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Hillary Clinton Camp Says She’s Been Forced to the Left Enough Already

Clinton ally tells The Hill, “I don’t know what’s left to extract.”

Posted on Apr 29, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Apr 28, 2016 ENLARGE


Seymour Hersh on Sanders and Clinton: ‘Something … Amazing Is Happening in This Country’

The veteran progressive journalist acknowledged on “Democracy Now!” that “it’s going to be very hard for a lot of the people who support Sanders to support Hillary Clinton” and explained why he’s excited about what’s ahead in American politics.

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



14 Races to Go: Sanders Set on ‘Transforming a Nation’

“The people in every state in this country should have the right to determine who they want as president and what the agenda of the Democratic Party should be.”

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE


Cracked Distills Idiocy, Mendacity of American Politics (Video)

By Eric Ortiz

The humor and video site provides an overview of the presidential election process and shows why candidates can’t be honest.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Money Couldn’t Buy Love for Maryland Congressional Candidate David Trone

Despite spending a record-breaking $12 million of his own money to win a House seat, Trone lost Tuesday’s primary race.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE


Clinton Supporters Removed Pro-Sanders Facebook Pages, Report Says (Video)

The Young Turks report that supporters of Hillary Clinton recently took down of a number of Facebook pages devoted to her opponent, Bernie Sanders.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Half of Americans Think the Presidential Nominating System Is ‘Rigged’

And more than two-thirds of U.S. voters want to change the process by which the political parties choose their presidential nominees, a poll by Reuters/Ipsos finds.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE



Winning in Losing: How Bernie Sanders Pushed Hillary Clinton to the Left (Video)

Bernie Sanders has already justified his run by having pushed Clinton substantially to the left on key issues. Here are just a few.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE



A Tough Night for Progressives as Clinton and Trump Edge Closer to Party Nominations

Bernie Sanders won only Rhode Island in Tuesday’s five presidential primary elections, and a handful of progressives running for Congress also had disappointing nights.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE



Live Blog: Trump Sweeps the East Coast Primaries, Clinton Wins All But Rhode Island

Claiming “it’s over,” Trump turns attention to “crooked Hillary”; Sanders pledges to stay in the race despite Tuesday’s drubbing. Take a look at the final results and watch the victors’ speeches.

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Share a Delaware Tax ‘Loophole’ Address With 285,000 Companies

Clinton, who promised to crack down on “outrageous tax havens and loopholes” if elected president, has business dealings registered at a building that has helped Wal-Mart, Apple, American Airlines and tens of thousands of other companies avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes.

Posted on Apr 25, 2016 READ MORE


‘It’s Possible’: Charles Koch Says Hillary Clinton Might Be Best Choice for Him (Video)

By Jon Queally / Common Dreams

“We would have to believe her actions would be quite different than her rhetoric. Let me put it that way,” says billionaire industrialist and far-right ideologue Charles Koch.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Everybody Wants Bernie Sanders’ ‘Precious’

Democratic strategists covet the Sanders campaign’s “yuge” email list. But he’s not nearly ready to quit, so they’ll be waiting awhile.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE



The Real Hillary Clinton

Where she stands now isn’t where she’s always stood. As CNN’s Anderson Cooper once asked her, “Will you say anything to get elected?”

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE


Sanders May Endorse Clinton, but He Won’t Campaign for Her Unless She Does This One Thing (Video)

If Hillary Clinton becomes the Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders’ support and that of his voters may depend on her doing the one thing that her track record shows she’s been most unwilling to do all along.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Hillary Clinton’s Image Among Democrats Reaches a New Low

In mid-April, the presidential front-runner’s favorability rating among her own partisans dropped to about half of its peak last fall.

Posted on Apr 23, 2016 READ MORE



Do You Think the New York Election Trouble Was Intentional?

Following numerous cries of election fraud in other states, New Yorkers wonder who is to blame for their own complicated primary.

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 READ MORE



In Passover Article, Hillary Clinton Implies Rival Bernie Sanders Is Betraying Jews

The Democratic presidential front-runner published a blog piece “doing what can only be described as ‘goysplaining,’ ” which, writes Ben Norton at Salon, is when a non-Jew condescendingly accuses “a Jew of betraying his own people for criticizing Israel.”

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton Really Does Like It Hot (Video)

Many accused Clinton of pandering to black voters when she told “Breakfast Club” radio show hosts what it is that she never leaves home without. But the Democratic presidential front-runner apparently has always been a fan of the condiment.

Posted on Apr 21, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Win Landslide Victories in New York State Primary

Despite the heated campaigning in advance of Tuesday’s delegate-rich New York presidential primary, Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump broke the recent pattern in which each lost a string of states and therefore delegates.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE


Voters, Sanders Supporters and ‘Hot Dogs’ Come Out for the New York Primary

Truthdig’s Ashley Hong was on the scene in New York City as two- and four-legged supporters of Bernie Sanders, as well as students, volunteers and supporters, weighed in about Tuesday’s key primary in the Empire State.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



A Look at the Presidential Candidates’ Tax Returns

With the exception of Donald Trump, the presidential candidates have released their 2014 tax returns to the public. What can we learn from them?

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Apr 19, 2016 ENLARGE



Twitter Followers of Each Presidential Candidate Have Vastly Different Media Consumption Habits

Apparently, where you get your news may predict which presidential candidate you support—and no, we aren’t just talking about CNN versus Fox News.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE



Live Blog: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Take New York

Trump emerged victorious on his home turf, and Clinton followed in her adopted state of New York on Tuesday. Take a look at the final results and watch the winners’ victory speeches.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE



Hillary Clinton Is Not Guaranteed the ‘Black Vote’

Black voters are a more diverse group than the media give them credit for; 2016 hasn’t just brought on the implosion of the GOP, but of the Democratic Party, too; meanwhile, a writer questions whether polygamy is the “next marriage rights frontier.” These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 READ MORE



Can Bernie Sanders Win Over Conservatives?

Led by media fearmongering and unimaginative leadership to believe Americans are helplessly divided, many liberals doubt an honest, respectful and sustained appeal to our shared interests can moderate the passions of our conservative neighbors.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE



Bernie Sanders’ Camp Complains to DNC Over Hillary Clinton’s Fundraising

The Bernie 2016 campaign believes Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee may have violated campaign fundraising rules and asked DNC head Debbie Wasserman Schultz to stop the activities.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE



Why Can’t The Nation and the Left Deal With Election Theft?

There are two things we all need to know about the upcoming 2016 election.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE


Hillary Speaks Her Mind to Wall Street









Posted on Apr 18, 2016 ENLARGE


Bill Moyers: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics (Audio)

In an audio interview, journalist Bill Moyers sat down with historian Rick Shenkman to talk about the brain of the American voter and what is firing its synapses during this extraordinary primary season.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Bernie Sanders Leads Hillary Clinton in Three National Polls

“Did anyone imagine Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton in three major national polls, and almost tied in others, by mid-April of 2016?” asks journalist H.A. Goodman.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE



An Odd Cloud Rolls Toward Hillary Clinton’s Campaign: The Case of an Arrested Romanian Hacker

New information squeezed out of “Guccifer” by U.S. authorities could reignite the email controversy as the national election nears. Already, his disclosures are plaguing the Democratic front-runner.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE



Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton: The Palestinian Defender vs. the Israel Apologist

Some critics say Sanders’ fervent support of Palestinian rights is naive. But Clinton’s inflexible defense of all things Israel is no path to peace in the historical Holy Land.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Apr 18, 2016 ENLARGE


‘99% Party’: Bernie Sanders Supporters Shower Hillary Clinton Motorcade With 1,000 $1 Bills (Video)

By Common Dreams staff

And the first three lines of the vintage song “We’re in the Money’’ played on speakers at a next-door neighbor’s house as Clinton’s motorcade passed by en route to a campaign fundraiser hosted by actor George Clooney.

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Will the U.S. Confront Saudi Leaders About Their Country’s Role in 9/11? Sanders, Clinton Weigh In

A 9/11 victim’s widow: “It’s stunning to think that our government would back the Saudis over its own citizens.”

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 READ MORE



Prodded by Millennials, Bernie Sanders Reboots the Conversation on Israel and Palestine

The traditional American fealty to Israel does not compute for the candidate’s young supporters, who understand the lopsided brutality of the conflict and demand justice for the oppressed.

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 READ MORE



The Bernie Sanders Miracle: Brooklyn Debate Crowd Cheers Palestinian Dignity

The Democratic presidential debate last week took an unusual turn when a grumpy old Jewish man, Bernie Sanders, upbraided a slightly younger Methodist woman, Hillary Clinton, for not respecting the dignity of the Palestinian people.

Posted on Apr 17, 2016 READ MORE



On Israel, Bernie Sanders Is Right (and Hillary Clinton Knows It)

Pressed for a serious answer to Israel’s excessive use of force against the Palestinians in Gaza, Clinton pandered to the most conservative voters, Jewish and Christian, who mistakenly believe friendship with Israel means supporting any violence perpetrated by its government.

Posted on Apr 16, 2016 READ MORE


Robert Scheer Talks With Journalist Jason Leopold About the Power of the FOIA (Audio)

A reporter for Vice News, Leopold spent years using the Freedom of Information Act to sue the U.S. government to obtain documents he believes Americans are entitled to know about, leading some in the government to brand him a “FOIA terrorist.”

Posted on Apr 16, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Poll: Did Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders Win the Debate in New York?

Everyone has an opinion. We want to hear yours. Which Democratic contender won the presidential debate in Brooklyn?

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 READ MORE



Tom Hayden Article Endorsing Hillary Clinton Produces a Flood of Angry Responses

The progressive activist declared himself “a Bernie supporter” in September, but now he’s backing the former secretary of state in the California Democratic primary.

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 READ MORE


‘Longtime Progressives’ Robert Scheer and Torie Osborn Debate Over Sanders and Clinton (Video)

In a tense debate between Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and liberal activist Torie Osborn, Scheer warned U.S. liberals against whitewashing Hillary Clinton’s record in the interest of getting her nominated during an election season when many voters recognize that the Democratic establishment has sold them out.

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Why My Mother Supports Bernie Sanders for President

“... Too many people have checked out of politics. Bernie is changing that, and with the enthusiasm he’s creating, with the ground he’s making with your generation, we could make it very difficult for those politicians to keep screwing with us.”

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 READ MORE


Dana Frank Responds to Hillary Clinton’s Defense of Her Role in Honduras

By Amy Goodman & Dana Frank / Democracy Now!

In an interview on “Democracy Now!,” Frank, an expert on human rights and U.S. policy in Honduras, takes the presidential contender to task over her statements about the 2009 ouster of the Honduras president.

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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Posted on Apr 14, 2016 ENLARGE


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