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Bernie Sanders wins in New Hampshire as Joe Biden crashes and burns

Feb 12, 2020 - 12:39 PM

(UPDATED) The 78-year-old US senator from Vermont went into the race as the newly anointed national frontrunner and was expected to win New Hampshire

GIDDY. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders  takes the stage during a primary night event on February 11, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Democratic presidential frontrunner Sanders in early New Hampshire lead

Feb 12, 2020 - 10:03 AM

While Sanders is expected to win, a solid second place for Buttigieg could provide the biggest bounce from New Hampshire, after he won narrowly in Iowa

BERNIE DOLL. A supporter holds a Bernie action figure outside a campaign event of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at Ingersoll Tap February 2, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

New Hampshire votes in consequential Democratic primary

Feb 11, 2020 - 5:57 PM

(UPDATED) New Hampshire always hosts the nation's first primary, 8 days after Iowa kicked off the nomination process, and it could narrow the Democratic field of 11 current candidates

'FIRST IN THE NATION.' Town moderator Tom Tillotson walks past the results board after midnight voting at the Hale House at the legendary Balsams Resort in the New Hampshire hamlet of Dixville Notch February 11, 2020, where midnight voting took place on the day of the state's first-in-the-nation primary. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count, Sanders to contest result

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:05 AM

Buttigieg and Sanders are separated by a razor-thin margin

MAYOR PETE. File photo taken on September 26, 2016 of South Bend Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Top hopefuls Buttigieg, Sanders under fire in Democratic debate

Feb 08, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Buttigieg and Sanders finished atop the pack earlier this week in Iowa's chaotic caucuses, and both hope to renew the performance Tuesday in New Hampshire

(FILES) In this file photo (L-R) Democratic presidential hopefuls Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor of South Bend Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate in the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Sanders claims victory as review ordered of Iowa results

Feb 07, 2020 - 8:48 AM

'From where I come from, the person who gets the most votes wins,' Sanders says

THE BERN. Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Kerem Yucel/AFP

Buttigieg takes lead in Iowa caucuses, Sanders second

Feb 05, 2020 - 7:31 AM

Joe Biden is in fourth place, a disappointing showing for the former vice president who has claimed he is best positioned to defeat Donald Trump in November

PETE. In this file photo taken on September 26, 2016, South Bend Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg talks about Republican Vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence in front of potential voters at a Hillary Clinton debate watching party for the LGBT community in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Iowa White House vote turns to fiasco as results delayed

Feb 04, 2020 - 10:11 PM

Republicans led by President Donald Trump gloat over the setback, and candidates who normally rely on the Midwestern state's caucuses for momentum as the primary season unfolds are denied that bounce

CAUCUS. Caucus volunteer works on paper work on February 3, 2020 in Carpenter, Iowa. File photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images/AFP

Sanders claims Iowa lead, ahead of Buttigieg

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Data released by the Sanders campaign, which says it represents results from nearly 40% of precincts in Iowa, shows Bernie Sanders garnering 28.62% of the vote, followed by moderate Pete Buttigieg at 25.71%.

BERNIE SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Kerem Yucel/AFP

Iowa fires starting gun on Democratic White House race

Feb 04, 2020 - 11:05 AM

The two frontrunners, far-left senator Bernie Sanders and moderate former vice president Joe Biden, face a key test in the sparsely populated state

SUPPORT. Caucus goers wait to be counted at their precinct at Abraham Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 3, 2020. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Democrats make final pitch in Iowa hours before first U.S. vote

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Iowans take their role as first-in-the-nation voters to heart, and their pick has a recent historical track record of becoming the Democratic nominee

BERNIE DOLL. A supporter holds a Bernie action figure outside a campaign event of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at Ingersoll Tap February 2, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. Democrats make final pitches ahead of Iowa showdown

Feb 02, 2020 - 1:54 PM

Monday's crunch vote has created an air of suspense, with no clear frontrunner

BERNIE RALLY. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets rally attendees after speaking at a campaign rally at the U.S. Bank Arena on February 1, 2020 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Over 3,000 people were in attendance at the event. Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images/AFP

Impeachment trial paused, top Democrats rush to Iowa for 11th hour campaigning

Feb 01, 2020 - 11:58 AM

As Donald Trump's impeachment trial is on hold until February 5, democratic candidates enjoy a final 72 hours of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses

MOBILIZING IN IOWA. In this file photo Democratic presidential hopefuls Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor of South Bend Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate a Democratic primary Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver to stump for Bernie Sanders

Jan 23, 2020 - 4:26 PM

Folktronica band Bon Iver will play a rally show on January 31, and the next day Vampire Weekend will jam in support of the leftist Sanders, a self-described socialist candidate popular especially among young voters

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 05: Vampire Weekend on stage at "Not So Silent Night," a RADIO.COM Event at Barclays Center on December 05, 2019 in New York City. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images For RADIO.COM/AFP

'Liar!': Rival White House bids strain Sanders-Warren friendship

Jan 17, 2020 - 5:06 AM

The first signs of tensions emerge earlier in the week with reports that Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren in a private meeting in December 2018 that he did not believe a woman could win a presidential election

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JULY 30: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. 20 Democratic presidential candidates were split into two groups of 10 to take part in the debate sponsored by CNN held over two nights at Detroits Fox Theatre. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP  JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Heated moments as Democrats clash in presidential debate

Dec 20, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The final prime-time debate of 2019 features just 7 of the 15 Democrats still in the contest 6 weeks before the first nomination ballots are cast in Iowa in February

SIXTH DEBATE. Democratic presidential hopefuls former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren participate in the sixth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season on December 19, 2019. Photo by Frederic Brown/AFP

Malacañang hits U.S. senator Sanders for calling out PH human rights abuses

Nov 17, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Malacañang once again says foreign officials have no right to meddle in the Philippines' internal affairs

HUMAN RIGHTS. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders draws the ire of Malacañang for calling out human rights abuses in the Philippines. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Led by Sanders, Democrats vow to press Israel on Palestinian state

Oct 29, 2019 - 2:41 PM

Bernie Sanders accuses both Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of fomenting division

BERNIE SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during the 2019 J Street National Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC on October 28, 2019. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Bernie Sanders makes a statement with big New York rally: ‘I am back!’

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:14 AM

There were calls for the 78-year-old progressive to quit the race, but a strong performance at the fourth Democratic primary debate earlier in the week in Ohio showed he still had plenty of fight left in him

Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders in U.S. race

Oct 20, 2019 - 11:05 AM

'We right now have one of the best Democratic presidential primary fields in a generation, and much of that is thanks to work that Bernie Sanders has done in his entire life,' says firebrand Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

ENDORSEMENT. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in Queensbridge Park on October 19, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP

Rising star Warren weathers attacks at Democratic White House debate

Oct 16, 2019 - 3:01 PM

The president looms large as 12 Democratic contenders train their fire on him, calling for his impeachment and assailing a Syria troop pullout Joe Biden calls 'shameful'

HOPEFULS. Democratic hopefuls interact during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University on October 15, 2019 in Westerville, Ohio. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Cardi B talks minimum wage increase with Bernie Sanders

Aug 14, 2019 - 9:05 AM

The rapper talks to the US presidential aspirant about the need to raise the minimum wage

Rivals clash with frontrunner Biden at Democratic debate

Aug 01, 2019 - 5:03 PM

Joe Biden is leading polls for the nod to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, and nearly all of the other 9 Democrats onstage attack him at some point

RIVALS. Democratic presidential hopeful US Senator from California Kamala Harris (R) delivers her closing statement flanked by Former Vice President Joe Biden during the second round of the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on July 31, 2019. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Warren and Sanders vs moderates: Liberals under fire in 2nd debate

Jul 31, 2019 - 12:06 PM

The sharp ideological battle lines shines through immediately in the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primary race

LIBERALS. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) embrace after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre July 30, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. 20 Democratic presidential candidates were split into two groups of 10 to take part in the debate sponsored by CNN held over two nights at Detroits Fox Theatre. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP  JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Biden under attack as 2020 Democrat rivals urge passing of torch

Jun 28, 2019 - 1:29 PM

With so many potential challengers to Trump, the Democratic party splits the top 20 candidates into debates on two nights in southern Florida, a key swing state in next year's election

DEBATES. Democratic presidential hopefuls participate in the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Socialist Bernie Sanders' tax returns show millionaire status

Apr 16, 2019 - 9:12 AM

Bernie Sanders sees his income spike on royalties from sales of his book, 'Our Revolution,' published shortly after his 2016 race for the Democratic nomination

BERNIE SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) participates in a FOX News Town Hall at SteelStacks on April 15, 2019 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images/AFP

Bernie Sanders attacks 'dangerous' Trump at campaign launch

Mar 03, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Bernie Sanders calls Donald Trump 'the most dangerous president in modern American history'

BACK IN THE RACE. United States Senator Bernie Sanders kicks off his campaign with attacks on Republican president Donald Trump . File photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Bernie Sanders announces he is running for U.S. president

Feb 19, 2019 - 7:51 PM

Senator Bernie Sanders, 77, makes the announcement in a radio interview in his home state of Vermont

RUNNING AGAIN. In this file photo, then Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate with candidate Hillary Clinton at the Whiting Auditorium at the Cultural Center Campus on March 6, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. File photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton plays blame game in new book

Sep 09, 2017 - 9:37 AM

In her campaign chronicle What Happened set for release on September 12 the veteran Democrat acknowledges her own role in her defeat writing: It was my campaign Those were my decisions

Anti-Trump gunman attacks U.S. lawmakers, dies in shootout

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:16 PM

4th UPDATE A rifle wielding critic of President Donald Trump opens fire on US lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and 3 others

CRIME SCENE. A view of a baseball field after a shooting during a practice of the Republican congressional baseball at Eugene Simpson Statium Park June 14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Fractured, frustrated Democrats to pick leader in Trump era

Feb 25, 2017 - 2:09 PM

Democrats need to get back to basics by making house calls in all 50 states and establishing a year round organizing presence former labor secretary Tom Perez says

FRACTURED. The Democratic National Committee is struggling as they choose the next chair of the party. AFP File Photo

Senate Democratic leader Schumer ready to battle Trump

Nov 17, 2016 - 8:15 AM

US Senate Democrats elect Chuck Schumer as their leader a position from which he will head opposition to Republican President elect Donald Trump beginning in January

MINORITY LEADER. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) leaves after an election meeting of Senate Democrats to elect new leadership at the Capitol November 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Doing it for the kids: Sanders and Clinton court youth vote

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Clinton is hoping that millennial whisperer Sanders can up her street cred among young voters – a tall order the self described democratic socialist from Vermont has taken on

COURTING THE YOUTH. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greet supporters during a campaign rally at University of New Hampshire on September 28, 2016 in Durham, New Hampshire. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

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Sep 15, 2016 - 11:08 PM

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Rights groups launch campaign for Snowden pardon

Sep 15, 2016 - 1:50 PM

But the White House quickly said it had no intention of pardoning Snowden

PARDON? Edward Snowden in Russia. File photo by AFP/Wikileaks

Hillary Clinton terima nominasi Partai Demokrat sebagai calon presiden AS

Jul 29, 2016 - 11:14 AM

Clinton punya waktu 3 bulan bersiap untuk menghadapi Donald Trump di pemilu November 2016

History: Hillary Clinton is Democratic presidential bet

Jul 27, 2016 - 6:43 AM

UPDATED Hillary Clinton – former first lady senator and secretary of state – takes a monumental step on her quest to become America s first female president

HISTORY MADE. Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 117th National Convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

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Jul 26, 2016 - 1:48 PM

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Sanders says Clinton 'must become' next US president

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED Sanders: This election is about which candidate understands the real problems facing this country and has offered real solutions

FOR HILLARY. Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses delegates on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. Robyn Beck/AFP

Sarah Silverman to Bernie Sanders die-hards: Get over it

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:13 AM

I am proud to be a part of Bernie s movement and a vital part of that movement is making absolutely sure that Hillary Clinton is our next president says comedian and two time Emmy winner said at the Democratic National Convention

US Senator from Minnesota Al Franken and comedian, actress and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman speak on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 25. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Obama, Sanders make case for Clinton at chaotic convention

Jul 26, 2016 - 8:51 AM

UPDATED The opening day of the 4 day convention in Philadelphia is dominated by boos and jeers from disgruntled Sanders supporters almost every time Clinton s name was mentioned

Delegates hold up signs on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Scandal rocks Democratic Party truce on eve of convention

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

US Democrats scramble to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders s presidential campaign

This file photo taken on September 05, 2012 shows Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. Alex Wong/Getty/AFP

Democrats converge on Philadelphia for Clinton nomination

Jul 24, 2016 - 2:23 PM

The Democratic National Convention gavels in with the party more unified than the Republicans but frustrations are nevertheless swirling as delegates bicker over the Democratic nominating process and new hiccups over Clinton camp emails

PHILLY IS READY. Banners announcing the US Democratic National Convention are displayed in Philadelphia on July 23, 2016, two days before the Democrats gather to formally anoint Hillary Clinton as their candidate for the November presidential election. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

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Jul 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Sanders endorses Clinton as Trump floats VP picks

Jul 12, 2016 - 10:51 PM

UPDATED Bernie Sanders: She Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee for president and I intend to do everything I can to make certain she will be the next president of the United States

CLINTON AND SANDERS. Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) with former Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders as they appear together at an event at Portsmouth High School in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA, July 12, 2016. Photo by CJ Gunther/EPA

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Jul 12, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Sanders to join Clinton at campaign rally

Jul 11, 2016 - 8:54 PM

Bernie Sanders will join Hillary Clinton at a presidential campaign rally in New Hampshire at which he is expected to deliver his long awaited endorsement

SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders arrives to speak at an event at Town Hall in New York, New York, USA, on 23 June 2016. Photo by Justin Lane / EPA

#USVote: Sanders says he will vote for Clinton

Jun 24, 2016 - 8:28 PM

3rd UPDATE Sanders: I think the issue right here is I m going to do everything I can to defeat Donald Trump

In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton (R) talk to each other on stage prior to the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. Mike Nelson/EPA

Sanders continues 'revolution' but vows to work with Clinton

Jun 17, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The major political task that we face in the next 5 months is to make certain that Donald Trump is defeated and defeated badly says White House hopeful Bernie Sanders

POLITICAL REVOLUTION. US Democratic Party presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally at the D.C. Armory in Washington, DC, USA, June 9, 2016. File photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Sanders akan bekerjasama dengan Clinton untuk kalahkan Trump

Jun 17, 2016 - 9:16 AM

Bernie Sanders akan menjalin kekuatan dengan Hillary Clinton demi mengalahkan Donald Trump

TURUN TANGAN. Bakal calon presiden AS dari Partai Demokrat, Bernie Sanders, akan bekerjasama dengan Hillary Clinton. Foto oleh Scott Olson/AFP