Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Downballot Republicans Launch “Socialism” Attacks

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders hasn’t won the Democratic primary — but down-ballot Republicans are having a field day acting like he has. Republicans up and down the ballot are already casting their Democratic rivals as socialist puppets who would remake the economy in Sanders’ collectivist vision. The play is straightforward: President Donald Trump has repelled college-educated suburban voters since he …

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POLL: Sanders Gains On Biden With Black Voters

NBC News reports: As the Democratic primary battle turns to states with more racial diversity than the first two nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, newly released data from the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders now enjoys similar levels of support among black Democratic primary voters as former Vice President Joe Biden does, …

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Sanders “Disowns” Abusive Backers At Debate [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders distanced himself from the so-called “Bernie Bros” who have been criticized for using online bullying tactics while on stage at Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate. “If there are a few people who make ugly remarks … I disown those people, they are not part of our movement,” Sanders said in Nevada. …

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POLL: Trump Leads All But Sanders In Solo Matchups

Just in from Emerson Polling: In potential head-to-head match-ups, Trump leads 4 of his 5 democratic rivals, trailing only against Sanders 51% to 49%. The President leads Biden 52% to 48% and leads Bloomberg, Buttigieg, and Klobuchar 51% to 49%. There is a significant gender divide in head to head matchups against the President; in all head to head matchups …

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Sanders Breaks With Backer AOC On Medicare For All

Politico reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders broke with one of his highest-profile surrogates Tuesday on his signature Medicare for All proposal, suggesting that his policy proposal is already a compromise. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told HuffPost last week that a worst-case scenario with Sanders in the White House is a compromise on health care that ends up adding a public …

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Sanders Campaign Wants Recount Of Iowa Recanvass

Axios reports: Both Buttigieg and Sanders requested partial recanvasses in Iowa last week after results were delayed and showed several errors following a software malfunction on caucus night. Sanders adviser Jeff Weaver said in a statement: “We now believe a recount will give Sen. Sanders enough State Delegate Equivalents to put him over the top by that metric as well. …

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Sanders +18 Over Biden In Delegate-Rich California

The San Jose Mercury News reports: With two weeks to go before election day, Bernie Sanders has blown open an 18-point lead in California’s Democratic presidential primary, a new poll released Tuesday found, distancing himself from a pack of more moderate rivals in a growing ideological battle for the heart of the party. The poll, conducted by the Public Policy …

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Sanders Spox Claims Bloomberg Has Had Heart Attacks

The Week reports: Bloomberg disclosed his 2000 heart operation for the first time in 2007. In December, he released a letter from his longtime physician, Dr. Stephen Sisson at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, attesting that Bloomberg is “in outstanding health,” though he developed an irregular heartbeat called an “atrial fibrillation” last year and is treating it with blood thinners. Bloomberg …

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Biden And Sanders Tied In Latest South Carolina Poll

The Hill reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are running neck-and-neck in South Carolina with billionaire activist Tom Steyer not far behind, according to a new poll released exclusively to The Hill. The poll, conducted by the Change Research for the Democratic group The Welcome Party, shows Biden and Sanders knotted at 23 percent support …

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Sanders Won’t Release His Medical Records [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Bernie Sanders said Tuesday night that he is not planning to release any additional medical records. Sanders, 78, suffered a heart attack in October during a campaign event. He had a blockage in one artery and two stents were inserted, his campaign said at the time. Speaking during CNN’s town hall in Las Vegas, Sanders was asked …

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Sanders’ Lead Widens In Third Straight National Poll

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), on the strength of his performances in Iowa and New Hampshire, has surged nationally and now holds a sizable lead over all of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Former vice president Joe Biden, who led Sanders in a Post-ABC national poll in January, …

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Sanders +12 Over Biden In WSJ/NBC National Poll

NBC News reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders has jumped out to a double-digit national lead in the Democratic presidential contest after his victory in New Hampshire’s primary and his second-place finish for delegates in Iowa’s disorganized caucuses. Former Vice President Joe Biden has seen his support drop by 11 points since his disappointing finishes in both contests, according to a new …

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Sanders Issues “Proud To Be Jewish” Campaign Video

The Times of Israel reports: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a new campaign video in which he says he is “very proud to be Jewish” and that he looks forward to “becoming the first Jewish president in the history of this country.” The two minute and 40 second video also blames President Trump for a rise in anti-Semitic …

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Sanders Wins Endorsement Of National Latino Group

Politico reports: A prominent national Latino group is endorsing Bernie Sanders four days ahead of the caucuses in Nevada, a state with a significant Hispanic electorate. Mijente, a grass-roots organization that mobilizes Latinx and Chicanx voters, decided to make its first-ever presidential endorsement in response to President Donald Trump’s rhetoric and policies targeting Latinos. The endorsement adds to the growing …

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VIRGINIA: Sanders And Bloomberg Tied, +4 Over Biden

Richmond’s NBC News affiliate reports: A new poll from Monmouth University shows former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Senator Bernie Sanders are tied for the lead in Virginia in the race to be the Democratic presidential nominee. Both Bloomberg and Sanders have 22% support with former Vice President Joe Biden close behind with 18% of the vote. Pete …

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Sanders +12 Over Bloomberg In Latest National Poll

PBS NewsHour reports: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has opened up a double-digit lead in the Democratic nominating contest, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. Sanders has 31% support nationally, up 9 points since December, the last time the poll asked about Democratic voters’ preferences. His next closest contender has 19%. But that second-place rival is former New York Mayor …

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Politico: Rivals Fears Sanders Is Becoming Unstoppable

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders is becoming harder to stop. Nevada is where his opponents are starting to realize it. Advisers to three rival campaigns privately conceded over the weekend that the best anyone else could hope for here is second or third. Some of them gape at the crowd sizes at Sanders’ events — like the swarm of supporters who …

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New Bloomberg Ad Scorches “Abusive Bernie Bros”

The Wrap reports: In the ad, posted early Monday morning, tweets from a handful of Sanders backers, featuring memes and hashtags like #BernieOrElse, appear on the screen. “Vote Bernie or bad things will happen,” warns one tweet. Another says, “Libs who are flirting with Bloomberg now should be aware that they are going on lists. Next time they pretend to …

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Topless Protesters Disrupt Sanders Event [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: A topless protester disrupted Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign rally in Nevada on Sunday — moments after Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced the Democratic presidential candidate to the stage. De Blasio had just introduced Sanders to the crowd in Carson City as the “next president of the United States,” when Sanders entered the stage with his …

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Biden: Sanders Should “Disown” Abusive Supporters

The Nevada Independent reports: Culinary Union officials have faced threatening phone calls, emails and tweets and say their personal information was shared online after the release of a union scorecard that took particular aim at Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Secretary-Treasurer Geoconda Arguello-Kline, for instance, has come under attack for her Nicaraguan heritage, and union spokeswoman Bethany Khan was accused of …

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