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Bernie Sanders: Call Me A Progressive [VIDEO]

During Bernie Sanders’ appearance on the Late Show, last night Stephen Colbert said, “You are a liberal and you are a socialist, and people call you a liberal and a socialist. Why will you not accept those two terms as the insults they are meant to be?” Sanders: “I prefer the term ‘progressive’.”

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Bernie Sanders At Liberty University [VIDEO]

In the very first minute of his address at Liberty University, today Bernie Sanders let the packed auditorium know where their differences might lie. “I believe in women’s rights. And the right of a woman to control her own body. I believe in gay rights and gay marriage.” There was perhaps a surprisingly positive reaction to each statement. Watch at ...

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Sanders: I’m Stunned To Be Leading Hillary [VIDEO]

Bernie Sanders today declared that he is “stunned” to be leading Hillary Clinton in two early primary state polls. “You want me to tell you the truth?” he asked to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer in an interview Thursday when asked about his strong showing. “Yes, I’m stunned,” Sanders said. “Look, we have a message that I believed from day one was ...

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Barney Frank: Ditch Bernie Sanders

“Decades ago, Sanders made a principled choice to play a valuable part in our politics — the outsider within the system. He defied the uniquely American aversion to the word ‘socialism.’ We are, after all, the only Western democracy in which no self-identified socialist party has ever played a significant governmental role. While voting with the Democrats to organize first ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders To Enter 2016 Race

Via the Associated Press: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his plans to seek the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday, presenting a liberal challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a “democratic socialist,” will follow a formal statement with a major campaign kickoff in his home state in several weeks. Two people familiar with ...

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