Cramer says 'tone deaf' billionaires should support tax reforms or get walloped by DC

CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday that U.S. billionaires should proactively support tax-code changes to avoid more-liberal proposals by politicians. "I think we're in an era where they don't seem to realize that the pitchforks are coming," the "Mad Money" host said. Sen. Elizabeth Warren "is going to win this if the billionaires try to fight […]

Nina Turner on Bernie Sanders, Running for Congress, and Progressive Power

October 2019 feels like a lifetime ago. Covid-19 didn’t exist yet. Donald Trump was president. George Floyd was alive. And on a sunny, brisk fall day in Queens, New York, in a baseball field under a bridge across the street from the country’s biggest public housing project (Queensbridge, which birthed rap legends like Nas and […]

Bernie Sanders' Mittens Meme Helps Raise $1.8 Million for Vermont Charities in a Week

Sen. Bernie Sanders' Inauguration Day attire has helped raise $1.8 million for charity in a week. The Vermont senator's cozy mittens and relaxed — even detached — posture quickly went viral after he was photographed on Jan. 20. Numerous memes splashed across social media showing Sanders, 79, sitting in a folding chair at the inauguration, […]

Bernie Sanders urges Democrats to reject the 'totally inadequate' bipartisan stimulus bill, blasting the lack of $1,200 direct payments and smaller price tag

Sanders is urging Democratic congressional leaders to reject the "totally inadequate" bipartisan stimulus bill, which excludes direct payments. "What kind of negotiation is it when you go from $3.4 trillion to $188 billion in new money? That is not a negotiation. That is a collapse," Sanders told Politico. Sanders has been increasingly vocal in urging […]

Biden Relishes in One-Two Punch of Sanders, Obama Endorsements

Bernie Sanders and Barack Obama’s back-to-back endorsements this week cemented the Democratic Party behind Joe Biden as the presumptive nominee and demonstrated the careful calculus of party leaders to unite its once-warring progressive and moderate wings. First came the vanquished rival. The Biden camp wanted Sanders to endorse before Obama to ensure the Vermont senator […]

Bernie Sanders Spits Fire At GOP Senators For Holdup Over Unemployment Benefits

In a blistering speech, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) went off on Republican lawmakers Wednesday night for attempting to prevent the Senate’s emergency coronavirus relief package from passing because it would include extra relief for the nation’s lowest-wage workers. “Oh my word, will the universe survive?” he mocked his fellow senators as seen in a now-viral video from the Senate […]

Bernie Sanders To ‘Assess’ His Campaign After More Primary Losses

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will “assess” his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination following another round of primary losses, his campaign said Wednesday. “The next primary contest is at least three weeks away,” Sanders’ campaign manager Faiz Shakir said in a statement. ″Sen. Sanders is going to be having conversations with supporters to assess his […]

Coronavirus Looms Large In Feisty Debate Between Joe Biden And Bernie Sanders

WASHINGTON ― Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) squared off in a one-on-one presidential primary debate in the nation’s capital Sunday night, trading jabs for two hours over their records on health care, the economy, immigration and climate change. But the event felt more than a little surreal as the two […]

Joe Biden Says He Will Select A Woman As Vice President During D.C. Debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he plans to pick a woman as his running mate if he secures the Democratic nomination to challenge President Donald Trump. “I would pick a woman to be my vice president,” Biden said during Sunday night’s debate against Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). “There are a number of women who […]