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.
This week, while Joe Manchin dominates headlines as the stubborn conservative Democrat standing in the way of progress, another Democratic Senator has been quietly working on something equally as monumental.
With the election newly called for Joe Biden, Democrats are already facing the challenge of how to manage a diverse constellation of interests and priorities. In a tense “family meeting” led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Social media users quickly pounced on AFP photographer Brendan Smialowski's shot of a bundled-up Sanders sitting cross-legged, superimposing it on a wide variety of images.
After the Vermont senator went viral on social media for his simple Inauguration Day fashion choices of quirky brown mittens, Tobey King turned the sensational meme that trended for days into a crochet doll.
American politician, who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007, Bernie Sanders and politician and former academic serving as the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts since 2013, Elizabeth Warren don’t just lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising.
There’s always a time when the race for the presidency becomes awkward, and Wednesday’s debate proved we have reached that time. Anyone paying attention to the news might have suspected
The Democratic Party’s struggle for its future policy direction is evident this election season. The primary results in Iowa and New Hampshire, narrow first- and second-place finishes for Senator Bernie Sanders (a progressive) and former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg (a moderate), were just two indicators. During this week’s debate in Las Vegas, the split became even more obvious.