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What Bernie Sanders' Progressive Backers Say He Accomplished During His 14-Month Presidential Campaign
Bernie Sanders is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton at a joint event in New Hampshire later this morning, almost a month after the last votes in the Democratic Party ’s primary were cast. The Vermont Senator won 22 states, received more than 12 million votes, and guaranteed that Clinton
Bernie Sanders Stands With Verizon Workers on Strike
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who are on strike in New York City after the communications company and unions representing the workers failed to reach a labor agreement. “Brothers and sisters, thank you for your courage in standing up for
5 Ways Sanders' Campaign Differs From Obama's in 2008
With the Iowa caucuses nearly upon us, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are trying to embrace President Obama and identify as the rightful heir to his legacy. On Wednesday, the president and Sanders are set to meet “informally” in the Oval Office, according to the White House. The Sanders
Bernie Sanders Campaign Fires Staffer for Wrongfully Accessing Clinton Campaign Data
A Bernie Sanders campaign staffer has been fired after allegedly accessing modeling data from the Clinton campaign, a spokesman for Sanders said, resulting in the Democratic National Committee suspending the Sanders campaign's access to its party voter data. The move could seriously affect the
The Note: Jeb Bush: 3 Days, 4 Different Answers About Iraq
NOTABLES --IT ALL STARTED WITH ONE QUESTION posed by Fox News' Megyn Kelly: "Knowing what we know now, would you have authorized the invasion" of Iraq in 2003? And over the last few days, Jeb Bush , who is not yet an official presidential candidate, has struggled to grab hold of one answer. Here's
Immigration Advocates Arrested on Capitol Hill
Forty pro-immigration advocates were arrested in front of the Capitol today in what they called an act of “civil disobedience.” The incident comes on the eve of Congress’ August recess with the House continuing their resistance to comprehensive immigration reform, instead moving on a ...
Investors' Mini Freak Out - Morning Business Memo
Stock market investors may be having a mini freak out over the lousy job numbers. Stock futures fell sharply this morning, reacting to Friday’s Labor Department employment report. The markets were closed on Good Friday when word came that only 120,000 new jobs were created...
AFL-CIO, Labor Unions Line Up Behind Obama
The nation’s largest labor unions, whose support has been a mainstay of the Democratic Party, have set aside their frustrations and disappointments in President Obama and formally lined up behind his bid for a second term. Today the American Federal of Labor and Congress of...
Turf Wars: Mitt Romney Campaigns In Rick Perry’s Texas (The Note)
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who has been knocked off his front-runner pedestal in recent polls by Rick Perry, heads to the Lone Star State for the first time since the Texas governor shook up the presidential race earlier this month. Romney speaks this morning to...