Anthony Lewis

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More Sanders voters say they will choose 'other,' or not vote, than back Clinton

Supporters of rebel Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders are not following his lead in backing Hillary Rodham Clinton, detouring away from the establishment …

Jews have a special responsibility this US election to fight back against Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s anti-Semitic tweet—I’m sorry, his <i>allegedly</i> anti-Semitic tweet—is still in the news in the US, and with good reason. The presumptive Republican nominee has repeatedly refused to apologize for linking Hillary Clinton, corruption and Judaism all in one ill-advised meme. Meanwhile, his …

Gawker posts anti-Trump playbook; was it stolen from DNC?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The website Gawker on Wednesday published what it said appears to be the Democratic National Committee's anti-Donald Trump …

Far from dead

For a campaign supposedly on its last legs, enthusiasm around Sanders continues to grow while Clinton campaign flags<p><i>By Yvonne C. Claes</i><p>Bernie Sanders’ …

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in a tight race in California as the campaign batters her popularity

Hillary Clinton's popularity has slumped in California under an unrelenting challenge from Bernie Sanders, who has succeeded in breaching the demographic wall Clinton had counted on to protect her in the state's presidential primary, a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll has found.<p>As he has …

Sanders is beating Obama’s 2008 youth vote record. And the primary’s not even over.

Bernie Sanders isn't just winning the youth vote — he's crushing it.<p>A new analysis from Tufts University shows that Sanders has now surpassed Barack Obama's 2008 Democratic primary totals among young people in the 25 states where we can draw a comparison — whether you count by raw vote total or …

Sanders plants seeds for a lasting U.S. progressive movement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders’ upstart U.S. presidential campaign may be headed to defeat, but his goals of reining in Wall Street, ending big money in politics and eradicating income inequality were the big winners in the bruising Democratic race.<p>Sanders, who started as a little-known …

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To my friend, Bernie Sanders: “You have helped shape the next generation”

The former secretary of labor lauds the senator’s campaign and lays out next steps for the progressive movement<p>Robert Reich<p>June 9, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Dear Bernie:<p>I don’t know what you’re going to do from here on, and I’m not going to advise you. You’ve …

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Tulsi Gabbard launches petition to end Democratic Party superdelegate process

The Democratic presidential primary process may be ending next Tuesday, but the fight among Bernie Sanders supporters to rid the party of superdelegates and install new leadership at the Democratic National Committee is not.<p>Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard encouraged her followers on Saturday to sign a …

Bernie Sanders Must Wait For The FBI To Disclose The Findings Of Its ‘Criminal’ Investigation

Although you won’t hear this often from <i>The Daily Beast</i>, <i>Slate</i> or other publications <i>Ready for Hillary</i>, Bernie Sanders faces an opponent who has fewer than 2,383 pledged delegates. Bernie’s opponent also has an ongoing FBI criminal investigation; the White House and a federal judge used the term. In …

Bernie’s end game: How Sanders will benefit the Democratic Party by (technically) staying in the race

<b>Bernie Sanders (AP/Cheryl Senter)</b><p>Sanders is no longer campaigning, his mission now is to change the party for the better<p>Sean Illing<p>June 15, 2016 3:10pm (UTC)<p>“<i>Let me make it very clear, if I haven't 10,000 times previously, that Donald Trump is unfit to be president of the United States.”</i> - Bernie …

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Bernie Sanders Should Never Endorse Hillary Clinton

Progressives need an uncompromised and uncompromising champion<p>With the end of the Democratic primaries and several weeks to go until the Democratic …

Bernie Sanders’s Democratic Party reforms focus on things that would’ve helped Bernie Sanders win

During a brief statement in Washington on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders outlined four proposals to reform the Democratic Party.<p>Those proposals are as follows, given in the order Sanders presented them.<p>Get new leadership at the Democratic National Committee.<br>• Approve "the most progressive platform ever …

The U.S. Military Is Finally Testing Shotgun-Based 'Force Field' Technology

Years ago, Israeli defense outfit Rafael developed the equivalent of a “bubble shield” for military vehicles. The Trophy Active Protection System …