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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 Clinton four years ago, many progressive voters felt disheartened for having to cast a vote fo...

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

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

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 live at home instead of the college dorm to try to cut down on what they'll owe in loans. They question...

Manifestación de Sanders llena Grant Park

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

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 de Grant Park que es el candidato ideal para vencer al presidente Donald Trump– llamando a Trump un "m...

Bernie Sanders rally packs Grant Park

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).

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 presidential incumbent, Republican Donald Trump. He called Trump a “pathological liar,” criticized his handling o...

Super Tuesday narrows Democratic presidential race

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

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 Midwest – including Texas, Virgina, North Carolina, Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Minne...

Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden while Jesse Jackson backs Bernie Sanders

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

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 up behind the former vice president in his battle with Bernie Sanders for the nomination. The...

Takeaways from Super Tuesday: Bloomberg out, Biden buoyed

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

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 of weeks ago. Some takeaways from the results. BLOOMBERG'S CHECKS BOUNCED Mike Bloomberg...

Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

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

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 whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. While Sanders scored a strong victory,...

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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