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Bernie Sanders

  1. vision 2020
    4 Reasons Democrats Will Have a Front-runner Soon — and 3 They Won’tMore than likely someone will eventually stroll to the nomination in 2020. But maybe not so fast and maybe not at all.
  2. 2020 presidential election
    How Electable Is Bernie Sanders?It’s not clear whether Sanders is actually stronger or weaker than his Democratic rivals as a potential challenger to Trump.
  3. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Is Hiring a Former Hillary Clinton Staffer As Research ChiefTyson Brody helped pull together Clinton’s opposition-research book on Sanders in 2016.
  4. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Is Hiring a Former Hillary Clinton Staffer As Research ChiefTyson Brody helped pull together Clinton’s opposition-research book on Sanders in 2016.
  5. the national interest
    Will Bernie Sanders Split the Democratic Party in 2020?Two high-profile hires suggest Angry Bernie might return.
  6. health care
    Beto and Bernie Offer Competing Plans to Fix Health CareMedicare for All is still the dominant Democratic health-care idea for 2020, but the less ambitious plan backed by O’Rourke could be a competitor.
  7. vision 2020
    What Beto Backlash? Fundraising Haul Undercuts Reports of a Disastrous LaunchDespite negative reactions among journalists and on Twitter, his campaign raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours, beating Bernie Sanders’s record.
  8. vision 2020
    Beto’s Cool, But Can He Win a Presidential Nomination?If O’Rourke can pass some early tests, his fundraising chops and his ability to mobilize young and Latino voters could make him formidable.
  9. 2020 presidential election
    Yes, a Contested Convention Could Actually Happen in 2020It’s still not likely to happen, but a vast Democratic field and proportional delegate awards could make things interesting in Milwaukee.
  10. vision 2020
    Heartland Progressive Sherrod Brown Won’t Run for President in 2020He was invisible in the polls, but Brown was widely thought to have potential as a progressive who appealed to white working-class voters.
  11. vision 2020
    Republicans Are Going to Try the ‘Red Scare’ Strategy in 2020. Will It Work?Americans are now less hostile to socialism, but Republicans will still try their old strategy, as they need a distraction from Trump’s shortcomings.
  12. politics
    When Did Everyone Become a Socialist?It’s AOC’s calling card, Trump’s latest rhetorical bludgeon, and a new way to date in Brooklyn.
  13. just asking questions
    What Does the Radical Left’s Future Look Like?The historian and leftist activist Michael Kazin on the DSA’s best path forward.
  14. vision 2020
    Obama’s Call for Bipartisanship Failed. Why Do 2020 Dems Think They’ll Succeed?Candidates like Bernie Sanders seem to think they’ll get Republicans to go along with their agenda, though Obama couldn’t. They’ll need a plan B.
  15. vision 2020
    What Really Happened to Bernie Sanders’s CampaignThe sudden departure of a team of veteran consultants that were key in 2016 says a lot about Bernie’s new state of mind.
  16. climate change
    You Can’t Save the Climate by Shrinking Your Carbon FootprintEven if you are Bernie Sanders.
  17. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders’s Campaign Is an Early Fundraising PowerhouseIn his first week, Sanders raised $10 million in mostly small donations, in a crowded field where big-ticket donors could become a campaign burden.
  18. 2020 presidential election
    Will 2020 Democrats Help Trump by Destroying Each Other?A huge Democratic field makes damaging the eventual nominee inevitable, unless candidates agree from the get-go to keep fights under control.
  19. filibuster
    Democrats Should Trust Democracy and Resolve to Kill the FilibusterA lot of Democratic senators running for president won’t challenge the filibuster. That’s a problem for Democrats.
  20. the national interest
    The Myth of Bernie Sanders’s White Working-Class SupportA working-class hero is something to be, but Bernie Sanders is not one.
  21. bernie sanders
    Bernie Sanders’s Two-Pronged Attack on American ExceptionalismBernie’s foreign and domestic policies may have more in common than you think, including a particular appeal to young people.
  22. 2020 presidential election
    The New Democratic Primary Calendar Makes Voters of Color Even More ImportantA changing calendar for 2020 means that soon after Iowa and New Hampshire very diverse states will dominate the calendar, and the contest.
  23. vision 2020
    Big Trend Among Democratic Presidential Candidates: CapitalismWhile socialism is all the buzz in certain elite circles, old-fashioned regulated capitalism still prevails among most of Bernie Sanders’s rivals.
  24. last night on late night
    Bernie Sanders Yells for PresidentDo you even realize how old he is??
  25. 2020 presidential election
    Will Age Be an Issue in the 2020 Presidential Race?With Sanders running and Biden in the wings, Democrats need to take a serious look at the actuarial tables.
  26. vision 2020
    Meet the New Bernie Campaign, Same As the Old Bernie CampaignSanders’s message hasn’t changed much over the past four years (or decades). His team hopes that this consistency will make a difference in 2020.
  27. 2020 presidential election
    There’s a New, Improved Iowa Democratic CaucusThe new rules make it possible to participate by a “virtual caucus” and require an actual straw poll of all caucus participants.
  28. 2020 presidential election
    Looks Like the 2020 Democratic Presidential Field Could Be the Largest EverIn the past, very large presidential fields have produced unusual results, and more often than not, defeat.
  29. 2020 presidential election
    Biden and Sanders Have a Lot of Fans in CommonThe two men may represent different poles of the Democratic Party, but in part thanks to name ID, a lot of voters like both of them.
  30. the national interest
    An Inheritance Tax Is Democrats’ Best Weapon Against Trump’s OligarchyA popular plan that gives Democrats a way to frame Trump’s economic privilege.
  31. state of the union address
    Bernie Sanders Calls Trump’s SOTU ‘Racist,’ Rebukes Claims About ‘Hot’ EconomyIn his own State of the Union response, Sanders called out Trump’s racism toward Latinos, and noted that his speech glazed over economic inequality.
  32. 2020 presidential election
    Kamala Harris’s 2020 Launch Creates Nice Polling BuzzThe Californian is off to a good initial start in what will be a tough 2020 contest.
  33. medicare for all
    Some Democrats Who Ran on Medicare for All Are Backing Away From It NowThe progressive proposal was a rallying cry during midterms, but some Democrats now appear to be hedging their bets.
  34. vision 2020
    Democrats Must Reach Out to Moderates in 2020 – By Waging a Vicious Class WarWidespread resentment of the rich gives Democrats a major electoral advantage — but only when they appeal to the electorate’s inner Robespierre.
  35. 2020 presidential election
    2020 Candidates Carry Heavy Baggage, and Trump Is Sure to Exploit ThatToday’s harsh intraparty criticism, most recently aimed at Kamala Harris, will become fodder for Trump’s war on his eventual 2020 opponent.
  36. 2020 elections
    The 2020 Presidential Race Is Starting to Get RealPretty soon some of the pretenders to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination are going to be exposed — or ignored into oblivion.
  37. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  38. politics
    Bernie Sanders Apologizes to Women Who Were Harassed on His 2016 Campaign“What they experienced was absolutely unacceptable,” he said.
  39. 2020 elections
    Biden’s Baggage Could Be a Heavy Lift in 2020Problems with Biden’s record go far beyond the 1994 crime bill and Anita Hill. His longevity in politics is a treasure trove for his foes.
  40. vision 2020
    Should the Left Unite Behind Elizabeth Warren?Here’s what the left stands to gain — and lose — from Bernie Sanders competing with Warren in 2020.
  41. bernie sanders
    Bernie 2016 Staffers: Sexual Harassment Claims Were Brushed Off, IgnoredThe senator apologized to the women and says he knew nothing of their claims.
  42. 2020 elections
    Elizabeth Warren and the Democrats’ 2020 Electability DilemmaIn 2016 Democrats learned that polls can get an election wrong. But they won’t be able to resist maximizing their chances of beating Donald Trump.
  43. #nevertrump
    Opposing Neoconservatism Makes You As Bad As Trump, Neocon ExplainsMax Boot’s demagogic takedown of Elizabeth Warren’s foreign policy is “Trumpism of the center.”
  44. the national interest
    Why the Bernie Movement Must Crush Beto O’RourkeA movement and a candidate on a collision course.
  45. 2020 elections
    6 Reasons Bernie Sanders Has Lost His 2016 MojoSanders isn’t as unique as he was in 2016, but he is four years older and can’t get away with any mistakes.
  46. 2020 elections
    Could a Huge Field Lead to the Democrats Nominating Their Own Donald Trump?A huge upset by an outsider on the Democratic side is possible but not terribly likely.
  47. 2020 elections
    Is Cory Booker the Candidate of the Christian Left?Booker’s political gospel could be discomforting to secular progressives and the Christian right as well.
  48. 2020 elections
    If Beto and Biden Got Together, Would the Age Gap Be a Problem?30 years separate the former veep and the Texas phenom. That might not be a good thing for either of them.
  49. 2020 presidential election
    Warning to Beto-Maniacs: Early Presidential Buzz Can Be an Omen or an IllusionBeto O’Rourke is looking very good as a 2020 presidential prospect. But others have looked just as good and have quickly flamed out or failed to run.
  50. vision 2020
    Why Joe Biden Turned Down $38 MillionHe’s not sure he wants to run for president. But he’s sure he wants to keep the door open.
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