When the Republicans held their convention in the city in 2000, unrest led to 470 arrests and numerous complaints of unlawful police tactics. But activists and officials say this time will be different.
“We want to show that we are not blindly following Bernie. We are not going to fall in line. We are not going to quiet our voices to make it easier for the Democratic Party,” said Richmond resident Erin Stillson-Wolf.
After endorsing Hillary Clinton, the Vermont presidential candidate loses Secret Service protection but wins a book contract and prime-time convention speaking slot.
Rhode Island State Representative Aaron Regunberg has pledged to introduce language to end superdelegates, and several other Rules Committee members have agreed to support the effort at the Democratic National Convention at the end of July.
Little is known about the company being paid to buy ad time, except that it’s represented by two former colleagues of Jane Sanders from a time when her own history of working for her husband’s campaign became controversial.
In a conference call, he assured them the fight for progressive causes is far from over and told them he needs their participation at the Democratic National Convention this month.
Instead of a label identifying genetically engineered ingredients — as Vermont had required in its law that went into effect July 1 — the bill allows food processors to print a toll-free number or a digital code on labels that consumers can use to get more information.
Now that Sanders is out of the race, Jill Stein says she is the only candidate who is a standard-bearer for progressive issues.
News Release — Sen. Bernie Sanders July 13, 2016 Contact: Michael Briggs (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, July 13 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act to addresses the nationwide opioid epidemic: “We must make it easier for people to get the […]
“I didn’t realize that a trip to the convention was not, in fact, all expenses paid,” said first-time Vermont delegate Aster O’Leary, 18, of South Burlington. She set up a GoFundMe page and has reached her $2,000 goal.
News Release — Rights & Democracy July 12, 2016 Contacts: James Haslam, 802-272-0882, [email protected] PORTSMOUTH, NH – Rights & Democracy, a regional grassroots community-based organization with members in Vermont and New Hampshire, publicly thanks Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) for his historic campaign for President of the United States and redoubles its commitment to building the […]
What sends Bernie Sanders into “torrents of outrage,” to use John McClaughry’s term, is the invidious and subversive elements of the Koch family as political actors.
“She will be the Democratic nominee for president,” Sanders said Tuesday. “And I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States.”
National news outlets are pointing to the possibility of an announcement Tuesday in New Hampshire.