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3 months ago

Sanders opposes eliminating the debt ceiling, argues GOP has no economic plan beyond criticism

Bernie Sanders said he opposes eliminating the debt ceiling, which is set to produce fierce clashes if the GOP wins back one or both chambers of Congress in the midterms
3 months ago
Sanders opposes eliminating debt ceiling, argues GOP has no real economic plan
5 months ago

I don't hear 'Republicans squawking' about billionaires: Sen. Bernie Sanders

George Stephanopoulos interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on "This Week."
5 months ago
I don't hear 'Republicans squawking' about billionaires: Sen. Bernie Sanders
5 months ago

Sanders pushes back on 'Republicans squawking' over Biden's student loan forgiveness plan

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back on Republicans who called President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan as unfair
5 months ago
Sanders pushes back on 'Republicans squawking' over Biden's student loan forgiveness
7 months ago

Joe Manchin is 'intentionally sabotaging the president's agenda': Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders on This Week blasted Joe Manchin after Manchin said he wouldn't support legislation this month dealing with climate change
7 months ago
Joe Manchin is 'intentionally sabotaging the president's agenda': Bernie Sanders
7 months ago

Saudi Arabia shouldn't have been 'rewarded' with Biden's visit: Bernie Sanders

Martha Raddatz interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on "This Week."
7 months ago
Saudi Arabia shouldn't have been 'rewarded' with Biden's visit: Bernie Sanders
1 year ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders warns of 'drumbeats' of war in Washington

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., took to the Senate floor to strongly advise against war amid growing tensions with Russia over Ukraine.
1 year ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders warns of 'drumbeats' of war in Washington
2 years ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders calls move to block voting rights reform bill 'a total outrage'

The Vermont senator also weighs in on how he believes the U.S. should handle the Israel-Palestine conflict, telling "The View" that he wants to see America "play an even-handed role."
2 years ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders calls move to block voting rights reform bill 'a total outrage'
2 years ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders explains why minimum wage must be raised in COVID-19 relief

The Vermont senator also discusses why he believes Republicans are “at a crossroads.”
2 years ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders explains why minimum wage must be raised in COVID-19 relief
2 years ago

Bernie Sanders turns mitten meme into official merchandise for charity

Bernie Sanders' mitten meme officially has merchandise
2 years ago
Bernie Sanders turns mitten meme into official merch for charity
2 years ago

Woman who made Bernie Sanders' viral inauguration mittens says they're not for sale

Jen Ellis, a second grade teacher from Vermont, made wool and fleece recycled material mittens for Bernie Sanders as he left for the campaign trail.
2 years ago
Meet the woman who wove Bernie Sanders' wool mittens
2 years ago

Meet the woman behind Bernie Sanders’ famous mittens

The mittens were handmade with love by Vermont second grade teacher Jen Ellis and went viral when the state's senator donned them at President Joe Biden's inauguration this week.
2 years ago
Meet the woman behind Bernie Sanders’ famous mittens
2 years ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders becomes unlikely inauguration fashion star

Plus, get all the details of the American designers behind Jill Biden, Kamala Harris and Michelle Obama’s inauguration looks.
2 years ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders becomes unlikely inauguration fashion star
2 years ago

Sen. Bernie Sanders on the inauguration

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders shares his thoughts on the presidential inauguration.
2 years ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders on the inauguration
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders: Everything you need to know about about the 2020 presidential candidate

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who ran in 2016 as a Democrat, was one of the most well-known presidential candidates in a field with relatively lower-profile candidates.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders: Everything you need to know about about the presidential candidate
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders, acknowledging 'narrow path' to nomination, continues to push agenda amid pandemic

Sen. Bernie Sanders focuses on COVID-19 response as his path to nomination narrows.
3 years ago
Sanders, acknowledging 'narrow path' to nomination, pushes agenda amid pandemic
3 years ago

Coronavirus and the 2020 campaigns: Sanders assessing his campaign

After a primary night in which Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders lost every state contest, his campaign manager issues statement, saying he’ll be assessing his campaign.
3 years ago
Coronavirus and the 2020 campaigns: Sanders assessing his campaign
3 years ago

Sanders double downs on his medicare-for-all plan as the coronavirus spreads

Bernie Sanders strengthens his strategy for approaching mini Super Tuesday and how important a Michigan win is for his chances of competing with Joe Biden.
3 years ago
Sanders double downs on his medicare-for-all plan as the coronavirus spreads
3 years ago

Newly revealed letter highlights Sanders' complicated history on gun control

A newly revealed letter highlights Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' complicated record on guns that's at odds with many Democrats.
3 years ago
Newly revealed letter highlights Sanders' complicated history on gun control
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

Sanders said he won't attend AIPAC event, calling it a "platform for bigotry."
3 years ago
Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders says he was briefed on Russian effort to help campaign

U.S. intelligence officials briefed the presidential hopeful last month, he said.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders says he was briefed on Russian effort to help campaign
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders 1-on-1

The presidential candidate talks Iowa chaos, New Hampshire primary and Democratic field.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders 1-on-1
3 years ago

Former Hillary Clinton aide says Sanders' 'authenticity' could overtake Trump

Ahead of the New Hampshire primary, former Hillary Clinton aide Brian Fallon told "Powerhouse Politics" he's "intrigued" by Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign strategy.
3 years ago
Sanders' 'authenticity' could overtake Trump, former Clinton aide says
3 years ago

Bernie's big gamble: Sanders hopes new voters surprise at Iowa caucuses: ANALYSIS

Senator Bernie Sanders is hoping new voters offer his campaign a big surprise at the Iowa caucuses.
3 years ago
Sanders bets big on new voters at Iowa caucuses: ANALYSIS
3 years ago

Former RNC official sees 'ghosts' of Trump's 2016 race in Sanders' campaign

Former RNC spokesperson Tim Miller shares similarities between Bernie Sanders in the 2020 presidential race and President Donald Trump in the 2016 race.
3 years ago
Former RNC official sees 'ghosts' of Trump's 2016 race in Sanders' campaign
3 years ago

Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him'

Hillary Clinton would not pledge to support Bernie Sanders if he won the Democratic nomination.
3 years ago
Hillary Clinton on Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him'
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders builds momentum with progressive groups ahead of Iowa caucus

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren are jockeying for support from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders builds momentum with progressive groups ahead of Iowa caucus
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders tops new poll ahead of Iowa caucuses

A new Des Moines Register poll shows Bernie Sanders in the lead but with three weeks before the caucuses the tight race is still up for grabs.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders tops new poll ahead of Iowa caucuses
3 years ago

Nearly 3 months after heart attack, Bernie Sanders in 'good health': Physicians

Sen. Bernie Sanders is currently in "good health" nearly three months after he suffered a heart attack, doctors wrote in letters released by his campaign.
3 years ago
Nearly 3 months after heart attack, Bernie Sanders in 'good health': Physicians
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders in 'good health' after heart attack

Sen. Bernie Sanders is currently in "good health" nearly three months after he suffered a heart attack, doctors wrote in letters released by his campaign.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders in 'good health' after heart attack
3 years ago

'Do I buy that Bernie has a shot at the nomination? Definitely': Nate Silver

FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver looks into Bernie Sanders' chances of winning the Democratic nomination on "This Week."
3 years ago
'Do I buy that Bernie has a shot at the nomination? Definitely': Nate Silver
3 years ago

Veteran who contemplated suicide reunites with Bernie Sanders

The Naval Air Force veteran said he was buried in medical debt at a Bernie Sanders campaign event in September.
3 years ago
Veteran who contemplated suicide reunites with Bernie Sanders
3 years ago

Staffer who allegedly posted vulgar tweets no longer with Sanders' campaign

A Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign hire is no longer with his staff after a series of decade-old vulgar tweets were reported.
3 years ago
Staffer who allegedly posted vulgar tweets no longer with Sanders' campaign
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders tops polls in New Hampshire

Sanders leads Elizabeth Warren by 3 points in the key primary state.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders tops polls in New Hampshire
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders back on campaign trail after heart attack

Sanders is the oldest candidate in the race, but picked up an endorsement from youngest woman in Congress: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders back on campaign trail after heart attack
3 years ago

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comes out in support of Bernie Sanders at his first rally post-heart attack

Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail Saturday with a rally in New York City, supported by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
3 years ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders receives support from Ocasio-Cortez at NYC rally
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders’ team says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse his presidential bid

Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign announced Tuesday night that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plans to endorse Sanders' presidential campaign.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders’ team says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse his presidential bid
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders draws contrast with Elizabeth Warren: She says 'she is a capitalist through her bones. I'm not.'

With Sen. Elizabeth Warren climbing in polls, Sen. Bernie Sanders highlighted a key difference in their core economic philosophies in an interview on ABC's "This Week."
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders draws contrast with 'capitalist' Elizabeth Warren
3 years ago

Political surrogate Nina Turner says heart attack won't stop Bernie Sanders from resuming campaign

Campaign surrogate Nina Turner told ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" hosts that Bernie Sanders will continue campaigning, despite last week's heart attack.
3 years ago
Sanders surrogate says heart attack won't stop him from returning to campaign trail
3 years ago

Democratic presidential candidate: ‘I was dumb’ for not listening to body

Bernie Sanders got candid about the toll of the campaign trail and admits he should've paid more attention to the signs his body was giving him.
3 years ago
Democratic presidential candidate: ‘I was dumb’ for not listening to body
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders addresses campaign plans after heart attack

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said he was "dumb" for not listening to his body ahead of his heart attack, and vowed to continue on the campaign trail.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders addresses campaign plans after heart attack
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders says he’ll be returning to the trail ‘soon’

The senator made the statement while going for a walk with his wife Jane.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders says he’ll be returning to the trail ‘soon’
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders is back home in Vermont

After suffering a heart attack and two stents implanted, Sanders has returned home and says he will be in the next Democratic debate.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders is back home in Vermont
3 years ago

The public battles that await the ever-private Bernie Sanders: ANALYSIS

It was a struggle to keep up with Sen. Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential primary.
3 years ago
The public battles that await the ever-private Bernie Sanders: ANALYSIS
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders released from hospital

The senator was hospitalized after a heart procedure to clear a clogged artery, but his campaign promises he will be on the debate stage in less than two weeks.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders released from hospital
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders' health incident diagnosed as heart attack

Bernie Sanders, hospitalized on Tuesday, had a heart attack, his doctor confirmed.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders' health incident diagnosed as heart attack
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders’ wife speaks out after health scare

Jane Sanders deferred to health professionals on his status but said the 78-year-old Democratic presidential candidate “looks more energetic than he has been.”
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders’ wife speaks out after health scare
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders had stent surgery. Here's how the procedure works

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders underwent emergency heart surgery after he experienced chest pain at a campaign event Tuesday.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders had stent surgery. Here's how the procedure works
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders hospitalized for blocked artery, campaign events canceled

Sen. Bernie Sanders, 78, was hospitalized Tuesday night in Las Vegas.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders hospitalized for blocked artery, campaign events canceled
3 years ago

Bernie Sanders receives support from fellow candidates, politicians in wake of hospitalization

Presidential candidates and politicians have voiced their support for Sen. Bernie Sanders in the wake of his hospitalization.
3 years ago
Bernie Sanders gets support from candidates, politicians in wake of hospitalization
3 years ago

Pelosi on Bernie Sanders’ health scare

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Vermont senator will have “more energy” after undergoing a cardiac procedure.
3 years ago
Pelosi on Bernie Sanders’ health scare