Bernie Sanders

Progressive firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will reportedly endorse socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in his ailing campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The socialist Democrat is expected to get on the Sanders bandwagon during a campaign rally in Queens, New York, scheduled for Saturday. The news should come as a disappointment for Sen. Elizabeth
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says population control is a key factor in combatting climate change, and suggested U.S. taxpayers should fund abortions and birth control for women in “poor countries” as part of the solution. What are the details? During CNN’s “climate crisis town hall” with Democratic 2020 hopefuls Wednesday night, an
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Socialist candidate for the Democratic nomination Bernie Sanders (or should we say ‘one of the socialist candidates”?) is very big on the little guy. Or so he claims. But he, like all who support drastic action for climate change, turns that supposed concern upside when it comes to government action designed to control and re-engineer
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Many were astounded at the compliment that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) delivered to China and its economy in the midst of political turmoil surrounding the crackdown on political dissidents in Hong Kong. The presidential candidate made the comments during an interview with The Hill TV. “But what we have to say about China, in fairness
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A student challenged presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to practice what he preaches on fossil fuel use, and he did not appreciate the question much. The interaction occurred Thursday during a question and answer period with the candidate at a town hall event in Chico, California. “So my question is you seem adamant about
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Despite Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) topping the Google searches before Tuesday’s Democratic debates, longshot candidate Marianne Williamson dominated the metric after the debates. Tuesday’s debates featured half of the Democratic candidates including Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Sanders, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). But it was the esoteric yet entertaining author and activist who toppled Sanders
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) condemned President Donald Trump on Saturday for criticizing the well-documented crime, poverty, drug abuse, and political corruption that plagues Baltimore. “Here’s what’s really going on: @RepCummings has been busy revealing the failures of the Trump administration and exposing the greed of Trump’s friends in the pharmaceutical industry, and
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller, in the estimation of many, underwhelmed during his testimony Wednesday before the House Judiciary Committee, and President Donald Trump found a way to sum it up that also included a shot at his potential election rival. “Sleepy Joe [Biden] is okay, but he’s fading, I think he’s fading fast,” Trump
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The presidential campaign of Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has been hit with a National Labor Relations Board complaint alleging unfair labor practices, according to Bloomberg Law. The complaint comes while the campaign is already dealing with some conflict and bad publicity over unionized campaign workers demanding $15 per hour minimum wage, something Sanders advocates
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Employees of the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign unionized and have demanded that, since Sanders advocates for a $15 minimum wage, he should pay his staff accordingly. Fair argument. The Sanders campaign has responded by doing something that many employers would be forced to do if the minimum wage increased to $15 nationally—he cut their hours
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President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted a pointed challenge to progressive congresswomen who constantly criticize the United States: leave America. The president, whose comments were criticized by Republicans and Democrats both, said: So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most
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Although early polling for the 2016 presidential contest proved futile, another early 2020 election poll has bad news for President Donald Trump. The Fox News survey, released Sunday, revealed that Trump stands at a 10-point deficit behind former Vice President Joe Biden, the clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. Among the 1,001 registered voters who
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has fallen to third place after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) saw a surge in recent in state polling behind former Vice President Joe Biden. Sanders and Warren had been vying for the progressive mantle to challenge the more establishment and moderate candidacy of Biden, but Warren appears to be overtaking Sanders.
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A new poll pits President Donald Trump against six of the top Democratic contenders in a theoretical match-up of the 2020 presidential election, and the results are rather stunning. The Quinnipiac University poll shows that the president is in negative territory against all six of the top Democratic candidates. Former Vice President Joe Biden fares
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Former Wisconsin governor Scott Walker reminded Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.) of the failures of socialism after he encouraged socialist activists to protest at a Walker speaking engagement in Vermont. “Scott Walker made his name busting unions, cutting health care, and gutting funding for public education,” Sanders said in a statement on Wednesday. “Scott Walker’s brand of
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Former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley sharply criticized three prominent Democrats — Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — for going soft on Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship. “On the fringes of the left, celebrity politicians refuse to condemn [Venezuelan dictator Nicolas] Maduro. Worse, some
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Vice President Mike Pence responded Friday to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recent comments that incarcerated felons should be able to vote during his address to the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis. He delivered remarks before President Trump’s keynote address for the NRA Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) Leadership Forum. This is the third
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Left-wing actress and singer Cher has no problem speaking her mind, and by all accounts she’s no fan of President Donald Trump, Republicans, or conservatives in general. But lately Cher has been tweeting some very un-Cher-like things. There was, of course, her tweet earlier this month railing against Trump’s suggestion that illegal immigrants should be
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