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What If Bernie Wins California?

Hillary will declare herself the nominee before Tuesday’s votes are even in, but an energized Sanders probably won’t go away until the fall.<p>Before the first vote is counted in California on Tuesday, the Hillary Clinton campaign—and probably the TV networks—will announce that she has clinched the …

Government

After Indiana: Sanders Wins Another Purple State, and Emerges from a Haze of Bad Strategy and Rigged Delegate Math

Both campaigns took historic turns after the Indiana Primary. The Donald's art of the steal of the Republican Party nomination was not the more important turn. Republicans offered no good choice anyway. It was Bernie Sanders' Friday letter to the DNC suggesting he will wage a floor fight at the …

Bitcoin Technology Organizations Launch Global Blockchain Forum To Address International Policy

As digital currencies and the technology behind them become more widely adopted by incumbents and startups with a global presence, the need for consistent laws and regulations governing them is ever more apparent.<p>The Washington, D.C.-based Chamber of Digital Commerce, along with three other of the …

Blockchain

The Democrats own this mess too: Gerrymandering and obstructionism alone can’t explain American inequality

Progressives are told time and again that Clinton and Obama are the best their party can do. It’s a total crock<p>[<i>This piece has been adapted from Thomas Frank's new book,</i> Listen, Liberal, or What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? <i>(Metropolitan Books).</i>]<p>When you press Democrats on their …

The No.1 Killer Of Your Happiness (and How To Beat It)

Can you name your most precious asset?<p>The one that guarantees you the best chance of happiness? Of skipping through your days, laughing and smiling, …

Clinton camp: Sanders call for debates a ‘stunt'

Hillary Clinton's campaign fired back at Bernie Sanders' team on Monday afternoon, denouncing the Vermont senator's team for pulling a "stunt" and crying out for attention despite three significant caucus victories over the weekend.<p>During an interview with CNN's Brooke Baldwin, Clinton press …

Government

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Bernie Sanders' team just made some eyebrow-raising claims while arguing that he can defeat Hillary Clinton

Sanders adviser Tad Devine told reporters that his candidate's large delegate deficit to Clinton was the result of the campaign's deliberate strategy to forgo certain states that they were certain to lose.<p>Devine asserted that the Sanders campaign did not invest serious cash or time in Texas, …

Hillary Clinton camp: NY debate depends on Bernie Sanders' 'tone'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton's top strategist said Monday her campaign isn't willing to entertain a new debate in New York next month -- yet.<p>Joel Benenson repeatedly dodged questions from CNN's Kate Bolduan on "At This Hour" regarding Bernie Sanders' call for scheduling a debate just ahead of …

Government

Sarah Silverman: Why I’m Supporting Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton

Comedian Sarah Silverman makes the case for Bernie Sanders in her latest foray into political campaigning.<p>In 2008, Sarah Silverman promoted “The …

Middle-class

Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life

You're reading Top 21 Confucius Quotes to Unlock Your Inner Wisdom and Deal With the Stress of Modern Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Motivation

Can You Tell Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Apart? Take Our Quiz.

Donald Trump is starting to run away with the Republican presidential nomination. And while Bernie Sanders is still trailing Hillary Clinton, he has …

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If so, you may be the perfect Politics Reporter for Business Insider.<p>The Politics Reporter is responsible for monitoring US political events and developments, and reporting on them in real time.<p>He or she is always thinking up an angle on the news that has gone unnoticed — the <i>real</i> story behind the …

At the Clinton-Sanders debate, both came prepared to fight – and they did

After a week of sniping about who counts as a progressive and why, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton demanded the other account for their past actions<p>For once, a televised political debate lived up to its breathless hype. The first head-to-head debate of the 2016 election cycle on Thursday night …

Middle-class

Everyone is raving about a GOP rising star's off-the-charts rebuttal to Obama

Veteran Republican pollster Frank Luntz noted on Twitter that Haley's televised speech rated better among voters in his focus group than even Obama's address.<p>He added that it was the most favorable-scoring State of the Union response he had ever tested.<p>Haley, whose name has been kicked around as a …

Hillary’s in trouble: How Bernie’s gaining ground and eroding Clinton’s aura of inevitability

Numbers are trending towards Sanders, as polls show him neck and neck with Hillary in the first 2 primary states<p>Since her official announcement, Hillary Clinton has been the frontrunner in the Democratic race for president. Perhaps she still is, but the dynamics are changing, and they're favoring …

When You're Feeling Down, Remember These 15 Tips for Peace and Happiness

<i>By Laura Caseley, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>Are you feeling down, or stressed out from life in general? Are you just feeling like everything is kind of <i>blah</i>?<p>Maybe you're even beating yourself up about it. After all, your life is probably pretty good, so what do you have to feel bad about?<p>Whoa there. …

Iowa’s Latino voters mobilize for caucus as 2016 candidates vie for their support

Latinos are a small but fast-growing part of state’s population, and Democratic candidates are competing for their votes by focusing on immigration policy<p>On Sunday, dozens of meatpacking workers and their families gathered in a spartan banquet hall in this central Iowa town to discuss ongoing union …

Immigration

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders supports bill to audit Fed | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Democrat Bernie Sanders voted on Tuesday in favor of a bill that would require audits of Federal Reserve monetary policy decisions, his campaign said in a statement following the vote.<p>Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) …

Bernie Sanders

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Why Bernie Sanders Has Already Won

We are less than a month away from the Iowa caucus, where the fate of the Democratic Primary will essentially be decided. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has a commanding lead in New Hampshire, which has a primary just over a week after Iowa's caucus, and he is still close enough in Iowa to make the …

AP FACT CHECK: Sanders on 1 percent; Clinton on donors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders persisted in using shopworn stats on income inequality and Hillary Rodham Clinton glossed over the well-heeled …

Middle-class

My Letter To Bernie Sanders' Campaign

<i>I sent the following letter on November 7 to Symone Sanders, National Press Secretary for Bernie Sanders' (no relation) presidential campaign, and Mike Briggs, Communications Director for the campaign, and I thought it might be worthwhile to share it here:</i><p>Hi Symone,<p>By way of introduction, my name …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart. Here is the Google OnHub vs Apple AirPort Extreme …

Wi-Fi

Hillary Clinton violated government policy over emails, says judge

‘We wouldn’t be here today if the employee had followed government policy,’ says judge Emmet Sullivan in Freedom of Information case<p>Hillary Clinton violated government policy in her use of a personal email server, a federal judge said on Thursday.<p>“We wouldn’t be here today if the employee had …

Government

The Stylus Still Rules The Galaxy Note 5

The concept Galaxy Note 5 is at once a thing of genius and a nod to a benighted world before the modern touchscreen. Born in the swamps of the resistive LCD, the stylus lurched onto dry land and lives on as a reminder of our history. It is, to be sure, useful but on the Galaxy Note 5 it is a …

Phones