Category Archive for 'Power to the People'
Overflow crowd–biggest for any candidate yet this year–greets @BernieSanders in Denver. Remind me why he can't win? pic.twitter.com/bIbwYFCXIK — Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) June 21, 2015 Bookmark It
Even the Wall Street Journal is paying attention: The 73-year-old Mr. Sanders is particularly popular among young voters, who say they are drawn to his grandfatherly image. Joe Thoms, a 22-year-old who recently graduated from Central College in Pella, Iowa, said Mr. Sanders is his top pick for the Democratic nomination, as well as that […]
From MSNBC: Five thousand people at his kick off rally in Vermont. Three thousand in Minnesota. The largest crowd of any candidate this year in Iowa. Standing-room-only in New Hampshire. A surprising finish in a straw poll in Wisconsin. Armed with low expectations and a stopped-clock message that has finally found its time, Sen. Bernie […]
This is some good news: 1. As with the new Ohio litigation, the case is not officially being brought by the Clinton campaign but is being backed by the Clinton’s general counsel, Marc Elias. It is hard to believe such a suit would not be brought with Marc’s involvement without political vetting by the Clinton […]
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) pledged over the weekend that he would impose a “litmus test” on all Supreme Court nominees, requiring them to overturn the Citizens United ruling that allowed unprecedented levels of spending in campaigns. During an interview on Face the Nation, CBS host Bob Schieffer asked Sanders if he really thought […]
AP says Bernie Sanders to run as a Democrat: MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is going to run for president as a Democrat. The independent who describes himself as a ‘‘democratic socialist’’ will announce Thursday that he plans to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination in 2016. That’s according to two people familiar […]
Wow, this is good news. That means not only will Clinton make the Republicans fight in every state, it also indicates she’s likely to to run a coordinated campaign with local races — something Obama wouldn’t do: WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is launching a major grassroots organizing effort Wednesday, sending staffers to every […]