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

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

Associated Press

February 11, 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 Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight. In his win, the 78-year-old Sanders, a self-described...

UPDATED: Associated Press unable to declare a caucus winner

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 to recanvass. This will require a check of the vote count to ensure that results were added corr...

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

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 party has informed candidates that results should not be expected until Tuesday.  As state-wi...

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

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 endorsing 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes you attractive too. “I’m voting for...

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cedar Rapids with help from Vampire Weekend

Emma Oxnevad and Lacey Latch

February 3, 2020

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA —  As Vampire Weekend plays to a thinning crowd of Bernie Sanders supporters in Iowa, a young black girl who couldn’t be a day older than 10 dances among the crowd, unaware of the political moment she’s standing in the center of.  She connects with the young adults around he...

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Warren-Sanders clash was inevitable as voting gets closer

Associated Press

January 16, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — As long as they are rivals, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders couldn't stay friends forever. The White House hopefuls and longtime allies have spent the past year throwing red meat to the party's progressive base with calls for massive structural reforms to the nation's political...

Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events for now

Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events for now

Nicholas Riccardi and Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press

October 2, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events and appearances "until further notice." The 78-year-old Sanders was in Las Vegas when, according to a campaign statement, he experienced...

Sanders rallies Chicago Teachers Union, demands change in national priotities

Sanders rallies Chicago Teachers Union, demands change in national priotities

Brita Hunegs, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Autumn has arrived in Chicago. Michigan Avenue is patterned with fallen leaves. The temperature has begun to fall. And disputes over labor rights are in full swing. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) announced on Thursday that 94 percent of its 25,000 members voted in favor of authorizing a strike. The vo...

Chuy chomps the machine

Chuy chomps the machine

Sahi Padmanabhan, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018

The historic Apollo’s 2000 banquet hall in Little Village was lined with monitors. The entire room seemed to be buzzing with anticipation of not only Bernie Sanders, but the Southwest Side’s own Jesús “Chuy” Garcia. Garcia made another push forward in his congressional campaign with a rally on ...

Healthcare is a human right

Healthcare is a human right

Rachel Zarky

September 25, 2017

Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, has presented a replacement to our nation’s fundamentally flawed health care system that would result in a radical change. Sanders has openly expressed healthcare is a moral and economic issue. In his “Medicare-for-All” proposal, all Americans wou...

‘Bernie or Bust’ helps Trump, hurts Clinton

‘Bernie or Bust’ helps Trump, hurts Clinton

Pat Mullane

May 22, 2016

As the primary election edges closer to its end date, the three remaining presidential candidates strut their last few miles of this month-long marathon across the nation.  And while Donald Trump has comfortably climbed himself up the GOP ladder — throning himself as the presumptive Republican nominee — the ...

Dismissive media coverage belittles Sanders campaign

Dismissive media coverage belittles Sanders campaign

Danielle Harris

April 3, 2016

When Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his campaign for the presidency last April he was immediately dismissed by the mainstream media as a total long shot. In a Washington Post profile on the senator, he was described as “an unlikely presidential candidate — an ex-hippie, septuagenarian socialist...

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