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U.S. Senator from Vermont

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Bernie Sanders: U.S. Senator from Vermont
Bernard Sanders is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007 and as U.S. Representative for the state's at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007. He is the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history, although he has a close relationship with the Democratic Party, having caucused with House and Senate Democrats for most of his congressional career. Sanders unsuccessfully sought the Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States in 2016 and 2020.


How Will Biden Stop Oil And Gas Production? [Video]

How Will Biden Stop Oil And Gas Production?

On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders sent Joe Biden and the DNC a 110 page documentary policy document. The document includes 14 pages of climate proposals. The recommendations still leave Biden and national..

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Sanders Losing Battle For Future Of The Left [Video]

Sanders Losing Battle For Future Of The Left

In March, Bernie Sanders lost his second bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. According to the NY Times the George Floyd protests and their cultural repercussions, may have destroyed Sanders..

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Bernie: Better Relationship With Joe Than With Hillary [Video]

Bernie: Better Relationship With Joe Than With Hillary

Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has “a better relationship” with Joe Biden than he had with Hillary Clinton. Sanders was the No. 2 contender in each of the last two Democratic presidential primaries...

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Biden Clinches Democratic Nomination [Video]

Biden Clinches Democratic Nomination

Joe Biden has officially reached the majority delegate threshold to secure the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. According to Decision Desk HQ Biden secured the majority..

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Joe Biden secures Democratic presidential nomination [Video]

Joe Biden secures Democratic presidential nomination

Joe Biden has officially clinched the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, setting him up to meet Donald Trump for the leadership of a country beset by the coronavirus pandemic and civil..

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6 Takeaways From the Biden-Sanders Joint Policy Proposals

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Biden and Bernie, United (at Least Briefly)

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Biden-Sanders unity task forces release proposals to overhaul criminal justice, immigration

The document resulted from a half-dozen task forces appointed by Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders to unify the party's moderate and progressive wings.
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Hillary Clinton Backs Eliot Engel, in Her First House Primary Endorsement of 2020

Mr. Engel, a longtime New York representative, is trying to fend off a serious challenge from his left by Jamaal Bowman, who has been endorsed by Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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Bernie Sanders endorses U.S. Rep. Engel's challenger in New York primary

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Tuesday boosted the election prospects of relatively-unknown challenger Jamaal Bowman to 16-term incumbent Democratic Representative Eliot Engel in November's elections,..
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Joe Biden passes delegate threshold to clinch Democratic presidential nomination

In early April, Biden became the presumptive nominee after Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign.
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Bernie Sanders supporters reluctantly turn to Joe Biden, fueled by their dislike of Donald Trump

In 2016, 12% of Bernie Sanders supporters backed Donald Trump in the general election. Polls and interviews suggest that number will shrink in 2020.
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Bernie Sanders says it's 'very unlikely' that he will run for president again

"I think next time around you're going to see another candidate carrying the progressive banner," Sen. Bernie Sanders said.
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Sanders, Harris, Markey want to give Americans $2,000 a month during coronavirus pandemic, but likely face GOP pushback

Three Democratic senators proposed monthly $2,000 payments for Americans, but they likely face pushback from Republicans.
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New York's Democratic presidential primary reinstated after Andrew Yang, Bernie Sanders sue

A federal judge in Manhattan ruled Tuesday that New York must hold the primary on June 23, contending that canceling it would be unconstitutional.
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Former Aides to Bernie Sanders Form a Super PAC to Support Joe Biden

Mr. Sanders’s 2016 campaign manager and another architect of the 2016 bid are joining together in an effort to rally progressive support for the former vice president ahead of the November election.
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New York cancels 2020 presidential primary, angering Bernie Sanders campaign

New York has removed Bernie Sanders and other Democratic candidates from the 2020 primary ballot, leaving Vice President Joe Biden as the last candidate remaining.
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New York Board of Elections Cancels Democratic Presidential Primary

The State Board of Elections scrapped the state’s June 23 Democratic nominating contest, citing the risk of spreading coronavirus, in a move opposed by supporters of Bernie Sanders.
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Biden fares almost as well with young voters as Sanders in matchup vs. Trump, poll finds

Half of voters 18 to 29 years old have an unfavorable view of Joe Biden. But he still leads Trump by a 2-to-1 margin among young voters.
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Vote for Biden? Sanders Supporters Say It’s ‘Up in the Air’

In interviews, some of Bernie Sanders’s primary voters saw Joe Biden as a weaker candidate than Hillary Clinton. Others didn’t think he could win. Nearly all were unenthusiastic.
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Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president

Warren's backing came a day after former President Barack Obama put his support behind his former running mate and two day after Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Joe Biden needs his Joe Biden. Here's a look at the women who could be on his vice presidential shortlist

After Sen. Bernie Sanders' exit from the race, the former vice president will soon begin the process of selecting a running mate as the Democratic primary nears its end.
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'Sorry, that's my Momma calling': Cardi B's wild, live Twitter interview with Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders and Cardi B took to Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday for a live interview, and it was outrageously great.
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Bernie Sanders Pitches His Supporters a New Idea: Biden 2020

The Vermont senator’s devoted backers might come to embrace Joe Biden’s candidacy, but it’s going to take more than a joint appearance via live stream.
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On Politics: An Eye Toward Opening for Business

East and West Coast governors unite, and so do Biden and Sanders: This is your morning tip sheet.
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Joe Biden tops Bernie Sanders to capture Wisconsin's Democratic presidential primary

The coronavirus pandemic froze a contest that had drastically changed in early March, rendering Wisconsin a truly invisible primary, with no visits by the candidates, no TV ads, no election night exit..
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Biden and Bernie, Bros

As Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders exchanged warm smiles today, Mr. Biden was also shifting his tone.
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A Week Late, Wisconsin’s Tumultuous Primary Produces a Winner

In results delayed by voting changes forced by the virus, Joseph R. Biden Jr. easily won the Democratic contest over Bernie Sanders, who has dropped out and endorsed Mr. Biden.
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Sanders endorses former rival Biden for president

Bernie Sanders endorses former rival Joe Biden for president in a joint online appearance. "I am asking all Americans, I'm asking every Democrat, I'm asking every independent, I'm asking a lot of..
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Joe Biden Wins Alaska Primary

Alaska, which switched to all-mail voting because of the coronavirus outbreak, was the first primary since Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race.
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In Outreach to Left, Biden Unveils Plans on Medicare and Student Debt

Looking to appeal to Bernie Sanders’s supporters, Joe Biden announced proposals to lower the eligibility age for Medicare to 60 and to expand student debt forgiveness programs.
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Coronavirus, Saudi Arabia, Bernie Sanders: Here's what you need to know.
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Can Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden Unite the Democratic Party?

If the last stretch of the Sanders campaign was any indication, a focus on defeating President Trump — “a matter of life and death” — could do it.
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Sanders drops 2020 bid, Biden now likely nominee

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Where the Promise of Bernie Sanders Goes Now

The 2020 campaign was a great moment for his message, less so for him as the messenger. Mr. Sanders and Joe Biden now have to figure out what comes next for an agenda that matters to millions.
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How It Ended for Sanders

It wasn’t the Democratic establishment that defeated him. It was the ceiling on his support.
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Now Comes the Hard Part for Joe Biden

Having become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, he and his allies are aiming to win over Bernie Sanders’s younger, more liberal voters and unify the party.
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Bernie Sanders' revolution is far from over and other 2020 takeaways as he exits the race

With Sanders out of the primary race, former Vice President Joe Biden is now only one candidate vying to be the Democratic nominee.
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Sanders quits U.S. presidential race, setting up Biden battle with Trump

Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for a Nov. 3 election..
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Sanders exits as a historic social justice pioneer and a uniter in the fight to beat Trump

Bernie Sanders may be remembered most for getting behind presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden when it mattered most for beating Donald Trump.
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Step One: Done. With Bernie Sanders out, Joe Biden gets an earlier-than-expected start

With Sanders out, Biden claims the nomination. Democratic unity doesn't ensure victory, but a long primary battle would have invited defeat.
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Factbox: Biden is the last person standing in the 2020 Democratic presidential race

Former Vice President Joe Biden emerged as the Democrat who will challenge Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election after Senator Bernie Sanders ended his bid for the party's..
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Sanders ends bid: Path toward victory 'impossible'

Progressive standard-bearer Bernie Sanders announced Wednesday he is ending his 2020 presidential bid. The announcement leaves former Vice President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic nominee to..
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Sanders suspends White House bid, making Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign on Wednesday, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive nominee to face Republican President Donald Trump in the..
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“While this campaign is coming to an end, our movement is not,” Mr. Sanders said in a video address on Wednesday.
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Bernie Sanders Drops Out of 2020 Democratic Race for President

Mr. Sanders, a democratic socialist making his second run for the White House, withdrew after a series of losses to Joseph R. Biden Jr., who emerges as the presumptive nominee for the general election.
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If Mr. Sanders suffers another big loss there on Tuesday, it is certain to intensify the growing calls for him to exit the Democratic presidential race.
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