US Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently released his health-care plan, which he calls “Medicare for All.” With a name like that, one would think that the proposal involves extending the Medicare system, which provides health-care insurance to the elderly, to all Americans. But Sanders’s plan is something different.
The fierce loyalty Bernie Sanders inspires in his supporters is creating a dilemma for the Democratic Party. For a sliver of Sanders’ base, it’s Bernie or bust. They may detest President Donald Trump, but they didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton and they’re not sure they’ll back the Democratic nominee in 2020 if Sanders isn’t on the ballot. They’re willing do whatever it takes to push the party to adopt his ideas.
The New York Times released a report on Bernie Sanders’ foreign policy activities before his time in Congress that appears to show him aligning with Ortega, Castro, and the Soviet Union. As mayor of Burlington, Vermont, he spent a great deal of time traveling internationally and proclaiming on foreign matters in service of an “anti-imperalist” ideology that seemingly led him to support authoritarians.
In the crowded field of Democrats jockeying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination, US Senator Bernie Sanders has raised more money than his rivals, with more of it coming from small-dollar donors and more from outside his home state.
The drop in Bernie Sanders› poll standing since the first televised debates and Elizabeth Warren›s robust fundraising numbers are two warning signals for the Vermont independent›s hopes of winning the Democratic presidential nomination that eluded him in 2016. But Sanders faces a third, less noticed danger