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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.
March 22, 2020, 9:53 AM
Coronavirus and the 2020 campaigns: Sanders assessing his campaign

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.
March 10, 2020, 4:05 AM
Sanders double downs on his medicare-for-all plan as the coronavirus spreads

Public Enemy kicks out Flavor Flav after campaign dispute

The dispute kicked off when Flavor Flav sent a cease-and-desist to Sanders.
March 6, 2020, 3:02 PM
Public Enemy kicks out Flavor Flav over Sanders campaign dispute

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.
1 month ago
Newly revealed letter highlights Sanders' complicated history on gun control

Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

Sanders called the nation’s child care and early education an "embarrassment.”
1 month ago
Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

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."
1 month ago
Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

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

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

De Blasio endorses former 2020 rival Sanders for president

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is endorsing Bernie Sanders for president.
1 month ago

Bernie Sanders 1-on-1

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

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.
2 months ago
Sanders' 'authenticity' could overtake Trump, former Clinton aide says

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

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

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.
2 months ago
Sanders bets big on new voters at Iowa caucuses: ANALYSIS

Sanders calls for unity, but his supporters have other ideas

Sanders' campaign is showing signs of strength heading into the Iowa caucuses.
2 months 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.
2 months ago
Former RNC official sees 'ghosts' of Trump's 2016 race in Sanders' campaign

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

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

In reversal, Clinton says she'd back Sanders if he's nominee

Clinton's comments come as Sanders is among the front-runners in the Dem race.
2 months ago
Hillary Clinton says 'nobody likes' Bernie Sanders as he tops polls ahead of Iowa

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.
2 months ago
Bernie Sanders builds momentum with progressive groups ahead of Iowa caucus

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 months ago
Bernie Sanders tops new poll ahead of Iowa caucuses

Sanders wins major New Hampshire union endorsement

He faces the challenge of earning a repeat victory in the New Hampshire primary.
3 months 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 months ago
Nearly 3 months after heart attack, Bernie Sanders in 'good health': Physicians

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 months ago
Bernie Sanders in 'good health' after heart attack

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

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.
4 months ago
Veteran who contemplated suicide reunites with Bernie Sanders

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.
4 months ago
Staffer who allegedly posted vulgar tweets no longer with Sanders' campaign

Sanders announces $150B plan to expand broadband access

Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits
4 months ago

New Hampshire may test durability of Sanders' popularity

Sanders has remained among the front-runners despite his heart attack.
4 months ago

Bernie Sanders tops polls in New Hampshire

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

Sanders plans to release health records by end of year

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is planning to release his health records by the end of the year
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Bernie Sanders back on campaign trail after heart attack

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.
5 months ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders receives support from Ocasio-Cortez at NYC rally

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.
5 months ago
Bernie Sanders’ team says Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to endorse his presidential bid

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."
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders draws contrast with 'capitalist' Elizabeth Warren

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.
6 months ago
Sanders surrogate says heart attack won't stop him from returning to campaign trail

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.
6 months ago
Democratic presidential candidate: ‘I was dumb’ for not listening to body

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.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders addresses campaign plans after heart attack

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.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders says he’ll be returning to the trail ‘soon’

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.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders is back home in Vermont

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.
6 months ago
The public battles that await the ever-private Bernie Sanders: ANALYSIS

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.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders released from hospital

Bernie Sanders' health incident diagnosed as heart attack

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

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.”
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders’ wife speaks out after health scare

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

Bernie Sanders hospitalized for blocked artery, campaign events canceled

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

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.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders gets support from candidates, politicians in wake of hospitalization

Pelosi on Bernie Sanders’ health scare

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

Bernie Sanders hospitalized with chest pain.

Sanders has canceled all upcoming events until further notice as he recovers.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders hospitalized with chest pain.

Bernie Sanders hospitalized, campaign events canceled

Sen. Bernie Sanders, 78, was hospitalized with chest pain in Las Vegas, Nevada.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders hospitalized, campaign events canceled

Sanders sets high bar with $25.3 million Q3 haul, Buttigieg falls short of his Q2

Third quarter fundraising roundup: Bernie Sanders raises $25.3 million; Pete Buttigieg raises $19.1 million.
6 months ago
Sanders sets high bar with $25.3 million Q3 haul, Buttigieg falls short of his Q2

Sen. Bernie Sanders unveils 'Tax on Extreme Wealth' plan

Bernie Sanders unveils "Tax on Extreme Wealth" plan to fund social welfare proposals
6 months ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders unveils 'Tax on Extreme Wealth' plan

Bernie Sanders marches with Comanche Nation members

The senator delivered remarks at the Comanche Nation Fair in Oklahoma.
6 months ago
Bernie Sanders marches with Comanche Nation members