Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders


O’Rourke Leads Liberal Straw Poll


An early straw poll of members of the progressive group MoveOn.org shows a wide-open competition for liberal voters in the forthcoming 2020 Democratic presidential contest, NBC News reports. The most popular potential candidate was Beto O’Rourke at 15.6%, followed by joe Biden at 14.9%, and then Sen. Bernie Sanders with 13.1%.


Biden Favored in 2020 Presidential Field


A new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll finds Joe Biden is the most popular Democrat in a potential 2020 presidential primary, with 28% of Democratic and independent voters saying they’d most likely vote for him. Biden is followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at 21% and Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) at 7%. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) as well as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) — who are all openly considering 2020 campaigns — all polled in the low single-digits.


McConnell the Least Popular U.S. Senator


With an approval rating of 33 percent nationally and a disapproval rating of 52 percent in his home state of Kentucky, Sen Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is the nation’s least popular senator, according to a Morning Consult poll. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the most popular with a 63 percent approval rating.”


Sanders or Biden Would Beat Winfrey Handily

46% to 37%

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would beat Oprah Winfrey in a head-to-head Democratic presidential primary match up, 46% to 37%. Former Vice President Joe Biden would beat Winfrey by a larger margin, 54% to 31%.


Sanders: Trumpcare Will Kill Thousands

That’s what this legislation is about. And it must be defeated. I hope there is enough sense among some of the Republicans to vote against it.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), slamming the GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan as “disgusting” and “immoral,” predicting that “thousands of Americans will die” if it becomes law, Politico reports.


Sanders: Trump Is ‘Delusional’

We have a president who is delusional in many respects, a pathological liar.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), quoted by the Washington Post, adding that “it is very harsh, but I think that’s the truth.”


Sanders Says Trump Is a ‘Fraud’

It is hard not to laugh, to see President Trump alongside these Wall Street guys. I have to say this Jake, and I don’t mean to be disrespectful, this guy is a fraud.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders, in an interview on CNN.


Sanders ‘Not Surprised’ by Election Outcome

I am saddened, but not surprised, by the outcome. It is no shock to me that millions of people who voted for Mr. Trump did so because they are sick and tired of the economic, political and media status quo.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders, writing in the New York Times.

Sounds Like an Endorsement to Us

We have got to do everything that we can to defeat Donald Trump and elect Hillary Clinton. I don’t honestly know how we would survive four years of Donald Trump as president.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders, quoted by the New York Times.


Porn Stars and Pornographers Favor Democratic Candidates


Share of the porn star and pornographer vote that both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders received in a recent survey by XBIZ, as reported by Forbes. Trump received only 22 percent of votes, and 10 percent of voters announced they simply “didn’t care.”