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Denmark to American leftists: We’re not socialist

Denmark to American leftists: We’re not socialist Democratic Socialists have presented Denmark as the elusive nation where socialism has been successful, and thus a model for the policies they would implement in the United States. Bernie Sanders regularly invoked Denmark during the 2016 presidential campaign, and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez reassured 60 Minutes viewers that her version of democratic socialism would veer more toward Denmark than Venezuela. Just ...
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Bernie Sanders Meets With 2 Dozen Former Staffers To Address Harassment Claims

The senator from Vermont is still mulling another bid for the White House.
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Sanders Meets With Former Staff Members, Seeking to Quell Anxiety Over Sexism

The Vermont senator, still weighing a 2020 presidential run, was responding to complaints of discrimination and mistreatment of women in his 2016 campaign.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Women and Girls, Presidential Election of 2020


Bernie Sanders meets with 2016 campaign staffers who raised sexual harassment allegations

Sen. Bernie Sanders and senior aides met on Wednesday with a group of women and men who requested a face-to-face discussion about what they described as "the issue of sexual violence and harassment" on the Vermont independent's 2016 presidential primary campaign.
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Shutdown

So, ya’ll surviving this .gov shutdown thing? Apparently, after 30 days of furlough, federal jobs are permanently vacated. I doubt that will happen. Meanwhile, economic illiterate Bernie Sanders on the twitterer: The scientists tell us that the future of the planet is endangered by climate change. Meanwhile, because of Trump's government shutdown, about 95% of E.P.A. employees have been furloughed because they are "non-essential." How insane is that? pic.twitter.com/1XiUvqbzUf — Bernie San...
Tags: Guns, Uncategorized, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Uhm


What is the Green New Deal?

Recent protests by the Sunrise Movement have taken the Green New Deal from forgotten policy to trending hashtag.The Green New Deal aims to move the U.S. to 100% renewable energy within a decade.Proponents also hope to catalyze a top-down restructuring of the U.S. economy and advance social justice issues. None In October of last year, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a special report, titled 'Global Warming of 1.5°C'. The report's authors believed that human...
Tags: Politics, Resources, Activism, Obama, Democracy, Government, Senate, White House, Politico, Environment, US, Economics, Sustainability, Policy, Harvard, Atlantic


EPA Nominee Wheeler Defends Rollbacks While Pressed on Climate

Wheeler, a former energy lobbyist who has served as acting administrator for six months, did not mention global warming in his opening remarks to the Environment and Public Works Committee, instead touting agency deregulatory efforts he said would spare businesses some $1.8 billion in compliance costs. “How does it happen that the nominee to be head of the Environmental Protection Agency does not mention the words climate change at a time when the scientific community thinks climate change is t...
Tags: Science, Wheeler, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Environment and Public Works Committee


Trump's economy is great for billionaires, not for working people | Bernie Sanders

Instead of giving tax breaks to billionaires and large corporations, we must demand that they pay their fair shareDonald Trump tells us the US economy is “absolutely booming”, the “strongest we’ve ever had” and “the greatest in the history of America”.Well, at his Mar-a-Lago country club where the price of admission has doubled to $200,000, he is right. The economy could not be better for the top 1% and corporate America. Continue reading...
Tags: US, America, Economics, Poverty, US economy, Donald Trump, Inequality, Bernie Sanders, Trump


Bernie Sanders to meet with former campaign staffers about 2016 harassment issues

Sen. Bernie Sanders will meet on Wednesday with former staff members who alleged they faced harassment and sexism on his 2016 campaign.
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Democratic texting platform Hustle lays off a big chunk of its staff

The company behind a texting platform that powered more than 1,300 Democratic campaigns has slashed its staff in the lull following the 2018 midterms. Hustle co-founder and CEO Roddy Lindsay, a former Facebook engineer, disclosed the layoffs in a recent Medium post, apologizing for the choices that led up to the decision to “right-size” Hustle’s team. “… While we have an exciting set of initial commercial customers using Hustle successfully, it was premature to aggressively expand our team — ...
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Bernie Sanders, Addressing Sexism Complaints, Will Meet With Former Staff Members

The Vermont senator, weighing another presidential bid, is trying to calm unease about reports of sexism and discrimination in his 2016 campaign.
Tags: News, Discrimination, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bernard, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020


Trump rejects Lindsey Graham's proposal to reopen government – live

Republican senator said Trump should agree to temporary billPresident denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 5.01pm GMT Sen. Bernie Sanders will introduce a bill this week to raise the federal minimum wage to $15, he said Monday. The current federal minimum is $7.25. The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is a starvation wage. That is why I, along with many other members of Congress, will introduce legislation this week to raise that wage to $15 an ...
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Bernie Sanders’ Supporters Call On Him To Run For President Again

To convince the Vermont senator to go for it in 2020, Organizing for Bernie held over 400 house parties nationwide.
Tags: News, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Bernie


US election 2020: The Democrat candidates who are running for president

Tulsi Gabbard, the Democratic US Representative of Hawaii, has become the latest Democrat to throw her hat in the ring for the US presidential election in 2020.  In remarks aired by CNN on Friday, Ms Gabbard said she intended to pursue a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump. "I have decided to run and will be making a formal announcement within the next week," Ms Gabbard said. She is the latest to join what is expected to be a crowded Democratic primary field before the November 2020 p...
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Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard Says She Will Run For President In 2020

Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is running for president in 2020.Gabbard revealed her decision on Friday in an interview with CNN. She said she will make a formal announcement within the next week."There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision,” Gabbard said. “There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve.”Gabbard was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 to represent Hawaii’s ...
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Bio Roundup: #JPM19 Notes, Loxo Buyout, Black Diamond’s Cash & More

Diabetes drugs are Eli Lilly’s bread and butter, but the pharmaceutical giant hasn’t lost its appetite for cancer drugs. It grabbed hold of a few more this week by betting $8 billion on Loxo Oncology.Loxo (NASDAQ: LOXO) has made a name for itself by becoming one of just two companies ever to earn an FDA approval for a drug that targets a tumor’s DNA fingerprint, no matter where in the body that cancer is found. The drug, larotrectinib, targets rare tumor abnormalities known as NTRK fusions. The...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Ipo, Cancer, Trends, Medicare, SEC, Fda, National, GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, Shire, Biotech, Medical Device, Postpartum Depression, Bernie Sanders


Tucker Carlson slams markets, echoes rhetoric of leftists

SACRAMENTO – When I heard Fox News’ host Tucker Carlson’s rambling attack on “market capitalism,” I was reminded of that circular theory of politics. Some political thinkers go so far to the right that they end up around the bend on the left and vice versa. Some of Carlson’s monologue could have been spewed by any modern progressive. It reminded me not just of the unpredictable ideological places that President Trump has taken the GOP, but specifically of Hillary Clinton’s infamous credo, “It ta...
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Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces She's Running For President In 2020

The Democrat is an anti-interventionist who has drawn criticism for meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad. In 2016, she supported the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders.(Image credit: Marco Garcia/AP)
Tags: News, Hawaii, Bernie Sanders, Bashar Assad, Tulsi Gabbard


Sanders’ 2020 Ambitions May Be On Shaky Ground Amid Allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are rallying behind the embattled presidential prospect, even as they reluctantly begin to ponder a painful possibility: a 2020 presidential field without him. The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist is the most prominent presidential contender to face a serious setback in the nascent 2020 campaign season. He’s been forced to confront a series of reports detailing allegations of sexual harassment of women by male staffers when ...
Tags: New York, News, Senate, Ap, Hillary Clinton, National Nurses United, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Sanders, Democratic, Democratic Party, Bernie, Bernie Run


Bernie Sanders faces questions about political future

NEW YORK (AP) — Allies of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are rallying behind the embattled presidential prospect, even as they reluctantly begin to ponder a painful possibility: a 2020 presidential field without him. The 77-year-old self-described democratic socialist is the most prominent presidential contender to face a serious setback in the nascent 2020 campaign season. […]
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Bernie Sanders apologises to female staffers over sexual harassment allegations against 2016 campaign staff

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has apologised to female staffers who have alleged that they were harassed by a male aide while working on his 2016 presidential campaign. The liberal senator, who is reportedly mulling a second bid for the White House for the Democrats, apologised for the mistreatment during a news conference to discuss prescription drug prices. “It appears that as part of our campaign, there were some women who were harassed and mistreated — I thank them from the bottom of my h...
Tags: News, White House, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders


Michael Cohen: former Trump fixer to testify before Congress – as it happened

Cohen to go before House committee in early FebruaryTrump heads to border and threatens national emergencySign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 9.59pm GMT That’s it for the blog today. Here’s where things stand: 9.52pm GMT Former congressional candidate Richard Ojeda, who is mounting a presidential campaign, announced Thursday that he would resign from his seat in the West Virginia state senate to pursue a White House bid.Today I announced my resignation from the WV Senate t...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, West Virginia, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, US immigration, US Congress, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Michael Cohen: former Trump fixer to testify before Congress – live updates

Cohen to go before House committee in early FebruaryTrump heads to border and threatens national emergencySign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 9.23pm GMT Here is the full list of the Republicans who voted to fund some government agencies without a border wall just now.12 Republicans on the Transportation/HUD Approps bill (and several Dems on the MTR). pic.twitter.com/EPn5kSRAei 9.18pm GMT 12 Republicans crossed party lines to support an appropriations bill to fund the Depart...
Tags: Congress, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Hud, US immigration, Bill, US Congress, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Bernie Sanders Apologizes Again to Women Who Were Mistreated in 2016 Campaign

For the second time in eight days the Vermont senator addressed complaints from former staff members that women in his campaign were mistreated, calling it “unacceptable.’’
Tags: News, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bernard, Weaver, Presidential Election of 2016, Presidential Election of 2020, Jeffrey P (1966-


Bernie Sanders Apologizes to Women Amid Allegations of Harassment on His 2016 Presidential Campaign

"To women in our campaign who were harassed or mistreated, I apologize"
Tags: News, Congress, Uncategorized, Bernie Sanders, Onetime


Bernie Sanders apologizes for alleged sexual harassment by 2016 campaign staff – live

Vermont senator says sorry to ‘the women on my 2016 campaign who were harassed or mistreated’, while Trump heads to the borderSign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 7.24pm GMT Liz Cheney, the #3 Republican in the House, has condemned Steve King for his comments.These comments are abhorrent and racist and should have no place in our national discourse. Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive | TheHill https://t.co/yL23avpNFB 7.15pm G...
Tags: US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, New York Times, US immigration, US Congress, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Steve King, Liz Cheney


Bernie Sanders Apologizes Again for Mistreatment of Women in 2016 Campaign

For the second time in eight days the Vermont senator addressed complaints from former staff members that women in his campaign were mistreated, calling it “unacceptable.’’
Tags: News, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Bernard, Weaver, Presidential Election of 2016, Presidential Election of 2020, Jeffrey P (1966-


Sanders apologizes for harassment by 2016 campaign staff

Bernie Sanders apologized Thursday for "unacceptable" sexual harassment that occurred on his 2016 presidential campaign, directly addressing an issue that could weigh on the senator's potential 2020 White House bid. Sanders has been on the defensive for weeks while he mulls another presidential bid, as several former campaign staffers have made allegations of sexual misconduct and pay disparity. Sanders does not stand accused of harassing staffers himself, but has been criticized for poorly ha...
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Bernie Sanders Apologizes To Women Sexually Harassed During His 2016 Campaign

More than two dozen women say they were subjected to harassment or discrimination by members of Sanders' campaign.
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Bernie Sanders issues apology for sexual harassment by 2016 campaign staff – live

Vermont senator says sorry to ‘the women on my 2016 campaign who were harassed or mistreated’, while Trump heads to the borderSign up to the Guardian’s new US morning briefing 6.16pm GMT Trump just announced on Twitter that he is cancelling his trip to Davos.Earlier this morning, he declined to rule a trip out, telling reporters “I intended to go and speak in front of the international community in Davos. That’s still on, but if the shutdown continues — it’s a little while from now — but if ...
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