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.
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.
With his crushing victory in the Nevada caucuses, and his increasing dominance in national polling, it’s looking more and more likely that Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be the Democratic nominee for president.
Joe Biden faces scrutiny over Ukraine, Elizabeth Warren is surging and Bernie Sanders had a heart attack, but recent developments in the Democratic presidential battle are getting minimal attention, swamped
Four or five years ago, having breakfast at the counter in a popular Annapolis, Maryland, eatery, I struck up a casual conversation with a stranger sitting next to me. I remember it as if it happened yesterday.
American socialists were given some good news this week when Bernie Sanders, hot off the heels of a stellar debate performance, received some of the most sought-after endorsements of the primary race.
In what would be the day's biggest upset, Biden was projected by Edison Research to have won Texas, the biggest prize after California. Sanders invested heavily in Texas and was counting on its sizeable Latino population to propel him to victory.