Bernie Sanders blocks Republican proposal to override workers and stop a railroad strike: ‘It is time for Congress to stand on the side of workers for a change’

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Senator Bernie Sanders blocked a Republican resolution to avert a rail strike and override workers. Republicans want Congress to step in and enact contract recommendations, even if workers don't agree. Sanders said that workers deserve paid sick leave, which is the demand holding up agreements. Sen. […]

Democratic Debate Live Stream: Watch Bernie and Mayor Pete in Round 8

RELATED STORIES ABC on Friday plays host to the eighth Democratic debate, live from St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. It is the first of three primary showdowns scheduled for the month of February, and comes just days ahead of the state’s Feb. 11 primary. The three-hour debate will feature seven candidates. Those who […]

Just Messing: Twitter outrage at Bernie Sanders being cast as a JUDAS to Hillary ‘Jesus’ Clinton

Actor Debra Messing has been slammed over reposting a tweet which boldly refers to Hillary Clinton as being a “modern-day Jesus” who was “betrayed and crucified” by Judas – also known as Bernie Sanders. “Today @DebraMessing decided to share a tweet to her half-million followers accusing Bernie of being ‘Judas’ who ‘betrayed’ & ‘crucified’ the […]

Bernie Sanders stood beside an image of a Yemeni child as the debate on ending US involvement in the Saudi-led war intensifies

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday displayed a giant photo of an emaciated child impacted by the Saudi-led war in Yemen as the Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance a resolution to end US involvement in the bloody conflict. The Senate voted 60-39 to further the debate. A final vote is expected for Thursday.  Calls for […]

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic nomination in Vermont’s Senate primary, but he turned it down, fueling speculation he may run for president in 2020

Scott Eisen/Getty Images Bernie Sanders won Vermont’s Democratic Senate primary but is expected to turn down the nomination, as he did in his previous campaigns.  Sanders is thought to be considering a presidential run in 2020 and already is on Vermont’s November ballot as an independent. Under Vermont law he cannot appear on the November ballot […]

Bernie Sanders reveals $146bn relief bill for Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) introduced a $ 146 billion relief package for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, which were pummeled by Hurricane Maria earlier this year. The recovery plan is backed by firebrand San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz. The bill, unveiled by Senator Sanders on Tuesday called The Puerto Rico and US […]

Larry David Hosts SNL: Bernie Sanders Plays Price Is Right, Miley Cyrus Shoots a Rap Video — Watch Highlights

As to be expected, Saturday Night Live with returning host Larry David was pretty, pretty, pretty good. The Curb Your Enthusiasm star wasted no time bringing his brand of cringe comedy to Studio 8H. His opening monologue not only touched upon the Harvey Weinstein scandal, but what he called an alarming pattern among other serial sexual […]

Could This Single Mom in Arizona Become Bernie Sanders 2.0?

Talia Fuentes has her politics face on. She moves through various personas during our conversation — biologist to tech entrepreneur to work-from-home single mom — but it’s the candidate for U.S. Congress who greets me first, delivering polished talking points about her campaign goals. Still, it’s hard not to notice the tattoos peeking out from […]

‘Don’t interrupt me while I’m interrupting you!’: Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders ribbed each other nonstop at CNN’s debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Ted Cruz debated over the GOP’s tax plan in a CNN town hall debate. The polarizing topic has been at the center of Capitol Hill. In several instances, the debate went off the rails and the audiences erupted in laughter. Sen. Bernie Sanders went head-to-head with Sen. Ted Cruz in […]