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“Jeff Weaver, the senator’s senior political adviser, said in an interview with VTDigger that questions about whether Sanders’ newfound wealth undermines his message about wealth inequality were “ridiculous.”
“That was a pretty funny question, Anne,” Weaver said. “Bernie Sanders continues to fight for working class people across this country so I think it’s a pretty ridiculous question.””
“Asian-American activists are blasting a plan proposed by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to end admission testing to the city’s top high schools in order to increase black and Hispanic enrollment…”
“He also said that Ellison and Rep. André Carson (D-Ind.), the only other Muslim member of Congress, had recently met with him and had a private chat. “Both of them, when I was in Washington, visited my suite and we sat down talking like you and I are talking,” Farrakhan told his interviewer, Munir Muhammad. “
“Since Day 1, John Hickenlooper, who made a small fortune selling alcohol in social venues, has treated adult cannabis consumers like second-class citizens,”
““This isn’t going back. I spoke to President Trump about this, and he agrees that this isn’t going back.”
“This is about providing states the opportunity to protect those states rights,” Gardner said.”
“When I’m governor and you are crossing from Donald Trump’s Washington into Maryland, you’re entering into the resistance,” he added.
“The new rule has angered many of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) supporters who see the move as a direct assault on outsider candidates like Sanders. The Vermont senator is a registered independent and identifies his own brand of politics as “democratic socialism.””
“Al is a friend of mine, and we miss him very, very much,” Sanders said. “I guess what the issue is about is we have got to be aggressive in making certain that women, when they are on the job, feel safe and comfortable on the job.”
“On the other hand, if somebody you know says a dumb joke, you know, that has to be put in an overall context,” Sanders said.
“Some conservatives have used Larson’s candidacy to attack Virginia’s voting laws, after Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) restored voting and other civil rights to thousands of convicted felons across the state, including Larson.”
“We are trying to support candidates who are fighting for working people and by the way where we are winning hands down is that our Progressive agenda which is as you will remember is considered to be fringe and extreme, that’s kind of mainstream now. ”