Bernie Sanders

Sanders quiets his critics as he becomes a 2020 front-runner

(AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Less than two...

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 12:05pm

PHOTOS: Thousands rally in Brooklyn in support of 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

On Saturday, thousands of people gathered on the campus of Brooklyn College for a rally in support of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Click through the gallery to see photos from Sen. Bernie Sanders first 2020 presidential campaign rally.      

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 7:23pm

Bernie Sanders 2020 bid will kick of with Brooklyn rally this weekend

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced earlier in February that he’s once again running for president of the United States, and the Brooklyn-born politician is kicking off his 2020 campaign back in his home borough.  Sanders announced that the first rally in his effort to be the...

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:29pm

Bernie Sanders and other politicians who have been nominated for or won a Grammy Award

The entertainment industry is feeling the Bern. Well, maybe. Bernie Sanders has a serious chance at taking home some hardware in an upcoming awards ceremony that you probably associate with rock and pop stars. The septuagenarian politician, who collected a passionate following throughout the 2016...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:22pm

Former president and peanut farmer Jimmy Carter felt the Bern

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter felt the Bern during the Democratic primaries. Carter, a Democrat who served one term as president between 1977 and 1981, revealed he voted for Bernie Sanders over party choice Hillary Clinton during a The New York Times interview with his wife Rosalynn. The...

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 5:07pm

DNC feeling the Bern; Considers resolution urging Sanders, King to run as Dems

After conspiring against Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2016 presidential primary against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is considering asking the senator from Vermont and another independent, Angus King from Maine, to run as Democrats in 2018....

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:54pm

Bernie's Medicare-for-all would cover women's health services -- even abortion

Bernie Sanders has introduced a radical healthcare solution that promises to deliver Medicare for all and offers women total coverage for "comprehensive reproductive healthcare" — including abortion. The plan would roll out over four years, Sanders explained in a New York Times op-...

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 1:50pm

Bernie Sanders doesn't care 'What Happened' to Hillary Clinton, says it's time to move on

Bernie Sanders doesn’t really care if Hillary Clinton wants to blame him for the 2016 presidential loss — he’s too busy looking forward. In her new book, “What Happened,” Clinton blames Sanders for doing “lasting damage” to her campaign, but the Vermont...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 2:35pm

Clinton slams Sanders, supporters for 'lasting damage' in new book

Hillary Clinton feels your pain. If you're bitter at Bernie Sanders and his supporters for hurting her chances in the 2016 election, that is. In the new Hillary Clinton book, What Happened, due to be released on September 12, the thwarted presidential candidate swats Sanders for his attacks...

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 2:00pm

Larry David reveals he is related to Bernie Sanders

As it turns out, Larry David is related to Bernie Sanders.  Last year, during the U.S. presidential election, Larry David made several appearances on "Saturday Night Live" performing as Bernie Sanders and it was spot-on. Many people were taken by surprise at the resemblance...

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

Republican lawyer accusing Bernie Sanders' wife of fraud has history of complaints against left-leaning politicians

Bernie Sanders was right when he called an investigation into allegations of fraud by his wife politically motivated, but the Republican lawyer driving the probe said it’s about increasing transparency, not partisan politics. The lawyer Brady Toensing of Charlotte, Vermont, has a decade-long...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:09pm

FBI investigation into Bernie Sanders' wife could kill his chances in 2020

The FBI is investigating Bernie Sanders' wife on fraud charges and the one-time presidential candidate thinks the agency’s motives are political. Sanders, who is one of the Democratic Party’s most prominent politicians, has not ruled out a 2020 presidential bid — though he...

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 4:25pm

Trump accuses Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party of conspiring against BernieSanders

President Trump on Sunday accused former opponent Hillary Clinton of colluding with the Democratic Party to defeat Bernie Sanders in the primary. “Hillary Clinton colluded with the Democratic Party in order to beat Crazy Bernie Sanders. Is she allowed to so collude? Unfair to Bernie!”...

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:34pm

Most Americans believe a third party is necessary: Poll

The 2016 election caused a rift between Democrats. Some remained with “Her;” others stayed loyally “Bernie Bros” (particularly after the DNC hack showed an apparent bias against Sen. Bernie Sanders) and third-party candidates like Dr. Jill Stein won votes that could have...

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 7:08pm

Bernie Sanders urges Brooklyn College grads to ‘reclaim American democracy’

Bernie Sanders may be a longtime senator from Vermont, but he came back to his hometown Tuesday to deliver the keynote address at Brooklyn College’s 92nd graduation ceremony. The former Democratic presidential candidate grew up in Flatbush, not far from Brooklyn College, which he attended...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:49pm

The Foreman Forecast: Making college plans

People get all lathered up over things the federal government does, even when those things don't actually have a lot to do with our lives. But big states can also take actions which affect the whole county. That's why educators are on red alert over pending legislation in New York. The...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 5:04am

Bernie Sanders doesn’t want you to make fun of people who voted for Donald Trump

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has some advice to help bridge the current political divide: Don’t make fun of those who voted for Donald Trump.Sanders, who spoke Fridayat Boston’s Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, has been vocal about opposing the political views of the current...

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:17pm

Bernie Sanders coming to Boston

Bernie's coming back to town.The Vermont senator and 2016 presidential candidate will join the The BostonGlobe‘s James Pindell to discuss“active citizen participation in the path towards progress and change.”The event takes place on March 31 at 2 p.m., at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, at210...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 9:38am

WATCH: Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye chat climate change

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Bill Nye "the science guy" hosted a Facebook live event on Monday morning. The topic: climate change."Bill Nye was the reason I fell in love with science," one viewer wrote. "Bernie Sanders is why I fell in love with politics. #renewableenergynow"Sanders often tweets...

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 2:13pm

Bernie Sanders announced as Brooklyn College commencement speaker

Brooklyn College, can you feel the Bern?Former presidential primary candidate and current U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders is slated to speak at the CUNY school’s graduation in May.“We are honored to be able to welcome Bernie home this spring to this great college, and to have him send off...

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:59pm