Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Five Dem Senators Won’t Take Corporate PAC Money

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Cory Booker announced late Tuesday that he will no longer accept campaign contributions from political action committees of for-profit companies, following the example of some of his fellow Democrats. Booker accepted $1.8 million from business PACs from 2013-2018, according to Open Secrets, which tracks campaign contributions. Booker became the fifth U.S. senator to reject corporate ...

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Bernie Summons Advisers To Discuss 2020 Bid

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders convened his top political advisers in Washington on Saturday for a planning meeting that included a discussion of the feasibility and shape of a possible 2020 presidential campaign, half a dozen senior Democrats familiar with the gathering confirmed to POLITICO. The top-line message the Vermont senator received from the operatives gathered during the government shutdown was ...

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Howard Dean: Bernie Is Too Old For 2020 [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Howard Dean, former DNC chair and guy whose presidential campaign was ruined because he got excited once, was on Morning Joe today, to talk President Donald Trump and the future of progressive politics, particularly in the 2018 midterm elections. Dean gave Sen. Bernie Sanders much of the credit for boosting the idea of universal healthcare, but stopped short ...

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2018 Grammy Nominations: Daddy Yankee, Jay-Z, Leonard Cohen, Khalid, Glen Campbell, Bernie Sanders

NPR reports: Hailed as music’s biggest night, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards will return to New York City, taking place at Madison Square Garden Jan. 28. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s crossover smash “Despacito” was well-received by the Academy; after taking home four awards at the 18th Annual Latin Grammys held earlier this month, the track has been nominated in ...

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Donna Brazile: I Never Said DNC Was “Rigged” And Those Who Want Me To Shut Up Can Go To Hell [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) interim chairwoman Donna Brazile said she found “no evidence” that the 2016 Democratic presidential primary process was fixed, taking issue with the use of the word “rigged” by others. “I found no evidence, none, whatsoever,” Brazile told ABC’s “This Week.” “The only thing I found, which I said, I found the cancer, ...

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Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile Claims “Proof” That Hillary “Rigged” Nomination Against Bernie Sanders

The Daily Beast reports: Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile claims Hillary Clinton secretly took over the DNC before she had won the Democratic primary. In an excerpt from her new book published by Politico, Brazile said she promised Clinton’s opponent, Bernie Sanders, that she would get to the bottom of whether Clinton had “rigged the nomination process.” ...

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Sanders: I’ll Run In 2018 As An Independent [VIDEO]

The Concord Monitor reports: Bernie Sanders said he’ll run for re-election next year as an independent candidate. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and independent senator from Vermont made the news in an interview with the Monitor on Sunday evening after energizing Democratic activists packed into the American Legion hall in Rollinsford, along the Maine border. Sanders’s trip to the first-in-the-nation ...

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Russian Facebook Ads Backed Stein, Sanders, Trump

Politico reports: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was the beneficiary of at least one of the Russian-bought political ads on Facebook that federal government officials suspect were intended to influence the 2016 election. Other advertisements paid for by shadowy Russian buyers criticized Hillary Clinton and promoted Donald Trump. Some backed Bernie Sanders and his platform even after his presidential ...

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BERNED: Hillary Shades Sanders In New Book

The New York Daily News reports: Feel the burned. Hillary Clinton torches her Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders and blames him in part for her defeat in an excerpt from her upcoming memoir about the 2016 race. In a passage from “What Happened,” Clinton accuses Sanders and the so-called “Bernie Bros” sect of his supporters for slinging mud on her ...

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Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Bill [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Two days after Republicans in the Senate failed to roll back Obamacare, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there should be a government-funded health insurance option “in every state in this country.” “If people don’t like the private insurance that they’re getting, they should have a Medicare-type public option available in every state in this country,” Sanders said on ...

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Bernie: I’m Not Taking A 2020 Bid Off The Table

The Washington Times reports: Sen. Bernard Sanders is not closing the door on another presidential run. In an interview with Sirius XM Progress’ Make It Plain with Mark Thompson, Mr. Sanders said it is too early to start talking about running for the White House in 2020, though he made it clear that it is still an option. “No, I ...

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Trump: Hillary Colluded With Dems To Beat Bernie

Politico reports: After more than five months as president, Donald Trump is still talking about the 2016 election. On Sunday morning, the president tweeted that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “colluded with the Democratic Party” to beat Bernie Sanders. It’s not clear why the president chose to revisit the 2016 campaign this morning or where his newfound sympathy for Sanders came ...

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Jane Sanders Lawyers Up In Bank Fraud Investigation

Newsweek reports: Bernie Sanders’s wife, Jane Sanders, has reportedly hired lawyers following a federal investigation into her time as president of the now-defunct Burlington College in Vermont. She is accused of fraudulently obtaining a $10 million bank loan that was purportedly used to buy 33 acres of land for the school. But, the full story is a little stranger than ...

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Sarah Palin: Don’t Blame Bernie Sanders

Via Breitbart: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who was wrongly and inaccurately blamed when Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ) was shot several years ago, is standing up for Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont saying he is personally not responsible for the actions of his apparent supporter. Palin, in an exclusive statement to Breitbart News, called for the media industry to be ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Reacts To Virginia Mass Shooting: I Am Sickened By And Condemn This Despicable Act

“I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign. I am sickened by this despicable act. Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. Real change ...

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Bill Maher Slams “Liberal Purists” Who Opposed Hillary: Go Fuck Yourself With An Organic Cucumber [VIDEO]

HuffPost reports: Bill Maher took aim on Friday at liberals who “couldn’t bring themselves to vote” for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election. The “Real Time” host asked the “liberal purists” who said Clinton was “the lesser of two evils” how they were feeling now that President Donald Trump had celebrated his first 100 days in office last ...

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POLL: Mitch McConnell Least Popular US Senator

Morning Consult reports: Of the 100 members of the Senate, there is only one who is underwater in the eyes of his constituents, according to the new Morning Consult Senator Approval Rankings. And it happens to be chamber’s most powerful member: Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. More than 85,000 registered voters across America evaluated the job performance of their senators from ...

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Bernie Sanders Warns New DNC Chairman Tom Perez: The Same Old Democratic Party No Longer Works

Politico reports: Seeking to move the party ahead, Sanders issued a statement congratulating Perez shortly after the results were announced. “I congratulate Tom Perez on his election as chairman of the Democratic National Committee and look forward to working with him,” he said, a break from his earlier warnings that a vote for Perez would be a vote for the ...

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Bernie Sanders: Tea Party Activists Were The Actual Paid Protesters Thanks To The Koch Brothers [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders bristled at the idea that liberal protests against President Donald Trump all over the country are analogous to the protests and demonstrations that marked the beginning of the tea party movement. “It’s not a tea party because the tea party was essentially funded by the billionaire Koch brothers family,” Sanders said during an interview with ...

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Trump Lies About CNN And Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

The Hill reports:  CNN early Sunday rejected President Trump’s accusation that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) was cut off during an interview for using the term fake news to describe the network. “@realDonaldTrump False. Transcript from @ErinBurnett intvu w @SenSanders. He was not cut off. Those are the facts,” CNN’s public relations team tweeted. Sanders was asked during an interview Friday ...

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