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'How Does Bernie Pay for His Major Plans?': Sanders Campaign Releases Detailed Answer

From a tax on Wall Street speculation to slashing the military budget, Sanders' presidential campaign summarized how it would pay for its plans.

Jake Johnson ·

'The People Versus the Oligarch': Bloomberg Planning All-Out Media Assault on Sanders Ahead of Super Tuesday

"The Bloomberg machine turns its billions onto Sanders in a first test of what the general election will look like."

Eoin Higgins ·

Sanders Gets Backing of March for Our Lives Co-Founders for 'Intersectional' Approach to Ending Gun Violence

"He gets that all the issues we fight for are connected, and the gun violence isn't the cause but the symptom of systematic injustice in this country."

Eoin Higgins ·

'Barbaric': 8 Million Americans Have Been Forced to Start Crowdfunding Campaigns to Cover Medical Costs, Survey Shows

"No one should have to beg for money to get the healthcare they need in the richest country on Earth."

Jake Johnson ·

Millionaires Stop Paying Into Social Security for the Year Tomorrow, Highlighting Need to Scrap Payroll Tax Cap

"The burden of Social Security taxes falls more heavily on those who make less."

Jake Johnson ·

'Of, By, and For the 1%': Sanders Condemns Trump Budget as 'Immoral Document' Designed to Hurt Families and Children

"What kind of unbelievable moral framework allowed this White House to propose $182 billion in cuts to nutrition assistance from needy families, when nearly one in seven households with children are food insecure?"

Jake Johnson ·

'Because I Got 6,000 More Votes': Bernie Sanders Declares Victory in Iowa Caucus

"From where I come, when you get 6,000 more votes that's generally regarded to be the winner."

Jake Johnson ·

Based on 62% of Iowa Caucus Results, Bernie Leads Popular Vote by 1,200 But Trails Buttigieg With Delegates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden are currently sitting at third and fourth, respectively, in both metrics.

Eoin Higgins ·

'Let Iowa Be the Beginning of a New America': Last Poll Before Caucus Shows Sanders With 7-Point Lead

"The whole world is looking at Iowa. The whole world is asking whether or not the people in Iowa are prepared to stand up and fight for justice," said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jake Johnson ·

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