Roll Call - 46 min 10 sec ago
Sens. Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have gotten together to criticize the acquisition of 21 regional sports networks by Sinclair Broadcast Group, asking what the FCC and the Justice Department might be doing about it. The sports channels, which televise major professional and college sports to regional audiences, came up for sale as a condition of the Disney acquisition of what had been Fox assets.
Observer - 2 hours 56 min ago
Is there a new alternative to Joe Biden emerging in the Democratic Party?...
The Independent - 3 hours 46 min ago
Progressive senators battle for position as Democratic Party's leading left-wing candidate...
Forbes - 3 hours 47 min ago
Bernie Sanders' College For All plan is an expansive and expensive policy that's neither fair nor particularly progressive because it fails to focus its funding on the students who need it most. Instead, it angles for broad political appeal via massive subsidies even where they're not needed.
New York Times - 4 hours 57 min ago
Upward mobility? A Bernie Sanders cutout joined the ride up the escalator at the South Carolina Democratic convention in Columbia, S.C., on Saturday.
NBC News - 5 hours 19 min ago
Until the cost of a college education is reduced a considerably more politically fraught undertaking student debt relief will be a temporary fix.
The Daily Beast - 5 hours 36 min ago
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Shutterstock Turns out Joe Biden isn't the only presidential candidate making tone-deaf comments guaranteed to provoke key Democratic constituencies . Enter Bernie Sanders, who postulated Friday that Elizabeth Warren is gaining on him in part because "there are a certain number of people who would like to see a woman elected." The idea that Americans even progressive Democrats are so eager for the coming matriarchy that it's an obstacle for a...
Vox - 8 hours 22 min ago
Democrats diverge on not only policy, but politics too, when it comes to health care. The Democrats running for president in 2020 , while sharing a general goal of "expanding health coverage," have two fundamental disagreements about health care . One is on the policy: Would the best insurance system be one fully funded by the federal government? The Democrats who support Sen. Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-all bill are saying it is, while other candidates prefer to build more gradually...
Buzz Feed - 8 hours 50 min ago
The two 2020 candidates have big plans for student debt. The details of those plans show how differently they approach policy. View Entire Post ›...
The Guardian - 8 hours 56 min ago
Bernie Sanders has a radical plan to wipe out undergraduate and graduate debt for all Americans. Here is what's at stake Going to university in the US is expensive costing an average of over $34,000 a year in tuition and fees at private universities which means for most Americans, the only way of viably pursuing higher education is to take out a student loan. Continue reading...
Vox - 10 hours 57 min ago
Democrats disagree on not only policy, but politics too, when it comes to health care. The Democrats running for president in 2020 , while sharing a general goal of "expanding health coverage," have two fundamental disagreements about health care . One is on the policy: Would the best insurance system be one fully funded by the federal government? The Democrats who support Sen. Bernie Sanders's Medicare-for-all bill are saying it is, while other candidates prefer to build more gradually...
CBS News - 11 hours 30 min ago
Tiffany Cab n , with backing by prominent Democrats Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders, is taking on five other candidates in Tuesday's Democratic primary...
Daily News - 12 hours 57 min ago
Back in April, Elizabeth Warren proposed wiping out the first $50,000 of student debt for anyone with a household income below $100,000 a year. That would be a very real boon to poor, working- and middle-class Americans (especially those who took on debt and never completed their degree), albeit...
Twitchy - 12 hours 58 min ago
Bernie Sanders needs us to bail out his senior policy adviser, so yeah, let's elect him president. The post Senior policy adviser to Bernie Sanders admits she’s $180,000 in debt (but she has her Ph.D.) appeared first on twitchy.com .
People - 15 hours 2 min ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled an ambitious $2.2-trillion proposal that, should it become law, would wipe clean all $1.6 trillion worth of student loan debt in the United States. The legislation, which would affect about 45 million people across the country, was introduced by the Vermont independent on Monday alongside Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Washington Rep. Pramila Jayapal, CNN reports . Sanders' Senate plan will be joined by bills in the House of Representatives from Rep. Alexandria...
Roll Call - 16 hours 16 min ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advocate for a bill that would make college free for all Americans.
The Hill - 16 hours 17 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday unveiled an ambitious proposal to cancel student-loan debt, seeking to reinforce his progressive credentials days before the first debate.For Sanders, an independent senator from Vermont,...
Fox News - 16 hours 59 min ago
Democratic presidential contenders Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, are trying to outdo each other with their campaign promises, according to Chris Stirewalt.
Politico - 17 hours 8 min ago
Sanders' bill would automatically cancel student loans that were made, insured or guaranteed by the federal government.
Time - 17 hours 17 min ago
Joe Biden may be the frontrunner for the Democratic primary, but progressive Democrats are locked in a shadow primary of their own: in the next year, they’ll have to decide whether Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren is their best bet to topple him. So far, the fight has been fairly polite and policy-oriented, and many…...
Complex - 17 hours 31 min ago
Under this legislation, both undergraduate and graduate loan debt would be canceled and paid for by instituting a tax on Wall Street.
Reuters - 17 hours 32 min ago
U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House rivals.
Refinery29 - 17 hours 37 min ago
The verdict is in: Our readers really, really love Sen. Elizabeth Warren . Whether it's her detailed policy plans or the fact that she's moved up to a second-place tie with Bernie Sanders in national polls, the Massachusetts senator is by far the candidate you want to hear from the most in the first Democratic primary debate s on Wednesday, June 26, and Thursday, June 27, according to our recent reader poll. When asked "Which candidate are you most excited to hear from?" 55% of Refinery29...
New York Times - 17 hours 46 min ago
On Monday, Representative Ilhan Omar and Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a plan that would would cancel all student debt as well as eliminate tuition and fees at public four-year institutions and community colleges.