Why Senate Dems aren’t freaking out about Bernie

House Democrats are warning of a down-ballot bloodbath and centrists are freaking out. But Bernie Sanders’ colleagues have a more placid take on the rise of democratic socialist: Bernie can beat Donald Trump. After jumping out to an early delegate advantage, seizing the lead in national polls and racking up eye-popping fundraising numbers, Sanders is […]

How Sanders would provide free child care and early education for all

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday outlined a pitch to replace the country’s onerous child care and early childhood education system with a federally funded and universal program, as the Vermont independent cemented his status as President Donald Trump’s front-running challenger. Sanders and his campaign say the plan offers free, full-day child care for every child […]

Universal health coverage not radical

This image, posted by the 1912 Progressive Party, offers a stark illustration of how commonplace universal healthcare — i.e. “Medicare for All” — is in the developed world and even beyond it. It struck me that not having effective healthcare is seen as an aspect of American Exceptionalism, where the lack of something other people […]

Bernie Sanders vows to transform America on eve on Nevada caucus

Vermont senator frontrunner in closely watched contest in the West Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/bernie-sanders-nevada-las-vegas-trump-bloomberg-polls-comments-latest-a9352151.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Buncombe

Mike Bloomberg’s debate backfire could seal it for Bernie Sanders

Mike Bloomberg got into the 2020 race to stop Bernie Sanders and socialism. If he doesn’t bounce back from this week’s debate, he may seal the deal for both. Why it matters: Bloomberg’s own campaign has warned that Sanders could lock up the nomination in mere weeks, thanks to rivals splitting the opposition vote. But […]

Sanders disagrees with AOC over Medicare for All

Sen. Bernie Sanders broke with one of his highest-profile surrogates Tuesday on his signature Medicare for All proposal, suggesting that his policy proposal is already a compromise. New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told HuffPost last week that a worst-case scenario with Sanders in the White House is a compromise on health care that ends up […]

Meet the California Republican who would be willing to vote for Bernie Sanders if it got rid of Trump

‘The worst-case scenario in a Trump presidency is far worse than the worst-case scenario for any of the other alternatives’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/polarized-tim-miller-bulwark-gop-conservative-trump-republican-party-bernie-sanders-a9336766.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Riotta

Would Bernie Sanders really wreck the US economy if he became President?

Lloyd Blankfein, a registered Democrat supporter, tweeted that: ‘Sanders is just as polarizing as Trump AND he’ll ruin our economy’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-election/bernie-sanders-economy-policies-fact-check-lloyd-blankfein-goldman-sachs-democrats-a9336721.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Ben Chu

De Blasio to endorse Bernie Sanders

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will endorse Bernie Sanders for president — a move intended to advance his own elusive quest for national relevance while underscoring his background as a left-leaning, establishment-wary Democrat, according to people familiar with the mayor’s plans. Though he styles himself a political risk-taker, the mayor […]