Bernie Sanders

A new class of presidential hopefuls

Heather Madden, American Spectator

The unpopularity of career politicians has set the stage for the rise of a new class of political outsiders and a particular popularity for the candidates who speak extemporaneously, shoot from the hip and buck the Washington establishment at every turn.

Email woes, Sanders surge rattle Clinton's Hill backers

Burgess Everett, Politico

“It isn’t like they’re dead set against Hillary. But they find Bernie’s message to be the right message.” – Sen. Dick Durbin.

The Democrats have a candidate shortage

Chicago Tribune Editorial Board

Democrats, by contrast, have only five candidates. At the moment, it's really a two-person contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. And those two options suggest the party could be in trouble come November 2016.

Viguerie: Lack of Trust on Right and Left Fueling Trump and Sanders

Ed Schultz Radio Program

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie told liberal talk radio and television personality Ed Schultz that, “People are angry out there, they're losing trust... there's a lack of trust across the board on the Left and the Right,” and that lack of trust is fueling the rise and poll numbers of Donald Trump and of Bernie Sanders.

GOP Readies Alternative Veterans Bill

Jeremy Herb, The Hill

Senate Repubs. are prepping an alternative to Vets Affairs Chairman Bernie Sanders’s massive vets bill that repeals the $6 billion cut to military pensions as part of a larger package. The alternative is being led by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C) as Repubs. are balking at the way Sanders pays for his $24 billion measure.

New Amendment Adds Jobs Bill

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Dems and the Gang of 8 couldn’t resist expanding the scope of “reform” to include jobs pork.