Bernie Sanders News


- WASHINGTON – "That's mad!" the British woman exclaimed at learning the average price to have a baby uninsured in the United States. The price tag? $30,000. The viral video of British citizens reacting to the costs of various health care procedures in the U.S. is now being used by some American politicians as well. The video, published by the U.K. news website JOE, asked people walking the streets in Britain how much they thought certain health care procedures cost in the U.S if they were uninsured. The U.K. uses the National Health System, a publicly funded and government-run health care ...

Source: usatoday.com

- If — or when — the impeachment trial heads to the Senate, it will trap presidential candidates in DC. But Bernie Sanders has AOC. WASHINGTON — Democrats in Congress are rushing to impeach President Donald Trump by Christmas, setting up a Senate trial that could bleed into 2020’s first presidential contests. It’s a push that will set up Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to have even more power over her party than the first-year Democrat already has. If Trump is impeached in the House and the Senate does choose to put him on trial, some of the top Democratic presidential candidates will ...


- "Bernie is in the pocket of #BigUs," supporters are saying. "Pass it on." Enjoying a national upswing this week—including a return to second place in the Real Clear Politics poll average and in a new poll out Wednesday—Sen. Bernie Sanders also now leads in the key early state of New Hampshire, according to a new state survey. According to the Emerson poll released Tuesday, Sanders is now in first place with 26% followed by South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg in second with 22%, and former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren tied for third with 14% each. NH POLL: ...


- In 1981, he was elected mayor of Burlington. But the city’s bureaucracy showed him that winning wasn’t everything. So he learned how to fight back. BURLINGTON, Vt. — The young woman on the political leaflet was smiling, but the message printed beside her in bold capital letters was severe. “The last two years,” it said, “have shown that those who made the revolution are not always the best to lead after the coup.” To voters in Burlington, in 1983, the reference to Bernie Sanders was unmistakable. What Democrats here were calling a coup was this: A young socialist had captured ...

Source: nytimes.com

- Sanders campaign charges Bloomberg 2020 run "is against Bernie, not Trump" "Multi-billionaires like Michael Bloomberg are not going to get very far in this election," Sanders said Sunday. Billionaire media businessman and former three-term Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg entered the Democratic primary on Sunday expressly to attack Sen. Bernie Sanders' attempt to win the party's 2020 nomination, the Sanders campaign charged Monday. "Bloomberg is primarily motivated by a desire to stop Bernie and his working-class movement," claimed Sanders speechwriter David Sirota Monday in his Bern ...

Source: salon.com

- Bernie Sanders pictured at an October 19, 2019 campaign stop in New York City. Bauzen/GC Images/Getty Bernie Sanders has offered advice for people who are "worried about getting into an argument" with family during Thanksgiving in a new campaign video. The video, titled "Bernie How To: Talk Politics at Thanksgiving," is an excerpt taken from the campaign podcast Feel the Bern . It was released Tuesday, two days before the holiday is set to be observed in the United States. Podcast host Briahna Gray asked Sanders about potentially contentious political conversations that could take place over ...

Source: newsweek.com

- Former President Barack Obama  reportedly  told advisers behind closed doors earlier this year that he would actively oppose Sen. Bernie Sanders if the progressive senator from Vermont opened up a big lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race. “Publicly, [Obama] has been clear that he won’t intervene in the primary for or against a candidate,”  Politico   reported  Tuesday. “There is one potential exception: Back when Sanders seemed like more of a threat than he does now, Obama said privately that if Bernie were running away with the nomination, Obama would speak up ...

Source: alternet.org