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Bernie Sanders

  1. inequality
    The Fed Just Released a Damning Indictment of CapitalismThe true “extremists” in American politics are those who insist that our economic system is working just fine.
  2. endorsements
    Dershowitz ‘Could’ Vote Biden, Would Like to Be Socially Acceptable AgainTrump’s favorite attorney has previously raised concerns about being shunned by liberal elites. Just don’t ask him about that Jeffrey Epstein stuff.
  3. vision 2020
    4 of the 5 Top-Polling Democrats Land on Same Primary-Debate NightBy the luck of the draw, Elizabeth Warren will be the only high-ranking candidate appearing during night one of the first round of debates.
  4. bernie sanders
    Why Does Bernie Sanders Cling to ‘Socialism’?Intelligencer staffers discuss the pros and cons of being associated with a still-polarizing term.
  5. socialism
    Bernie Sanders Is Right — We’re All ‘Socialists’ NowThe government will always intervene in markets. The real debate is about whose interests it should serve when it does so.
  6. vision 2020
    Elizabeth Warren Edges Past Sanders in New 2020 PollsSanders still leads in the polling averages. But he also appears to have a lower ceiling of potential support than the Massachusetts senator.
  7. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  8. vision 2020
    Not As Many ‘Bernie or Bust’ Voters As FearedAnd a lot of Sanders supporters who voted for Trump or stayed home in 2016 were, like everyone else, misled by the assumption Clinton had it won.
  9. vision 2020
    Raise Wages, Bernie Sanders Tells Walmart ShareholdersThe 2020 candidate joined Walmart associates at the company’s annual shareholder meeting, saying it still pays many employees “starvation wages.”
  10. vision 2020
    A Brief History of Old Guys Who Became President of the United StatesIn a shift from the early days of the presidency, septuagenarians Trump, Sanders, and Biden aren’t all that old compared to their peers.
  11. … okay?
    Susan Sarandon Popped Shailene Woodley’s Political HymenHer words.
  12. vision 2020
    How Much Does Age Matter for Presidential Candidates in 2019?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the over-70 crowd should worry about their electoral prospects.
  13. vision 2020
    Nobody’s Conceding California to Kamala Harris in the 2020 RaceThe Golden State’s favorite daughter needs a win at home, but it will be tricky, as appearances by 13 of her rivals this weekend showed.
  14. vision 2020
    In Appeal to Moderates, Bernie Calls for Worker-Ownership of Means of ProductionSanders’s new plan for increasing labor’s share of profits is both more socialist – and more popular – than some of his more conventional policies.
  15. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders’s Pro-Sandinista Past Is a ProblemHe says he won’t apologize for opposing war. Fine, that’s not the issue.
  16. vision 2020
    Democrats Say They Don’t Want Presidents As Old As Their Two Front-RunnersThere’s evidence Democrats would prefer not to have really old presidential candidates. Yet the two front-runners are over 75. What’s up with that?
  17. vision 2020
    Slowly and Persistently, Elizabeth Warren Is On the RiseIf the 2020 hopeful can avoid getting sideswiped by a fast-moving dark horse candidate, she’s in decent shape to challenge Sanders and Biden.
  18. the national interest
    The New Socialism Panic Is the Right’s Trick to Justify Supporting Trump“Socialism: This Time, We’re Actually Not Making It Up.”
  19. vision 2020
    Today’s Dark-Horse Candidates Could Be Tomorrow’s SupernovasThere’s a decent chance a little-known Democrat will become a contender when better known. Donald Trump, however, will need strong turnout and luck.
  20. abortion rights
    What the Hell Happened With Bernie Sanders’s Abortion Comments This Week?Sanders fell into a rhetorical trap about “sex-selective abortion.”
  21. vision 2020
    Will Old Folks Stick With Joe Biden?There’s a dynamic that could undercut his exceptional popularity among seniors, across racial and gender lines.
  22. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders Wants to Destroy the Best Schools Poor Urban Kids HaveBernie’s worst policy idea.
  23. vision 2020
    Caucuses Aren’t King on the Democratic Campaign Trail AnymoreTen states will move toward primaries, and it should boost turnout in 2020.
  24. vision 2020
    Marianne Williamson Is a Lefty With SoulAt a time when progressivism is more influential than ever in the Democratic Party, this spiritual guru is the most progressive of the 23 candidates.
  25. the national interest
    What Joe Biden Is Teaching Democrats About DemocratsHis apparent resurrection from relic to front-runner has illustrated a chasm between perception and reality about the party’s leftward shift.
  26. vision 2020
    At This Point in the 2016 Election Cycle, Trump Hadn’t Even Entered the Race YetTrump thinks Biden and Bernie have the 2020 Democratic race well in hand. He should know better from his own experience.
  27. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  28. politics
    Bernie and AOC Team Up Against Companies That Prey on the PoorTheir cap on credit-card interest rates won’t pass anytime soon, but it may expose big differences among Democrats on predatory financial practices.
  29. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Thinks He Needs the FightWith Biden as the firm Establishment front-runner, Sanders hopes he can be the outsider with the favorite’s advantages.
  30. vision 2020
    Jerry Falwell Jr. Wants to Extend Trump’s Term by Two Years As ‘Reparations’Trump retweeted the suggestion, adding to fears that he and his fans may dismiss any 2020 defeat as a “coup.”
  31. vision 2020
    Can Bernie Sanders Make Joe Biden’s Anti-Labor Trade Record Matter?Sanders sees Biden’s support for NAFTA and TPP as his fatal flaw, undermining the front-runner’s pro-union branding and supposed electability.
  32. vision 2020
    2020 Democrats Are Beginning to Worry About a Contested ConventionA contested convention would make superdelegates, whose power on the first ballot has been eliminated, big dogs in subsequent ballots.
  33. vision 2020
    The ‘Biden Bounce’ and Warren Surge Are Challenges for Bernie SandersSanders is in danger of losing his co-front-runner status as Biden gains strength, while Warren moves up on the left.
  34. vision 2020
    Democrats Don’t Have to Choose Between Base and Swing VotersThose who oppose paying some attention to white working-class voters are asking the party to make a false choice.
  35. vision 2020
    Why Trump Will Be an Underdog in the 2020 ElectionThere are a lot of moving parts in Election 2020, but at this point Trump remains a loudly growling underdog.
  36. vision 2020
    2020 Candidates Begin Signing Unity Pledge, With Sanders Taking the LeadThe candidate some feared as divisive was the first to take Indivisible’s pledge for civility and a united front against Trump.
  37. impeachment
    Democratic Voter Support for Impeachment Cooling As Fight for It Heats UpDemocratic rank-and-file support for impeachment proceedings was higher last August than now, though that could change again.
  38. prisons
    Prison Is Torture. Voting Is Self-Defense.If prisoners continue to be barred from voting, the American electorate will continue drowning them in human-rights atrocities.
  39. vision 2020
    Liberal Activists Put a Unity Pledge on the Table for 2020Maybe primary voters should take their own pledge to avoid candidates who won’t pledge civility and unity.
  40. vision 2020
    Biden’s Strategy for Winning the 2020 Nomination: No Early StumblesBiden can campaign as a unity candidate, or as the leader of a “moderate” faction. But he has no margin of error.
  41. vision 2020
    What Do Democrats Mean by ‘Electability’?Some think centrists are more electable, and some think it’s progressives, minority candidates, or those good at telling “narratives.”
  42. bernie sanders
    Bernie Sanders: ‘Democratic Socialist’ Is Just a Synonym for New Deal LiberalSanders said Monday night that being a “democratic socialist” just means believing in FDR’s Second Bill of Rights.
  43. impeachment
    Warren’s Impeachment Gambit Could Work Out Well for HerBy endorsing impeachment even as House Democratic leaders and most of her rivals held back, she could strengthen her claim to progressive support.
  44. vision 2020
    Medicare for All Should Hurt (Some) Hospitals and DoctorsAchieving health-care justice in the U.S. will require taking on price-gouging hospitals and overpaid specialists.
  45. vision 2020
    Highlights From CNN’s Town Halls With Five 2020 CandidatesDemocratic candidates Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, and Pete Buttigieg appeared at Monday night’s event.
  46. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Doesn’t Need 2016 Support Levels to Win Lots of DelegatesThe 15 percent minimum threshold for winning delegates will make it easier for front-runners like Sanders and Biden to hog them.
  47. vision 2020
    Has Joe Biden Lost His Ability to Unite Democrats?If elite progressive concerns about Biden spread to actual Democratic voters, his status as a potential unity candidate could be seriously damaged.
  48. vision 2020
    In a Eulogy for a Friend, Biden May Have Buried the Old Democratic Party, TooBiden and his late South Carolina friend were both embodiments of a more accommodating era of politics. Can Biden “evolve” beyond it?
  49. bernie sanders
    Should Establishment Democrats Fear Bernie Sanders?Intelligencer staffers discuss the Vermont senator’s uneasy relationship with party insiders, and whether he’s any less electable than his rivals.
  50. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Is the Howard Schultz of the LeftThere’s one independent 2020 candidate trying to unite red and blue America around bipartisan, common sense solutions. And it isn’t the coffee man.
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