I kept hearing the same thing: everyone was concerned about the influence of “Big Money” campaign donors. Once the primary results were i


Century Village for aging politicians

My coffee group in D.C. meets every morning to debate the political outrages from the previous day. In this age of Trump and the Russians we have lots to talk about. We also found ourselves talking about why members of Congress and other aging politicians refuse to retire, usually having to be carri


Lost Jobs, Automation are Blowback from Fight For $15 Minimum Wage

The latest flop for a Democratic party that has become a one-trick donkey thanks to identity politics is the national campaign for a $15 an hour minimum wage. The geniuses in charge of the party and their union backers undertook a massive national campaign of protests on behalf of low-wage, unskille