Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders urges the Democratic Party to return to its roots

Not for more than a third of a century has American politics been so fractured – and Senator Bernie Sanders, whose underfunded, underestimated and underdog presidential campaign shook up the Democratic Party a year ago, has a message for a party he for many years forswore: Return to your roots as …

Democratic Party

Trump blasts Clinton, DNC for colluding against Bernie Sanders—383 days later

Donald Trump can’t stop living in the past, presumably so he can try to influence people in the future.<p>On Sunday morning, Trump blasted Hillary …

Elections

Sanders takes center stage, Trump recedes, as health care fight heats up

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> If not for the promise of President Donald Trump's signature, the current Republican effort to shred Obamacare would have ended like so many others over the past seven years -- defeated at the pass.<p>But this time around, with an approving executive itching to sign their work, …

News

Schumer: new Democratic 'agenda' will 'resonate with the middle class'

Democrats seek answers after dispiriting loss in Georgia special election Senate minority leader promises new platform for 2018 ‘within a month’<p>Within a month, the Democratic party will present a “strong, bold, sharp-edged and common-sense economic agenda” to underpin its efforts against Donald …

Politics

Why Bernie Sanders needs a lawyer

Don’t make too much of the news that Sen. Bernie Sanders and his wife Jill have lawyered up: It’s just what you have to do when you’re facing an FBI …

Opinion

Why did Democrats Ossoff and Parnell lose their congressional races in Georgia and South Carolina?

Low turnout among black voters likely sealed their fate<p>Democrats around the country were hopeful that they could win two special elections Tuesday in what had long been “safe” Republican districts in Georgia and South Carolina. Instead, both Democratic candidates — Jon Ossoff and Archie Parnell — …

Elections

Ralph Nader: The Democrats Are Unable to Defend the U.S. from the “Most Vicious” Republican Party in History

The Democratic Party is at its lowest ebb in the memory of everyone now alive. It’s lost the White House and both houses of Congress. On the state …

Democratic Party

Facing FBI Bank Fraud Investigation, Bernie And Jane Sanders Hire Lawyers

The senator and his wife have hired a pair of high-profile defense attorneys in light of the federal probe.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his wife, Jane Sanders, the former president of Burlington College, have hired lawyers in the face of a federal investigation into bank fraud allegations …

Corruption

Sanders draws thousands to rallies against Senate healthcare bill

“We will not allow 23 million Americans to be thrown off of the health insurance they currently have in order to give $500,000,000,000 in tax breaks …

ObamaCare

A post-populist playbook for global capitalists

Why General Electric’s Jeff Immelt finds himself agreeing with Bernie Sanders<p>Jeff Immelt has some advice for the next generation of corporate …

Jeff Immelt

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Justifies Dangerous Rhetoric on Meet The Press

Bernie Sanders appeared on <i>Meet The Press</i> with Chuck Todd this morning. The topic of discussion was mostly on the Senate’s healthcare bill, which …

Meet the Press

Bernie Sanders: GOP health care bill will kill ‘thousands of people’

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday stood by his harsh rhetoric that the GOP health care bill would kill thousands of Americans because “it’s …

Health Care

Bernie Sanders’ Bill Would Make Painkiller Epidemic Worse

Meghan Hynes has had to learn to work quickly in recent months.<p>She manages AAC Needle Exchange in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she and her staff …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Trump decries Clinton 'collusion' as Democrats take aim at GOP health care bill

President Donald Trump, still mired in persistent allegations that his victory in the 2016 presidential election was aided by his campaign colluding …

Elections

Republican Sen. Johnson and Independent Sen. Sanders call for health bill delay on 'Meet the Press'

Published 18m ago on<p>by Anthony Smith<p>ShareEmail<p>Published 18m ago on<p>by Anthony Smith<p>On Sunday morning, Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Bernie Sanders …

Donald Trump

Meet the Press - June 25, 2017

NBC News - Meet The Press<p>"6.25.17"<p>(Begin Tape)<p>CHUCK TODD:<p>This Sunday the battle over health care. Can the G.O.P. plan pass? Some Republicans say their bill is too harsh.<p>SEN. DEAN HELLER:<p>I cannot support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans.<p>CHUCK …

Politics

Cheer Up, Democrats

Progressives should be encouraged by recent special election results, not looking for a scapegoat.<p>How discouraged should Democrats be after failing to win any of the four recent House special elections to fill vacancies? The losses, most recently of Jon Ossoff, in Georgia’s 6th district, triggered …

Jon Ossoff

Trump calls for unity with Democrats, rehashes derisive nicknames for party leaders

His suggested Democratic Party slogan: “Let’s get together, envelop.”<p>In an interview with Fox and Friends that aired Sunday morning, President Donald …

Donald Trump

Merkel's SPD rivals rally in search of German election rebound

DORTMUND/BERLIN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) rallied behind their leader on Sunday, agreeing policies on investment, social justice and Europe that they hope will reverse a slump in opinion polls and end Angela Merkel's 12-year hold on power in a September vote.<p>At a …

Germany

GOP vows to use Pelosi against Democrats in 2018

Republicans say they will seek to tie House candidates across the country to Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), whose leadership of House …

Nancy Pelosi

Albania's ruling Socialists set to win

Albania's Socialist Party looks set to win a parliamentary vote, an exit poll shows, which would give the ruling party a mandate to push judicial …

Albania

This Bernie Sanders Tweet Is Way Funnier Now That The FBI Is Investigating Him And His Wife

Senator Bernie Sanders, who is enjoying relevancy he’s never before experienced, is also having to deal with the fact that his wife’s (and, …

Conservative POV

Sanders tries to sway GOP colleague on Obamacare repeal

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was in Charleston, W.Va., Sunday for a Protect Our Health Care Rally where he urged GOP Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to vote …

Health Care

Trump says Obama did 'nothing' about Russia's election hacks

As his campaign remains under investigation for possible collusion with Russia, President Trump is pointing fingers at Obama.<p>Trump in an interview on …

Russia

Civil war is raging inside the Democratic party

Last week’s defeat in a high-profile congressional contest sparked a tough fight over the heart of the Democratic party. Heather Cox Richardson, Jean Hannah Edelstein and Michael Cohen look at what the future might hold<p>America is in the middle of a major political realignment. While the focus is on …

Politics

Bernie Sanders Slams 'Moral Outrage' Of Trumpcare At Pittsburgh Rally

"A great nation is not judged by its billionaires, but by its compassion," says senator in first stop of health care campaign.<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) headlined the start of a campaign against Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare Saturday night before some 1,000 people in the …

Health Care

Julian Assange predicts the Democratic Party is ‘doomed’ to fail — and says Russia ‘hysteria’ is to blame

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took to his Twitter account Saturday to share six reasons he believes the Democratic Party is “doomed” and explained the party’s “hysteria” about Russia will play a major role in its eventual demise.<p>Assange shared his thoughts in a long Twitter post.<p>First, Assange …

Democratic Party

Sens. Johnson, Sanders: No Way Vote Should Happen on Health Care Bill This Week

WASHINGTON — As Congress wrangles over implementing a new health care law, Republican and Democratic senators have not agreed on much, but there was one area where two lawmakers on opposite sides of the aisle found common ground on the issue on Sunday.<p>Both Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Sen. Bernie …

ObamaCare

The agony, the ecstasy and the Ossoff: Democrats are full of excuses, but the truth hurts

Democrats are full of excuses after their latest and most agonizing defeat. They're starting to ring hollow<p>After five months and four special elections under President Donald Trump, neither faction in the Democratic Party’s civil war can claim anything beyond “moral victories” (better known as …

Jon Ossoff

Jane Sanders Snags Top Lawyers to Defend Against FBI's Bank Fraud Charges Insider

<b>Krauthammer: Dems Getting 'Desperate' With Russia Allegations</b><p>Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) wife Jane Sanders has booked top notch lawyers to defend her against allegations of bank fraud.<p>The FBI launched an investigation into loans Sanders applied for when she was president of Burlington College, …

Bank Fraud