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  • Lost in the coverage of the Special Counsel's indictments of over a dozen Russian individuals and companies is something Bernie or busters and Jill Stein voters would rather not talk about - Russia knew they were upset that Hillary was the nominee and exploited their anger with fabricated and sensational stories.
  • Shortly after President Obama was first inaugurated, Nate Silver wrote an article titled The Two Progressivisms. Understanding the difference between the two can go a long way towards bridging the divide between Bernie and Hillary supporters as we head towards November.Reformative vs.
  • Bernie Sanders won the Washington state Democratic caucus by a “yuge” margin of 46 points, his largest margin of victory in his campaign. However, what is less known is that the highly publicized record voter turnout of 244,458 for the caucus was still relatively small compared to the much higher voter turn-outs for primaries and general elections.
  • Beltway media and politicians alike have already begun writing Bernie Sanders 2016 obituary after his loss to Secretary Clinton in the Nevada caucuses, but what they seem to be forgetting is that they began writing his 2016 obituary since he threw his hat into the ring last fall.
  • The top two contenders for the Democratic Presidential nomination are about as different as they come. Secretary Clinton, the unquestioned front runner, is a true politician. Senator Sanders, a formidable challenger, is an unabashed Democratic-Socialist and refuses to participate in the typical mud-slinging that has defined our politics for decades.

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DateArticle NameLocation
05/26/13What Can We Learn From Denmark?
Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen spent a weekend in Vermont this month traveling with me to town meetings in Burlington, Brattleboro and Montpelier. Large crowds came out to learn about a social system very different from our own which provides extraordinary security and opportunity for the people of Denmark. Today in the United States there is a massive amount of economic anxiety. Unemployment is much too high, wages and income are too low, millions of Americans are struggling to find affordable health care and the...

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  • Why Sanders' supporters 'feel the Bern'
    Why Sanders' supporters 'feel the Bern'Mon Oct 12, 2015
    CNN's Randi Kaye hears from Bernie Sanders and his supporters in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Meet Bernie Sanders In 3 Minutes
    Meet Bernie Sanders In 3 MinutesThu Aug 13, 2015
    The inspiring message of Bernie Sanders. Senator Sanders (Independent-Vermont) is running a populist grassroots campaign to be the Democratic Party's 2016 nominee for President.
  • Bernie Sanders: The Vox conversation
    Bernie Sanders: The Vox conversationTue Jul 28, 2015
    In a wide-ranging discussion, Bernie Sanders discusses his views on socialism, single payer, open borders, Zionism, and more with Vox Editor-in-chief Ezra Klein. Table of contents belo...
  • Health Care: U.S. vs. Canada
    Health Care: U.S. vs. CanadaWed Mar 12, 2014
    Sen. Bernie Sanders asked a panel of experts to contrast the United States health care system with single-payer models throughout the world.
  • Republicans Deny Benefits For Veterans
    Republicans Deny Benefits For VeteransFri Feb 28, 2014
    MSNBC's All In w/Chris Hayes on Republicans denying benefits for veterans, with an interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders.
  • Bachmann: Obama created war on women
    Bachmann: Obama created war on womenMon Jan 27, 2014
    Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Sen. Bernie Sanders debate the topic of income inequality in the U.S.
  • Senator Bernie Sanders Attacks Walmart
    Senator Bernie Sanders Attacks WalmartMon Jan 20, 2014
    "Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) demanded that a panel of experts justify why America's shrinking middle class should continue to subsidize the nation's wealthiest family in a heated exchan...
  • Health Care Crisis Ignored
    Health Care Crisis IgnoredThu Nov 14, 2013
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) discusses health care with MSNBC's Chris Hayes.
  • Sanders vs. Vitter: Medicaid expansion in the Crossfire - YouTube
    Sanders vs. Vitter: Medicaid expansion in the Crossfire - YouTubeWed Nov 06, 2013
    Sen. Bernie Sanders attacks Sen. David Vitter over Louisiana's decision to not accept Medicaid expansion.
  • Hey, Paul Ryan, You Lost
    Hey, Paul Ryan, You LostWed Oct 09, 2013
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) discusses the government shutdown on The Ed Schultz Show.
  • Corporate Tax Rates
    Corporate Tax RatesWed Apr 24, 2013
    Senator Bernie Sanders speaks on the Senate floor about deficit reduction and corporate tax rates.
  • Political opposites on the same side
    Political opposites on the same sideThu Apr 11, 2013
    CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Grover Norquist, who both oppose Obama's Social Security changes.