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BURLINGTON, Vt. – Fox News Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders kicked off his longshot presidential campaign Tuesday with a pitch to liberals in the Democratic Party and others who want change from a "...
by annieli
Comment Count 42 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 03:46 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
Meteor Blades had an important recent diary on Big Media's sneering, dismissive coverage of Bernie Sanders. It was a timely reminder that candidates willing to fight for the 99% have a critical task:
by samlowry
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 10:56 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The Main Attraction himself Still buzzing from Bernie Sanders' kickoff rally yesterday in Burlington. It was the first truly warm day of the year, in the upper 80s, and there was certainly a ...
by kamarvt
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 08:53 AM PDT with 58 Recommends
Jeb Bush has performed a valuable service with his recent missteps and flubs , he’s reminded ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and former MN Republican Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, were guests on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. The show aired just before ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 124 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 03:04 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
Hillary Clinton vs Michelle Obama, 2016? Of course not. Don't be ridiculous. There is a bit of internet chatter about the idea and its coming from more than one direction.
by LeftOfYou
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 01:44 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I've tried a few times to write about pressing budget issues - from defense to SS/Medicare to unemployment benefits to infrastructure, etc. - but I stop because none of it makes any sense ...
Comment Count 110 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 03:53 PM PDT with 155 Recommends
As most of us here at DailyKos know by now, Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont, has made his official announcement speech declaring his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for ...
by KantV420
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 05:38 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Terrible Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has had a very hard time distancing himself from his brother George Jr., the worst President in US history. Okay, maybe he is showing some of them ...
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 02:50 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
Still circulating the Internet, is a great interview with country music legend Garth Brooks . The interview took place at the Kennedy Center, in Washington DC, just before the 2011 Point Of ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 01:49 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
President Obama has been going around the country stumping for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, putting in more effort for this than any other cause of his presidency. More ...
by Dietrich503
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 04:25 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
In the wake of reports revealing that some health ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 03:31 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
So, on May 22, the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) (“Fast Track”) Bill passed the Senate 62 – 37, with 14 Democrats defecting to the pro-Fast TracK/Trade-Pacific Partnership (TPP) forces. ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 27, 2015 at 12:23 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
So much for Mitch McConnell's "robust amendment process". After the Senate debating only 2 amendments thus far (& possibly 2 more Wednesday), McConnell has already filed plans to invoke cloture to ...
by Brown Thrasher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 11:28 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Thomas Palley recently blogged a post that was cross-posted at Naked Capitalism where I read it. In it, he discussed the question of whether Hillary Clinton's apparent intention to run as a ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu May 28, 2015 at 06:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
More than Half of the Members of Congress are Millionaires. The median net worth for all House members was $896,000 (Democrats averaged $929,000 to Republicans’ $884,000) and, for Senators, $2.5 ...
by NM Ray
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri May 29, 2015 at 02:09 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Relishes the thought of the Democratic Party being able to proudly state, especially in the American South, that we want to put a Jewish carpenter in the White House, should Senator Sanders become ...
by pseudonym76
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:02 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
A little history lesson today. In the summer of 2007, Democrats were lining up behind their preferred Presidential choice. I was a strong Edwards supporter, (and eventual Obama supporter) and was ...
by wade norris
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 12:08 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/12/us/white-house-gives-conditional-approval-for-shell-to-drill-in-arctic.html?_r=0 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration gave conditional approval on Monday for ...
by zmom
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
A blogger who goes by the name "John Brown" writes at +972mag, often with righteous fury. Over the past few months, he's teamed up with Noam Rotem to research incidents where Palestinian civilians ...
by subir
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 02:23 PM PDT with 22 Recommends