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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...

Sanders addresses violence, income inequality at Chicago rally

Danielle Harris

March 15, 2016

After campaign stops in Missouri, Ohio and North Carolina, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage March 14 around 11 p.m. at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre. Nearly 4,000 Sanders supporters attended the March 14 rally, where he addressed the importance of high voter turn...

Illinois races to watch in next week’s election

Illinois races to watch in next week’s election

Brenden Moore

March 6, 2016

Illinois residents will go to the polls on March 15 to cast their ballots for president, senate, house and many more important positions. Read More »...

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

‘Feel the Bern’: Why Bernie Sanders is the ideal candidate for millennials

Danielle Harris

July 18, 2015

Government Involvement Study | Create infographics Millennials are a highly coveted group among candidates in the 2016 presidential race. The generation is certainly an influential one, as 18- to 29-year-olds account for 23 percent of the U.S. population. Read More »...

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