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Bernie Sanders

  1. biden cabinet
    Bernie Sanders Casts First Democratic Vote Against a Biden Cabinet NomineeTom Vilsack was overwhelmingly confirmed anyway, and Democratic unity remains impressive.
  2. biden administration
    Tanden, Republicans Agree That Bernie Sanders Is Not an ‘Ignorant Slut’Biden’s OMB nominee — and Left Twitter’s archnemesis — is having a very normal confirmation hearing.
  3. minimum wage increase
    There Was Some Late-Night Maneuvering on the Minimum WageJoni Ernst tried to set up a trap for moderate Democrats during the vote-a-rama. But Bernie Sanders outfoxed her and avoided a recorded vote.
  4. inauguration day
    Return to Normalcy With Some Bernie Sanders MemesThe only man who dresses for January, ladies and gentlemen.
  5. fashion
    Bernie’s Inauguration Look Is Instantly IconicThe senator wore mittens made from recycled plastic bottles and carried a manila envelope.
  6. politics
    Why Did McConnell Block $2,000 Stimulus Checks?Trump wants it. Georgia’s embattled Republican senators want it. Mitch says no — for now.
  7. covid-19 stimulus
    Trump Nearly Blew Up Stimulus Talks With Demand for a Big Second CheckTrump wants the kind of spending that horrifies most of his closest allies in Congress.
  8. congress
    Congress and Trump Will Keep Bickering Through the HolidaysEndless wrangling over spending and stimulus and a likely Trump veto of a defense-policy bill are casting a pall over a holiday-decorated Capitol.
  9. coronavirus stimulus
    Josh Hawley and Bernie Sanders Demand Second Round of $1,200 Stimulus ChecksA rare alliance emerges in the fight for a second stimulus package.
  10. intelligencer chats
    What an Actual Socialist Makes of Republicans’ Anti-Socialism HysteriaSocialists, radical liberals, whatever … Trump and his party are wildly incoherent in their descriptions of Democrats.
  11. vision 2020
    Was Joe Biden the Most Electable Democrat After All?We’ll never know if one of Biden’s rivals might have done better in 2020. But his narrow win suggests Democrats need to build a stronger coalition.
  12. the fight for the future
    The Left Isn’t Going Back to Brunch After TrumpJoe Biden may be the next president, but he can’t be trusted to deliver progress. That requires remaking the Democratic Party.
  13. presidential debate
    Trump’s Conspiracy-Theory Shorthand Limits His Audience to True BelieversIn the debate and on the campaign trail, Trump constantly alludes to conservative myths that probably sound like gibberish to the uninitiated.
  14. 2020 democratic convention
    13 Days That Shook the Political EarthLeft for dead by some after New Hampshire, Joe Biden’s brisk comeback was one for the ages.
  15. vision 2020
    Hillary Clinton Rose to a Painful OccasionShe occupied a much-diminished role in this convention. But she made the case she needed to make.
  16. democratic national convention
    Jill Biden Promises Joe Can End Presidential Empathy DeficitIn her DNC speech, Jill Biden portrayed her husband as a man blessed with the qualities Trump most conspicuously lacks.
  17. vision 2020
    DNC Packs Entire Case Against Trump Into Night OneDemocrats unloaded all their Trump attack lines on Monday, as if they couldn’t count on their virtual convention drawing as large an audience again.
  18. the left
    What Cori Bush Means to the LeftHer upset win over a political dynasty demonstrates the left’s staying power.
  19. vision 2020
    Medicare for All Advocates Struggle to Launch a Democratic Platform FightIt’s tough to have a big noisy fight at a virtual convention, particularly if Bernie Sanders won’t back your revolt.
  20. q&a
    ‘We Should Not Surrender on This’Bernie Sanders speaks with David Wallace-Wells about the pandemic, the economy, and why Biden is prepared to make sweeping systemic change.
  21. vision 2020
    No Platform Fight for Democrats, No Platform at All for RepublicansParty platforms continue their journey toward the dustbin of history, with Dems working out their issues and the GOP recycling its 2016 platform.
  22. vision 2020
    Not Much ‘Democratic Disarray’ in 2020Polling indicates that backers of Biden’s primary rivals are falling into line much more solidly than did Sanders supporters in 2016.
  23. vision 2020
    Trump Needs an Opponent to Demonize. It’s Hard to Do That to Uncle Joe.Trump has tried and failed so far to undermine Joe Biden the way he did Hillary Clinton. He may get really desperate.
  24. vision 2020
    Biden Ally Chris Coons Cracks Open a Door to Filibuster ReformIt’s possible that a President Biden wouldn’t have to spend too much time begging Republicans not to remain obstructionists.
  25. vision 2020
    Republicans Will Just Recycle Their 2016 Party PlatformWho needs a platform when Republicans have a leader whose every erratic step defines them?
  26. vision 2020
    Could Biden Move Left on National Security?His party-unifying repositioning on domestic policy might extend to such topics as the Pentagon spending cuts that Sanders and Warren have promoted.
  27. vision 2020
    The New York Presidential Primary Is Definitely HappeningAn appeals court affirmed a judge’s ruling that the contest, which the state had attempted to cancel, will go forward after all.
  28. vision 2020
    Have ‘Never Trumpers’ Become a Democratic Faction?Like the neoconservatives of the 1980s, the Never Trumpers represent a small but significant migration from one party to the other.
  29. vision 2020
    New York’s Democratic Presidential Primary Is Back OnA federal judge ruled that Cuomo’s decision to cancel the June 23 presidential primary violated the First and 14th Amendment rights of the candidates.
  30. vision 2020
    Can Democrats Force Joe Biden Off of the Ticket?With Tara Reade’s allegations now front and center, Biden skeptics are speculating about pushing him out of the nomination, but it wouldn’t be easy.
  31. vision 2020
    New York Cancels Presidential PrimaryIt’s a move to reduce COVID-19 exposure among those who show up for the primary, but it infuriates Sanders supporters counting on winning delegates.
  32. the left
    Why Americans Don’t Vote Their Class AnymoreDeclining unions — and rising educational attainment — have left college-educated whites more left wing than non-college-educated ones.
  33. vision 2020
    The Post-Pandemic Trump 2024 ScenarioIf he can blame a defeat on COVID-19, Trump might decide he needs to Make America Great Again again.
  34. vision 2020
    Will the GOP’s Red Scare Tactics Work During the Pandemic?It’s hard to scream about socialism when your opponent is Joe Biden and you are spending trillions of dollars to prop up the economy.
  35. vision 2020
    How Do You Campaign When You Can’t Hit the Campaign Trail?There’s no playbook for how to run a presidential campaign during a pandemic. Biden and his team are trying to write one.
  36. 2020 elections
    Progressive Upsets Conservative Judge After Suppressed Vote in WisconsinDespite insisting on holding an election in the middle of a pandemic to restrict voting, Wisconsin Republicans lost their grip on a key judicial seat.
  37. vision 2020
    In a Joint Livestream, Bernie Sanders Endorses Joe BidenWhether the democratic socialist’s supporters will follow his lead is an open question.
  38. vision 2020
    How Biden Can Respond to the Left’s Demand for Medicare for AllBiden’s first “concessions” on health-care policy aren’t enough to satisfy progressives. He might want to emulate Warren’s two-step plan.
  39. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Was Also Done In by Bad LuckSanders did some things well and a few poorly in his 2020 bid. But from Bloomberg’s crash to the pandemic, some obstacles were out of his control.
  40. vision 2020
    It’s the Last Campaign for Biden and SandersReconciliation should be easier in 2020, since unlike Clinton and Sanders in 2016, the survivors don’t need to anticipate battles down the road.
  41. vision 2021
    President Sanders Isn’t Happening in 2021. A Political Revolution Still Could.The coronavirus crisis may be as promising a vehicle for bottom-up progressive change as the socialist senator’s campaign once was.
  42. vision 2020
    Biden Inches Toward Sanders on Health Care, Student LoansBut on health care in particular, Biden’s revised plan doesn’t do much for those about to get hammered with private-health-insurance costs.
  43. vision 2020
    How Biden Is Trying to Win Over Bernie’s SupportersHe’s deeply unpopular with Sanders loyalists, but party unity seems less daunting than it did in 2016.
  44. the national circus
    Frank Rich: John Roberts’s Wisconsin ShameThe Chief Justice’s latest assault on minority voting rights does not bode well for November.
  45. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Owes It All to African-American VotersIn retrospect, Biden’s once-improbable nomination was again and again made possible by crucial moments of support from black voters.
  46. vision 2020
    No, Warren Didn’t Rob Bernie of the NominationContra Trump, Biden’s margin over Sanders exceeded Warren’s total vote in many states, and her supporters’ second-place support was closely divided.
  47. vision 2020
    Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential CampaignHis campaign once rode high, but Biden’s surge overwhelmed it and then the coronavirus overshadowed it.
  48. 2020 elections
    Wisconsin Court Reinstates Tuesday’s Mid-Pandemic PrimaryAfter intense gubernatorial and legislative conflict and multiple appeals, it looks like Republicans will get the low-turnout election they wanted.
  49. vision 2020
    A Virtual Democratic National Convention Seems InevitableEven if 2020 does not mark an end to national conventions, a virtual gathering brought about by the coronavirus could change them dramatically.
  50. vision 2020
    How Long Can Bernie’s Campaign Survive?The postponement of primaries means Biden cannot claim the Democratic nomination until June, but a Sanders loss in Wisconsin would be damaging.
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