Bernard Sanders is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. Vermont's at-large Congressman from 1991 to 2007, he is the longest serving independent in U.S. congressional history and a member of the Democratic caucus. Sanders ran unsuccessfully for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president and is running again in 2020. A self-described democratic socialist and progressive, Sanders is known for his opposition to economic inequality. On domestic policy, he broadly supports labor rights, and has supported universal and single-payer healthcare, paid parental leave, and tuition-free tertiary education. On foreign policy, he broadly supports reducing military spending, pursuing more diplomacy and international cooperation, and putting greater emphasis on labor rights and environmental concerns when negotiating international trade agreements.
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, facing a crowded field of Democratic contenders, has a new strategy to reach younger voters: joining a live-streaming site for video gamers. Reuters - Published
The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out of the shadow cast by front-runners Joe Biden and.. Reuters - Published
Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish..
Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed a plan to eliminate $1.6 trillion in student loan debt. According to Business Insider, he also wants to make all of public higher education tuition-free. The plan proposes..
On Monday U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going..
Sen. Bernie Sanders has a plan to completely eliminate student loan debt. According to CNN, there is $1.6 trillion of student loan undergraduate and graduate debt for around 45 million people. The plan..
California Rep. Eric Swalwell attacks President Donald Trump more than any other 2020 presidential candidate. According to Business Insider, one in four of his tweets, 23 percent, mention Trump by name..
On Thursday the Democratic National Committee announced the 20 candidates who qualified for the first presidential primary debate at the end of June on NBC. Leading the group of presidential candidates..
According to Business Insider, "Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not..
A new poll shows that former Vice President Joe Biden is leading among Democrats in the 2020 presidential election. According to Business Insider, he is at the top in Iowa, the first state that votes..
U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going.. Reuters - Published