Tag: Bernie Sanders

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Politico: Democrats’ Midwest Strategy Is ‘White, Conventional, and Boring’

A “conventional cast of technocrats and long-time public officials” leads the Democrats’ efforts to strengthen their hold on the midwestern United States, starting with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau head Richard Cordray’s victory over the progressive “leftist firebrand” Dennis Kucinich.

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Bernie Sanders: ‘The Republican Party Is Bankrupt Intellectually’

Wednesday while discussing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on CBS’s “This Morning,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took a shot at the Republican Party, calling it “bankrupt intellectually” for what he claimed to be demonizing Pelosi. “I think Nancy has done

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Sanders: I Don’t Believe Majority of Trump Supporters Are Bigots

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that while some of President Trump’s supporters are bigots, he doesn’t believe the majority are. Sanders said, “I’m not going to deny for a second that some of

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Sanders: I’m Declining Dem Nomination and Running as an Independent

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated that, despite winning the Democratic primary, he will run for re-election in 2018 as an Independent. Sanders said, “I have always run as an Independent, and that’s what I will

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Report: Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum from Julian Assange

The Intercept reports that Ecuador will soon withdraw asylum from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been claiming refuge in the country’s London embassy since 2012, citing fears that he will be extradited to the U.S. should he leave. Assange has held Ecuadorian citizenship since December 2017.

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Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris: ‘Reform’ ICE, Don’t ‘Abolish’ ICE

California’s Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), two of the most left-wing politicians in the country, are resisting pressure to back the campaign to “abolish ICE.” Instead, they say that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency should be reformed.

FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attends a House and Senate conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats say they’re shifting to offense on health care, emboldened by successes in defending the Affordable Care Act. They say their ultimate goal is a government …

Bernie Sanders Doubles Down: ICE Should Only Be Restructured

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) responded Tuesday to far-left critics of his position on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), resisting calls to abolish the agency and reaffirming his belief that it should only be reformed as part of a larger immigration reform package.

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Sanders: Trump EO ‘Didn’t Go Anywhere Near Far Enough’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) argued that President Trump’s executive order on immigration “didn’t go anywhere near far enough.” Sanders cited the lack of understanding on when children who were already separated from their families