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Democratic Socialists of America back Bernie: 'The best chance to beat Trump'

The group helped leftwing candidates Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib win long-shot elections to Congress in 2018The Democratic Socialists of America has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for president, with the organization throwing its growing political clout behind the Vermont senator ahead of the 2020 election.The DSA’s National Political Committee leadership team voted to back Sanders during a meeting on Thursday night, after the rank-and-file membership had earlier overwhelmingl...
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Harris to visit historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to speak Sunday at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Martin Luther King Jr. once occupied the pulpit. Other 2020 presidential hopefuls, including fellow senators Cory Booker of New Jersey, Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, have spoken at Ebenezer […]
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Left’s Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations

Opinion Left's Latest Demand: Race-Based Reparations USA – -( Having embraced “Medicare-for-all,” free college tuition and a Green New Deal that would mandate an early end of all oil, gas and coal-fired power plants, the Democratic Party's lurch to the left rolls on. Presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren both called last week for race-based reparations for slavery. “Centuries of slavery, Jim Crow, legal discrimination and segregation, and discrimination tha...
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Sanders: ‘We Must Follow New Zealand’s Lead’ on Assault-Rifle Ban

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) on Thursday praised New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern for immediately banning military-style semi-automatic weapons in response to the Christchurch mosque shootings, and suggested the executive action should serve as a blueprint for the U.S.> This is what real action to stop gun violence looks like. We must follow New Zealand's lead, take on the NRA and ban the sale and distribution of assault weapons in the United States.> > -...
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Trump to sign order to protect free speech on college campuses – live news

Advisers to Joe Biden are reportedly debating tapping Stacey Abrams as a vice presidential pick when Biden announces his 2020 campaignSign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 1.14pm GMT In a statement, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont announced that his presidential campaign will offset all carbon emissions it produces. The effort comes as Democratic presidential candidates increasingly try to sell themselves as environmentally friendly.In an effort to balance out the carbon e...
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Bernie Sanders Campaign Becomes 2020's First To Promise To Offset Carbon Emissions

Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has become the first in the 2020race to promise to offset the planet-warming gases produced while travelingthe country.In
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Chicago's Democratic socialists on brink of transforming city's politics

Six Democratic socialists may join city council this year, reflecting the progressive momentum in national politicsDemocratic socialist Rossana Rodriguez never thought she would run for office, let alone win. Related: Lean left: is America ready for a wave of Bernie Sanders-inspired socialists? Continue reading...
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Slavery reparations: where do Democratic 2020 candidates stand?

Bernie Sanders is opposed, while Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker hesitate to voice outright supportThe renewed Democratic debate over how to heal the legacy of slaveryShould the US pay reparations to the descendants of slaves? The issue has been debated for years, but has now become a matter of discussion among the candidates vying for the Democratic party’s nomination for the 2020 presidential election. Here’s where they stand on the matter, so far: Continue reading...
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Bernie Sanders: War being waged against working people

Union members walked picket lines Wednesday at University of California campuses and hospitals in a one-day strike. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is again running for president, addressed strikers at the University of California, Los Angeles. (March 20)            [Author: AP]
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Bernie Sanders returns to California, fires up striking workers at UCLA

WESTWOOD — Campaigning in California for the first time in his second run for president, Bernie Sanders flashed familiar themes Wednesday in a speech to UCLA workers staging a one-day strike amid stalled contract negotiations. Carrying her 11-month-old baby Daisy Lynette Bell, a UCLA occupational therapist who has not had a raise in three years, joins striking UC workers at a rally at UCLA in Westwood on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Presi...
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Make Sure Your Campaign Donations Aren't Funding Scams

You know what time it is: that moment when politicians spam your inboxes with requests for money. And gosh darn it, sometimes, they deserve it! Beto, take my money! Warren, here’s my debit card and bank account information! AOC, here’s my life savings! But sometimes, it’s worth being a little more discriminating when…Read more...
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2020 election: Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke jump in new poll, but Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders tie as frontrunners

A new poll has revealed early gains for Kamala Harris and Beto O’Rourke in the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates — but they’re still far from being the frontrunners at this stage in the game. Joe Biden, the former vice president who has yet to formally announce his candidacy, has been leading the pack in a slate of polls putting him ahead of his lesser known potential opponents. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is now tied with Mr Biden at 26 per cent of total support from...
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Sanders Campaign Hires ’16 Clinton Staffer Who Dug Up Opposition Research On Him

Cameron Joseph contributed reporting. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) presidential campaign has hired the research staffer who in 2016 was tasked by the Clinton campaign with compiling opposition research on the senator, New York Magazine reported Wednesday. Per New York, Tyson Brody (pictured above, right) served as Clinton’s deputy research director and compiled information on both the candidate herself and Sanders. The magazine said Brody was the first Clinton staffer to work on Sanders’ 2...
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Elizabeth Warren Is A Policy Heavyweight. The Media Is More Interested In Rockstars.

Welcome to Hindsight 2020, Refinery29's weekly column reflecting on the women running for president and the lessons learned (or not!) from 2016.Sen. Elizabeth Warren's policy positions are rooted in her clear-eyed understanding of how capitalism in its current form benefits some, but not all Americans. During her appearance at a CNN town hall Monday, her first major introduction to the national stage this election cycle, the Massachusetts senator embraced this ethos by speaking about her family...
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Polls show Bernie Sanders popularity among all voters is plummeting

One of the arguments Bernie Sanders' fans made during the 2016 Democratic primary was that he was more electable than Hillary Clinton. His favorable ratings with the general electorate were far higher than Hillary Clinton's. Indeed, Sanders maintained fairly high favorable ratings with all voters as late as 2018.
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Man Charged With Setting Up Bogus Websites to Scam Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke Donors

Federal prosecutors have charged an 80-year-old California man named John Pierre Dupont with bilking donors out of more than $250,000 by setting up fake websites and political action committees (PACs) falsely purporting to raise money for Texas politician Beto O’Rourke, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former…Read more...
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Bernie Sanders hires former reporter who secretly advised campaign, deleted 20K tweets: report

David Sirota had been working for Sanders' campaign before his role was officially announced on Tuesday, according to The Atlantic            [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history

David Sirota, a journalist and social media provocateur, was formally announced Tuesday as a new senior adviser and speechwriter for the Bernie Sanders campaign. But Sirota had been informally advising the campaign on a trial basis since the day after Sanders formally launched his 2020 bid for the presidency last month.
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Beto O'Rourke campaign: Bernie Sanders' supporters fuel misinformation about Texas Democrat's record-breaking fundraising haul

Beto O’Rourke's record-breaking fundraising haul has appeared to upset supporters of Bernie Sanders, who began spreading misinformation about how the Texas Democrat’s campaign managed to top that of the Vermont senator’s in its first 24 hours. A tweet claiming the former congressman’s 2020 campaign was part of a supposed financial kickback with the Texas Democratic Party went viral after Mr O'Rourke released his fundraising figures from his first day on the campaign trail earlier this week.
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New 2020 poll shows huge gains for Sen. Kamala Harris

A new CNN 2020 poll shows an 8-point jump for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as she joins former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the top three of the crowded Democratic field. CNN's Phil Mattingly explains the latest.
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Trump praises Bolsonaro's use of 'fake news' in mutual show of admiration – live

Brazilian president met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, and the two men reveled in their similaritiesSign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.06pm GMT A new national poll of the 2020 presidential primary shows Joe Biden maintaining a healthy lead.The poll conducted by SSRS for CNN has Joe Biden at 28%, Bernie Sanders at 20%, Kamala Harris at 12% and Beto O’Rourke at 11%. 7.48pm GMT Longshot 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang has come out against circumcis...
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Bernie Sanders hires Beto O'Rourke critic as top aide in 2020 race

Sanders’ campaign said it is bringing in David Sirota, whose work has appeared in The Guardian and Newsweek, among other outlets, as a senior adviser and speechwriter. The move could stoke tensions within the Democratic field since Sirota has previously targeted O'Rourke, the former U.S. congressman from Texas who entered the presidential race last week, and other rivals. Sirota on Twitter and in published articles has accused O’Rourke of siding with President Donald Trump and Republicans whil...
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You Know Madeleine McCann. These Missing Girls Of Color Are Cold Cases, Too.

Three-year-old Madeleine McCann disappeared on May 3, 2007 from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Her story became an international sensation. What had become of the angelic, little, blonde British girl? Had she been murdered by her parents? Abducted and sold into a pedophilia ring?It's been 10 year's and Madeleine's story still captures headlines. In March 2019, she was the subject of the Australian podcast Maddie, and a Netflix series called The Disappearance of Madeline McCann. ...
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Bernie Sanders Hires 2 Journalists For Presidential Campaign

Briahna Joy Gray and David Sirota are among 15 new hires, including 10 women, many of whom are women of color.
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Bernie Sanders Hires Fierce Biden, Beto, Harris Critic As Top Adviser

Bernie Sanders has brought an old ally back into the fold — one who has a long-running history of painting a number of Sanders’ top 2020 foes as being corporatist traitors. Sanders’ campaign announced Tuesday that he’s hired journalist David Sirota as a senior communications adviser and speechwriter. Sirota began his career in populist-liberal politics, working as Sanders’ press secretary back when he was a House member before working for a number of Democratic candidates and elected officials...
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Exclusive: Bernie Sanders Campaign Announces 10 New Women Hires

The Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign has announced 15 new hires in key positions, 10 of them women. This comes on the heels of the campaign hiring four key Iowa staffers and three 2016 veterans in New Hampshire last week.The campaign says that now, every single one of its teams — management, political, policy, organizing, communications, advance, digital, and fundraising — has women, and predominantly women of color, in leadership positions. Overall, the national leadership team is aro...
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Rod Rosentein postpones resignation from justice department – live

No 2 official at DoJ to stay in his post ‘a little longer’Trump attacks Kellyanne Conway’s husband as ‘loser’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 2.16pm GMT A top aide to Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign has signed back on for 2020. CNN reports that Claire Sandburg will be Sanders’s national organizing director.Claire Sandberg led the Vermont lawmaker’s distributed organizing team during his last primary bid and comes on now as the 2020 campaign’s director of org...
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Bernie Sanders welcomes back top organizing aide as 2020 campaign grows

Sen. Bernie Sanders is welcoming back a former aide who fell out with his inner circle in the summer of 2016 after she and other staffers resigned from his political organization right as it launched.
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Bernie Sanders' opening argument: I am electable. Really.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.
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Bernie Sanders’ opening argument: I am electable. Really.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he’s turned to a subject that’s a bit more pragmatic: electability. As he revs up his second presidential campaign, the Vermont senator and his supporters are putting his case for winning the general election at the center of the argument. The […]
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