Bernie Sanders

Trump, Clinton Haunt U.S. Halloween Display

By Michelle McLoughlin WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – A Styrofoam model of a hot air-blowing Donald Trump and another of a toothy Hillary Clinton riding the Democratic Party’s donkey mascot are among the skeletons and zombies in a Halloween display that has become an attraction and is stopping traffic in a Connecticut town. With a little

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Obama is ‘Fired Up’ for Clinton as Democrats Seek to Unify Party

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, June 10 – U.S. President Barack Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton’s White House bid on Thursday and called for Democrats to unite behind her after a protracted battle with Bernie Sanders for the party nomination. U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts also backed Clinton on Thursday, telling MSNBC’s

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Trump, Clinton Register Big Wins in Northeast States

By Luciana Lopez and Amanda Becker NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA, April 27 – Donald Trump swept primaries in five Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength that moved the New York billionaire closer to securing the Republican presidential nomination. Trump rolled up victories over rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware,

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Trump, Clinton Win New York, Take Big Step Toward Presidential Nomination

By Emily Flitter and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, April 20 – Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rolled to easy wins in New York state’s presidential nominating contests on Tuesday, recapturing lost campaign momentum and taking big steps toward capturing their respective parties’ nominations. Republican Trump’s huge victory in his home state pushed him closer to capturing the

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Between Bernie, the Vatican, and a Muslim American Liberation Theology

Khaled A. Beydoun On April 15, the Bernie Sanders campaign will make a visit far from the presidential electoral map: The Vatican. Pope Francis invited the presidential hopeful to a conference addressing social and economic inequality, acknowledging Sanders’ relentless campaign against structural poverty and its attendant perils. While the presidential field is comprised of five

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Cruz Crushes Trump in Wisconsin, Says Party Will Unite

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 6 – Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump’s hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party’s nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention. Cruz’s double-digit win over Trump was a breakthrough for Republican Party forces battling to

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Clinton, Sanders Audition For Role As Anti-Trump Candidate

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 3- Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tussling in Wisconsin over who would best represent the Democratic Party against Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The competition was in full force on Saturday night at the Wisconsin Democratic Party’s “Founders Day Gala,” a chance for both Cliinton and Sanders to

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Sanders Says Democrat Party Leaders May ‘Rethink’ After Wins

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON, March 28 – Fresh from Democratic presidential primary wins over the weekend in three U.S. states, Bernie Sanders said on Sunday he had political momentum that could help him win the backing of Democratic power brokers in his race against Hillary Clinton. Sanders easily won nominating contests in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii

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Between Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism: Bernie Sanders and the ‘Muslim Vote’

Khaled A. Beydoun It was dubbed a historic upset.  Prominent pollsters predicted that “Hillary Clinton had a greater than 99 percent chance of winning Michigan.”  Yet, the energy and zeal for Bernie Sanders on the ground in Dearborn, MI—my hometown, and home to the most concentrated Arab and Muslim American population in the United States—rendered

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