NY Post - 2 hours 41 min ago
You could say he’s been Berned. Sen. Bernie Sanders officially retracted his endorsement of Cenk Uygur just hours after offering it to him. Uygur, a liberal media commentator on his web show “The Young Turks,” is running to fill the congressional seat recently vacated by Rep. Katie Hill. The 2020 candidate faced immediate blowback for...
NBC News - 3 hours 23 min ago
Sanders had come under fire from supporters for backing someone who had made demeaning and controversial comments about women, Muslims and African Americans.
Variety - 5 hours 5 min ago
Bernie Sanders pulled his support for Cenk Uygur’s congressional bid, with the Vermont independent in part acknowledging that Sanders’ supporters were “frustrated” about the endorsement. Sanders, who’s running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, cited Uygur’s announcement Friday that he would not be accepting any endorsements. In a statement, Sanders alluded to sexist and other […]...
The Daily Beast - 7 hours 45 min ago
Win McNamee/Getty It's not just former Vice President Joe Biden. And Sen. Elizabeth Warren. And Mayor Pete. In New Hampshire, Sen. Bernie Sanders' latest threat may come from another direction entirely: an emerging "outsider" tier. In 2016, Sanders swept the first-in-the-nation primary against Hillary Clinton by a large majority, due in part to his popularity with young and independent voters alike. Now, as he maintains a narrow lead in the current top tier, it's two lower-polling...
Huffington Post - 13 hours 27 min ago
The Vermont senator withdrew his formal support for Cenk Uygur's congressional bid, but as one California Democrat noted, "the bad publicity is already out there."...
Huffington Post - 17 hours 50 min ago
The Democratic congressional candidate has come under fire over comments he made about women in a series of blogs in the 2000s.
Los Angeles Times - 18 hours 30 min ago
Cenk Uygur of 'The Young Turks' online talk show had won Sanders' endorsement despite offending women, Jews, Muslims and others.
Fox News - 18 hours 53 min ago
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders returned on Friday to the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House accompanied by freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar - a high profile and progressive firebrand member of Congress.
Fox News - 19 hours 4 min ago
Liberal host-turned-congressional hopeful Cenk Uygur announced Friday he will not be accepting endorsements anymore as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., retracted his endorsement of Uygur amid a backlash from supporters.
The Hill - 19 hours 40 min ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) will hold campaign rallies next week in Los Angeles and Las Vegas as Sanders seeks to use his top surrogate to gin up support in the crucial states....
Newsweek - 19 hours 59 min ago
Bernie Sanders publicly withdrew his endorsement of California congressional candidate Cenk Uygur after Uygur announced he would not accept any endorsements for his campaign.
New York Times - 20 hours 13 min ago
Cenk Uygur is running to fill the seat vacated by former Representative Katie Hill in California's 25th Congressional District.
Time - 20 hours 17 min ago
It’s been a messy day for Senator Bernie Sanders. When Sanders, one of the frontrunners in the 2020 elections, endorsed Cenk Uygur, a controversial congressional candidate in California with a long history of making problematic statements about women and other minority groups on Thursday, the move sparked immediate criticism from Democrats. By Friday afternoon, less…...
The Raw Story - 20 hours 18 min ago
“Don’t let neoliberals use Jeremy Corbyn’s defeat as an attack on Bernie Sanders,” warned one progressive commentator. Former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday night told a gathering of rich donors that the Labour Party’s crushing defeat in the U.K. general election represents a warning sign that Democrats should not nominate a left-wing candidate in 2020, a narrative progressives immediately […]...
The Hill - 20 hours 38 min ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is revoking his congressional endorsement for Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur to fill the House seat vacated by former Rep. Katie Hill (D-Calif.) as the media personality continues to come under...
The Daily Beast - 20 hours 58 min ago
Susannah Ireland/eyevine/Redux When Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed Cenk Uygur, the co-founder of left-wing video site The Young Turks and the Platonic ideal of a Bernie Bro , in the packed race to replace former Rep. Katie Hill in Congress, he presumably didn't expect that the endorsement would be criticized, disavowed and finally retracted within the course of a single day. But after Sanders gave his imprimatur to a candidate who once said that his inability to get laid in Miami meant that "the...
The Guardian - 21 hours 2 min ago
Frontrunner Biden says Labour disaster shows Democrats should avoid selecting leftwing nominee but others disagree Labour's crushing defeat in the British general election ignited instant debate among Democrats in the US, with 2020 election frontrunner Joe Biden framing it as a warning to the party against moving too far left. Related: Centrists say this is proof Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren can't win. They are wrong | Cas Mudde Continue reading...
Twitchy - 21 hours 7 min ago
Just to follow up on the story we told you about earlier , elderly socialist Bernie Sanders has un-endorsed The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur who is running in California's 25th congressional district: https://twitter.com/BernieSanders/status/1205590453351006208 Note that Sanders only retracted the endorsement after Uygur said he will no longer accept endorsements: https://twitter.com/hollyotterbein/status/1205577323044577280 Which was quite the]]...
CBS News - 21 hours 59 min ago
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Andrew Yang and Joe Biden represent four of the seven candidates who qualified for the debate.
Time - 22 hours 3 min ago
As the U.K. election results trickled through Thursday evening, the disintegration of the Labour Party and its far-left leader Jeremy Corbyn began to make waves across the Atlantic. In San Francisco, the Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden hinted it was a reason not to trust his more leftwing rivals Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren with…...
Los Angeles Times - 22 hours 52 min ago
Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang threaten to skip next week's Democratic debate in Los Angeles to express support for union in a dispute at Loyola Marymount University.
The Hill - 23 hours 3 min ago
Progressive presidential candidates Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) suggested on Friday that they may not participate in Thursday's Democratic primary debate in Los Angeles amid a labor dispute...
Politico - 23 hours 18 min ago
Biden, Warren, Sanders and Yang all say they will not cross the picket line.
Huffington Post - 23 hours 45 min ago
Unite Here Local 11 is asking presidential candidates not to cross the picket line at Loyola Marymount University, which is the site for the December debate.