Politics

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Articles

The articles below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top.

  • GQ, 31 Jan 2019. “5 Tough Questions Bernie Sanders’s Campaign Will Have to Answer” by Jay Willis. Excerpt: “Bernie wasn’t supposed to win a damn thing back in May 2015, when he launched a long-shot campaign in a primary that was supposed to be an extended coronation for Hillary Clinton. As it turns out, however, in one of the most unequal developed countries on earth, there was a real appetite for an unabashed democratic socialist who promised a political and economic revolution, and Sanders ended up winning 46 percent of pledged delegates before conceding to Clinton at the Democratic National Convention.” [More…]

Campaign Videos

The videos below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top. News and commentary videos are found further down on this page.

“I Know Where I Came From” (10 Mar 2019)

“Our Revolution Launch” (24 Aug 2016)

News and Commentary Videos

The videos below are listed in chronological order with the most recent at the top.

NowThis News (6 Mar 2019)

Bernie Sanders got personal about his working-class upbringing at a Brooklyn rally, also reminding crowds about Donald Trump’s very different version of New York.

Bernie TV (2 Mar 2019)

BERNIE 2020 LAUNCH: Bernie is speaking now in Brooklyn at the first rally of our historic campaign. We’re going to win this election because we will put together the strongest grassroots coalition in the history of American politics.

CNN (2 Mar 2019)

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders kicks off his 2020 campaign at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York.

During an interview on “The View,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said he doesn’t expect he’ll take advice from former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the 2020 race.

The View (1 Mar 2019)

Bernie Sanders on Cohen and Working with Republicans

Bernie Sanders on 2016 Vs. 2020 Campaign

Bernie Sanders on Climate Change and Sexual Harassment Allegations Against 2016 Staff.

New York Times (20 Feb 2019)

Senator Bernie Sanders is embarking on a second run for president. This time the field will be bigger, more diverse and filled with candidates who have adopted his progressive populist mantle.

Fox Business (28 Jan 2018)

Former Bernie Sanders campaign staffer Tezlyn Figaro on Sen. Sanders’ potential presidential bid and the expanding field of Democratic candidates in the 2020 presidential race.

Stephen Colbert (7 Dec 2018)

‘Where We Go From Here’ author and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been accused of being ‘fringe,’ but his once-crazy ideas like Medicare for All have become mainstream.

‘Where We Go From Here’ author Senator Bernie Sanders looks at who has the best chance to beat Trump in 2020, and hints at who he would pick for his VP should he run for President.

Bernie Sanders on the Today Show 1981

Sanders in 1981 defeated Gordon Paquette, Burlington’s five-term Democratic mayor, by just 10 votes. The then-39-year-old Sanders ran as an independent and, while he didn’t campaign as a socialist, he made no secret of it, either. Elected just months after Ronald Reagan was elected to the presidency, Sanders’s victory caught national attention.