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- , the former national co-chair of Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders ’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, discussed her new weekly series regarding military spending in a recent interview with The Hill.TV’s “Rising."    Turner is hosting a 16-week series called “Drop THE MIC Live” that will track how the military is spending its money. She is working on the project along with Ben and Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen.  “It's not whether or not we have the money it's about whether or not we have the will to do what is right for that domestic spending,” Turner said in an ...

Source: thehill.com

- Bernie Sanders, America's most prominent socialist, is known for a signature policy: Medicare For All , a single-payer system of socialized health insurance covering every American and making health care free in America. Sanders, along with others like the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), understands that the health care status quo may be profitable for large corporations, but that it is a disaster for the American people. Now, the coronavirus epidemic has proven the socialists completely right. With unemployment rising faster than ever before, up to nine million people may have ...

Source: newsweek.com

- Chad Johansen voted first for Bernie Sanders in 2016 and later that year for Donald Trump, drawn to both of the presidential candidates’ populist, anti-establishment messages. He backed Sanders again during the New Hampshire primary three months ago. But the phone repair shop owner won’t be casting a ballot for Trump again this November. The president’s promise to improve health care and the economy for small businesses have yet to materialize, Johansen said. And the coronavirus crisis hasn’t helped his view of Trump. “Everything in the West Wing is just craziness,” he said, ...

Source: usatoday.com

- Bernie Sanders may have dropped out, but his supporters deserve the right to vote for the policies he championed. depriBernie Sanders received donations from more than 5 million Americans over the course of this presidential election cycle. Hundreds of thousands of activist volunteers knocked on almost 7 million doors and made 49 million phone calls as part of the largest grassroots political movement in modern US history. These people deserve the right to vote. Senator Sanders may have suspended his campaign for president, but the movement for social and economic justice that his candidacy ...


- BURLINGTON, May 5 — Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced today the promotion of longtime aide Kathryn Becker Van Haste to fill the role of State Director. Senator Sanders said: "Kathryn has been an outstanding member of my office for the last 7 years where she has focused on health care, the high cost of prescription drugs and the needs of veterans. I am delighted to have her as our new state director where I am confident she'll do an outstanding job for all Vermonters." Ms. Van Haste began working for Senator Sanders in 2013 in Washington, D.C. where she served on both his Senate ...


- A federal judge issued a ruling Tuesday requiring New York to hold its presidential primary in June and restore Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other former presidential contenders to the ballot.  The ruling from Judge Analisa Torres of the Southern District of New York, an Obama appointee, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo ’s (D) decision to scrap his state’s primary violated the First and 14th Amendment rights of White House contenders who have since ended their campaigns. “The Court concludes that Plaintiffs and Plaintiff-Intervenors have shown a clear and substantial likelihood of success ...

Source: thehill.com