Bernie Sanders

Authentic populist vs. bulls**t artist: Why Bernie Sanders is so popular and Donald Trump isn’t

He couldn't win the Democratic nomination, but Sanders has emerged as the authentic voice of populist resistance<p>More than four months after Donald Trump lost the popular vote by 3 million, yet managed to win the election as a result of the archaic and undemocratic Electoral College, one thing has …

Democracy

A Bird Landed On Bernie Sanders' Podium Exactly A Year Ago Today

A spontaneous moment that became the meme heard 'round the world.<p>Oh, for simpler times.<p>It seems like a distant memory, but exactly a year ago Saturday, a bird landed on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) podium while he was speaking at a presidential campaign rally in Portland, Oregon.<p>The poetic moment ― …

Bernie Sanders On 'Trumpcare': Defeat Of 'Trump-Ryan Health Care Bill' Touted As Major Victory

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump and his policies, said Friday that the decision by House Republican leaders to …

Health Care

Left out of AHCA fight, Democrats let their grass roots lead – and win

By David Weigel, (c) 2017, The Washington Post<p>Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., a freshman from a safe seat in Chicago’s suburbs, was just about to …

Republicans

Michael Moore warns Dems: Now is not the time to gloat

Director Michael Moore on Friday warned Democrats that while the decision to pull the Republican ObamaCare repeal bill was worth celebrating, it …

Michael Moore

Vermont delegation holds joint meeting in Hardwick

Vermont's congressional delegation is holding a joint town hall meeting with Vermonters to talk about "issues of major consequence" being discussed …

Vermont

Slain DNC Staffer Seth Rich's Family Starts Fundraising Campaign

GoFundMe page sets a $10,000 goal to help raise awareness and lead to information that can solve the murder.

Democratic National Committee

Ellison says Democrats must fight Republicans at all levels

Democrats need to prepare for an ongoing fight against Republicans at all levels of government, not just the White House, their newly appointed …

Elections

Overcoming a watershed legislative defeat

Republican strategist Joe Watkins, MSNBC political analyst Rick Tyler, and former progressive media director for Hillary Clinton, Zerlina Maxwell, …

Elections

Hillary Clinton: Trumpcare Failure Is ‘A Victory For All Americans,’ But ‘Let’s Not Be Distracted’

While Steven Bannon’s guidance steers Donald Trump toward the likely scapegoat(s) for the American Health Care Act’s failure on Friday, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton came out of the digital woods to comment on House GOP leaders’ decision to cancel the vote. Calling the …

Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders: what does Russia have on Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders has asked what “the Russians have on" Donald Trump and asked why the US President has “nothing but nice things” to say about Vladimir …

Russia

With Epic GOP Failure, Dems Urged to Go Bold with Medicare-for-All

Lauren McCauley, staff writerWith the Republican attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) going down in flames Friday as Americans rallied to …

Health Care

Democrats Urge People To Keep Resisting After House GOP Pulls Obamacare Repeal Vote

One congressman said people "must be ready to mobilize like never before.”<p>Several Democrats urged their supporters to keep resisting and organizing in the wake of a major GOP health care defeat.<p>President Donald Trump instructed House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Friday to postpone a planned vote …

U.S. Congress

One Senate Democrat makes the case for filibustering Neil Gorsuch

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has a message for his Democratic colleagues in the Senate: Don’t let Mitch McConnell fool you.<p>On Wednesday afternoon, Politico reported that a handful of Senate Democrats are considering cutting a deal with the Republican majority leader to let Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump’s …

U.S. Congress

A Republican failure. A people's victory. Grassroots resistance energizes the next healthcare fight.

To nationwide cheers, Trumpcare went down in flames Friday. It was a spectacular failure on the part of a pr*sident who had vowed from the beginning …

Health Care

Kshama Sawant and Other Jill Stein Supporters Must Know That Trumpcare's Demise Is Not a Real Victory

by Charles MudedeTrumpcare's tomb? Royalty-free/gettyimages.com<br>Everyone on the left is happy that Trumpcare has, for now, collapsed. But this is not …

Jill Stein

Voters caught in the crossfire

They are The Estranged.<p>While Hillary Clinton fans bemoan what they believe to be the insanity and embarrassment of Donald Trump — and while Trump …

Politics

The Young Turks Adds Jonathan Larsen, Dylan Ratigan and David Sirota

In late December, The Young Turks launched a crowdfunding campaign with a fundraising goal of $2 million, which would go toward funding new hires to …

Advertising Industry

Today in Trump-Russia News: Paul Manafort will testify before Congress

Much of Friday's news in Washington, D.C., has focused on the ongoing drama over the GOP's health care vote. But at the same time that's happening, …

Government

Warren: 'Today is a great day... but I'm not doing a touchdown dance'

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren: 'Today is a great day... but I'm not doing a touchdown dance' The Hill’s Whip List: Where …

Hillary Clinton

Democrats weigh crushing 2016 election loss, gird for a turnaround

There were plenty of complaints in Warren Friday about what went wrong for Democrats in the 2016 election:<p>Millenial voters were energized, especially …

Elections

Progressive Groups Want Obamacare Win To Stiffen Democrats' Spine In Supreme Court Fight

The case for filibustering Neil Gorsuch just got stronger, they argue.<p>Progressive groups elated by the collapse of Republicans’ Obamacare replacement bill already have their sights on the next major battle: the fight to confirm President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch.<p>They are …

Chuck Schumer

Stunning polls show Sanders soaring while 'TrumpCare' crashes

To fully understand the huge public appeal of Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersStunning polls show Sanders soaring while 'TrumpCare' crashes The …

Elections

Hillary Clinton's Tweetstorm on Obamacare Is A Beauty To Behold!

Hillary Clinton’s tweetstorm in celebration of saving Obamacare is a beauty to behold as she highlights how Obamacare has saved the lives of millions …

Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump & Democrats -- Anger on the Left May Be Hurting the Democratic Party

In a week chock-full of news, the party that on the night of November 8 found itself, much to its surprise, very much out of power has been having …

Elections

Bernie Sanders has become the most popular politician in America — with no help from the inside

Democrats appear to be struggling to cope with their election loss in November, but Bernie continues to resonate<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the most popular of his peers in America right now, and it’s not even close, according to a recent Fox News poll. He currently holds the highest approval …

Liberal POV

Sanders: Donald Trump lied about protecting working people

Senator Bernie Sanders talks with Rachel Maddow about how the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act and other Donald Trump Republican agenda items …

Politics

Bernie Explains Why Democrats Are All Out of Heroes

Sanders predicted Donald Trump's rise 25 years ago in a speech at Harvard<p>A recent poll conducted by Harvard Universitycited that voters don’t see a …

Democracy

Democratic Senators: Filibuster Gorsuch—or Be Primaried

Democratic senators need to understand the passion out there in the blue hinterland. It’s time for an old-fashioned, Mr. Smith-style talkathon.<p>“If the Democratic senators don’t filibuster Gorsuch, we will primary them!”<p>I heard this mantra from listener after listener who called in while I was …

Politics

Bernie Sanders voting against Gorsuch nomination

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., discusses the health care debate and says President Trump "doesn't always tell the truth." Sanders also talks about the …

Politics