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Bernie Sanders

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. politics
    Bernie Sanders Apologizes to Women Who Were Harassed on His 2016 Campaign“What they experienced was absolutely unacceptable,” he said.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. #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.”
  10. the national interest
    Why the Bernie Movement Must Crush Beto O’RourkeA movement and a candidate on a collision course.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. politics
    Democrats Finally Splitting With Republicans on Terrorism-Focused Foreign PolicyDemocrats are abandoning the war in Yemen that Obama supported. The 2020 presidential race could spur a real Democratic foreign policy debate.
  18. 2018 midterms
    Democratic Weakness Among Florida Latinos in 2018 a WarningA poor performance among Latinos cost Democrats the governorship and a Senate seat in this key battleground state. They’d better focus on it soon.
  19. 2020 elections
    Beto Is No Longer Ruling Out a 2020 Presidential RunThe Texas political phenom removes one obstacle to an increasingly feasible challenge to Donald Trump.
  20. 2020 elections
    Inside Bernie Sanders’s Big DecisionThe discussion the most popular democratic socialist in America is having over his political future.
  21. vision 2020
    How Early Voting Could Turn the Democratic 2020 Race on Its HeadWill campaigning in L.A., Austin, and Chicago now be just as important as in Des Moines and Concord?
  22. politics
    Bernie Sanders and the Lies We Tell White VotersPoliticians who aren’t willing to alienate racists will end up pandering to them.
  23. 2018 midterms
    Republicans Hold the Senate: All the Key ResultsRepublicans increased their Senate majority by three net seats, with one race – which is leaning towards them – unresolved.
  24. vision 2020
    Decoding the Recent Travel Schedules of Democrats With Designs on 2020They aren’t in any tight races, but the Dems most likely to run for president have been campaigning everywhere from Manchester to San Diego.
  25. bernie sanders
    Sanders Makes a Strong Case Against the Saudis (and for Bernie 2020)Foreign policy gave Bernie Sanders’s last presidential campaign nothing but headaches. Now, it’s giving his next one a reason for being.
  26. merch
    What Do Bernie Sanders, Balenciaga, and Burrata Have in Common?They all inspired this best-selling T-shirt.
  27. 2020 election
    Kamala Harris Updates Obama’s Winning Strategy for 2020Twelve years after Obama’s breakthrough, it’s unclear Harris can emulate it given a giant field and polarized politics.
  28. the national interest
    Two Cheers for Socialism: Why Liberals Need Enemies on the LeftI, for one, welcome our new left-wing overlords.
  29. amazon
    Why Amazon Raised Its Minimum Wage to $15The move comes in response to a pressure campaign. But it might also be aimed at increasing labor costs for Amazon’s less stable competitors.
  30. 2018 midterms
    New Hampshire Democratic Front-runners Win, Famous Son LosesNew Hampshire will elect either its first black congressperson or its first openly gay congressperson in the fall.
  31. medicare for all
    GOP’s Latest Mediscare Tactic Is Deeply CynicalAttacking Medicare for All as a threat to Medicare is pretty bald-faced.
  32. democratic primaries
    In Delaware, It’s the Year of White Male Centrist Career Politician Tom CarperA lot of observers smelled an upset brewing in Delaware, but Sen. Tom Carper overwhelmed his progressive challenger with money and a personal touch.
  33. the national interest
    Bernie Sanders’s BEZOS Bill Would Hurt the Working Class, Not the RichA bad talking point is turned into a very bad piece of legislation.
  34. 2018 primaries
    Progressive Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in UpsetBernie Sanders–endorsed Gillum, who hopes to be Florida’s first black governor, will face Trump pick Ron DeSantis in a high-stakes general election.
  35. Is Chaotic 2020 the Right Time for Democrats to Neuter Superdelegates?It makes sense to let voters rather than superdelegates control presidential nominations. But 2020 could be the exception that proves the rule.
  36. Democrats Vote to Strip Power From Superdelegates, Reform CaucusesFollowing the contentious 2016 primaries, the DNC embraced the biggest reforms to its presidential nomination process since the 1980s.
  37. Pretending Single Payer Health Care Is Easy to Pass Doesn’t Make It EasyBernie Bros need to stop calling Democrats shills and engage with the reason they’re reluctant to impose radical change.
  38. 2018 midterms
    Bernie Sanders Won His Vermont PrimaryIn one of four primary races across the country, Bernie Sanders secured his place on the November ballot.
  39. Are Democratic Voters Abandoning Capitalism for Socialism?Many Democrats find positive feelings toward socialism compatible with fondness toward small business and free enterprise. So do many millennials.
  40. What is a ‘Centrist’ Democrat, Anyway?Left of center folk need a good thorough debate to resolve confusion over the old labels, or maybe a new vocabulary altogether.
  41. Maryland Democrat Deploys Logic, F-Bomb in Parrying ‘Socialism’ AttacksBen Jealous gave a calm, reasonable answer to the first “socialism” question, but then understandably lost it after the second.
  42. Former MMA Fighter Changes the Democratic Narrative in KansasThe national buzz in the Third District was about progressive darling Brent Welder. But Sharice Davids, a Native American woman, flipped the script.
  43. Can Leftism Win in the Midwest? Abdul El-Sayed’s Campaign May Give Us an Answer.The Michigan gubernatorial candidate is radical, uncompromising, and policy-minded. If he pulls off an upset, he may change the Democratic Party.
  44. Where Do ‘Centrist’ Democrats Turn in 2020?Joe Biden is the obvious favorite for those who aren’t crazy about the progressive drift of the party. But if he doesn’t run, then what?
  45. The Progressive Hawaii Senator Reshaping the 2020 Race, Without Even RunningBrian Schatz isn’t running for president — really — but his plan to yank Democratic colleagues to the left could define the party in 2020 and beyond.
  46. Democrats Need an Unbreakable Presidential Candidate in 2020Forget “electability,” which is often hard to measure. Democrats should focus on uniting behind a 2020 candidate with no big weaknesses.
  47. Democrats Should Distrust ‘Electability’ Arguments in 2020In the Trump era, no one can know for sure which Democrat is most electable. But everyone has an incentive to pretend that they do.
  48. Democrats’ 2020 Hopefuls Refuse to Disagree (on the Midterms)With hundreds of races and candidates in play, Sanders, Warren, Biden, and the rest have not once taken different sides in a primary this year.
  49. Ocasio-Cortez Proved That ‘Identity Politics’ Is an Asset for BerniecratsSocialists just put Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in Congress by exploiting the Democratic base’s hunger for more diverse representation.
  50. A Good Primary Night for ProgressivesLefties, Democratic women, and Donald J. Trump could all claim some victories in the June 26 primaries in six states.
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