Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Sanders +9 Over Biden In Latest New Hampshire Poll

CNN reports: Bernie Sanders leads the race for the Democratic nomination in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire. Overall, 25% of likely Democratic primary voters back the Vermont senator, with former Vice President Joe Biden (16%), former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (15%) and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (12%) battling …

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Sanders +7 Over Buttigieg In New Iowa Caucus Poll

The New York Times reports: Senator Bernie Sanders has opened up a lead in Iowa just over a week before the Democratic caucuses, consolidating support from liberals and benefiting from divisions among more moderate presidential candidates who are clustered behind him, according to a New York Times/Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers. Mr. Sanders has gained six points since the …

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Sanders +16 Over Biden In Survey Of Young Voters

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the top choice of younger voters among the candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential field, according to a new poll that shows former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg tied for last place. Sanders was the preferred candidate for 32 percent of voters in the Forbes/Zogby poll of voters between the ages …

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Biden And Sanders Neck And Neck In New National Poll

CNN reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has improved his standing in the national Democratic race for president, joining former Vice President Joe Biden in a two-person top tier above the rest of the field, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. The poll marks the first time Biden has not held a solo lead in CNN’s national polling …

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#ILikeBernie Hashtag Trends After Hillary Clinton’s Diss

Newsweek reports: Supporters of Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders took to Twitter to post their love and support for the independent senator from Vermont after former presidential opponent Hillary Clinton trashed him in a new documentary. “Nobody likes him,” Clinton said in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Less than impressed by Clinton’s criticism, many of Sanders’ supporters quickly made …

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Tucker Carlson Warns GOP: Bernie Could Beat Trump

“Among lower-income Republicans, 47 percent said economic conditions were hurting them. Just 30 percent said they were helping. Now, keep in mind, these aren’t sociology professors from the Oberlin faculty lounge. This is the president’s core, it’s his base. For a lot of middle class people, wages aren’t keeping pace with expenses. Child care, housing, education, health care — they’re …

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Hillary In Hulu Documentary: Nobody Likes Bernie

From an interview with the Hollywood Reporter: In the doc, you’re brutally honest on Sanders: “He was in Congress for years. He had one senator support him. Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician. It’s all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.” …

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Sanders Apologizes For Surrogate’s Anti-Biden Op-Ed:
It Is Absolutely Not My View That Joe Is At All Corrupt

CBS News reports: Senator Bernie Sanders apologized to former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday for an op-ed written by one of his campaign surrogates that claimed Biden has a “big corruption problem.” “It is absolutely not my view that Joe is corrupt in any way. And I’m sorry that that op-ed appeared,” Sanders told CBS News. The op-ed, published …

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Biden: Sanders Should Apologize For “Doctored” Video

NBC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden demanded an apology Saturday from the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign for circulating what he called a “doctored” video misconstruing his record on Social Security. Biden, a Democratic rival for the nomination, responded to a question from a woman who told him she received a call from a campaign questioning Biden’s position on …

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Sanders +5 Over Buttigieg In New Hampshire Poll

Just in from Emerson Polling: A new 7 News/Emerson College Poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters finds Sen. Bernie Sanders maintaining his lead with 23% of the vote, followed by former Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 18%, former V.P. Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 14% each and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar at 10%. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang is at …

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Trump: Dems Timed My Trial To Cheat Bernie Sanders

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of deliberately diminishing Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) chances of winning the party’s presidential nomination by keeping him off the campaign trail to serve as a juror in the Senate impeachment trial. The president in a pair of tweets sought to exploit potential frustration among Democrats by echoing a theory among some …

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Wisconsin Rep. Mark Pocan Endorses Bernie Sanders

The Associated Press reports: Rep. Mark Pocan, who didn’t back anyone in Wisconsin’s Democratic presidential primary in 2016, announced Thursday that this year he is endorsing Bernie Sanders, giving the Vermont senator a boost in the battleground state three months before its primary. Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren have been battling to win over the liberal wing of the …

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IOWA: New Rules May Cloud Caucus Results

The Associated Press reports: New rules that will be implemented for the Feb. 3 contest could give presidential candidates an unprecedented opportunity to spin the results. In previous years, the Iowa Democratic Party reported just one number: the number of state delegates won by each candidate. For the first time, the party will this year report two other numbers — …

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National Immigrant Rights Group Endorses Sanders

Politico reports: Make the Road Action, an immigrant rights group, is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president, lending the Vermont senator significant political muscle in the early caucus state of Nevada and a delegate-heavy group of northeastern states. The 10-year-old organization, which mobilizes immigrants and minority communities for political action in Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, has not …

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New Sanders Ad Blasts Biden On Iraq War Vote [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) released a video slamming former Vice President Joe Biden just hours before the two are set to meet at Tuesday night’s 2020 primary debate in Iowa. The video features Sanders speechwriter David Sirota highlighting Sanders’s attacks on Biden for voting for the Iraq War while he was in the Senate, an attack line …

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Warren: Sanders Did Tell Me A Woman Can’t Win WH

Politico reports: Elizabeth Warren stood by news reports that Bernie Sanders told her a little over a year ago that he thought Democrats would lose in 2020 if they nominated a woman to challenge Donald Trump — an account Sanders denied earlier in the day. In an extraordinary statement issued the night before the debate before the Iowa caucuses, Warren …

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Sanders: Supreme Court Shortlist “Not A Bad Idea”

Politico reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders is not ruling out releasing a shortlist of his potential Supreme Court nominees, seemingly following in the precedent-breaking footsteps of President Donald Trump during his 2016 run. Sanders agreed last month in a lengthy interview with The New York Times editorial board that releasing a list of potential nominees even before securing the Democratic nomination …

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PolitiFact Rates Bernie Sanders “False” On Biden Claim

PolitiFact reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders argues that former Vice President Joe Biden sided with a Republican effort to cut Social Security. “In 2018, Biden lauded Paul Ryan for proposing cuts to Social Security and Medicare,” wrote the Sanders campaign in a Jan. 7 newsletter. The night before on CNN, Sanders had attacked Biden’s record on Social Security and Medicare. The …

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Bernie Sanders: I’ve Never Trashed Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times reports: A nearly yearlong run of good will between two of the leading progressives in the 2020 presidential race, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders, appears to be evaporating in the run-up to the Iowa caucuses. Ms. Warren said on Sunday she was “disappointed” that Mr. Sanders’s campaign had been using a script for volunteers …

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Sanders Campaign Chair: Biden Has Let Down Blacks

From an op-ed in South Carolina’s The State: In choosing between the two Democratic Party candidates atop the polls, African American voters have a consequential decision to make: Will our community side with former Vice President Joe Biden, who has repeatedly betrayed black voters to side with Republican lawmakers and undermine our progress? Or will we stand with Vermont Sen. …

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