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10 Simple Reasons I Support Bernie Sanders

If Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination, I will vote for her against any Republican candidate. But until then, I support Bernie Sanders for 10 simple reasons.<p>1. Sanders has supported gay rights since the early '80s. Clinton has not.<p>2. Sanders wants to end the prohibition of marijuana. …

Middle-class

Bernie Sanders Isn't the Only Famous Democratic Socialist in American History

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

12 things we know (and don’t know) about Bernie Sanders's marijuana proposal

On Wednesday night, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced a proposal to dramatically shift marijuana policy in the United States.<p>At a campaign stop in Virginia, Sen. Sanders announced he would be proposing new legislation in the coming weeks to remove cannabis from the list of …

Essential Politics: Sanders highlights his seven decades

Welcome to November. I’m Christina Bellantoni, the Essential Politics host getting your week started.<p>The start of November marks a real sprint toward the Iowa caucuses, and the weekend was a flurry of activity on and off the campaign trail. Catch up here, and I’ll highlight two things that also …

Government

When Democrats Vote Their Conscience, Bernie Sanders Will Defeat a 'Moderate' Hillary Clinton

Assuming Democrats have a progressive conscience in 2016, only one candidate will be victorious in the primaries, and I explain my thought process in this YouTube segment. In addition, my appearances on The Benjamin Dixon Show and The Ring of Fire also highlight the vast differences between Bernie …

One Area Where Obama Wants the Federal Government to Emulate Koch Industries

President Barack Obama cited several prominent businesses, including Koch Industries, to make the case for eliminating the question on federal employment applications that ask about criminal records.<p>“I’m taking action to ban the box for the most competitive jobs at federal agencies, and the federal …

Nick Lachey Could Become A Pot Kingpin If New Ohio Bill Is Passed

Nick Lachey. It’s probably been awhile since you’ve heard that name; the guy who was one-fourth of boy band 98 Degrees, as well as one half of the popular reality TV show <i>Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica</i>.<p>But Lachey has been busy in Cincinnati, Ohio, where, if residents happen to vote in favor of …