What ‘The Wall Street Journal’ Gets Totally Wrong About Bernie Sanders’s Agenda

This week, The Wall Street Journal dropped a terrifyingly large number on Senator Bernie Sanders’s upstart campaign, warning that his proposals would carry a “price tag” of $18 trillion over a 10-year period. It’s a number designed

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Article source: http://www.thenation.com/article/what-the-wall-street-journal-gets-totally-wrong-about-bernie-sanders-agenda/

Bernie Sanders: What does he stand for?

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has emerged as Hillary Clinton’s strongest rival for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but here’s the catch – he’s not actually a Democrat.

Sanders is officially an independent, and he caucuses with the

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Article source: http://www.cbsnews.com/media/election-2016-bernie-sanders-what-does-he-stand-for/

How the media fails to cover Bernie Sanders, in two headlines

Bernie Sanders Backs Decriminalizing Marijuana on Federal Level

Bernie Sanders wants to remove marijuana from the list of dangerous substances outlawed by the federal government, he said at a town hall at George Mason University in Virginia Wednesday night.

He made the

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Article source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/bernie-sanders-backs-decriminalizing-marijuana-federal-level/story?id=34808873

What’s next after Florida Senate narrowly approves new Senate map

Amid an ugly political brawl in which one senator publicly accused another of being a bully, the Florida Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved a new map for the state’s 40 senate districts.

But some senators predicted shortly after the

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Article source: http://floridapolitics.com/archives/193439-whats-next-after-florida-senate-narrowly-approves-new-senate-map

10 big questions facing Florida politics in the wake of the redistricting decision

As has been widely reported, the Florida Supreme Court ruled last week that the state’s congressional maps don’t meet the requirements of a voter-approved constitutional amendment that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party. The court

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Article source: http://www.saintpetersblog.com/archives/235390

Major Environmental Group Endorses Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Bid

The first national green group to make an endorsement in the 2016 election just threw its weight behind Bernie Sanders.

Announced Saturday afternoon in New Hampshire, the endorsement from Friends of the Earth Action arrives amid rising frustration from the environmental

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Article source: http://www.nationaljournal.com/2016-elections/bernie-sanders-climate-change-2016-20150801

Bernie Sanders scores nurses union endorsement

(CNN)National Nurses United — a 185,000-person union and the largest group of nurses in the country — endorsed Bernie Sanders at their national conference Monday.

The endorsement is significant because it is Sanders’ first sizable union endorsement

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Article source: http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/10/politics/bernie-sanders-nurses-endorsement-2016/

Bernie Sanders: The Cable Bill Is Too Damn High

WASHINGTON — Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter on Friday accusing big cable companies of using monopoly powers to muscle consumers into paying higher prices.

In the letter, addressed to Federal Communications Commission

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Article source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/10/bernie-sanders-cable_n_7772806.html

Bernie Sanders – His Crowds Grow

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont and 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, speaks during a campaign rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S., on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.

Riding a wave of momentum before the biggest crowds of the election season. Bernie

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Article source: http://time.com/3947693/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-crowds/

Amendment 1 betrayed

Editorial from the Miami Herald

Our state political leaders should be ashamed. In twisting the intent of Amendment 1, they have brazenly ignored the will of Florida voters.

But the ballot initiative, born of a wish to keep lawmakers from raiding money set aside to purchase and preserve Florida lands, was subverted and misappropriated by state legislators.

Now state environmentalists are fighting back with a lawsuit to stop this from happening next year. They deserve our support.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/editorials/article25718059.html

‘Bernie Sanders Can Become President’

How many times have you heard the phrase, “I like Bernie Sanders, but he can’t win,” uttered by people who identify themselves as progressives? The facts, however, illustrate that “Bernie Sanders can win” and nobody in politics foreshadowed the Vermont Senator’s latest surge in both Iowa and New Hampshire.


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