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Stalled Sanders campaign orchestrated reboot after first debate

Bernie Sanders said he sees Medicare for All as the “defining issue” of the 2020 campaign. | Alex Wong/Getty Images 2020 elections The senator is betting that a renewed focus on his signature proposal — Medicare for All [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Sanders and Warren team up, the NRSC goes into the field and the DCCC gets much-needed help

Presented by */ ]]> Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) largely aligned against other candidates on the Democratic debate stage Tuesday night. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE DEMOCRATIC [...]

Trump’s Baltimore tirade expands to include Sanders, Sharpton

“If he really thought I was a con man he would want me in his cabinet,” tweeted Rev. Al Sharpton. | Amy Harris/Invision/AP White House The civil rights leader and Vermont senator are the latest targets of the president’s [...]

Bernie Sanders: I’m not happy I voted for ‘terrible’ 1994 crime bill

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Sunday said he’s not happy he voted for a “terrible” 1994 crime bill shepherded by 2020 rival Joseph R. Biden — a piece of legislation that has emerged as a major point of contention in the race for the Democrats’ [...]

Bernie Sanders leads 2020 poll of liberal progressives

Sen. Bernard Sanders is leading the 2020 Democratic presidential race, according to a new poll of liberal activists that shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren running in second place. Mr. Sanders of Vermont was the top pick of 32.2% of respondents in [...]

Sanders campaign: Media ‘find Bernie annoying, discount his seriousness’

Sen. Bernie Sanders “wants to talk about what he wants to talk about, when he wants to talk about it,” said one reporter who covered the candidate in 2016 and 2019. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images Media His staff is unusually vocal in [...]

Inslee knocks Sanders, 2020 rivals over filibuster support

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee said his rivals’ most important policy priorities don’t have “a chance in hell” without filibuster reform. | M. Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on [...]

Sanders and Warren voters have astonishingly little in common

The fact that Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders’ bases don’t perfectly overlap hasn’t garnered much public attention, but it’s something very much on the minds of their aides and allies. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images 2020 [...]

Plan by Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to declare climate emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are teaming up on a plan that would designate climate change as an emergency, and at least one of Sanders’ fellow Democratic presidential candidates [...]

Warren puts Sanders on notice with $19 million fundraising haul

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s average donation was $ 28, and more than 80 percent of the 384,000 second-quarter donors were first-time donors, her campaign said. | David J. Phillip/AP Photo 2020 elections The senator far exceeded expectations [...]