Reading Time: 2 minutes Sixteen Democrats co-sponsored Bernie Sanders’s ambitious Medicare-for-all bill on Wednesday, signaling a potential shift in the party’s willingness to try and enact a fully federally funded health care system to replace Obamacare. But can they devise a viable way to finance it?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Clinton is trying to unify the left to make her president but many Sanders loyalists are resisting that call. That might be a principled stance but it hurts them, too.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Bernie Sanders’s campaign for president has inspired a new generation of political activists to get involved with their feet and their voices, not just their votes.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Bernie Sanders wants to turn his primary support into a lasting progressive movement. But the latest DNC scandal will make that more difficult.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Misleading information and voters erroneously signing up for a far-right party could result in thousands of voters being turned away on the day of California’s Democratic primary.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Bernie Sanders promised to run a campaign that took the high road with no cheap shots. Russ Baker discusses how that admirable approach might have cost him a chance to be president.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If you wonder why Sanders had such a hard time, despite his wide appeal, look no further than the role of the media.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Controversy sells, and therefore the media has made the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders into something it is not. But New York voters aren’t buying it.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Why did it take The New York Times so long to report the paradox that Bernie Sanders’s core strengths were harming him in the cynical world of presidential campaigning?
Reading Time: 4 minutes Why does Ted Cruz ask Sanders for so much money? What is most obscene about the George Clooney fundraiser for Hillary Clinton? How much would the “Trumpification” of the White House cost?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The New York City Board of Elections has confused voters with a misleading mailer — and it could end up hurting the populist candidates. Was this an accident? Either way, the authorities show little concern about fixing it.
Reading Time: 4 minutes While Bernie Sanders is continuing to fight an uphill battle for the Democratic nomination, the three blowout victories from Saturday still give him a path to victory.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A very unlikely source predicts that Sanders is going to finish the month strong. How much of a difference will that make?
Reading Time: 7 minutes For some people, Bernie Sanders is too far to the left. But, for others, he isn’t far enough to the left — and they are increasingly vocal about their discontent.
Reading Time: 3 minutes First, Clinton-friendly media tried to bury Sanders’ civil rights record. Now, it’s twisting Sanders’ progress as gains for Clinton; and helping Cruz over Trump.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Bernie Sanders’s candidacy has been set back by strong black support for Hillary Clinton. One reason is that the black community has never really heard the full story of Sanders’s civil rights commitment — or been given a chance to fully compare his record against Clinton’s. That’s by design.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Bernie Sanders and his supporters are up in arms over the media’s failure to cover his campaign or message. Yet there’s a simple solution that is not being discussed.
Reading Time: 2 minutes What do you think? Might we have a more dynamic choice of policies if the nominees were not another Bush and Clinton—but two people who broadly disagree on key issues? Let’s hear your opinion in our Comments section
Reading Time: 1 minute “Well, it’s easier to talk to the North Korean guy than it is her” Lindsey Graham is making our job easy. At least our job of comparing his far-Right rhetoric to the far-Left views of Bernie Sanders. However, as publications like The L.A. Times and others have pointed out, Bernie Sanders socialist views are quite popular. At the Read More
Reading Time: 1 minute Martin O’Malley is in a tough spot. On one hand, he is far (faaaaar) behind Hillary Clinton. On the other hand, he doesn’t have the Progressive support (or revolutionary zeal) that Bernie Sanders has. And, worst of all, he is getting partial blame for the death of Baltimore’s Freddie Gray. So much so that a group Read More