Would forgiving student loans benefit the neediest?

Jun 26, 2019
Progressive economists dispute who would benefit most from erasing higher-education debt.

Shareholder meetings as a venue for political candidates

Jun 5, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to speak at Walmart's annual meeting.
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In crowded field, 2020 candidates scramble more for donors than for donations

May 7, 2019
In a crowded field, Democratic presidential hopefuls are scrambling for attention.
A candidate's podium during the 2016 presidential debates.
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Tax the rich! OK … but how?

Mar 12, 2019
Lawmakers have a lot of ideas … can they make any of them a reality?
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So just what is a single-payer system?

Sep 13, 2017
Sarah Kliff of Vox explains Bernie Sander's new universal health care plan, Medicaid for All.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, introduces the Medicare for All legislation, his plan for government-sponsored universal health care, on Capitol Hill today.

Sanders supporters shift votes, but not cash

Sep 12, 2016
Courting political donations is about more than money, it's also about turnout.
A man holds up a sign at the California primary election night rally for Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders in Santa Monica, California. Many Sanders supporters have answered the Senator’s call and say they will vote for Clinton, but that support may not translate to donations.



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It's a great year for ice cream

Sep 5, 2016
Ice cream got it's own museum and got political in 2016
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton eats ice cream at Mikey Likes It ice cream on April 18, 2016 in New York City. 
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For public good, not for profit.

What Clinton really needs from the Sanders endorsement

Jul 12, 2016
Bernie's supporters are just the demographic Clinton needs.
Bernie Sanders introduces presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Portsmouth High School July 12, 2016 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Sanders endorsed Clinton for president of the United States.
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What it feels like to be a middle class family today

Jun 9, 2016
Maybe it's time to redefine what it means to be middle class in America
Aaron and Mary Murray live with their five-year-old daughter Vandy and their dog Murphy in Los Angeles.
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That Trump vs. Sanders debate is already off

May 27, 2016
Too good to be true? Debatable, but it's not happening either way.
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders waits to be introduced at an event sponsored by Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago on September 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. 
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