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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

PH-China ruling, Aquino reaction, Sanders endorses Clinton| 12PM wRap

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

Clinton wins final 2016 primary as debate turns to terror fight

Jun 15, 2016 - 9:50 AM

UPDATED But as the most controversial primary season in decades draws to a close the attention of the candidates – and the nation – is elsewhere: grappling with the aftermath of the Orlando shooting

Presumptive Democratic nominee for president Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers Hall on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images/AFP

Washington holds last 2016 primary as debate turns to terror fight

Jun 15, 2016 - 12:21 AM

Polls in Washington open with voters choosing between Clinton – who last week reached the magic number of delegates needed to lock up the nomination – and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont

CLINTON AND SANDERS. In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders before the start of the Democratic Presidential candidates' debate, at the Whiting Auditorium in Flint, Michigan, USA, March 6, 2016. Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

Democrats in Washington hold last 2016 primary vote

Jun 14, 2016 - 8:56 PM

Clinton is expected to do well in the city which has a large African American population

US PRIMARY. US Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (L) is joined by his wife Jane (R) following his address to supporters at an election watch rally for the California Primary at Santa Monica Airport in Santa Monica, California, USA, June 7, 2016. Photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

UN chief hits Duterte, Obama endorses Clinton, Ali | 12PM wRap

Jun 10, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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Obama hopeful Sanders will wind up campaign within a 'couple of weeks'

Jun 09, 2016 - 10:28 AM

My hope is is that over the next couple of weeks we re able to pull things together

OBAMA ON FALLON. US President Barack Obama (L) speaks with Jimmy Fallon (R) on the set of the Tonight Show at NBC Studios in Manhattan, New York, USA, on June 8, 2016. Thomas A. Ferrara / Pool / EPA

Bernie Sanders vows to stay in Democratic nomination race

Jun 08, 2016 - 2:33 PM

We are going to fight hard to win the primary in Washington DC and then we take our fight for social economic racial and environmental justice to Philadelphia

STAYING PUT. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) greets supporters at an election-night rally on June 7, 2016 in Santa Monica, California. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

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Jun 08, 2016 - 1:41 PM

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Obama congratulates Clinton, will meet Sanders June 9

Jun 08, 2016 - 1:09 PM

The late night statement fuels speculation about whether Sanders would take his fight all the way to the Democratic convention in July or concede defeat

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) campaigns in the Silverlake neighborhood on June 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton, Trump kick off their White House war

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:59 AM

3rd UPDATE Donald Trump is temperamentally unfit to be president and commander in chief says Hillary Clinton

'HISTORIC.' Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Trump assails Clinton as she hits election milestone

Jun 08, 2016 - 10:32 AM

Instead of celebrating the final day of the Republican primaries by laying out a lofty vision for change Trump unleashes stinging criticism of Clinton

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers remarks following primaries in California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota at Trump National Golf Club Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, New York, June 07, 2016. Kena Betancour/AFP

Hillary Clinton making US election history

Jun 08, 2016 - 7:58 AM

Hillary Clinton is poised to proclaim herself the first female White House nominee of a major US party as voters from New Jersey to California cast ballots in the last major primaries of the 2016 race

MAKING HISTORY. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks onstage during the 'Hillary Clinton: She's With Us' concert at The Greek Theatre on June 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

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Jun 07, 2016 - 12:53 PM

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Clinton wins Puerto Rico, on cusp of Democratic nomination

Jun 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

UPDATED The victory combined with Clinton s overwhelming win in the US Virgin Islands a day earlier gives her a big boost ahead of the culminating vote June 7

Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a conversation with community leaders on June 5, 2016 in Vallejo, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton's challenge: Convert lukewarm support into enthusiasm

Jun 05, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Hillary Clinton is under threat of losing California which she won in 2008 when she finished strong against Barack Obama in the primary

DEMOCRATIC PARTY. While Hillary Clinton is all but certain to prevail in the national battle, Bernie Sanders appears to draw larger and more energized crowds. Photo by Maurizio Gambarini/EPA

Clinton declines final debate with Sanders

May 24, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton s spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri says the former secretary of state would concentrate on campaigning against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump instead

NO DEBATE. Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton declines an invitation for a final campaign debate against rival Bernie Sanders. EPA file photo by Kamil Krzaczynski

Clinton claims Kentucky, Sanders takes Oregon in Democratic duel

May 18, 2016 - 8:45 AM

UPDATED Hillary Clinton seeks to halt the momentum of Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders

In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders before the start of the Democratic Presidential candidates' debate, at the Whiting Auditorium in Flint, Michigan, USA, March 6, 2016. Jeff Kowalsky/EPA

Clinton, Trump must choose a VP: Who is in the running?

May 15, 2016 - 10:48 AM

Democrat Hillary Clinton s presidential bid is positively lackluster when compared to the Donald Trump spectacle but the ex secretary of state could give her campaign a jolt with an inspired choice of running mate

FRONTRUNNERS. Leading candidates Hillary Clinton of the Democratic Party (L) and Donald Trump of the Republican Party (R). Clinton photo by Jim Lo Scalzo, Trump photo by Cristobal Herrera / EPA

Trump rolls unrivaled, Sanders takes West Virginia

May 11, 2016 - 10:33 AM

Trump is transitioning from the fierce primary battles to a general election showdown with Clinton even amid deep Republican discord about the celebrity billionaire

WINNERS IN WEST VIRGINIA. Donald Trump (L) and Bernie Sanders (R). AFP file photos