Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Bernie “Isn’t There Yet” On Endorsing Hillary [VIDEO]

Via Politico: While Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday recounted a conversation with Bernie Sanders in which he said the Vermont senator would endorse Hillary Clinton, Sanders himself declared later in the evening that he is “not there at this moment.” “Oh, I’ve talked to Bernie, Bernie’s going to endorse her, this is going to work out,” the vice president …

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Jessica Williams Interviews Sanders Supporters Who Say They’re Voting For Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Jessica Williams said goodbye to the Daily Show last night, then presented an interview with diehard Sanders supporters. The Daily Beast recaps: The field piece that followed was classic Jessica Williams. “After an impassioned Democratic primary between the Curb Your Enthusiasm guy and the Mother of Dragons, the voting is finally over,” she said. “With Hillary Clinton as their nominee, …

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FLORIDA: Over 100 Sanders Supporters Sue DNC And Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz For Election Fraud

From South Florida’s New Times: Amid allegations that Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz “rigged” the Democratic presidential primary in favor of Hillary Clinton, 120 people, including 104 Bernie Sanders donors, sued both Wasserman Schultz and the DNC in the Southern District Court of Florida yesterday for fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, and other claims. They alleged she misled the DNC …

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CBS News: Sanders Campaign Plotted To Rig Nevada Caucus Tie-Breakers With Double-Sided Coins

In their dissection of the early days of the Sanders campaign, CBS News today delivered a fascinating revelation. They write: The landslide New Hampshire victory finally put the campaign in a different frame of mind. “It gave us confidence that we could fight,” says Jane Sanders. She calls the New Hampshire blowout “humbling, moving and surprising.” But then came Nevada, …

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Bernie Sanders: I’m Voting For Hillary [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president. While stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic rival, Sanders says he’s “pretty good at arithmetic” and understands that Clinton has more pledged delegates than he does. “I will do everything I can to defeat Donald Trump,” because his campaign is built on …

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Bernie Sanders: It Appears I Won’t Be The Nominee

Via Politico: Sen. Bernie Sanders acknowledged Wednesday that his chances of becoming the Democratic nominee for president aren’t ideal. “It doesn’t appear that I’m going to be the nominee, so I’m not going to be determining the scope of the convention,” Sanders said during an interview with C-SPAN. The comment came in response to a question about his preparations for …

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Supporters Of Bernie Sanders Are Practicing Getting Arrested Ahead Of The Democratic Convention

Buzzfeed reports: The big question this weekend in Chicago is how to turn the Bernie Sanders movement into a lasting element of Democratic politics. For some of the Sanders faithful on Saturday afternoon, the answer was locking arms on a civic center floor and struggling as “police officers” pulled them apart and “arrested” them. The People’s Summit conference, sponsored by …

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Hillary Wins DC Primary, Meets With Bernie Sanders

And that’s that. Via the Associated Press: Hillary Clinton is finishing the Democratic presidential primary season with a lead of more than 380 pledged delegates over Bernie Sanders. Clinton won the District of Columbia, which was the last to hold its primary, on Tuesday. With 20 delegates at stake, Clinton won at least 14. Sanders picked up at least two. …

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Rabbi Earns Standing Ovation With Blazing Progressive Speech At Muhammad Ali’s Funeral [VIDEO]

I watched every minute of this live on CNN. You should watch it below. Business Insider recaps: Rabbi Michael Lerner delivered a powerful eulogy for boxing legend Muhammad Ali at his funeral on Friday, praising Ali for daring “to love black people at a time when black people had a hard time loving themselves” and calling for an end to …

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Nutjob Trump Spox Katrina Pierson Predicts: Half Of Bernie Sanders’ Supporters Will Join Our Side [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: A Donald Trump spokesperson today suggested that up to half of all Bernie Sanders supporters may jump aboard the Trump train rather than go for Hillary Clinton. Recent polls have shown that only about 20 percent of Sanders voters would go for Trump, and a higher percentage of Sanders voters are with Clinton than Clinton voters were with …

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BREAKING: Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

Watch below. Via Politico: President Barack Obama has endorsed Hillary Clinton, saying, “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.” The development comes after Obama and Vice President Joe Biden largely stuck to their promise to stay on the sidelines during the Democratic primary. While Bernie Sanders is vowing to stay in the presidential race …

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Sanders Meets With Obama, Says He Looks Forward To Working With Hillary To Stop Trump [VIDEO]

Bernie Sanders spoke briefly to press this afternoon after exiting his hour-long meeting with President Obama at the White House. Sanders gave no mention of dropping out of the race, but said that he looks forward to working with Hillary Clinton to stop Donald Trump. He added that he also looks forward to next week’s Washington DC primary. Watch below. …

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MoveOn Nudges Bernie Towards The Exit

Back in January it was big news when members of the massive progressive group MoveOn voted overwhelmingly to back Bernie Sanders. Today they are handing him his hat. Talking Points Memo reports: One of the largest advocacy groups to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday gently nudged the Vermont senator toward the exit, arguing that the Democratic nomination can’t …

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Politico: Inside Bernie Sanders’ “Last Bitter Days”

Late last night Politico left a lot of jaws on the ground with a blistering and lengthy look at the inside workings of the Sanders campaign. Here’s how the piece starts: There’s no strategist pulling the strings, and no collection of burn-it-all-down aides egging him on. At the heart of the rage against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the …

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The Great Pumpkin Welcomes Sanders Supporters Who Were Screwed By The “Rigged System” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Donald Trump sought to reshape his candidacy on Tuesday night, using a teleprompter to deliver a carefully prepared address that cast the presumptive presidential nominee as a champion for ordinary Americans. The speech was clearly designed to reassure Republicans worried about the billionaire’s candidacy after his remarks criticizing a federal judge provoked cries of racism within his …

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President Obama Congratulates Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders For Running “Inspiring Campaigns”

This came in late last night from the White House: Tonight, President Obama called both Secretary Clinton and Senator Sanders. The President congratulated both candidates for running inspiring campaigns that have energized Democrats, brought a new generation of Americans into the political process, and shined a spotlight on important policy ideas aimed at making sure our economy and our politics …

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WATCH: Hillary Clinton’s Historic Victory Speech

If you weren’t with us in last night’s live thread, you’ll want to watch this. The Wrap recaps: A jubilant Hillary Clinton was all smiles as she took the stage following her New Jersey primary victory and declared, “We’re all standing under a glass ceiling right now, but don’t worry — we’re not smashing this one. Thanks to you, we’ve …

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Hillary Projected To Win California Primary

Just after 5:30AM Eastern, the networks projected that Hillary Clinton will win the California primary. At this writing she leads Bernie Sanders by a comfortable 13 points with 88% of the precincts reporting. California is Clinton’s fourth win of the night, following New Jersey, South Dakota, and New Mexico.

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Bernie Sanders Projected To Win Montana Primary

At the same moment he was telling his California supporters that he intends to take his battle to the Philadelphia convention, news outlets declared Bernie Sanders the winner of the Montana primary. At this writing he leads Hillary Clinton by five points. Montana awards 27 delegates. Earlier tonight Sanders was declared the winner of the North Dakota caucus.

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Bernie Sanders Vows To Fight To Convention

After a lengthy preamble that felt to many like the opening to a concession speech, Bernie Sanders tonight vowed to continue his campaign through the Democratic convention. Sanders: “Next Tuesday, we continue the fight. We are going to fight hard to win the primary in Washington DC. And then we take our fight for social, economic, racial and environmental justice …

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