Bernie Sanders

Margolis: For Sanders and his crowd, the end of a wild ride

for a few weeks — after the New Hampshire primary March 1, after the Michigan primary a week later — it appeared not all that foolish to speculate that Sanders could win the nomination, meaning he could win the presidency.

Bernie Briefing: ‘Where do we go from here?’

For the Vermont presidential candidate, the answer seems to be to the next opportunity to ask the same question.

Sanders will vote for Clinton

Sanders made no noises about conceding and insisted that he would continue to fight for a Democratic Party platform that “represents working people and stands up against monied interests.”

Welch, Leahy, Sanders join protest for action on gun control

The participation in the sit-in was the latest of several steps by members of Vermont’s delegation to press for action on gun control since the massacre in Orlando.

John McClaughry: Charles Koch’s ‘Good Profit’

The mere existence on our planet of the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch drives Sen. Bernie Sanders to torrents of outrage.

Vermont senators support two gun control measures, oppose two

The votes came the week after Sen. Patrick Leahy joined a filibuster demanding that the Republican leadership allow floor votes on gun control-related amendments to an appropriations bill. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the Capitol last week ahead of the votes.

Secret Service still protecting Sanders

Although the primary season is over and Hillary Clinton has all but secured the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders continues to retain some of the trappings of a primary candidate, including a Secret Service detail. The Washington Post’s John Wagner reported Sunday that even while Sanders’ presidential campaign has effectively ended, Sanders continues to travel with […]

Sanders Announces $1 Million to Expand Dental Care at Vermont Health Centers

News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders June 16, 2016 Contact: Dan McLean (802) 862-0697 BURLINGTON, Vt., June 16 – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1.05 million to three community health centers in Vermont. The health centers will use this new federal funding to expand access […]

Bernie Briefing: ‘The political revolution must continue’

The Vermont presidential candidate hopes that not conceding will give him more say at next month’s Democratic National Convention. But is the candidate losing his leverage?

As Sanders campaign took off, so did spending on chartered jets

From December to May, Sanders spent $5.2 million on chartered jet travel.

Sanders effectively ends campaign, refuses to concede

In an online speech to 218,000 core supporters, Sanders promised a political revolution that would outlast the 2016 election cycle.

Margolis: Sanders’ moonwalk to the convention

Sanders failed in this campaign only by not winning the nomination. Otherwise he succeeded.

No Sanders concession, but meeting opens door to conciliation

Both campaigns described the candidates’ meeting Tuesday as “positive,” and Hillary Clinton appears eager to get Bernie Sanders in her corner quickly so she can move ahead without any distractions from her left.

Thousands attend vigil in Burlington for Orlando victims

Leaders of Vermont’s LGBTQ community, faith leaders and politicians addressed a crowd that Burlington Police estimated was close to 2,000 from the steps of City Hall, during a vigil organized by the Pride Center of Vermont.