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Bernie Sanders opinion piece in the NYT is an important read. It is also important to recognize who sparked this latest round of murder. Palestinian families in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah have been living under the threat of eviction for many years, navigating a legal system designed to...

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  • May 15, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen’s (D. MD) re-election campaign: Wealth and income inequality in America have been increasing dramatically for decades and Trump’s 2017 billionaire tax-cut made this situation even worse. We are now experiencing the extreme inequality levels that existed just prior to the...

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  • March 4, 2021

Received this e-mail today U.S. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I. VT): U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D. NY) & U.S. Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I. VT) Democrats promised the American people that if we won both races in Georgia and took control of the Senate,...

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  • February 11, 2021

Senator Bernie Sanders pointed out once again on the MSM that the Wall Street business model is a fraud. Many are starting to see it now. Senator Bernie Sanders remains consistent on Wall Street See full episodes here. Senator Bernie Sanders‘s consistency in articulating a harsh reality for an America...

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  • February 1, 2021

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) As we're sure you're aware, the special election in Georgia on...

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  • December 3, 2020

Now that’s what I’m talking about: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced endorsements for more than 150 Democrats running in local races across the country. Sanders said the 172 contenders he endorsed Friday would be strong advocates for the progressive movement and that victories at the local level will help lay the foundation...

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  • October 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of Marquita Bradshaw (D. TN) and Paula Jean Swearengin’s (D. WV) U.S. Senate campaigns: If the latest developments with the Supreme Court have shown us anything, it is that Democrats absolutely must regain a...

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  • September 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): This election, and possibly the future of the Supreme Court, will likely be won or lost with voters in battleground states. That's why we're asking you to support five grassroots organizations in key battleground states who...

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  • September 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): x YouTube Video Below is Bernie's speech from last night's Democratic National Convention. Our great nation is now living in an unprecedented moment. We are facing the worst public health crisis in 100 years and the...

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  • August 18, 2020

I’m loving this: x YouTube Video A super PAC created by former top aides to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign is set to air its first television ad, aiming to win over progressives who remain skeptical of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s center-left politics. The 30-second ad from...

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  • August 7, 2020

THANK YOU!!! x President Obama is absolutely right. It is an outrage that modern-day poll taxes, gerrymandering, I.D. requirements, and other forms of voter suppression still exist today. If expanding the Voting Rights Act requires us to eliminate the filibuster, then that is what we must do. https://t.co/4pLb1rZCSj— Bernie Sanders...

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  • July 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of these down ballot Democrats campaigns: You know as well as I do that our campaign for president was never simply about winning an election. It was about building a movement that is prepared...

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  • July 27, 2020

Some big news today: Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Wednesday rolled out the policy recommendations reached by its joint task forces with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of the Democratic National Convention, which is slated for next month. The 110-page document has been submitted to the Democratic National Committee’s...

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  • July 8, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto’s (D. PR) gubernatorial campaign: Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto In a moment I’m going to ask you to support our efforts to ensure that Mayor Carmen...

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  • June 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of  Andru Volinsky’s (D. NH) gubernatorial campaign: Right now, we desperately need candidates at every level of government who will fight for working people and take on the corporate interests that control our democracy....

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  • June 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT), in support of these progressive candidates running to become District Attorneys and Prosecutors: As you read this, tens of thousands of people are marching coast to coast for racial justice and to express their disgust at...

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  • June 5, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): Before I ask you to contribute to some great state legislative candidates, I hope you'll give me a moment to explain why your contribution matters — especially today. I've always said that no single person can...

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  • May 28, 2020

In the Oregonian Presidential Primary.  Yet I was probably one of the first people to write a Joe Biden for President diary on Daily Kos.  Joe didn’t need my vote in Oregon and I wanted to send him a message not to fight pot legalization. I’d voted third party for...

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  • May 21, 2020

Huffington Post has an article out about the list of 48 lawmakers, activists, union leaders and academics Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have agreed upon to help craft the Democratic policy platform and shape the direction of Biden’s Administration. Give the piece a read but here’s the full list: Climate...

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  • May 13, 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders asked a question that should be simple to answer. In any humane society with a humane healthcare system, without thinking, any administration official would simply answer yes. In healthcare, the answer should be an easy ‘yes’ on this one. Watch our full episodes here. Senator Sanders asked a...

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  • May 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): I am writing to you today to ask if you can contribute to some excellent candidates running for state legislatures. But first, I would like to take a moment to say why your support is so...

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  • May 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): I am writing to you today to ask if you can make a contribution to stand with five great progressive candidates who are running for re-election to the House of Representatives. Here is the truth: With the pandemic and...

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  • May 4, 2020

I’m liking this: Former top advisers to Senator Bernie Sanders are teaming up on a surprising new venture to try to rally progressive support for former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s 2020 campaign: a super PAC. Jeff Weaver, who served as Mr. Sanders’s campaign manager in 2016 and as...

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  • April 28, 2020

I am someone who has always preached party unity. Since U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT) endorsed Joe Biden, I am more than happy to return the favor by not only helping candidates flip seats but also help Sanders’ allies stay in Congress. Received this e-mail today from Senator Sanders...

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  • April 20, 2020

Press Release: The Sanders Campaigns Changed American Politics, Establishing the Progressive Agenda for the 21st Century Contacts: Alan Minsky, PDA Executive Director alan@pdamerica.org 818-749-9497Mike Hersh, PDA Communications Director mike@pdamerica.org 301-602-9388 Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) Responds to Senator Bernie Sanders’    Announcement Suspending his Presidential Campaign.   PDA Executive Director...

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  • April 8, 2020

Back in 2016, some of Sanders supporters crossed party lines and voted for Donald J. Trump. Will that happen again in 2020? [yop_poll id=”5″] Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race for President Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont ended his presidential candidacy on Wednesday, concluding a quest that elevated him as...

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  • April 8, 2020

I just wanted to post this: x I know Bernie well. He’s a good man, a great leader, and one of the most powerful voices for change in our country. And it’s hard to sum up his contributions to our politics in one, single tweet. So I won’t try to....

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  • April 8, 2020

I like this: Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday praised Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for having a “significant” influence on American politics and said he hopes the progressive senator will play a role in his own campaign if he should be the Democratic nominee. Speaking on NBC's “Today,” Biden...

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  • April 8, 2020

Stay in the race Bernie Sanders. America needs you now more than ever. By Alan Minsky, Executive Director | Progressive Democrats of America Progressive Democrats of America calls upon Senator Bernie Sanders to continue his presidential campaign until the end of the 2020 primary season. We understand that many Democrats...

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  • April 7, 2020

For full transparency I was a Julián Castro supporter and then an Elizabeth Warren supporter. Now I’m ready for the 2020 contest to really begin with Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump. But there’s one issue in the way and that’s Bernie Sanders.  If this was a normal...

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  • April 6, 2020

Now I do approve of this: Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator-Democratic presidential candidate, has endorsed the liberal-backed Jill Karofsky for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in her race against the conservative-backed incumbent Daniel Kelly. The two are on the ballot in Tuesday’s election. In a statement endorsing Karofsky, a Dane County...

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  • April 3, 2020

This is my third diary on this topic. Each time I said I expected Bernie to stick it out through the debate and the March 17th primaries, and then he would leave the race. There were two reasons: First, he wanted to push Biden more to the left, and second,...

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  • March 19, 2020

Joe Biden supporters welcome all the Bernie supporters and realize we may not live to see another election with what we have in the present administration.   The reality is, there is no pathway for Senator Sanders.   The virus took the normal campaigning away.   VP Biden has the delegate lead and...

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  • March 18, 2020

Sanders also appears presidential today. Like Biden it is about leading with science and transparency. Healthcare mobilization can come in the form of M4A. LIVE 3PMCampaign 2020: Sen Bernie Sanders on CoronavirusMatrix: CBS Newspath 4Location: Burlington, VTStreaming: Yes No live broadcast… https://t.co/Zcbn2viNRS — CBS Newspath Live (@CBSNewspathLive) March 12, 2020...

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  • March 12, 2020

There is a hypothesis that an appearance on Fox News could “convert” some of its audience — but is that demographic too far gone. x Just announced: Fox News “will host its second town hall with 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Monday, March 9th in Detroit, Michigan.”— Brian Stelter...

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  • March 8, 2020

The Ides of March will feature the debate among “safe” candidates (and Tulsi?). Knives will be sharpened. The rest of us will grieve and persist. CNN and Univision will host a Democratic presidential debate in Phoenix on March 15, two days before the Arizona primary as well as votes in Florida, Illinois and Ohio....

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  • March 5, 2020

So my official candidate is Vote Blue No Matter Who but I have to give points to Sanders here for this one: x YouTube Video On Wednesday, the Bernie Sanders campaign released three new advertisements aimed at voters in the six states casting their primary ballots next week. And one...

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  • March 4, 2020

Revisionism has no race, class, gender, even as economic justice reigns. Last week, the Root joined the chorus with its “Every Democratic Candidates’ ‘Black Agenda’ Ranked” study. They enlisted “policy experts, legal scholars, and political pundits, all of whom were black,” none of whom were revealed, to create a policy framework and grade the...

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  • March 3, 2020

The Nation endorses Sanders, if only because of the coalescing of so-called moderates around Joe Biden. #BlueNoMatterWho not because Ivanka Trump has finally registered as a Republican, but if only because Sanders broke up Public Enemy. GOTV if only because some MSM (still) believe that “liberals pinned their hopes on...

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  • March 2, 2020

FiveThirtyEight predicts a contested convention, especially if there are no surprises on super-Tuesday. The less-mentioned fear is a repeat of 2016 where Biden wins because of superdelegates on the second ballot and disaffected dems take their ball and stay home. FiveThirtyEight  @FiveThirtyEight Our latest primary forecast: projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Just a preview posted so the...

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  • March 2, 2020

Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire has an interesting piece up this morning (paywall): Bernie’s Most Likely Running Mate should be Elizabeth Warren. The argument goes basically like this: Bernie will probably arrive at the convention with a plurality of delegates, but not a majority. Warren has made it clear she intends...

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  • February 29, 2020

Buttigieg has since deleted this tweet: Yes we can. Especially since we now need a Third Reconstruction. x Buttigieg said he's not looking forward to Bernie Sanders' “revolutionary politics of the 1960s,” but does that mean he opposes the 1969 start of the modern-day LGBTQ rights movement? #LGBTQ #gay https://t.co/nqUb1COGln...

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  • February 27, 2020

Received this e-mail just now from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: x YouTube Video Imagine a revolutionary army following a fearless leader into battle…up a mountain…and falling over a cliff. In last night’s debate, Elizabeth Warren said clearly, “Bernie and I agree on a lot of things, but I think...

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  • February 27, 2020

Full disclosure: My candidate is Elizabeth Warren, for reasons I won’t go into in a Bernie diary because, well, it’s a Bernie diary. But though I prefer Warren as my progressive champion, I’m not among the cohort of Democrats who think Bernie would be a disastrous candidate. And I’m in...

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  • February 26, 2020

Republicans up and down the ballot are already casting their Democratic rivals as socialist puppets who would remake the economy in Sanders’ collectivist vision. The play is straightforward: President Donald Trump has repelled college-educated suburban voters since he took office; Republicans want to win them back by arguing the alternative...

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  • February 23, 2020

Maria Teresa Kumar did not allow Chuck Todd to derail the truthful narrative that Bernie Sanders will add excitement that will encourage a new base that includes a group of diverse young people. Maria Teresa Kumar corrects Chuck Todd on Sanders x x YouTube Video Chuck Todd came close to throwing...

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  • February 18, 2020

538 gives the polling outfit Data for Progress a B/C rating, but Data for Progress has Bernie Sanders with 35% support with likely caucus goers in NV.  Here is a link to the poll.   I know.  I know.  Polling in NV sucks.  Jon Ralston says that, and I believe him. ...

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  • February 18, 2020

Disclaimer: I am neither a Joe Biden or Bernie Sanders supporter. I am still voting for Elizabeth Warren in the primary. I have explained why in past diaries but I will explain more in another diary soon. But what I am all for is a party unity and Joe Biden...

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  • February 10, 2020

IDP Caucus 2020 Results 96% reporting (1686 of 1765 precincts) Candidate SDE National Delegates Bennet 0 – Biden 327.578 – Bloomberg 0.21 – Buttigieg 549.074 – Delaney 0 – Gabbard 0.114 – Klobuchar 253.854 – Patrick 0 – Sanders 533.105 – Steyer 6.505 – Warren 380.045 – Yang 21.368 – Other...

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  • February 6, 2020
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