Bernie Sanders 2016

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Winner of Panama Papers Scandal: Bernie Sanders?

He spoke out about offshore tax havens 5 years ago

(Newser) - "Panama is the world leader when it comes to allowing wealthy Americans and large corporations to evade US taxes by stashing their cash in offshore tax havens." It's a quote as timely today as it was in 2011 when Bernie Sanders spoke about the Panama Free Trade...

Sanders Policy Interview Labeled a 'Disaster'

Critics say he couldn't provide specifics when pressed

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders had a great night in Wisconsin , but he's not having such a great time with media reaction to an interview he gave the New York Daily News editorial board. Critics are pouncing on him for not having specific answers to questions about how he would go about...

Cruz, Sanders Notch Big Wins in Wisconsin

Both looking for momentum

(Newser) - Just one state voted Tuesday, but there was still plenty at stake in Wisconsin for both parties—and it was a good night for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders. On the Republican side, Cruz scored an easy victory over Donald Trump and John Kasich, reports CNN . With 97% or results...

Sanders Insiders: He Goofed in 2015

Should've gone after Hillary Clinton, and voters, sooner and more aggressively

(Newser) - What Bernie Sanders has touted as his devotion to his home state and his refusal to get negative against Hillary Clinton may be exactly what's hampered his campaign. That's according to more than 15 people in Sanders' camp—either professionally or personally—who tell the New York Times...

No, This Is Definitely Not a Bernie Sanders Ad

It's an ad for free STD testing

(Newser) - Several billboards scattered around Los Angeles look at first glance like ads for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, but they actually ask, "Feel the Burn?" The ad campaign is the work of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, which is urging anyone who might feel painful symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases to...

Clinton Snaps at Greenpeace Activist Over Sanders' 'Lying'

'I'm so sick of the Sanders campaign lying about me'

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton seemed to get genuinely angry on the campaign trail Thursday, with her anger directed squarely at the Bernie Sanders campaign. In a video from a campaign stop in Purchase, NY, Greenpeace activist Eva Resnick-Day asks Hillary Clinton if she'll "reject fossil fuel money in the future"...

Sanders Calls Clinton's Dinner With Clooney 'Obscene'

But the actor isn't the problem, he says

(Newser) - Sharing a seat with Hillary Clinton and George and Amal Clooney at an April 15 Bay Area fundraiser will cost you. At $353,400, Politico notes two head-table seats are going for 400% the average annual income for San Francisco. Bernie Sanders has a word for it: "Obscene."...

What to Know as 3 More States Vote

 What to Know as 
 3 More States Vote 
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What to Know as 3 More States Vote

Here's looking at you, Arizona, Utah, and Idaho

(Newser) - The 2016 race moves westward Tuesday. Arizona and Utah will vote for their candidates of choice, while Idaho Democrats will caucus, reports the AP . (Ted Cruz previously took the latter state for Republicans.) It'll be a late one, with Utah Republicans permitted to vote online until 1am EDT—...

Democratic Lawmakers: Time's Up, Bernie

Politico says they want him to 'start winding things down'

(Newser) - Politico interviewed about a dozen Democratic lawmakers about the Bernie Sanders campaign and finds that a clear consensus is in the air: "The time has come, they say, for Sanders to start winding things down." The general view is that he can't possibly win and that...

Clinton Has Big Lead in Florida
 Hillary Clinton Takes 4 
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Hillary Clinton Takes 4

Adds Florida, NC, Ohio, Illinois to her resume

(Newser) - The results of yet another big Tuesday of voting are rolling in, and they're proving to be good news for Hillary Clinton: She has won Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, and Illinois, reports the AP . In Florida, Clinton had been handily leading all the polls, and she was handed the...

Sanders Sues Ohio Over 17-Year-Olds' Right to Vote

But Ohio's secretary of state says the law is 'crystal clear' they're not allowed

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders' campaign has filed a suit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, accusing him of unlawfully trying to keep 17-year-olds from voting in Tuesday's primary, CNN reports. "The secretary of state has decided to disenfranchise people who are 17 but will be 18 by the day...

Michigan Too Close to Call for Democrats
 Sanders Wins Michigan 
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Sanders Wins Michigan

It was a tight race in a key state

(Newser) - The biggest prize of the night was Michigan, and it ended up being a tight finish between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. With more than 99% of results in, CNN and NBC are projecting Sanders as the winner with 50% of the vote to Clinton's 48%. Both candidates campaigned...

Who Won the Democratic Debate
 Who Won the 
 Democratic Debate 
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Who Won the Democratic Debate

There was nothing 'galactically stupid' from either candidate

(Newser) - The Democratic debate in Flint, Mich., on Sunday night turned out to be a pretty good night for almost everybody involved, analysts say: Neither Hillary Clinton nor Bernie Sanders had any disastrous moments, the city kept its devastating water crisis in the national spotlight, and the party could boast about...

Best Lines of the Democratic Debate

'It is raining lead in Flint'

(Newser) - Here's a look at some of the biggest lines emerging from Sunday's debate in Michigan between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, via ABC and CNN :
  • Clinton: “I know the state of Michigan has a rainy day fund for emergencies. ... It is raining lead in Flint; and the
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Sanders Tosses His Invisible Wall St. Speeches Into the Air

To make a point against Clinton in debate

(Newser) - After spending the first part of their debate in Michigan criticizing local and state leaders for the Flint water crisis—each called for Gov. Rick Snyder to resign—Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders turned their venom on each other. On the topic of Wall Street, Sanders made a point to...

Sanders Wins in Maine
 Sanders Wins in Maine 

Sanders Wins in Maine

He notches another victory as he debates Clinton

(Newser) - As Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton began debating in Michigan, Sanders got some good news from Maine: He's been declared the winner in the state's caucuses on Sunday, reports AP . That's the third state victory for Sanders this weekend and his eighth overall, with Politico noting that...

Sanders Takes Kansas
 Sanders Takes Kan., Neb.; 
 Clinton Wins Louisiana 
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Sanders Takes Kan., Neb.; Clinton Wins Louisiana

African-American voters again help Clinton in South

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders has won the two Democratic caucuses of the night in Kansas and Nebraska, but Hillary Clinton countered with a big win in the Louisiana primary, reports CNN . The network called the latter race soon after polls closed at 9 Eastern, with African-American voters again giving her an easy...

Clinton Takes Ga., Va., Sanders Wins at Home
 Clinton Sweeps the South; 
 Sanders Wins 4 
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Clinton Sweeps the South; Sanders Wins 4

Super Tuesday results

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton scooped up seven states on Super Tuesday in her bid to lock down frontrunner status—but Bernie Sanders had a late flurry of victories himself. When the first polls closed, CNN quickly projected Clinton the winner in Georgia and Virginia—both states she lost to Barack Obama in...

How Sanders Stays Alive on Super Tuesday

He's got to win big in certain states and up the delegate count

(Newser) - With Super Tuesday just a day away, these are the hurdles Bernie Sanders needs to clear to remain a viable candidate against Hillary Clinton:
  • He's got to connect with minority voters. And quickly. The New York Times has Clinton—who killed Sanders by an 87-to-13 margin among black voters
...

With Super Tuesday Nigh, a Wave of Endorsements

Rubio, Sanders, Trump pick up new supporters

(Newser) - The Sunday before Super Tuesday saw a wave of headline-grabbing endorsements for both Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. Here's the latest on who's supporting whom:
  • Marco Rubio No. 1: Hobby Lobby CEO David Green said in a statement that he's impressed with the way Rubio "carries
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