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OPINION: Not all Bernie Sanders supporters will automatically back Joe Biden

OPINION: Not all Bernie Sanders supporters will automatically back Joe Biden

Rebecca Meluch, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 6, 2020

When Bernie Sanders announced the suspension of his campaign two weeks ago, I began to have flashbacks to the 2016 presidential election.  After he dropped out and endorsed Democratic presumptive Hillary...

Bernie Sanders rally at Grant Park on March 7, 2020. Jonathan Aguilar | The DePaulia

`We can do it,’ say young believers fueling Bernie Sanders’ campaign

Associated Press March 11, 2020

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — They've watched their parents and friends struggle to pay medical bills. They've spent time in Spain, Australia and other countries where people don't have the same worry. They...

El candidato presidencial, senador Bernie Sanders, habla en frente una gran multitud en Grant Park el sábado 7 de marzo.

Manifestación de Sanders llena Grant Park

Hannah Mitchell and Maria Guerrero March 9, 2020

El senador Bernie Sanders llegó a Chicago el 7 de marzo en un último intento de ganar seguidores antes de las primarias del 17 de marzo en Illinois.  Sanders le dijo a sus partidarios en la campaña...

Congressman Chuy Garcia endorses presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders in front of a large crowd in Grant Park on Saturday, March 7. 
Below: A supporter waits for Sanders to take the stage (left) and a young attendee gets a better view atop his father’s shoulders (right).

Bernie Sanders rally packs Grant Park

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor March 8, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders came to Chicago on March 7 to gain supporters before the March 17 Illinois primary. Sanders told his supporters at the Grant Park campaign rally that he is the candidate to beat the...

Joe Biden speaks at a primary election campaign rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Super Tuesday narrows Democratic presidential race

Cailey Gleeson, Nation & World Editor March 8, 2020

Two clear Democratic front runners emerged following Super Tuesday with Joe Biden winning nine states and Bernie Sanders taking California and several others.  Biden swept states across the South and...

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is helped across the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Selma, Ala.

Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden while Jesse Jackson backs Bernie Sanders

Associated Press March 8, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris endorsed Joe Biden on Sunday and said she would "do everything in my power'' to help elect him, becoming the latest dropout from the Democratic race for president to line...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary election night campaign rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles.

Takeaways from Super Tuesday: Bloomberg out, Biden buoyed

Associated Press March 4, 2020

DENVER (AP) — Super Tuesday was the biggest day on the primary calendar, and the results seemed very likely to reshape the Democratic presidential race in ways few people could have predicted a couple...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane OMeara Sanders, waves his hand during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.

Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Associated Press February 22, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner amid escalating tensions over...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.

Bernie Sanders edges Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire, cementing Democratic front-runners

Associated Press February 12, 2020

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary election Tuesday night, narrowly edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic...

Supporters of Pete Buttigieg attend the Mt. Vernon South precinct caucus.

UPDATED: Associated Press unable to declare a caucus winner

Emma Oxnevad and Bianca Cseke February 4, 2020

Feb. 6, 2020, 7:17 p.m.:  The Associated Press declared that they are not able to declare a winner for the Iowa caucus. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez asked the Iowa Democratic party...

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Mt. Vernon South Precinct in Mt. Vernon, IA, on Feb. 3, 2020.

App snafu stalls final Iowa caucus results, muddies race moving forward

Lacey Latch and Emma Oxnevad February 4, 2020

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA—Politicians and pundits are questioning the future of the Iowa Caucuses as the Iowa Democratic Party reports “inconsistencies” in the reporting of results. According to CNN, the...

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking at a rally at UNC-Chapel Hill.

OPINION: #HotGirlsForBernie offers new ways for young voters to connect

Madi Garcia, Contributing Writer February 3, 2020

The viral hashtag on Twitter, #HotGirlsForBernie, demonstrates how the youth is becoming more politically involved through social media. On the hashtag, young people everywhere post selfies and claim...

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