Bernie Sanders

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Se. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to a sold out audience in Charleston, West Virginia on Sunday night. (Photo: F. Brian Ferguson/Gazette-Mail)
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he will not be "intimidated" from speaking in West Virginia's McDowell County, "one of the poorest areas in one of our poorest states," after officials pulled the plug on a Monday town hall event. "If anyone in West Virginia government thinks that I will be intimidated from going to McDowell County, West Virginia,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Putting the nation's safety net programs at risk, the U.S. Senate confirmed Tom...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With President Donald Trump's Labor secretary pick, fast-food CEO Andy Puzder,...


One of our favorite moments from the convention was the poignant, fiery, tearful vote for Bernie of one Democrat from abroad: His older brother Larry, a longtime U.K. activist - first Labor, now Green - who paid tribute to their parents, New Dealers who "would be especially proud that Bernard is renewing that vision." Larry's painful mix of pride and sorrow - “I think he’s already made quite a difference. But I would have liked Bernard as president" - is many of us.