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Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up

Sen. Bernie Sanders, a long-time critic of the power of large corporations, has joined Democratic presidential hopefuls Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard in outright calling to break up Facebook. “Should antitrust action be taken...

Bernie Sanders is latest candidate to call for Facebook to break up

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Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition. Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Why the US border facilities ...
15:48, 07/29/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
20:00, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders vows he would call Trump a 'racist' right to his face in a debate Sen. Bernie Sanders declared after Thursday night's debate that he would call President Trump a "racist" right to his face if the two ever meet in a debate. ...
10:48, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders' New Twitch Channel Needs Fewer Campaign Ads, More Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders, America’s favorite curmudgeonly socialist grandpa who happens to be running for President, is now on Twitch. Last night, his channel aired its first two streams. Sadly, neither involved Sanders sitting in a chair that looks like it be...
23:00, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez call for 15% cap on credit card rates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up Thursday to unveil legislation seeking to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent, calling high rates a "debt trap."...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren team up to fight off attacks in latest Democratic TV debate Leading Democrats Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren came under fire from their party rivals as the latest TV debate exposed the deep rift between the progressive and moderate wings over how to take on Donald Trump in next year's presidential electi...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Zuckerberg Rejects Call to Break Up Facebook Zuckerberg has rejected the call for breaking up his company, saying the size of Facebook was actually a benefit to its users and for the security of the democratic process....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splits...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Cardi B's latest video collaborator? It's Bernie Sanders Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and rapper Cardi B Monday filmed a campaign video designed to appeal to younger voters.        ...
05:48, 07/30/2019

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
09:32, 06/02/2019

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit, spurred more a year ago by a sharp upsurge in criticism over its permissive policies toward hateful and abusive content directed at people of ...
20:16, 06/30/2019

The Best Way for Bernie Sanders to Go Is Left Last week’s Democratic debates were the first solid piece of evidence we’ve had that the party’s next presidential nominee will likely be someone who positions themselves on the left....
08:00, 07/02/2019

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striki...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents mo...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old white guys who make 10 times as much as the average Am...
09:32, 05/07/2019

How Similar Are Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Really? You may be wondering how the race’s leading liberals differ. Or you may be a progressive voter trying to figure out whom to support. We’re here to help....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's not 'much question' he's more progressive than Joe Biden Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn't think there's "much question" he's more progressive than former Vice President Joe Biden. "Joe voted for the war in Iraq, I led the effort against it. Joe voted for NAFTA and permanent trade relat...
18:48, 05/05/2019

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
15:48, 06/01/2019

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiti...
20:16, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders: Pelosi is ‘a little bit’ too tough on AOC’s squad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being “a little bit” too tough on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad of young Democratic women, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday. “What Alexandria and other young women and women of color are saying, we have got...
10:00, 07/14/2019

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
13:16, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders Campaign Raises $1.1 Million Since Tuesday Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign raised more than $1.1 million from 70,000 individual donations since Tuesday, the Vermont Senator announced on Wednesday, suggesting that he is slightly more popular than Tuesday’s CNN Democratic debate moderator...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders to accuse Trump of being a socialist for the wealthy Bernie Sanders will say he’s proud to carry the mantle of democratic socialism and will accuse President Trump of being a socialist when it comes to huge corporations and billionaires. “While President Trump and his fellow oligarchs attac...
06:48, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
20:16, 07/30/2019

Buff Bernie Sanders to star in comic book Feel the … buff? Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the star of a new comic book that shows him physically battling Democratic primary opponents including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke. “Talk Bernie To Me!: The Bernie Sanders ...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Bernie Sanders draws sharp contrasts between himself and Joe Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders compared his record with Joe Biden's on trade and foreign policy on Monday, attempting to draw sharp contrasts between himself and the former vice president as the two lead the Democratic presidential pack....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
00:32, 06/03/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
20:00, 08/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to join AOC at Green New Deal rally in DC Sen. Bernie Sanders will join Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally next week sponsored by a group of young activists in D.C. to promote a Green New Deal....
14:32, 05/11/2019

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
09:16, 05/25/2019

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Na...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a l...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
16:48, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders targets Biden over top-dollar fundraisers Two days after Sen. Bernie Sanders said he wouldn’t “disparage” his rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, the independent senator from Vermont ribbed the front runner right now in the race, former Vice President Joe Biden....
12:48, 05/29/2019

Analysis: How Joe Biden is eating into Bernie Sanders' coalition Since officially jumping into the 2020 race less than two weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden has reshaped the Democratic primary. His polling numbers have risen from the high 20s to the low 40s since declaring his candidacy two weeks ago. In ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders is taking sides in the Pelosi-AOC feud Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke out about the political rift among House Democrats, saying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should take it easy on Congress’ younger members. The 2020 Democratic contender came to the defense of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
12:32, 07/15/2019

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Bernie Sanders says you can visit any doctor under his plan. That's absurd Speaking at the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, Bernie Sanders suggested that his "Medicare for all" plan won't actually remove individual choice because individuals will still be able to visit whichever doctor they prefer....
21:32, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders is on Twitch now, so the revolution will be built in Fortnite Bernie Sanders has always had his finger on the pulse of young America, whether he’s podcasting, talking about Cardi B, or standing in the vicinity of someone in a fur-suit doing a Kamehameha to Jack Skellington, and now the 77-year-old senator from ...
03:16, 06/26/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
15:48, 07/09/2019

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Sen. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time, third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on ...
22:32, 07/09/2019

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House memb...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for end to for-profit U.S. charter schools Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for a sweeping overhaul of publicly-funded charter schools, rolling out a plan on Saturday that will put him at odds with some of his opponents and underscore his renewed efforts to win black ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Bernie Sanders Delivers Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, presented his brand of socialism through a framework of economic rights....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
03:16, 07/04/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
00:32, 06/12/2019

Kevin McCarthy: Why Bernie Sanders has the best chance to win 2020 Dem nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee -- not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
18:16, 07/30/2019

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Debate Tonight. How Similar Are They, Really? You may be wondering how the race’s leading liberals differ. Or you may be a progressive voter trying to figure out whom to support. We’re here to help....
20:16, 07/30/2019

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sand...
13:16, 05/28/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Broad Plan to Overhaul Education Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Saturday his plans for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation’s education system that would pay teachers more and end for-profit charter schools....
12:16, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase it...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Bernie Sanders, AOC unveil legislation to cap credit card interest at 15% Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say legislation is needed to protect consumers from "greed" of credit card and banking industries.        ...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a fr...
17:48, 07/09/2019

I Could Watch Bernie Sanders Play Competent Softball on a Loop Until I Die Bernie Sanders put his Brooklyn stickball training to good use on Tuesday by playing a fairly competent game of softball at Iowa’s Field of Dreams. Generally, these kinds of events feel forced, but please tell me if you don’t see a soupçon of fun and...
11:32, 08/21/2019

‘I Did My Best to Stop American Foreign Policy’: Bernie Sanders on the 1980s In an interview, one of the leading candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination discusses his long-held opposition to war and his support for socialist leaders....
07:32, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Sen. Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Sen. Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Biden has gigantic lead over Bernie Sanders, new poll shows Joe Biden has opened up an enormous 32-percent lead over Bernie Sanders, his closest Democratic rival, according to a poll released Monday. The former vice president got support from 46 percent of people in a new Hill-HarrisX poll, which surveyed 440...
23:32, 05/06/2019

'Insulin is our oxygen': Bernie Sanders rides another campaign bus to Canada Accompanying Americans seeking affordable medicine, the Democratic candidate lambasted US pharmaceutical giantsWhen Hunter Sego realized the insulin he needed to manage his Type 1 diabetes cost $1,700, he called his mother in a panic. His family had ...
15:16, 07/28/2019

Bernie Sanders: 'It's unbelievable' Trump 'attacks American cities' Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday it is "unbelievable" President Donald Trump attacks Americans and US cities after Trump tweeted Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore district is a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
10:16, 07/28/2019

Outsider or Insider? How Bernie Sanders Learned to Walk the Line Mr. Sanders was met with scorn when he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1990. But in the years since, he has evolved from a gadfly to a reliable team player....
13:00, 07/06/2019

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon, asking him questions that her stans were dying to...
13:32, 08/15/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders rally against 'middle ground' on Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied Monday night against “middle ground” policies in combating climate change....
22:32, 05/13/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
10:16, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders is pushing hard for Alyssa Milano’s endorsement MIAMI — Alyssa Milano arrived ahead of Wednesday night’s first Democratic presidential primary debate — and Sen. Bernie Sanders is aggressively seeking her endorsement, The Post has learned. Sanders has personally phoned Milano in a bid t...
12:48, 06/26/2019

From Boris Johnson to Bernie Sanders: why politicians seem most weird when they’re trying to be normal The admission that the Tory leadership contender relaxes by creating model buses is bizarre, but it’s far from being the only example of a public figure getting it totally wrongIt’s weird when politicians pretend they are normal people. Boris Johnson...
14:48, 06/26/2019

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
21:32, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign organizers reach deal for pay raise The deal, announced by the presidential candidate during a CNN interview, follows a dispute over staff members who said they were not being paid the equivalent of $15 per hour, which Sanders has campaigned on for years....
10:00, 07/23/2019

Bernie Sanders threatens to ‘leverage’ US aid to combat Israel ‘racism’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., threatened Tuesday to use billions of dollars in aid to Israel as “leverage” to combat what he called “racism” from the Jewish state’s government, while going so far as to compare America's Israel alliance to its relations...
10:32, 08/14/2019

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
17:00, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
11:00, 08/22/2019

It's Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren v the 'No We Can't' Democrats | Bhaskar Sunkara On Tuesday night, the two progressive candidates presented a vision of what’s possible through politics. Most of their opponents just talked about what wasn’tOne of the most compelling things about Tuesday’s Democratic debate — which featured Bernie ...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
15:48, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Inside Bernie Sanders’s 1988 10-day ‘honeymoon’ in the Soviet Union In a visit to the crumbling communist nation, the socialist mayor criticized U.S. policies on health and housing and lauded some Soviet policies. He remains influenced by what he learned....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less tha...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
15:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
18:16, 07/13/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting US Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled to Arkansas on Wednesday to blast Walmart for paying “starvation wages.” In a three-minute speech at the retail giant’s annual meeting, the presidential hopeful urged shareholders to press Walmart to nominate a low-wag...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
09:00, 08/22/2019

'I wrote the damn bill': Bernie Sanders slams Democratic rival As Democratic candidates continued to hammer down on Bernie Sanders' suggestions for a healthcare overhaul in the United States, Sanders reached a boiling point and lashed out at Tim Ryan for claiming he cannot guarantee comprehensive health coverage...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders seeks U.S. voters on live-streaming gaming site U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, facing a crowded field of Democratic contenders, has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers....
10:32, 06/26/2019

Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders lead field of 20 Democratic candidates in first debates There were few, if any, surprises when the Democratic National Committee released its final list of 20 candidates who will participate in its first debates in Miami this month....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Bernie Sanders battles MSNBC anchor over demanding Biden apology Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, had a tense exchange with MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle on Thursday over whether or not former Vice President Joe Biden owes an apology for remarks he recently made about segregationist colleagues he worked with in the Senat...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Bernie Sanders has 'deep sense of satisfaction' his positions are now 'centrist' among Dems Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, expressed he had "a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party have embraced positions he previously held during the 2016 election. ...
03:48, 07/11/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the entire $1.6tn in student loan debt owed by 45 million ...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders needs black women's support. So what's his plan to win us over? | Aimee Allison His economic proposals are fine – but Sanders needs a concrete plan to deal with racist violence and the crisis in racial justiceHere’s an uncomfortable truth: despite years of careful planning, investments and hiring key high-level diverse advisers,...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representi...
08:16, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 5-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
17:32, 06/05/2019

Cardi B continues her support of Bernie Sanders by filming a campaign video together The rapper has been a supporter of the Democratic presidential candidate, and says she wants to help "a movement of young people to transform this country."...
03:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Neoliberal pundits want to write off Bernie Sanders again. That's no surprise | Kate Aronoff The same media outlets that failed to predict Trump are pushing their status quo-friendly narrative on the Democratic raceBernie Sanders’s presidential campaign is collapsing. Or at least that’s what a passing glimpse at the country’s leading nationa...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
10:16, 07/02/2019

Trump surrogate: Bernie Sanders won't win but Dems have adopted his 'extreme' positions Has Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lost the nomination but won the war of ideas within the Democratic Party? Trump 2020 surrogate Jack Kingston believes so saying the Democratic presidential candidate's chances are all but finished but that the party ha...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
23:16, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
12:48, 06/16/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart leaders at annual shareholders meeting Sen. Bernie Sanders will come face-to-face with Walmart's corporate leadership during the retail giant's annual shareholders meeting in Arkansas on Wednesday, where he is slated to introduce an employee proposal to put workers on the company's board....
08:48, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders Goes the Extra Mile to Make His Point About Drug Prices The senator led a bus trip to Canada with patients who use insulin (and reporters) to dramatize high prices in the U.S. that he attributes to corporate greed....
19:16, 07/28/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Bernie Sanders battles to stand out – can healthcare prove a 2020 winner? The diverse Democratic field is a contrast from 2016 but the leftwing firebrand believes Medicare for All can dent his rivals’ hopes Gruff, iconoclastic and relentlessly on-message, Bernie Sanders thrilled the progressive left when he ran for preside...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices....
20:48, 07/28/2019

Bernie Sanders Seeks US Voters On Live-Streaming Gaming Site U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, facing a crowded field of Democratic contenders, has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Fueled by Small Donors Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising total for the second quarter of 2019 trailed that of Pete Buttigieg, but it is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
08:00, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black voters Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system, in a bid to appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator during his previous ...
12:48, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China's economic threat to the US Sen. Bernie Sanders has tried to set himself apart from former Vice President Joe Biden on free trade issues in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was right about past wars going back to Vietnam and would continue to oppose war with Iran. The Vermont ...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders snaps at Kamala Harris over 'Medicare for All' flip-flop Bernie Sanders subtweeted Kamala Harris after the California senator and fellow Democratic White House hopeful told donors she wasn't "comfortable" with her Vermont colleague's "Medicare for All" proposal....
20:48, 08/19/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders introduces labor plan to broaden union power Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has frequently done his presidential campaigning on picket lines, unveiled a comprehensive set of proposals on Wednesday designed to revive and newly empower organized labor....
12:00, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
00:16, 06/05/2019

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
05:48, 06/07/2019

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Sweeping Criminal Justice Reform Plan Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled on Sunday a broad plan to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system that includes the goal of reducing the prison population by half....
15:00, 08/18/2019

Hell Yeah, Bernie Sanders Just Endorsed a National Right-to-Repair Law for Farmers Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has officially thrown his weight behind a national right-to-repair law, adding momentum to the issue as he and the other 400 trillion Democratic presidential candidates ramp-up their White House ambitions.Read more......
11:32, 05/06/2019

Bernie Sanders says Social Security is the most successful government program. He's right Social Security has been providing a financial foundation for tens of millions of Americans, many of whom are retired workers, since 1940.       ...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren battle for Ocasio-Cortez endorsement Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are both aggressively battling for the backing of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — suggesting she could make or break a Democratic run for president, according to a new report. “I think it’s one of the most important end...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Ben & Jerry's co-founder announces new Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream A Ben & Jerry's co-founder has created a Bernie Sanders-inspired ice cream called "Bernie's Back," which comes complete with a butter toffee backbone.       ...
23:48, 08/02/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders team up for 2020 campaign to ‘transform country’ Partnership is part of an outreach to get younger voters involved in politicsIt might not seem the most obvious political partnership – a Democratic socialist senator from Vermont and a Bronx rapper – but presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and mus...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders holds first home state rally of 2020 campaign MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders is holding his first home state rally of his 2020 campaign. The event in Vermont takes place on the lawn of the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon and thousands are expected to attend. The...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadca...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders announces plan to double union membership if elected Workplace Democracy Act expansion would restore rights to collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and conditions Bernie Sanders has released plans to double union membership in the US during his first term in office as he campaigns to secure ...
11:00, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
11:16, 05/07/2019

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
12:32, 06/06/2019

Part Of The 1%: Bernie Sanders Is Tanking In The Polls After A DNA Test Revealed That He’s King A major contender in the 2020 Democratic primary just suffered a serious blow to his progressive bona fides, and it could be damning enough to cost him the nomination: Bernie Sanders is tanking in the polls after a DNA test revealed that he is king....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City ...
16:32, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House ...
11:00, 06/24/2019

What Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and other Democrats need to do in Thursday night's presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to center stage in the second night of Democrats' first presidential debates....
10:48, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to wipe out college debt, tuition In perhaps the boldest plan yet on tackling college debt, 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday to wipe out all $1.6 trillion in college student debt, regardless of income status....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention. The National Newspaper Publishers Association gathers Tuesday in Cincinnati, with organizers expecting some 500 people t...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the fi...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers’ righ...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders, No Longer the Front-Runner, Brings Campaign Home to Vermont His themes are familiar, but his status — he is now second in the polls — has changed. He is starting to host in-person fund-raisers, with ticket prices starting at $27....
17:16, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education policy overhaul to appeal to black voters Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday announced an education policy proposal designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools system in a direct appeal to black voters who shunned the U.S. senator in his previous...
09:48, 05/18/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — known as the bottom-rung “field organizers” — say the...
08:48, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of 'insurance company scare tactics' Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden's characterization of the Vermont senator's presentation of his signature "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare plan....
18:48, 07/24/2019

California man arrested for alleged online threat against Bernie Sanders rally: police A California man was arrested Monday for allegedly posting an online threat of violence against a scheduled rally by Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., police say....
17:48, 08/06/2019

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Bernie Sanders supporter files labor complaint against Elizabeth Warren’s campaign A Colorado-based Bernie Sanders supporter has filed a labor complaint against Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign, taking aim at its use of a confidentiality agreement which, he argues, prevents staffers from speaking out on workplace condi...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Washington Post editor responds to Bernie Sanders: Your 'conspiracy theory' is wrong The executive editor of The Washington Post hit back at Sen. Bernie Sanders' suggestion that the paper's coverage of the presidential candidate is linked to its owner's business interests, calling the accusation a "conspiracy theory."...
05:32, 08/13/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Eric Swalwell of 'ageism' for his 'pass the torch' remarks Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, accused Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, of "ageism" for his swipe at the seasoned presidential candidates to "pass the torch" to a younger generation of leaders. ...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign workers complaining, fleeing over ‘poverty wages’: report Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has pledged to American workers that he’ll institute a $15-per-hour minimum wage if he wins the White House in 2020. But unionized workers on Sanders’ own campaign say they wish he would start now -- by payi...
01:48, 07/19/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages' Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining...
09:00, 07/20/2019

Yes, Vermont rejected single-payer healthcare because it cost so much, and Bernie Sanders hates it Bernie Sanders spent the first minute of his answer avoiding the question he was asked: Will the middle class face a tax hike under a Sanders administration? Finally, after being asked a second time, he coughed it up: "Yes, they will pay more in taxe...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
17:48, 06/24/2019

John Delaney: 2020 Dems cannot defeat Trump by 'mindlessly following' Bernie Sanders Supporting Medicare-for-all proposals will not help Democrats win the White House in 2020, according to presidential candidate and former Rep. John Delaney, D-Md....
18:48, 06/27/2019

GOP pollster says Pete Buttigieg's policies are in line with Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren A day after 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg's town hall with Fox News, Republican pollster Chris Wilson told "Fox & Friends" that the South Bend, Indiana mayor's political platforms aren't unlike those of Sen. Elizabeth Warren and...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Former Bernie Sanders staffer files charge alleging retaliation for union activities An unnamed individual filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board alleging that Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign violated labor laws by firing employees for union activities....
06:32, 07/26/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders back airline workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have pledged to support airline food service workers who are threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
05:00, 07/24/2019

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a speech yesterday at George Washington University in Washington DC, the Vermont senator Bernie Sander...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Susan Sarandon appears to take shot at Elizabeth Warren during Bernie Sanders event Oscar-winning actress and activist Susan Sarandon appeared to take a shot at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday during a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign event in Iowa. “He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Sarandon told the crowd during ...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Bernie Sanders: Climate change poses a bigger threat to America than ISIS 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said climate change represents a bigger threat to national security than ISIS or Al Qaeda, during a campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. ...
11:48, 08/12/2019

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'will be delighted to pay more in taxes' for free health care, education Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, continued to defend democratic socialism and argued that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" if his policies are carried out. ...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
17:16, 05/05/2019

Bernie Sanders, Sara Nelson Join Airport Workers Moving Toward Strike Airplane food is reliably bland and always overpriced. To make matters worse, the workers who prepare your food often earn about the same in one hour as the cost of your stupid, disappointing in-flight cheese plate....
10:16, 07/24/2019

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minimum wage for hourly employees....
02:48, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders joins group of U.S. diabetics coming to Ontario to buy cheaper insulin Typically, a vial of insulin Type 1 diabetics need to regulate their blood sugar costs about US$340 in the United States, roughly 10 times the price in Canada....
14:48, 07/28/2019

Bernie Sanders leans into socialist label, touts 'economic bill of rights' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Wednesday outlined his vision for a new "21st century economic bill of rights," a key element of the socialist platform he has long championed....
13:00, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils trade platform challenging Trump's China policy Sanders' platform is a jab at President Donald Trump, who pledged to overhaul U.S. trade deals but has has struggled to fully follow through on his promise....
13:00, 04/29/2019

'An existential threat': Bernie Sanders faces mounting opposition from moderate Democrats Moderates are increasingly vocal in their disdain for socialism, and Sanders, but the question of how to constrain him is complicatedModerate Democrats have stepped up their opposition to Bernie Sanders as part of a concerted effort to isolate him fr...
23:48, 06/20/2019

‘This Is Not a Find-a-Friend Contest’: Inside Bernie Sanders’s Resolute Campaign Style Slipping in the polls and being pushed by Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Sanders is facing pressure to adjust his strategy, though he has long preferred running on his own terms....
04:48, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders offers a massive climate plan. Environmentalists cheer, but will it be too much for voters? Sanders’s new $16.3 trillion climate plan would remake large sections of the U.S. economy. Many environmentalists praise its sweep, but some Democratic strategists worry it will spook centrists....
18:00, 08/22/2019

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
04:00, 06/02/2019

Ex-Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein escalates beef with Bernie Sanders Ex-Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein escalated a Twitter beef against fellow ex-Brooklynite Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday, after the Democratic hopeful put the billionaire on a list of “modern-day oligarchs” opposing his candidacy. “Don...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Bernie Sanders pledges lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada on day one of presidency Bernie Sanders said he will allow lower-cost prescription drugs into the U.S. from other countries, particularly from Canada, on his first day in office as president....
20:16, 08/01/2019

Trump campaign mocks Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon to Soviet Union, 'What a joke!' The Trump reelection campaign took aim at “socialist” Democrats running for the 2020 nomination today, singling out Sen. Bernie Sanders’ honeymoon trip to the former Soviet Union 31 years ago....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Trump says Bernie Sanders should also be labeled 'a racist' for calling Baltimore a 'Third World country' President Trump said Monday that 2020 presidential hopeful “crazy” Sen. Bernie Sanders should also be labeled “a racist” for calling Baltimore a “Third World country” in 2015—claiming a double standard amid a feud between Trump and Democrats over his...
09:48, 07/29/2019

Bernie Sanders blasted Baltimore as ‘Third World country’ and ‘disgrace’ in past comments President Trump drew a torrent of criticism from Democrats on Saturday over a series of Twitter messages criticizing U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and the Baltimore district that Cummings represents in Congress....
01:48, 07/28/2019

Georgia GOP candidate appears to threaten Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders in video A congressional candidate in Georgia is targeting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders all but literally. A campaign video from Republican Harrison Floyd shows images of the progressive darlings, then a clip of himself firing a rifle...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
15:48, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Matt Schlapp: Bernie Sanders stands to 'benefit' if Biden continues to slip in polls Bernie Sanders has a lot to gain in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race if Joe Biden's poll numbers continue to slip, according to Matt Schlapp....
02:32, 07/03/2019

One stat explains why Bernie Sanders had to spend the entire debate fending off low-polling rivals BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images We've been polling overlaps in support among the Democratic field. Candidates who have constituencies that also would be satisfied with Sen. Bernie Sanders as nominee include Andrew Yang, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen....
08:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sande...
13:16, 06/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and other presidential candidates say Walmart should stop selling guns The company is facing mounting pressure from advocacy groups, politicians and its own employees to stop selling firearms and ammunition in its stores....
15:16, 08/10/2019

Blackstone's Byron Wien: Markets are terrified of far-left Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren Wall Street is pricing in the assumption that President Trump will be reelected, in addition to a U.S.-China trade deal and a Fed rate cut, Wien says....
13:32, 07/11/2019

Bernie Sanders' new, special carve out for unions undermines the case for his socialized healthcare plan Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal to move all Americans to a single government plan has had an ongoing problem with a constituency that should be among his core supporters: organized labor....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Labor complaint charges Bernie Sanders’ campaign retaliated against employees for union activity A former campaign employee from the 2020 presidential bid of Sen. Bernie Sander filed a labor complaint this week, alleging that some employees faced retaliation for involvement in organizing for a collective bargaining agreement....
01:16, 07/26/2019

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inquiry to begin. ...
17:48, 05/22/2019

Trump campaign slams Bernie Sanders for calling for free healthcare for all illegal immigrants The Trump campaign slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, on Friday for his intention to extend Medicare-For-All for all  illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Payne: Bernie Sanders ‘sounds like a naive college student’ with claims about Democratic socialism Fox Business Network host Charles Payne questioned Thursday the new claim by Sen. Bernie Sanders that Americans would be "delighted to pay more in taxes" in order to fund his Democratic socialist policies. ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

DNC faces same problems as 2016 with Bernie Sanders' supporters suspecting 'rigged system': Pavlich Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich said the Democratic Party has not done a "reconciliation" of what happened in the 2016 election and now supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders feel that former Vice President Joe Biden is receiving the same preferential ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview bet...
17:33, 08/18/2019

Bernie Sanders shuts down 2020 opponent's 'Medicare-for-all' criticism with eyebrow-raising retort Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the temperature on the Democratic debate stage on Tuesday as he vehemently defended his plan for reforming health care in the United States....
21:16, 07/30/2019

Bernie Sanders awkwardly criticizes Washington Post event he was speaking at due to financial sponsorship Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., provoked some laughter when he appeared on Tuesday at a major outlet's event focused on interviewing the 2020 candidate on his vision for America....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
07:32, 06/28/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics who say the move is more evidence that Sanders' plan...
12:00, 07/21/2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages,' attacks the CEO's pay, and praises Amazon (WMT) Reuters Sen. Bernie Sanders accused Walmart on Wednesday of paying "starvation wages" and urged the company to increase its starting wages to $15 an hour from $11 an hour. "Walmart can afford to pay its employees a living wage of at least $15 an ho...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically ...
02:16, 06/03/2019

US Democratic debates: Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren hit back against moderate rivals over healthcare The frontrunners for the Democratic presidential nomination came under attack from their moderate counterparts in a debate that laid bare the rivals' positions on issues such as healthcare and immigration....
01:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul country's 'dysfunctional criminal justice system' Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled Sunday a criminal justice overhaul to "reform every aspect of America's dysfunctional criminal justice system" by ending "for-profit greed" in the system, expanding inmates' rights and ch...
11:00, 08/18/2019

Bernie Sanders tones down criticism of Washington Post but expresses frustration with campaign coverage Sen. Bernie Sanders scaled back his criticism of the media on Tuesday, telling CNN he did not believe that Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was dictating the paper's coverage of his campaign....
15:00, 08/13/2019

Democratic 2020 candidate Moulton says Sanders, Warren too liberal to beat Trump U.S. congressman Seth Moulton, one of 20 Democrats running for president, criticized rivals Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren on Friday, saying they were so liberal they risked handing President Donald Trump a second White House term....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sander...
11:48, 05/28/2019

Compelling Message: Bernie Sanders Has Asked Voters To Consider That, Adjusted For Age, He Is More Sexually Attractive Than Beto O’Rourke Beto O’Rourke has made a big splash in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, garnering droves of supporters with what many consider an undeniable sex appeal. But opponent Bernie Sanders isn’t allowing Beto’s good looks hurt him in the polls wi...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders changes how Medicare-for-all plan treats union contracts in face of opposition by organized labor Leaders and members of unions have complained to candidates that a single-payer plan would offer weaker coverage than they have negotiated under the current system....
19:32, 08/21/2019

Bernie Sanders praised Canadian healthcare system, but it allows much larger role for private insurance than his plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, in making the case for eliminating private for-profit health insurance at Wednesday night's debate, repeatedly praised Canada's socialized system. But Canada allows for a much larger role for private insurance than his own plan w...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders team up against John Delaney in Democratic debate’s first question on ‘Medicare for All’ JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts teamed up to defend their "Medicare for All" plans. Moderate Democrat former Rep. John Delaney criticized Sanders' ...
08:48, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sanders supports....
00:48, 07/20/2019

Bernie Sanders defends eliminating private insurance after Kimmel calls it an 'impossible sell' to voters Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., defended his position to eliminate private insurance during his sit-down with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, who expressed concern that such a policy would be an "impossible sell" for voters. ...
04:48, 07/26/2019

Bernie Sanders releases plan to double union membership as Democrats fight for labor support Sanders' sweeping proposal would make it easier for workers to join unions and end the so-called right-to-work laws recently favored by the GOP....
09:00, 08/21/2019

And They Said He Was Too Old: Bernie Sanders Just Showed Up To A Rally Wearing A Propeller Beanie And A 1920s Bathing Suit And Announced That He Is 13 Years Old Bernie Sanders is considered an early frontrunner to receive the Democratic party’s nomination in the 2020 presidential primary, but many voters are starting to voice concerns that he may be too old to lead the country. However, it’s clear that Sande...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Details of Sanders’ Soviet ‘honeymoon’ exposed, as entourage member recalls shock at Bernie’s America-bashing New details emerged Friday about Sen. Bernie Sanders' infamous honeymoon in the Soviet Union back in the 1980s -- including an anecdote about how his America-bashing abroad prompted one of his traveling companions to walk out of the room. ...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Ocasio-Cortez 'entertaining' idea of endorsing 2020 Democratic candidate, possibly Sanders or Warren Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a freshman Democrat, said Thursday that she’s “entertaining” the thought of endorsing a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate....
06:48, 05/10/2019

Battling the Banks: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders Join Forces to Cap Interest Rates on Credit Cards Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, aka the Notorious AOC, and Sen. (and Democratic presidential hopeful) Bernie Sanders are joining forces to take on America’s credit card problem, introducing legislation in the House and Senate to limit interest rates t...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Bernie Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez's proposal to cap credit card interest rates unlikely to pass the Senate: Charles Payne Charles Payne said a new proposal from Bernie Sander and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to put a federal cap on credit card interest rates has little chance of success....
10:48, 05/09/2019

An ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Of His Own: A Decade-Old Recording Just Leaked Of Bernie Sanders Telling Billy Bush That He Hates Sexual Intercourse Because There Are Too Many Odors The most shocking moment of the 2016 presidential election was the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Donald Trump openly bragged about sexually assaulting women, and now it looks as if one of the frontrunners of the 2020 race may...
11:02, 08/13/2019

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.        ...
20:16, 06/04/2019

Break up Facebook? Facebook co-founder calls for government intervention for social network, the talk of the week. Google announces new phones and speaker branding.        ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
07:00, 07/17/2019

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his ...
08:48, 06/06/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for Congress to declare climate change an emergency WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders Tuesday to demand Congress declare climate change a national emergency. “This is a political crisis of inaction,” Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday in a press call announcin...
12:16, 07/09/2019

Break Up Facebook, Says Company's Co-Founder One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerful....
13:16, 05/09/2019

EXPLAINER-What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
11:32, 05/09/2019

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. regulators to break up Facebook? Facebook Inc co-founder and Mark Zuckerberg's former college roommate Chris Hughes urged U.S. regulators to break up the social media company in a New York Times opinion piece on Thursday....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Barclays analysts call for UBS strategy overhaul, suggest break up of Swiss bank Barclays analysts have questioned the ability of UBS to achieve satisfactory returns, suggesting market expectations of the Swiss investment bank are too high....
02:16, 05/15/2019

Facebook co-founder says it is time to break up the company Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times....
06:32, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder urges FTC to break up the company Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has joined the chorus of prominent voices calling for regulators to break up the social networking colossus. In a New York Times op-ed, he wrote that his college roommate and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had "unchecke...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Facebook will never break through with Oculus, says one of the VR company's co-founders Jack McCauley was one of the six Oculus co-founders, but he's also one of its biggest bears, telling CNBC he doesn't think there's a market for virtual reality video gaming....
05:48, 07/14/2019

Facebook is too powerful and needs to break up, co-founder argues "Mark [Zuckerberg] is a good, kind person. But I'm angry that his focus on growth led him to sacrifice security and civility for clicks," Chris Hughes said in a New York Times opinion piece....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Co-Founder Chris Hughes: Time to break up Facebook Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth to crush competitors and “sacrifice securit...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break it up Et tu, roommate? Chris Hughes, who helped launch Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg in a Harvard dorm room 15 years ago, claims that the 34-year-old billionaire CEO has power that is “unprecedented and un-American” and that the social network should be “s...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder says Zuckerberg is 'not accountable,' and calls for a government break up Chris Hughes, who started Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg, joins a growing chorus of privacy advocates and politicians who have called for antitrust action....
06:16, 05/09/2019

Chris Hughes, a Facebook Founder, Is Working With the Government to Break It Up Mr. Hughes has joined two leading academics to argue to government officials that Facebook has engaged in anticompetitive behavior for almost a decade....
13:00, 07/25/2019

Chris Hughes Worked to Create Facebook. Now, He Is Working to Break It Up. Mr. Hughes has joined two leading academics to argue to government officials that Facebook has engaged in anticompetitive behavior for almost a decade....
06:16, 07/27/2019

Facebook cofounder calls for company to break up over 'unprecedented' power Chris Hughes wrote in the New York Times Facebook’s acquisition of rival platforms has given Zuckerberg ‘un-American’ controlA cofounder of Facebook has called for the government to break up the company, warning that Mark Zuckerberg’s power is “unpre...
15:32, 05/09/2019

US Presidential Contender Kamala Harris Favours Look at Facebook Break-Up Harris said US officials should consider breaking up Facebook, the world's largest social media company, saying it is a utility that has gone unregulated....
06:32, 05/13/2019

You'll Never Guess What Sheryl Sandberg Thinks About This Whole 'Break Up Facebook' Thing With calls for breaking up Facebook now winning support from multiple 2020 presidential candidates, including Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, it’s getting hard for the social media giant’s leadership to hide from the growing chorus of v...
02:16, 05/19/2019

Facebook's Clegg rejects break-up calls, prefers more regulation Facebook dismissed calls for a break-up of the world's biggest social network and other big internet companies on Monday, saying this would not tackle issues such as privacy, attempts to influence elections or harmful content....
09:48, 06/24/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook's plan to break the global financial system | Evgeny Morozov The tech giant knows its best weapon is mobilizing the faux-populism other Silicon Valley companies have used to defeat regulationWhat should we make of Facebook’s sudden foray into the world of digital money? Just as regulators were beginning to wak...
06:48, 06/22/2019

Nick Clegg rejects Facebook break-up calls backed by Kamala Harris California Democrat favours action against social media giant Former deputy PM: new employer ‘a great American success’Facebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg has rejected calls for the social media giant to be broken up, an idea gaining currency ...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Inside Chris Hughes’s campaign to break up Facebook, the tech ‘monopoly’ he helped create Hughes, who left the social media giant in 2007 and cashed out his nearly $500 million worth of stock, has been making the rounds in the nation’s capital to press the case for breaking up the social network....
19:16, 07/25/2019

Rejecting calls to break up Facebook, Booker seeks to restore norm that eroded under Trump Presidents didn’t use to relentlessly attack individual companies. Now, many Democratic candidates on the campaign trail have rattled off long lists of companies that they see as bad actors during their stump speeches....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Sarah Sanders: Call for impeachment 'absurd on its face' White House press secretary Sarah Sanders dismissed the growing calls by Democrats for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump saying, "There's no basis for it. It's absurd on its face," and she called on Democrats to move on...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
05:00, 06/09/2019

Nick Kyrgios Uses Bathroom Break To Demolish Two Rackets, Then Spits At Umpire In Latest Meltdown Nick Kyrgios melted down spectacularly Wednesday night at the Cincinnati Masters, in a second-round loss to eighth seed Karen Khachanov, 6–7, 7–6, 6–2. Kyrgios completed a stirring comeback in the first set but started coming unglued in the second se...
02:32, 08/15/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes        ...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Facebook shareholders call for Zuckerberg’s ouster as chairman Even Facebook’s investors are fed up with Mark Zuckerberg. Pension funds on Tuesday called for the 35-year-old tech tycoon to be replaced as chairman of the social network by an independent director, citing a shareholder vote last week that revealed ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
12:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role they may unintentionally play in the spread of terror...
19:00, 05/15/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits livestreaming for extremists The New Zealand premier went to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Major tech companies including Facebook and Google have signed on to a plan....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Call to raid Area 51 draws hordes of alien hunters on Facebook Welcome to Rachel street sign on SR-375 in Nevada, also known as the Extraterrestrial Highway. Situated close to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51, Rachel is popular among UFO hunters. / Getty Images By Tom Metcalfe Area 51 may be facing an inva...
09:16, 07/15/2019

Activists call on Facebook shareholders to dump Mark Zuckerberg as chairman Civil rights and corporate accountability activist groups encouraged Facebook shareholders not to vote to keep CEO Mark Zuckerberg as chairman of the board, citing his majority voting rights and past privacy problems....
17:48, 05/06/2019

Facebook Rejects Co-Founder Call For Breakup, Senator Urges Probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an......
18:32, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Telescope lawyers call petition meritless Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
22:48, 07/16/2019

'Christchurch Call' launched in Paris as Facebook limits live streaming for extremists The New Zealand premier has gone to Paris to launch the "Christchurch Call" to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online. Facebook said it would tighten access to live streaming....
10:16, 05/15/2019

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy violations; critics call it a bargain Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday....
07:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
16:48, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Sacramento officer shot on a domestic call dies SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 1:00 a.m. The Sacramento Police Department has confirmed that a female officer shot while assisting on a domestic violence call has died. Deputy Ch...
03:32, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Family lawyers call police shooting reckless HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the release of videos showing a fatal shooting by a Connecticut police officer on April 20 (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Lawyers for the family of a Connecticut man fatally shot by a police officer last month say ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
04:16, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 4-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
11:32, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 6-Facebook rejects co-founder call for breakup, senator urges U.S. antitrust probe Facebook Inc quickly rejected a call from co-founder Chris Hughes on Thursday to split the world's largest social media company in three, while lawmakers urged the U.S. Justice Department to launch an antitrust investigation....
21:16, 05/09/2019

Black Ops 4 Update 1.19 Patch Notes Latest: Call of Duty PS4, Xbox One and PC Changes BLACK OPS 4 has just launched a new update for the game on PS4 and Xbox with PC to follow. Here's everything you need to know about the new update launched today....
20:00, 06/25/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan went largely unheeded Tuesday as a relatively small group departed from Honduras, a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan....
11:48, 04/30/2019

Facebook restricts Live feature, White House snubs call for New Zealand shooting response Facebook announced steps on Wednesday to temporarily block users who break its rules from broadcasting live video, in the wake of an international outcry after a gunman killed 51 people in New Zealand last month and streamed the attack live on his pa...
13:32, 05/15/2019

The Latest: Facebook plans its own crypto currency NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): ___ 8:40 a.m. Facebook is unveiling plans to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin for global use, one that could drive more e-commerce on its services...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Take a look inside a glittering, $16 million penthouse in the hottest new San Francisco neighborhood that Facebook, Google, and Salesforce call home Katie Canales/Business Insider A new luxury apartment property spanning 56 floors in a glass high-rise in San Francisco is one of the newest additions to the city's skyline. The Avery sits in San Francisco's East Cut neighborhood, an area of the cit...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Latest prospect call-up Brendan McKay hindered by role questions, but not talent The Rays are calling up top pitching prospect Brendan McKay, who just so happens to be a two-way player. It's mostly good news, says Scott White, but there are some potential complications....
22:00, 06/27/2019

Chicago Cubs players call for more protective netting around field after latest foul-ball incident Several Chicago Cubs players called for more protective netting around the baseball field after a child was struck and taken to a hospital Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell is the latest to leave Facebook One more Oculus co-founder is heading for the exits. Software architect Nate Mitchell has decided to leave Facebook, explaining it only as a decision to "move on." He didn't say where he might be going next, but planned to "recharge" and spend...
11:01, 08/13/2019

Trump Campaign Uses Stock Video of 'Supporters' in Latest Facebook Ads If you watch this YouTube video of a “lifelong Democrat” who now supports President Donald Trump, you might get the impression that “AJ from Texas” wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more......
07:32, 07/03/2019

Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists, in a somewhat clumsily executed effort to rid itself entirely of figures like failed congressional candidate...
15:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Police defend Facebook likes deal with fugitive TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the Facebook fugitive (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Torrington police are defending the agreement they struck with a fugitive who was supposed to turn himself in once his wanted poster got 15,000 likes on Faceboo...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Silicon Valley's build fast break things attitude might break our civil society David Cox is the Director of the MIT IBM Watson Lab and he was in Dubai at the Ai Everything conference and spoke to TechRadar Middle East. He doesn’t believe that Silicon Valley’s ‘build fast break things’ attitude a...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
15:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
19:01, 06/27/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
16:00, 04/30/2019

Go OFF Bernie The bar has gotten so low for the Trump administration these days that there’s a temptation to praise the president every time he makes a decision that, accidentally, if you squint and tilt your head a little, looks like a good idea. Take last week, ...
07:16, 06/24/2019

Bernie No..... With less than a week to go before the first Democratic primary debate, MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been steadily climbing in a number of both state and national polls, narrowly overtaking VT Sen. Bernie Sanders to assume the number two spot behind ...
13:16, 06/20/2019

Bernie and Cardi, Together at Last We’re long overdue a collab between Bernie Sanders and noted Bernie Sanders stan Cardi B, who has declared her support for Daddy Bernie time and time again. Sanders is also a fan of Cardi’s, it turns out, and at long last, the two of them will join f...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Ro Khanna, the Bernie Guy Who's Okay With Billionaires Ro Khanna, the second-term Democratic Congressman from Silicon Valley and a national co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, has the tricky job of appealing to both internet zillionaires and DSA members. We spoke to him about impeachment, ...
07:48, 05/24/2019

Who’s Buying What Bernie’s Selling? On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders gave a prepared 45-minute speech about what democratic socialism means to him and why he believes it’s the best way forward for the American people....
01:48, 06/13/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
16:32, 05/11/2019

I would take a bullet for Putin, says Bernie Ecclestone Former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he would stand in front of any gunman who tried to shoot Vladimir Putin because he is a "good guy" who had nothing to do with the novichok attack in Salisbury....
03:00, 07/09/2019

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
14:48, 05/28/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Washington Post Dives to New Stupid Low to Attack Bernie It’s the first day of July, so summer is here and rent is due. You probably have to pay your student loans and credit cards, too. Feeling a bit light in the ol’ wallet? Well, don’t fear. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler has an interesting w...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working co...
04:48, 07/29/2019

Billionaires Love Mayor Pete and Hate Bernie In case you were wondering how many uber-wealthy friends your presidential candidate of choice has, Forbes has a report out detailing donations to Democratic candidates from billionaires and people related to them. Turns out Pete Buttigieg has a lot ...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Seeking Sister Wife's Bernie McGee Dead at 41 Bernie McGee has passed away at the age of 41. The Seeking Sister Wife star died over the weekend, his wife Paige McGee confirms to TLC. Paige shares with the network that Bernie was out......
15:48, 06/17/2019

Bernie and Warren Team Up to Own John Delaney Into the Ground It didn’t take long tonight for the more right-wing 2020 Democratic candidates on Tuesday’s debate stage to attack Bernie Sanders and Elizbeth Warren over Medicare for All....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Bernie Madoff asks Trump to reduce his sentence The world’s worst Ponzi schemer is hoping for a big break from President Trump. Bernie Madoff has filed a petition for commutation of the 150-year prison sentence he’s serving for his epic, $65 billion fraud. The clemency request is pendi...
12:16, 07/24/2019

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrific...
13:48, 07/08/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
07:48, 08/03/2019

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play again in 2019....
20:32, 08/16/2019

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he would run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Queens GOP DA candidate admits he’d step aside for Dem The Republican nominee for Queens DA said Thursday that he expects to bow out of the race if the county party decides instead to run a Democrat. Members of the borough’s GOP apparatus are considering putting up centrist former judge Greg Lasak — who ...
23:00, 06/27/2019

How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
14:48, 07/31/2019

'Not the best candidate': Germans condemn own choice for top EU job Ursula von der Leyen is so divisive at home that Germany abstained from the vote to nominate herIf the European parliament approves Ursula von der Leyen’s nomination in two weeks’ time, the German defence minister will make for an unusual European co...
12:32, 07/04/2019

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
04:32, 08/14/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock mulling end to campaign: BBC British health minister Matt Hancock is considering whether to abandon his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party, and may announce a decision on Friday, the BBC reported....
14:16, 06/13/2019

UK PM candidate Harper: I want a new Brexit deal Mark Harper, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would seek a new Brexit deal and could not promise the exit would happen by Oct. 31....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Don't be fooled: No 2020 candidate can fix healthcare Presidential candidates have a history of failing to deliver on their healthcare promises. President Trump once promised that all Americans would have insurance, but the uninsured population remains sizable. Before him, President Barack Obama promise...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Think You Can Name Every Democratic Candidate for President? Prove It In principle, it’s probably good for democracy when voters have a wide array of options at polls — assuming, that is, that they have some general sense of who the candidates are. At present, 24 candidates have declared their candidacy for...
14:16, 06/03/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event on Monday night at Howard University to discuss what it will take to make the GND into law. At the ev...
06:32, 05/14/2019

"SleepyCreepy Joe Biden, Crazy Bernie": Trump On 2020 Rivals US President Donald Trump branded his chief Democratic rival "SleepyCreepy" Joe Biden on Friday, framing the 2020 nominations race as a battle between the former vice president and "Crazy Bernie"......
12:00, 05/10/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would lik...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
10:48, 07/14/2019

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
16:16, 07/18/2019

Bernie Madoff asks Trump to commute 150-year sentence Bernie Madoff has asked President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year sentence, which he was given in 2009 for swindling tens of billions of dollars from thousands of people with the largest Ponzi scheme in history....
06:48, 07/25/2019

Third Party Candidate Enters Gubernatorial Race FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Libertarian candidate is entering the race to become Kentucky’s next governor. According to the Kentucky Secretary of State, John Hicks has filed for governor and will appear on the November ballot. His running ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in camp...
14:32, 08/22/2019

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate The kick-off of the second round of Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday featured a clash of liberal and moderate agendas, highlighting sharp divisions within the party over how to beat Republican Donald Trump in the November 2020 election....
01:48, 08/01/2019

"Will Thrash Them Like Dog": BJP's Bengal Candidate Threatens Trinamool A former police officer in West Bengal, who used to call Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "mother" and is now a BJP candidate, has warned Trinamool Congress workers that if they try to intimidate her......
12:00, 05/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by a rival who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
03:32, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom: Brexit on Oct. 31 is my 'hard red line' Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday she would seek a managed Brexit but that leaving the European Union on Oct. 31 was a hard, red line....
03:32, 06/11/2019

First openly gay DUP candidate elected in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has consistently opposed the introduction of gay marriage in the British region, on Friday welcomed the election of its first openly gay candidate....
12:00, 05/03/2019

UK PM candidate Leadsom says: parliament cannot stop Brexit Andrea Leadsom, one of the candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday that the British parliament could not stop Brexit taking place on Oct. 31....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
03:00, 05/22/2019

Where's Johnson? UK PM candidate criticized for avoiding scrutiny Boris Johnson, the favorite to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, was criticized on Tuesday by rivals who said the former foreign minister was avoiding public scrutiny in the contest....
06:48, 06/11/2019

UK PM candidate Gove taunts Boris: 'Don't pull out' Michael Gove, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, on Monday admitted he had made a mistake by taking cocaine 20 years ago and taunted his rival Boris Johnson....
09:32, 06/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says future relationship with EU should be changed Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said that he would renegotiate the future relationship with the European Union and would explore the possibility of changing the withdrawal agreement....
01:32, 05/29/2019

How AOC and a queer candidate for DA could create a sex work revolution A vote in a New York borough is part of the congresswoman’s effort to change her partyIt doesn’t look like much but, subject to a vote this week, the red-light district along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York, will become the scene for the next ph...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
14:48, 05/20/2019

The Trailer: Democrats weren't really clamoring for another candidate In this edition: Tom Steyer's running no matter what Democrats say, the GOP is running against Pelosi and "AOC" again, and Republican women try to win one in North Carolina....
16:32, 07/09/2019

EU Ministers Select Georgieva as Candidate for IMF Chief European Union finance ministers have selected their nominee to be the next chief of the International Monetary Fund in a move that would require a change of the institution’s rules....
12:16, 08/03/2019

Bengal Ex-Cop, Now BJP Candidate, Stopped At 2 am; Cash Seized From Car Around 2 am at a town around 114 km from Kolkata, policemen stopped a car and reportedly seized cash worth over Rs one lakh. The car owner was their former boss Bharati Ghosh, who is contesting the......
03:32, 05/10/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson says sorry for any offence his words have caused Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, apologised on Tuesday for any offence caused over his earlier comments, including those when he described Muslim women wearing burqas as looking like letter boxes....
18:32, 06/18/2019

UK PM candidate Gove says better if Britain leaves EU with a deal Britain could survive a no-deal Brexit but it would be better to leave the European Union with an agreement, environment minister Michael Gove, who is running to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Sunday....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Would an old presidential candidate die in office? This scientist has some answers The crowded field of aging presidential candidates has raised questions about their prospects for good health and longevity. And while there's no crystal ball, one study released Friday provides some insight into how long candidates might live and th...
11:00, 07/26/2019

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
18:48, 06/07/2019

UK must be ready to leave EU without a deal: PM candidate Javid Britain must be ready to leave the European Union without an exit deal on Oct. 31, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Thursday, as he seeks to succeed Theresa May as prime minister....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
12:32, 05/05/2019

I won't use tax system to give wealthy a cut: UK PM candidate Gove Britain's environment minister Michael Gove, one of the candidates hoping to succeed Theresa May as prime minister, said on Monday he would never use the taxation system to give the wealthy a tax cut, a dig at favorite Boris Johnson....
09:32, 06/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says no-deal Brexit is not an option: FT Matt Hancock, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said a no-deal Brexit was not an option for Britain's next leader as the speaker of parliament would thwart it, the Financial Times reported....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Mets’ other trade candidate proves his worth in another win If Sunday was Jason Vargas’ Mets finale it can be said he departed Citi Field in much better standing than shortly after he arrived last season. The veteran left-hander, a trade candidate, has clearly emerged as a dependable back-of-the-rotation piec...
14:16, 07/28/2019

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
15:32, 06/28/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: Britain must leave EU by Oct. 31 or pay the price Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, repeated his pledge on Tuesday that he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying otherwise the government would face a catastrophic loss in trust....
18:32, 06/18/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
07:32, 06/18/2019

These Old Videos of Bernie Talking to Kids About Drugs and Punk Rock Are a Gift In a Politico piece today ominously headlined “What We Found in the Archives of Bernie Sanders’s Long-Lost TV show,” the website examined—and digitized, for the first time—episodes of “Bernie Speaks with the Community,” a cable-access show Sanders ma...
09:48, 05/03/2019

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
16:00, 06/09/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame h...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Yankees great Bernie Williams goes to bat in Washington for art and music in public schools Bernie Williams' love of music is known to New York Yankees fans. Now he is advocating for more music education in public schools.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Biden hits back at Bernie’s bashing over high-dollar fundraisers Hours before he headlines two campaign fundraising events in Boston on Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back against criticism by some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination for holding “high dollar functions” h...
12:16, 06/05/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Brexit deal is only way to avoid an election The only way Britain can avoid a national election is to leave the European Union with a deal, Jeremy Hunt, a candidate to be the country's next prime minister, said on Sunday....
05:16, 06/09/2019

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressively more engrossing as it develops. It finally deliv...
10:16, 08/01/2019

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
05:16, 06/09/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timmermans....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Former Minnesota candidate sentenced for posting nude photo ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former City Council candidate in St. Paul, Minnesota, who pleaded guilty to posting a topless picture of his estranged wife to his campaign website has been sentenced to probation. Judge Robert Awsumb on Friday placed 39-year...
12:16, 05/11/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained international renown for pressing high-profile graft cas...
19:32, 05/08/2019

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
17:48, 06/08/2019

EU to choose candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund (IMF) EU governments are trying to agree on one European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde at the helm of the IMF, a French official said. The global monetary body wants to select a new leader by October....
14:16, 07/26/2019

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read more......
10:48, 08/01/2019

UK PM candidate Javid says Boris Johnson is "yesterday's news" Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was "yesterday's news" and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Bengal BJP Candidate In Hospital After Car Crash, Trinamool Says Fake Shantanu Thakur, the BJP candidate from West Bengal's Bongaon for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, has been admitted to hospital after a collision between his car and an SUV on Saturday. Two of his......
09:48, 05/04/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
18:16, 07/04/2019

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’...
00:32, 06/12/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
02:16, 05/11/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
17:16, 05/20/2019

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday......
12:48, 07/04/2019

Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike A Congress candidate from Odisha's Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
18:16, 05/20/2019

Greece seeks confidence vote after row over quadriplegic candidate Greece's leftist government triggered a parliamentary confidence vote on Monday to upstage an opposition push to censure an aide of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for comments about a quadriplegic European election candidate....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they intend to do about it....
18:16, 08/07/2019

Tulsi Gabbard was most searched candidate after Democratic debate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard — an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq — received the most attention in online searches after Wednesday night’s debate. Gabbard, a longshot candidate in the crowded Democratic contest for the 2020 nomination, was...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
16:32, 05/22/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says Germany's Merkel willing to look at new Brexit proposals Jeremy Hunt, one of the contenders to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel was willing to look at proposals for a revised Brexit deal....
14:00, 07/01/2019

Florida ethics panel OKs $5K deal with ex-candidate Gillum TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Ethics Commission has accepted a settlement fining former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum $5,000 for a trip he took to New York. News outlets report the panel also voted 5-2 Friday to drop four ot...
11:16, 06/07/2019

UK PM candidate Hunt says: Parliament likely to block a no-deal Brexit Jeremy Hunt, one of the candidates vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, said the British parliament would likely block a no-deal Brexit so the country needed a leader who could negotiate with the EU rather than making empty threats....
09:00, 06/12/2019

An Afghan Candidate Wrote His Will, Then Survived a Suicide Squad Attackers reached the office of Amrullah Saleh, President Ashraf Ghani’s running-mate, after setting off a car bomb. The battle lasted nearly seven hours, ending in a rooftop firefight and escape....
20:16, 07/29/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that he hasn’t raised any money and may not even go thro...
13:32, 06/26/2019

"If Jinnah Was Made PM, India Wouldn't Have Been Divided": BJP Candidate BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Guman Singh Damor on Saturday stoked controversy, stating if Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru had not insisted to be the first Prime Minister of India and let Mohammad Ali Jinnah......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Mauritanian president’s candidate claims election victory NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — The candidate chosen by Mauritania’s outgoing president has claimed victory only hours after polls closed. Mohamed Ould El Ghazouani is a retired general who served as Mauritania’s defense minister before bei...
05:48, 06/23/2019

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
06:32, 07/18/2019

Turkey's Erdogan congratulates opposition candidate for Istanbul win Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan congratulated opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu on Sunday for winning Istanbul's re-run mayoral election according to unofficial results....
14:32, 06/23/2019

UK PM candidate Cleverly says no-deal Brexit not his preferred option James Cleverly, one of the Conservative candidates vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job, said Britain could absolutely cope with a no-deal Brexit but it was not his desired outcome....
01:16, 05/29/2019

Filmmaker drowns while shooting video for US Senate candidate A filmmaker drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a video for a prospective US Senate candidate, authorities said. Jesse Hubbell, 40, and wannabe lawmaker John Mues were scuba diving in at least 60-foot-deep water in Canyon Ferry Lake on Monday wh...
13:16, 06/21/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if it took military action against Iran....
14:32, 07/15/2019

Candidate to run global food body will 'not defend' EU stance on GM Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle tells US she would be more open to its interests in UN roleEurope’s candidate to run the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), which guides policymakers around the world, has promised the US she will “not defend the...
04:32, 06/02/2019

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man-show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Senate candidate Brig. Gen. Bolduc swats down AOC's defense of the VA Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, 57, who announced his Senate candidacy in New Hampshire, said he knows a thing or two about the problems that plague the Department of Veterans Affairs, pushing back on defenders of the agency, such as Rep. Alexandri...
16:16, 06/25/2019

AOC drums up support for Queens DA candidate Tiffany Cabán Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday drummed up support for Queen’s District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán at a rally ahead of this week’s primary. Hundreds of people flocked to Travers Park in Jackson Heights for the afternoon even...
23:00, 06/23/2019

UK PM candidate Gove: Britain must leave the EU before holding election Britain must leave the European Union before holding another national election, Michael Gove, a candidate to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday, because there is the risk of a Labour government and no Brexit....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Police called to disturbance at UK PM candidate Johnson's home British police were called on Friday to investigate concerns for the welfare of a woman after a neighbor of Boris Johnson, the favorite to be the next Prime Minister, heard a loud altercation....
13:48, 06/21/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
15:48, 04/29/2019

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper opens Senate bid A week after dropping out of the Democratic presidential race, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced he will challenge for Republican Sen. Cory Gardner's seat....
10:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. Democratic candidate Warren calls for ban on private prisons U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the elimination of privately run prisons and detention centers at the federal and state level, arguing they too often place profits above safety....
13:48, 06/21/2019

DFB: presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg President Fritz Keller is to take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
04:32, 08/22/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson could send lawmakers away to go for no-deal Brexit: Sky If Boris Johnson becomes British prime minister next week, he could send lawmakers home for up to two weeks in October to prevent them stopping a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31, Sky reported, citing unidentified campaign sources....
08:32, 07/16/2019

Cuomo: AOC-backed candidate could win in Queens if voters don’t show up Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is backing establishment candidate Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election, warned that lower turnout could result in an upset by insurgent candidate Tiffany Caban — who is supported b...
14:32, 06/24/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator...
04:16, 07/12/2019

UK PM candidate Gove to meet Trump later today: Sky News U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to hold a one-on-one meeting with British environment minister Michael Gove, a contender to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, on Tuesday, Sky News reported, citing a government source....
05:00, 06/04/2019

AOC's Dem rival, Joe Crowley, now backing candidate against hers in New York DA race Former U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley may get his revenge by proxy on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a district attorney race -- after being embarrassingly dethroned last year....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election has filed a challenge against the result in the country’s top court just days after seven people died during rioting by his supporters in the capital...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson to face court over Brexit claims Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied about Brexit by stating Britain would be 350 million pounds a week better off outside the EU, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
06:00, 05/29/2019

'I'll be PM of change', says Thai opposition candidate ahead of vote for PM An upstart Thai opposition politician vying to become prime minister called for change on Wednesday, as both houses of parliament convened for the first time since a 2014 coup to vote for either him or the chief of the ruling junta to be leader....
04:16, 06/05/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
14:00, 07/10/2019

A second GOP candidate says he won't have a solo meeting with any woman not his wife A second Republican man running for Mississippi governor said he won't meet alone with a woman who isn't his wife, even in a professional setting.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Sander-nista? Archives show Bernie’s past praise of socialist revolutionaries Bernie Sanders has long billed himself as a democratic socialist, citing the peaceful governments of Denmark and Sweden as his inspirations. But back in the 1980s, as mayor of Burlington, Sanders often endorsed a different strain of leftist governmen...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Democratic presidential candidate O'Rourke raises $3.6 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised $3.6 million in the second quarter, according to his campaign, a lackluster haul for a candidate once considered a fundraising juggernaut....
20:16, 07/15/2019

Pete Buttigieg 'the most impressive candidate,' maybe since Obama, Brit Hume says Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the "most impressive... candidate" in terms of political talent in the current 2020 Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume said, comparing the South Bend, Ind. mayor's rise in popularity to the "emergence of Barack Obama."...
18:32, 05/20/2019