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Special Report: Betting on Bernie in his first presidential debate

The stakes will be high next week in Las Vegas when Sen. Bernie Sanders participates in the first Democratic presidential debate. Vermont rivals who have engaged in rhetorical battles with him handicap his performance.

Sanders keeps pace with Clinton in recent fundraising report

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has raised $40 million since his announcement and boasts more than a million online contributions.

Black leaders credit Sanders for listening to their concerns

After a rocky start, Sen. Bernie Sanders meets with members of Black Lives Matter and other groups and makes subtle changes in platform.

‘Fed up’ with centrists, Marlboro Dems back Bernie

Despite an admonition by party leaders not to endorse primary candidates, Marlboro Democrats embrace Sen. Bernie Sanders for president.

Sanders, Democrats send letter to president on Arctic drilling

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 25, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and 10 of their colleagues today sent a letter urging the Obama administration not to approve oil drilling off the coast of Alaska. “At a time when our planet […]

Sanders and Senate Democrats introduce bill to stop Cadillac tax

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 24, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and seven of their colleagues introduced legislation today to repeal a tax on certain health plans. Sanders opposed the provision when it was included in the Affordable Care Act, […]

Environmentalists say Clinton’s late on Keystone pipeline stance

After hedging for months, Hillary Clinton took a stance last week on the controversial Keystone pipeline.

Sanders, Cummings investigate ‘overnight’ price increase of life-saving drug

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 21, 2015 Contacts: Michael Briggs (Sanders) – (202) 224-5141 Jennifer Werner (Cummings) – (202) 226-5181 WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to Turing Pharmaceuticals, requesting information […]

Liberty students say they appreciated Sanders’ views

While they are unlikely to be swayed by Sen. Bernie Sanders’ liberal views, the audience at the college for evangelical Christians was open to the discussion.

Democratic state lawmakers praise Sanders in video

A coalition of nearly 20 Democratic state representatives have created a video in support of the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, praising the work Sanders has done in the state and on a national level. “Bernie, Bernie, he’s my boy. Never, never a billionaire’s toy,” Rep. Jim McCullough, D-Williston, says in the video.RELATED STORIESSanders […]

Gregory Dennis: Why Bernie’s campaign will burn out

Like Howard Dean, Bernie Sanders will flame out early. And believe me, it hurts to write that sentence.

Sanders live-tweets the GOP debate

News Release — Bernie 2016 Sept. 16, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (802) 233-8653 ‘Waiting, Waiting, Waiting,’ Sanders Says as Republicans Don’t Debate Real Issues   WASHINGTON – As Republican presidential candidates debated on Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders took to Twitter at #DebateWithBernie to take on the White House hopefuls for ignoring critical issues. “Rich get […]

Sanders announces $2.7 million for Vermont community health centers

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders Sept. 15, 2015 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today announced the Department of Health and Human Services awarded $2.7 million to 10 community health centers throughout Vermont. The health centers will use this new federal funding to offer more than […]

New polls show Sanders with lead over Clinton in Iowa, N.H.

Online poll finds Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton by 10 points in Iowa and 20 points in New Hampshire in Democratic presidential contest.

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