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Bernie Sanders: Coronavirus Impact Makes Need for Medicare for All Clear

A somber Sen. Bernie Sanders confronted growing worries over the novel coronavirus Thursday on a stage that gave him another opportunity to champion his prized healthcare expansion policy goal. Speaking from a hotel meeting place in Burlington, Vermont, Sanders (I-VT) spoke for a little over 16 minutes, jumping from concerns about the impact of isolation as more people self-quarantineand the cost of healthcare, to plans for helping the less fortunate overcome the hardships the pandemic could cause. "Nobody knows what the number of fatalities may end up being or the…

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Bernie Sanders Was My Lifeline When I Had Cancer 20 Years Ago. Today, He Could Be a Lifeline for Our Country.

When I was a young medical student, I found a lump in my left testicle. When I had it examined, my doctor confirmed the worst. I had Stage 2 testicular cancer with a 70 percent chance of metastasis. As if that news werent bad enough, I then learned the treatment plan my doctors had devised for me. They offered only one option, which was to have all the lymph nodes in my gut removed, along with the affected testicle. This was to be followed by extensive rounds of radiation and…

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Bernie Backers Crave Warrens Support, but Her Fans Might Vote Biden Anyway

Less than two months ago, Brent Welder was tweeting #tweeted late on Super Tuesday when Biden re-solidified his frontrunner status. After largely avoiding confrontation in earlier debates, hard feelings between Warren and Sanders became more clear as the primary season took shape. Warren sparred with Sanders in January over whether the Vermont Independent had told Warren during a 2018 meeting that a woman couldnt beat Trump this cycle (something Sanders has denied). As her campaign began to struggle, Warren took further shots at her fellow progressive but it couldnt help…

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Cory Booker to Bernie Fans: Please Dont Cancel Biden

As voters began to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden. But he also used the appearance to send a message to supporters of Bernie Sanders who may be forced to choose between Biden and Donald Trump in November. I started this journey, not just because of the policy ideas but because I really felt like our country needed unity again. We needed to stop hating each other, Booker said. We're a nation that's so much stronger when we find common ground and common purpose. Booker went on to say by…

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‘America v socialism’: conservatives rage against the left and plot new red scare

At the Trump faithfuls annual get-together, there was fresh fearmongering about Democrats in general and Bernie Sanders in particular It came from abroad and infected America. It can spread from person to person and is potentially fatal. When symptoms emerge, it may already be too late. Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The virus is not going to sink the American economy, he said at the National Harbor near Washington. What is, or could, sink the American economy is the socialism coming from our friends on the other side of the…

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Iowa Caucuses on the First Day of Whats Poised to be The Ugliest Democratic Primary Fight Ever

So it looks like Bernie Sanders is going to win Iowa. Polls are still pretty close, but hes been rising late and looks poised. If theres a surprise, I would guess itd be because of this whole second-choice thing they do. That is, you caucus for Cory Booker, he doesnt get 15 percent, and then you move to your second choice. Sanders probably isnt many Democrats second choice. If Joe Biden or one of the others pulls this out, that will probably be how. Then,leads there now, but its close…

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Bernie Sanders is cruising towards the Democratic nomination. But can he win? | Richard Wolffe

The contest has become Bernie Sanders v a delusional sideshow of centrists bent on mutual annihilation We have officially reached the Hunger Games stage of this Democratic primary season. The stage where you can grab the horse-faced lesbian weapon and hurl it at an arrogant billionaire within the first minutes of the show starting. Its the stage where a young midwestern mayor can trash the experience of a midwestern senator, who turns right back at him and says, Are you trying to say Im dumb or are you mocking me…

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Fake clip of Sanders quoting infamous ‘hot chip’ tweet is duping people online

A memetic video of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is making the rounds on Twitter. In the video, which is fast approaching three-quarters of a million views at this writing, a voice pretending to be Sanders say, Any female born after 1993 cant cook. All they know is McDonalds, charge they phone, twerk, be bisexual, eat hot chip and lie. jessus no bernie you cant say things like that pic.twitter.com/y9BTENqHQU — DataShade (@datashade) January 23, 2020 The visual portion is from the November Democratic presidential debate. The audio is reportedly someone…

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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden Face Off in Democratic Battle for Iran Dove Cred

On the surface, the Democrats sounded more or less like one another when they denouncedDonald Trumps hit on Qassem Soleimani. But there were some subtle differences that they didnt get into on cable news. Theyre revealing, and they reflect the differences in the party on questions of war and peace and fighting terrorism, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders representing the two tent polesat a moment when Sanders has started to attack Biden for the first time more generally. The poles arent hawk and dove. Thats too simplistic. Hardly anyone…

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Warren and Biden Skirmish Over U.S. Troops in Middle East

Pull all U.S. combat troops from the Middle East, every last one of them. That was the positionVice President Joe Biden. For the first time in a series of debates for the 2020 presidential election moderators focused the first thirty minutes of Tuesday nights event on how candidates would fare as commander in chief specifically how theyd handle the growing threat of Iran in the Middle East and if they would choose to withdraw troops from the region. The debate comes just two weeks after President Donald Trump chose to…

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Warren falls behind in Iowa but wins coveted newspaper endorsement

Des Moines Register names Warren the president this nation needs asSanders emerges frontrunner in Iowa and New Hampshire 2020 nomination voting states this weekend, Iowa and New Hampshire, according to the latest polls but @ewarrens competence, respect for others and status as the nations first female president would be a fitting response to the ignorance, sexism and xenophobia of the Trump Oval Office, the Registers editorial board writes. https://t.co/hLkImNiU2a surging Bernie Sanders, the original ultra-progressive in his runs for the White House in 2016 and 2020 elections, topped a new…

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Hillary: Bernie Sanders Is Just a Career Politician and Nobody Likes Him

Bernie Sanders, his campaign team, and interview with The Hollywood Reporter to promote the upcoming Hulu documentary, Hillary, Clinton laid into her 2016 Democratic primary rival who she has previously accused of contributing to her eventual election defeat to Donald Trump. Clinton said Sanders and his team have relentlessly attacked Democratic women, and she threw her support behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has faced abuse for claiming Sanders told her during a private meeting that a woman couldnt win the election. Clintons stinging attack came the day after Sanders was…

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Why Are So Many 2020 Dems Ignoring Muslims?

This Labor Day weekend, the largest gathering of Muslim Americans in the country will take place in Houston, Texas, at the annual Islamic Center of North America (ISNA) convention. Past conventions have attracted several thousand to north of 10,000 attendees. But this years may be the biggest turnout yetwith well-known special guests like Daily Show host Emgage, an organization that seeks to increase Muslim American activism in U.S. politics. Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/why-are-so-many-2020-democrats-ignoring-muslims

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BACKFIRE in progress! NY Post front page ‘perfectly’ sums up hand-raising moment from #DemDebate2

Every Democrat on the stage at last night’s debate raised their hand when asked if their health care plans would fully cover people in the country illegally. Here’s how the New York Post summed it up: Friday’s NY Post cover on #DemDebate2: “Who wants to lose the election?” pic.twitter.com/JizEFdB0FD — David Caplan (@DavidCaplanNYC) June 28, 2019 Well played. LOL!!! — MISS KELLIE ANNE (@Kellie3333) June 28, 2019 What country do all those folks think they are hoping to be President of? All they talk about is what they will do…

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