All Articles on Nina Turner

Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.), worth more than $10 million, was one of eight Democrats to vote against including a federal minimum wage increase in the Senate's coronavirus relief package. (Photo: Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Shameful': Millionaire Senators Vote Against Popular Minimum Wage Raise That Would Lift Millions Out of Poverty
"It is despicable and unacceptable that there is not unanimous support among Democrats in Congress for a $15 minimum wage," said Rep. Jamaal Bowman.
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 Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) heads for the Senate Chamber to vote on the confirmation of Denis McDonough at the U.S. Capitol on February 08, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) News
Sanders 'Confident' $15 Minimum Wage Possible Through Senate Reconciliation
"Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour is not incidental to the federal budget and is permissible under the rules," the independent senator from Vermont said Saturday.
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Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner (D) speaks before Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders takes the stage for a town hall discussion about health care on July 25, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) News
Justice Democrats Endorses Nina Turner for Congress Based on Record of 'Fighting to Uplift' Working People
The Ohio Democrat and former Bernie Sanders campaign advisor "has stood with our progressive movement since day one," said Alexandra Rojas.
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Protesters march near the Minneapolis Police Department's 1st Precinct during a demonstration against police brutality and racism on August 24, 2020. (Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Justice Was Not Served': No Charges Against Kenosha Cop Who Shot and Paralyzed Jacob Blake
"We feel this decision failed not only Jacob and his family, but the community that protested and demanded justice," said his attorneys.
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Nina Turner, the former Ohio State senator and Bernie Sanders national campaign co-chair, speaks at a rally in Philadelphia on July 11, 2019. (Photo: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
'Let's Do This!': Progressive Powerhouses Swiftly Endorse Nina Turner After She Announces House Run
Rep. Ro Khanna said that the former Ohio state senator "will bring a phenomenal commitment to a $15 minimum wage, Medicare for All, and free public college."
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Nina Turner Files to Run for Congress in Ohio
The former Ohio state senator and Bernie Sanders 2020 national campaign co-chair filed the requisite FEC paperwork on Wednesday.
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Former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner is running for U.S. Congress. (Photo: AFGE/Flickr/cc) News
With Fudge's Ohio Seat Opening, Progressives Say "Congresswoman Nina Turner Has a Nice Ring to It"
"I'm a public servant through and through, but I'm just going to leave it there for now," the former Bernie Sanders campaign co-chair coyly replied when asked if she will run.
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"Democrats’ failure to confront corporate power and interests was a dominant theme throughout the convention," writes Cook. (Photo: Movement for a People's Party/ YouTube Screengrab of The Peoples Convention - August 30, 2020) Views
New People’s Party Rises Amid Grim Election Options
Facing an election between a centrist Democrat and a fascist, the new Movement for a People’s Party aims to prevent such sparse electoral choices in the future.
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Donald Trump will not be defeated without the votes of the progressive base, which now skews toward younger people of color and for which issues of social injustice are paramount. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images) Views
The Case for Who Should Not Be Vice President: Joe Biden, Are You Listening?
We are calling for a VP candidate with a history of demonstrated fortitude in the face of entrenched power, not someone skilled at just-found-religion rhetoric.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate and former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner are seen on the stage during a rally at Charleston Area Convention Center on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. News
'This Is Unacceptable': Sanders Calls On Biden to Disavow Surrogate's Racist Attack on Nina Turner
"Joe must apologize to Nina and all the people of color supporting our campaign."
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