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Belgium Royal Wedding Pictures: Prince Amadeo, Lili von Wolkenstein Wedding

Marrying a non-royal isn't a big deal for plenty of royals: Prince William married Kate Middleton, of course, and made her a duchess. Earlier this summer, former reality-TV star Sofia Hellqvist swapped vows with Sweden's Prince Carl Philip; she's now Princess Sofia of Sweden, Duchess of Varmland. …

20 ways Bernie Sanders has stood up for civil and minority rights

<b>(AP/Carolyn Kaster)</b><p>From fighting segregation to standing against police violence, Sanders has a record of fighting on these issues<p>Zaid Jilani<p>July 22, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>Over the past few months, one lingering blemish on Bernie Sanders' candidacy for the …

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Hillary slams Trump's 'shameful' comments about McCain

She moves quickly to erase any daylight between Trump and the rest of the GOP field.<p>LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hillary Clinton sharply rebuked Donald Trump on Saturday for his “shameful” comments that Sen. John McCain was not a war hero because he was captured in Vietnam.<p>Clinton also moved quickly to …

Elizabeth Warren lays down a marker for Hillary Clinton

The Massachusetts senator isn’t running, but she’s making clear she intends to have her say in 2016.<p>PHOENIX — With Bernie Sanders drawing huge crowds with his fiery socialist-y speeches, Hillary Clinton leaning further left than any Democratic frontrunner in decades, and Martin O’Malley pitching …

'A Very Easy Decision': These Straight Couples Waited to Wed Until Gay Marriage Was Legal

When Roxy and Jordan Davis got engaged in 2009, Proposition 8, banning gay marriage in their home state of California, had recently passed. Instead of saying "I do," both decided, "we won’t" until everyone had the right.<p>"It was a very easy decision to make," said Roxy, 29.<p>Jordan, also 29, said he …

Fox News’ big Bernie Sanders lie: The right’s laughably lame effort to link Donald Trump and Sanders

<b>(AP/Jacquelyn Martin/Seth Wenig/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Sanders-Trump comparisons highlight sad GOP truth: The left would never back an absolute blowhard for president<p>Sean Illing<p>July 7, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>The media cannot help comparing Donald Trump to Bernie Sanders. And the comparison is not …

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What Karl Marx got right about America’s twisted form of democracy

<b>(AP/Lauren Victoria Burke/David Becker)</b><p>Bernie Sanders & Ted Cruz seem light years apart — but the truth is that choice in politics is mostly an illusion<p>Conor Lynch<p>July 7, 2015 9:57am (UTC)<p>Karl Marx once said, “The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives …

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Enter Sandman: why have Democrats fallen in love with Bernie Sanders?

I’m feeling the Bern – and lots of others are, too.<p>Since independent Vermont senator Bernie Sanders made his bid for the 2016 Democratic nomination official, he has, rather quickly, raised millions of dollars in small donations and attracted overflow crowds wherever he speaks. And despite the …

Watch: Bernie Sanders Lists 4 Awful Things All 2016 GOP Candidates Have In Common

In this video from last Night’s “Nightly Show”, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is asked by Host Larry Wilmore about Rand Paul’s campaign, specifically …

Bernie Sanders wants to 'bring us to the middle' on guns

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is running to Hillary Clinton's left on nearly every other issue -- but says he can "bring us to the middle" on guns.<p>In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" on Sunday, the Democratic presidential candidate said there is a …

Hillary Clinton comments on viral photo of crying gay youth

A tearful young man crying about the uncertainties of being gay has just gotten the ultimate affirmation by none other than Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.<p>"I'm homosexual and I'm afraid about what my future will be and that people won't like me," reads the caption on the …