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What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders?

Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage....

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders?

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Can Cardi B and Bernie Sanders fix politics? Er … Everyone wants to encourage young people to vote. But getting a rapper and a senator together in a nail salon may not be the way to do itI am ever more convinced that the only celebrity we need right now is the Bronx rapper Cardi B, who represents most clearly the duality of man in everything she sa...
2019-08-01, 19:13

Cardi B praises Bernie Sanders, suggests he should have won in 2016 Rapper Cardi B threw her weight behind Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as he sought the Democratic presidential nomination -- something she suggested the Vermont senator deserved in 2016....
2019-07-16, 20:13

Cardi B Interviewed Bernie Sanders in a Nail Salon and We Love It!!! Cardi B, a supporter of Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, brought her fans into the center of the 2020 arena during an interview with Sanders at a Detroit nail salon, asking him questions that her stans were dying to have answered....
2019-08-16, 14:52

Cardi B and Bernie Sanders team up for 2020 campaign to ‘transform country’ Partnership is part of an outreach to get younger voters involved in politicsIt might not seem the most obvious political partnership – a Democratic socialist senator from Vermont and a Bronx rapper – but presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and musician Cardi B have teamed up on a video for his 20...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview between the Bronx rapper and Vermont Senator is a gre...
2019-08-19, 02:52

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan debt to ending police brutality....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Cardi B's latest video collaborator? It's Bernie Sanders Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and rapper Cardi B Monday filmed a campaign video designed to appeal to younger voters.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Cardi B isn’t the only star guilty of red-carpet courtroom style When Cardi B arrived at Queens Supreme Court last month to face two felony assault charges, the artist was decked out in designer duds: a two-toned designer suit from Barneys, Stuart Weitzman stilettos and a rare pink Hermès Birkin bag. The 26-year-old “Bodak Yellow” rapper — who pleaded not guilty ...
2019-07-14, 02:26

Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. Hunt for the Next Big Hip Hop Star In Rhythm + Flow Teaser Hip Hop's "first legit TV competition" is coming to Netflix. Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and T.I. are searching for the next big hip hop star in the new three-week event......
2019-09-02, 01:00

Buff Bernie Sanders to star in comic book Feel the … buff? Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is the star of a new comic book that shows him physically battling Democratic primary opponents including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke. “Talk Bernie To Me!: The Bernie Sanders Special and AOC Surprise” asks readers to su...
2019-06-29, 23:26

Alabama five-star freshman running back Trey Sanders 'out indefinitely' with foot injury Trey Sanders, a five-star freshman running back, suffered a foot injury Thursday and is "out indefinitely," per Alabama coach Nick Saban.       ...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Bernie Sanders' New Twitch Channel Needs Fewer Campaign Ads, More Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders, America’s favorite curmudgeonly socialist grandpa who happens to be running for President, is now on Twitch. Last night, his channel aired its first two streams. Sadly, neither involved Sanders sitting in a chair that looks like it belongs in a race car and playing Fortnite as a mean...
2019-06-29, 07:39

Cardi B Is Right! Rapper, pop star, and FDR superfan Cardi B was a vocal supporter of Bernie Sanders in the 2016 election and Cynthia Nixon in 2018. On Tuesday, she articulated a view of social democracy as a force for good that is rarely heard, if ever, from national politicians....
2019-07-16, 17:13

Phish would be open to a Cardi B collaboration Phish has brought out Bruce Springsteen and Kenny Rogers at past Bonnaroos. Who does Phish want to play with this time?        ...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Cardi B is done with gossip in new single, ‘Press’ Even by Cardi B standards, it’s been a busy month in the press. Some of it has has been good: her fabulously campy arrival as the embodiment of the red carpet at the Met Gala and husband Offset surprising her with daughter Kulture and some lavish gifts for her first Mother’s Day in Miami. Some......
2019-05-31, 14:13

You Won't Believe Cardi B and Offset's Wildest PDA Moments On and Off Stage Cardi B and Offset are undoubtedly one of Hollywood's favorite power couples. Despite their on-again, off-again relationship status, the Migos rapper and his leading lady shocked the......
2019-06-19, 16:13

If You’re Looking for Some Simple Entertainment, Reading Cardi B’s Deposition Will Please You Cardi B doesn’t need to take a BuzzFeed quiz to realize that if she were a Powerpuff Girl, she’d be Buttercup. (By the way, I searched to see if there’s an actual “Which Powerpuff Girl Are You?” BuzzFeed quiz, and you’re damn Skippy peanut butter it is.)...
2019-08-22, 20:26

Cardi B, Lizzo and More to Perform at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards just announced their first lineup of performers for the awards show on Sunday, June 23. Cardi B and Lizzo are among the big names taking center stage at the Microsoft......
2019-06-04, 06:39

What to know about the Bonnaroo 2019 headliners, from Phish to Cardi B Maybe you're a parent who can't keep your Childish Gambinos and your Post Malones straight.        ...
2019-05-24, 21:13

Cardi B denied trademark for 'okurrr' catchphrase US Patent and Trademark Office rules that phrase originated in drag community, and is now commonplaceRapper Cardi B’s application to trademark her catchphrase “okurrr” has been turned down by the US Patent and Trademark Office, which said the term was already widely used.Cardi had hoped to use the d...
2019-07-02, 14:00

Why Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's Feud Might Be Back On Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's feud might've been reignited this week. The "Bang Bang" artist and the "I Like It" rapper, who have a long history of tension between......
2019-08-14, 23:52

The Latest: Cardi B wins for best album at BET Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 2019 BET Awards, which are being presented Sunday at the Microsoft Theater (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Cardi B is the winner for the best album at the Sunday’s BET Awards. The Grammy-winning rapper pranced up the stairs to accept her award wearing a lime g...
2019-06-24, 03:26

Cardi B Has a Message for Those Throwing Plastic Surgery Shade Cardi B doesn't have any time for haters. The rapper took to Instagram on Sunday to send a message to those "talking s--t" about people getting plastic......
2019-09-09, 02:52

No, Janelle Monae isn't replacing Cardi B at Bonnaroo Janelle Monae in for Cardi B? The rap star has canceled several concerts in the run-up to her Bonnaroo debut due to surgery, prompting rumors.        ...
2019-06-16, 20:13

Cardi B Bought Her Boobs So She "Can Float" and We Love Her Honesty There's never a dull moment on Cardi B's social media. The Grammy-winning rapper took her beloved honesty to her Instagram on Sunday with a snap of herself sporting colorful......
2019-08-12, 20:13

BET Awards to honor Nipsey Hussle; Cardi, Lil Nas to perform Nipsey Hussle, the late rapper who was a respected and beloved community activist in South Los Angeles, will be honored at Sunday’s BET Awards with the Humanitarian Award. The posthumous award will be presented at Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Hussle, who is also nominated for best hip...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Cardi B pleads not guilty to strip club assault The rapper is accused of ordering attacks on two bartenders, one of whom she accused of sleeping with her husbandCardi B has pleaded not guilty to assault following two altercations at a New York strip club in August 2018. The rapper, born Belcalis Almanzar, turned herself in to police in October fo...
2019-06-27, 23:01

Cardi B gets naked in violent music video for ‘Press’ Cardi B keeps claiming she doesn’t need more “Press, press, press, press, press” — but her raunchy new music video all but guarantees her wish is not our command. The ultra-dark clip for the “Money” rapper’s latest single, “Press,” dropped Wednesday o...
2019-06-27, 19:39

How Cardi B Changed Anna Wintour's Opinion of Her Style Cardi B has won over Anna Wintour. In a new segment of Vogue's "Go Ask Anna," the iconic editor-in-chief was asked to weigh in on the Grammy-winning rapper's style. One......
2019-07-03, 23:01

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
2019-05-23, 00:26

Watch: New 'Hustlers' trailer introduces Cardi B's character STX Films released a new trailer for "Hustlers" on Tuesday which introduces Cardi B's character Diamond. "Hustlers" opens Friday, Sept. 13 in theaters....
2019-09-04, 03:00

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
2019-05-22, 17:26

Cardi B Snatches Her Own Wig Onstage and Tosses It: "The Greatest Move in Hip Hop" Cardi B is out there snatching wigs and giving them away...her own, that is. The rapper took off her long, black hairpiece while performing onstage at the 2019 Wireless Festival on Friday......
2019-07-06, 22:52

Cardi B hit with new felony charges in strip club brawl NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B has been indicted on new felony charges in connection with a fight last year at a New York City strip club. The indictment filed in state court on Friday charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges. Prosecut...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
2019-05-21, 19:26

Watch Cardi B Get a Lap Dance From Constance Wu in the New Hustlers Trailer Constance Wu is taking center stage. Last week, we were gifted with a sneak peek at the upcoming movie Hustlers, which follows a group of strip club employees who, well, hustle their......
2019-09-03, 19:26

Cardi B Performs in a Bathrobe After Ripping Her Jumpsuit at Bonnaroo Cardi B had a bit of a wardrobe malfunction while performing at the 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Over the weekend, the 26-year-old Grammy winner took the stage at the festival......
2019-06-17, 19:52

What to expect at the BET Awards: A tribute to Nipsey Hussle, plus Cardi B, Lil Nas perform John Legend, DJ Khaled and YG will pay tribute to Nipsey Hussle at Sunday's BET Awards, where the slain rapper will receive a humanitarian award.        ...
2019-06-23, 20:39

Inside Cardi B's Daughter Kulture's "Lit" 1st Birthday Party That Was Hit by NYC Blackout Cardi B's not about to let a massive New York City blackout ruin her baby's first birthday party. She and husband and fellow rapper Offset's daughter Kulture turned one a few......
2019-07-14, 20:00

Cardi B Hit With Two Felony Assault Charges Over Strip Club Brawl (NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was charged Friday with new felony charges in a fight last year at a New York City strip club. An indictment filed in state court charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges, including harassment and reckless...
2019-06-21, 23:00

Cardi B Speaks Out After Security Threat Forces Her to Cancel Concert Cardi B is breaking her silence. On Tuesday evening, the "Press" rapper took to Instagram to share the sad news that she would be canceling her concert in Indiana. But for a good......
2019-07-31, 19:13

Cardi B freaks out over Post story on her red-carpet courtroom style Cardi B may want to “kill ‘em all” when it comes to reporters (as she raps in her latest single “Press”), but she sure let The Post get to her. After a Saturday feature on courtroom fashion — and Cardi’s tendency to treat her courtroom hearings like red-carpet photo ops in a host of flashy......
2019-07-15, 23:13

Cardi B got her husband Offset's name tattooed in an, umm, interesting location Offset took to Instagram to show off Cardi B's new tattoo in his honor. And let's just say, it's in a pretty unconventional place.        ...
2019-07-23, 09:00

Cardi B makes court appearance in strip club scuffle Police say Cardi B was with her entourage at a Queens strip club last fall when a fight broke out. Two people suffered minor injuries.        ...
2019-05-31, 21:13

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Break Down These Rap Lyrics With Cardi B and Offset Have some trouble understanding the true meaning behind Cardi B and Offset's songs? Jimmy Kimmel is here to help. The late-night host broke down the lyrics of the rappers' hit......
2019-07-18, 20:26

Watch Cardi B, T.I., Chance the Rapper in Netflix Hip-Hop Series Trailer Netflix has unveiled the release date - October 9 - in the first teaser trailer for Rhythm + Flow, its first-ever music reality competition series that features rappers Cardi B, Chance the Rapper,......
2019-09-03, 10:52

Cardi B Shares New Song in Honor of Daughter Kulture's 1st Birthday Surprise! Cardi B and husband Offset's first child together, daughter Kulture, turned 1 on Wednesday and to celebrate her joy with her fans, the "Money" rapper posted a photo......
2019-07-11, 17:26

Cardi B wins big, Nipsey Hussle honored at 2019 BET Awards Cardi B, Lil Baby and Snoop Dogg were the big winners Sunday night during the 2019 BET Awards that saw artist Mary J. Blige and the late rapper Nipsey Hussle honored....
2019-06-24, 09:13

'Hustlers': How do Cardi B and Lizzo fare in their big-screen acting debuts? Chart-toppers Cardi B and Lizzo make their acting debuts in stripper drama "Hustlers," which is earning Oscar buzz for Jennifer Lopez.        ...
2019-09-17, 01:13

Watch Cardi B's Daughter Kulture Give Mom the Side-Eye in Hilarious Video Cardi B and husband Offset's daughter is such a mood, okurrrr? The 26-year-old rap star posted on her Instagram page on Saturday an adorable, hilarious video of 13-month-old Kulture......
2019-08-19, 02:26

Access Denied, Okurrr? Cardi B Turned Down for a Trademark on Her Signature Phrase Cardi B may have brought the catchphrase “okurrr” into the mainstream (and even into the Super Bowl ad echelon, via Pepsi), but like Madonna and voguing, she did not originate the concept—a fact recognized by Bronx natives, members of the drag and ballroom communities, and now, by the U.S. Patent an...
2019-07-02, 17:39

Rapper Cardi B faces felony charges over strip club fight Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B was indicted on Friday on felony assault charges in connection with a fight at a New York City strip club, court records showed....
2019-06-21, 19:00

Cardi B Debuts Her Character in Hustlers Stripper Movie With Sexy Selfie Cardi B fans, meet Diamond. The 26-year-old rapper posted on her Instagram page on Saturday the first photo of herself in character for her big screen debut in the upcoming film Hustlers......
2019-06-09, 01:13

Cardi B Insists She Writes Her Own Music In Strongly Worded Message To Haters Cardi B is setting the record straight on rumors that she doesn't write her own lyrics. On Thursday, she took to Twitter to address the haters with a strongly-worded message. She......
2019-06-07, 06:39

Miley Cyrus Raps About Nicki Minaj and Cardi B in New Song "Cattitude" Miley Cyrus is making a music comeback and picking sides in a feud between two of the biggest female rappers. The pop star performed at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend show in England on......
2019-05-27, 05:39

Director Lorene Scafaria on Hustlers, motherhood, and letting Cardi B improvise One of the fall’s most anticipated films, Hustlers is the kind of flashy, based-on-a-true-story drama that should pique the interest of moviegoers exasperated with franchise fare. Adapted from “The Hustlers At Scores,” a New York Magazine piece written by journalist Jessica Pressler, writer-director...
2019-09-12, 09:26

Cardi B Indicted By Grand Jury in Strip Club Fight Case Cardi B has been indicted in her legal case involving a fight at a strip club, Queens criminal court confirms to E! News. The charges in the indictment remain sealed until Cardi's......
2019-06-22, 09:13

Is This Cardi B's Riskiest Look Yet? Rapper Turns Heads at TakeOff's Birthday Party Cardi B left little to the imagination at Migos' TakeOff's surprise birthday party on Tuesday night. The female rapper wore a black mesh mini dress that showed off her black bra......
2019-06-19, 18:26

Cardi B pleads not guilty on strip-club brawling charges in New York Two days after becoming first female solo rapper to win BET Album of the Year, Cardi B was arraigned and pleaded not guilty in Queens strip club brawl.        ...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Cardi B indicted by grand jury in NY in connection with strip club brawl Cardi B was indicted by a grand jury in Queens on Friday, a Queens District Attorney's Office spokesperson confirmed.        ...
2019-06-21, 19:01

Cardi B Celebrates Kulture's Birthday: See the Cutest Photos From Her Daughter's First Year Happy birthday, Kulture! Cardi B and Offset's baby girl turned 1 on Wednesday, and the Grammy-winning rapper couldn't help but feel a little emotional on her daughter's big......
2019-07-10, 16:13

Rihanna Hosts 2019 Diamond Ball: See Cardi B and More Stars As They Arrive Rihanna's Diamond Ball is the place to be tonight in New York City. Now in its fifth year, the annual gala benefits the star's Clara Lionel Foundation, which she founded in 2012......
2019-09-13, 07:13

Cardi B Cancels Several Performances to ''Fully Recover'' From Plastic Surgery Procedures Cardi B needs some R&R. The rapper has postponed her show in El Paso, Texas, which was scheduled for tonight, due to "circumstances beyond her control," read a press release......
2019-05-22, 02:00

Rapper Cardi B pleads not guilty to charges in New York strip club fight Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony assault charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year....
2019-06-27, 19:13

At Long Last, the Story of How Bernie and Cardi B Became Fast Friends Ahead of the 2020 Race The stars have aligned in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, with artist Cardi B and Sen. Bernie Sanders teaming up in ways that Twitter could have only dreamed. And now Politico has the very hot scoop on how the two connected, which started with Cardi’s GQ interview from last year....
2019-08-26, 20:52

Miley Cyrus Sets the Record Straight on That Cardi B and Nicki Minaj Lyric When it comes to Nicki Minaj and Cardi B's drama, Miley Cyrus isn't picking sides. After making headlines this weekend for her performance of "Cattitude," the 26-year-old......
2019-05-28, 19:39

Cardi B indicted by grand jury on unspecified charges in strip club case Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source told CNN....
2019-06-22, 03:52

Cardi B indicted by a grand jury for alleged role in strip club brawl Just a day after being crowned Songwriter Of The Year at the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards, CNN and Vulture are reporting that Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged involvement in a brawl at a Queens, New York strip club last summer. She’s scheduled to be arraigned on June 25, w...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Be Careful: A Wardrobe Malfunction Forces Cardi B to Finish the Bonnaroo Festival in a Bathrobe The show must go on, or so they say—and Cardi B’s never been one to shy away from a big reveal (see: her pregnancy announcement last year). So, when the rear zipper of Cardi’s bedazzled, multicolored catsuit couldn’t take the well-rounded pressure of holding for the entirety of her set at Bonnaroo o...
2019-06-18, 04:39

Cardi B Cuddles Baby Kulture and Reveals Feeling Anxious Before 2019 BET Awards Don't worry Mom, it'll be OK. Cardi B posted on her Instagram Story late on Saturday a video of her cuddling her and husband Offset's 11-month-old daughter Kulture Kiari......
2019-06-23, 23:26

Cardi B indicted by grand jury in New York in connection with strip club brawl Cardi B was charged with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges in connection with a fight last year.        ...
2019-06-22, 03:39

Cardi B Showcases Even Racier Hustlers Look After Strip Club Fight Case Indictment While Cardi B has yet to comment on a legal case involving an incident at a strip club, the rapper is continuing to serve up some very racy stripper looks to tease her big screen......
2019-06-22, 20:52

A healthcare tax cut for seniors every politician should love When it comes to any issue, especially healthcare, there is very little bipartisan commonsense cooperation in Washington these days. That’s too bad, because there are a lot of areas in healthcare where the parties substantively agree but can’t get past the “gotcha” stage. H.R. 3796, the Health Savin...
2019-09-10, 20:52

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
2019-08-22, 01:13

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
2019-06-21, 23:52

BET Awards: 4 major moments you missed, including Cardi B opener and Nipsey Hussle tribute Highlights of Sunday's BET Awards included a moving tribute to Nipsey Hussle, who was killed in March, and a rousing opener by Cardi B and Offset.        ...
2019-06-28, 00:39

Cardi B & Nicki Minaj's Infamous NYFW Fight Was 1 Year Ago Today: Investigating What Happened With That Shoe Missing: An Elie Saab platform sandal Missing Since: 9/7/18 Color: Red Height: 5+ inches Worth: $537.50 Last Seen: Flying in the air at Harper's......
2019-09-08, 01:39

Cardi B got liposuction after having her baby. From breast lifts to vaginal rejuvenation, here are 6 popular ‘mommy makeover’ surgeries. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fashion Nova In early May during her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival, Cardi B told fans she had liposuction and got her "boobs redone" after giving birth to her daughter. In 2010, a reported 112,000 women had tummy tucks and 90,000 women had breast lifts, t...
2019-06-06, 19:39

Swift, Cardi B and Missy Elliott bring girl power to Video Music Awards show Taylor Swift picked up two awards, including video of the year, in a girl-powered start to the MTV Video Music Awards show on Monday, while rapper Cardi B won best hip-hop video and newcomer Lizzo celebrated big women....
2019-08-27, 05:26

Cardi B Claps Back After Jermaine Dupri Calls Today's Female Rappers "Strippers Rapping" Cardi B has a few words for Jermaine Dupri. After the 46-year-old artist likened today's female rappers to "strippers rapping," the "Bodak Yellow" star took to social......
2019-07-12, 21:13

Cardi B tweeted 'Wish I was dead,' then quickly deleted it after a weekend spent defending herself from rape and 'blackfishing' accusations Theo Wargo/Getty Images Fans captured screenshots of Cardi B tweeting "I wish I was dead" on Sunday before the rapper quickly deleted it. Cardi B refuted accusations that she raped men in an Instagram Live stream on Friday, and deleted another tweet Sunday in response to "blackfishing" allegations....
2019-07-22, 01:13

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-20, 13:39

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee tells The Boston Globe he has registered in Wyoming as a member of the Libertarian Party. It continues a political odyssey for Chafee who served one te...
2019-06-05, 19:39

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politician."...
2019-08-19, 21:52

‘The Politician’ trailer: Blood and backstabbing with Ben Platt The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s splashy new Netflix show is gunning for viewers’ votes Monday. “The Politician” follows posh-named young man Payton Hobart (Tony-winning “Dear Evan Hansen” star Ben Platt, 25) as he runs in various elections throughout his life — from high ...
2019-08-19, 20:13

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Milky, creamy political waves.The debut of the Americ...
2019-06-03, 18:52

Argentina's Fernández Moves From Little-Known Politician to Next Likely President The surprisingly strong candidacy of Alberto Fernández is roiling markets amid investor concern about a return to power of the populist Peronist movement in Argentina....
2019-08-19, 19:26

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
2019-06-17, 14:39

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his character and abilities for the top job in UK politics...
2019-07-16, 08:52

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in connection with the murder of a pro-migrant politician, as media reported the suspect could have links to the far right.In a joint statement, police and ...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
2019-05-22, 20:13

Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But is he selling a fantasy to voters? He talks to DW's Conflict Zone....
2019-07-18, 21:00

AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparison Björn Höcke halts interview after German state broadcaster draws parallel to Nazi rhetoricAn Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked out of an interview and threatened a journalist after he was confronted with parallels between his rhetoric and that of Adolf Hitler.An interview with ...
2019-09-16, 18:52

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
2019-06-19, 21:52

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
2019-06-09, 10:52

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Turkey: Opposition politician sentenced to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is politically motivated....
2019-09-06, 22:26

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politicians has pleaded with the international community to act over an unprecedented clampdown on millions of people in the territory, warning that Kashmiri...
2019-08-16, 18:00

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany had a duty to confront extremism....
2019-06-22, 17:52

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims of a decade-old neo-Nazi murder series wants past case files reopened....
2019-06-22, 06:26

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
2019-06-11, 05:13

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is a BJP parliamentarian from the temple town of......
2019-05-23, 23:39

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in N...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Governor reveals dead politician's affair at his funeral The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
2019-08-20, 06:39

Voters cry foul over politician's fall from swing in Dublin bar Fine Gael’s Maria Bailey gives car-crash interview after withdrawing legal action It was a regular swing, with two ropes and a wooden slat, but when Maria Bailey fell off it a farce ensued which embarrassed Ireland’s government, pushed election results off the front pages, and set a new standard in ...
2019-05-28, 22:13

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and the populist Freedom Party of Austria suspended the unidentified man....
2019-07-13, 04:52

Politician, family members among 11 killed in India ambush Eleven people, including a lawmaker and four of his family, were killed in an ambush by tribal separatists in the eastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, a senior police official said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her “go back where you came from.”Eric Sparkes showed up during a television inte...
2019-07-21, 06:26

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
2019-06-23, 15:52

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a male colleague — later claiming that he was following “the Billy Graham Rule.” “We just wanted to keep things professional,̶...
2019-07-11, 11:26

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "right-wing extremist" in nature, saying it was "directed against us all."...
2019-06-18, 22:26

Russians revolt after politician says Siberia fires unprofitable As firefighters battle wildfires across eastern Russia, demonstrators are demanding the resignation of a regional leader in Siberia who's said it doesn't make much financial sense to fight the fires....
2019-08-02, 21:01

| US politician 'sexist' for refusing to work alone with female reporter A Republican candidate for governor of Mississippi, Robert Foster, has made a bizarre request by refusing to be interviewed by a female reporter unless there is a male chaperone present....
2019-07-12, 01:13

Germany: Neo-Nazi politician to be voted out of post after outcry The news spread like wildfire across Germany — a far-right extremist politician was elected to a local post by representatives of mainstream parties. After days of outrage, the council now says it wants to undo the vote....
2019-09-10, 06:00

Far-right politician wins German mayoral job after running unopposed German politicians from three mainstream parties scrambled Monday to recall a far-right district mayor they elected after nobody else volunteered for the job....
2019-09-10, 14:26

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedophile. Ehud Barak, the country’s former prime minister who is running against Netanyahu in Sep...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
2019-07-11, 11:13

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
2019-06-09, 10:52

Thousands protest in Georgia against Russian politician in parliament Demonstrators attempted to force their way into the Georgian parliament Thursday in protest against the appearance of a Russian politician in the government building....
2019-06-21, 08:00

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
2019-06-16, 22:00

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in commerce, science, computer science, business......
2019-05-31, 04:52

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
2019-08-06, 23:52

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly hair) was an aristocrat who belonged to the patrician class. His primary job was that of a farmer, though he also served, with great efficiency, as consu...
2019-06-11, 21:52

German Terror Police Probe Politician's Killing German federal prosecutors are investigating the killing of a pro-refugee politician for a possible ideological motive, adding to concerns about a resurgence of political violence in the country....
2019-06-17, 16:13

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
2019-07-01, 22:13

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
2019-06-19, 06:26

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London. The Metropolitan police said a man in his 60s had been arrested over speeches linked to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) movement in Pakistan. The M...
2019-06-11, 21:39

'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views....
2019-06-17, 20:13

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
2019-07-01, 20:26

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” — as President Trump prepares to travel on Wednesday to the Texas and Ohio cities where 31 people were killed in mass shootings over the weekend. ...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj passes away Veteran Indian politician Sushma Swaraj, who most recently served as minister of external affairs, passed away on Tuesday, following a cardiac arrest....
2019-08-06, 23:00

Far-right sympathizer suspected of killing German pro-migrant politician A man arrested in Germany on suspicion of murdering a senior local politician known for pro-migrant views was a far-right sympathizer, the Federal Prosecutor's Office said on Monday....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for Week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 32nd remix of “Old Town Road”; Facebook has just rolled out its new uncomfortably honest slogan, “Yea...
2019-08-02, 18:39

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
2019-06-20, 02:26

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing Two men have reportedly been arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who has confessed to killing Walter Lübcke. His confession apparently included information about his weapons and how he procured them....
2019-06-27, 19:13

UPDATE 1-Twitter to put notice on politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27, 20:13

Police detain Russian opposition politician ahead of protest Russian opposition politician Lyubov Sobol, an ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, said on social media on Saturday she had been detained by police ahead of a protest in Moscow....
2019-08-10, 14:39

Armed group abducts nation's leading female politician One of Libya's most prominent female politicians has been abducted from her home in Benghazi by an armed militia, according to her family, and has not been heard from for three days....
2019-07-21, 16:52

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
2019-06-04, 16:52

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
2019-07-05, 02:26

Ben Platt is delightfully ruthless in the trailer for Ryan Murphy's The Politician The only possible way the current presidential race could get more dramatic would be if Ryan Murphy were producing it himself. While that may not be possible (or maybe so?), he is giving Netflix subscribers a glimpse of what a Murphy-esque race for a highly coveted office could look like in the trai...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Suspect in killing of German politician was jailed for attempted bombing Man held over Walter Lübcke shooting linked to far-right extremists, say security sourcesA man with links to rightwing extremist groups who once planted a pipe bomb outside a home for asylum seekers is a suspect in the murder of a German politician this month, security sources have said.The man who ...
2019-06-17, 19:26

Outstanding Politician: Mamata Banerjee Remembers Sushma Swaraj West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed her grief and shock over the sudden demise of former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday night...
2019-08-07, 04:13

In Sri Lanka, a polarizing politician reaches out to minorities but suspicion lingers Sri Lanka presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been a polarizing figure for much of his political life. It is an image he is trying to change....
2019-09-02, 09:39

German police to investigate after far-right protesters celebrate politician’s murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
2019-07-08, 21:13

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found Sunday with a shot wound in his head...
2019-06-03, 15:26

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning has been released, and media have reported a police operation on ferries....
2019-06-10, 19:39

Mississippi Politician Blocks Female Reporter From Campaign Trip Robert Foster, a state representative, invoked the “Billy Graham rule” of not spending time alone with women other than one’s wife. He said photos could be used to “insinuate an extramarital affair.”...
2019-07-10, 23:13

India's ruling party expels politician accused of rape BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar sacked days after car crash left alleged victim critically injuredIndia’s ruling party has expelled an official accused of rape, days after a deadly car crash left his alleged victim in critical condition.Investigators are examining possible links between Kuldeep Singh Sen...
2019-08-01, 16:13

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
2019-07-20, 03:13

Arrest in probe of German politician Walter Lübcke's death A probe into the death of a German regional politician has resulted in an arrest, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper has reported. Walter Lübcke was shot dead on the terrace of his home near Kassel last weekend....
2019-06-08, 23:52

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27, 23:39

Politician grills economist on her marital status in South Korea She's a top economics professor who studied at Harvard and has served on government committees -- but to one South Korean politician, she hasn't done enough for the nation if she hasn't given birth....
2019-09-05, 10:52

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV news cameras on Thursday night and widely shared on social media, shows Mark Field, who is also a minis...
2019-06-21, 20:26

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communications staffers appeared to hijack the account and use it to go on a scorched-earth screed about his boss. The stinging diatribe on Member of Parliament Jar...
2019-07-24, 01:13

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
2019-06-21, 17:52

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offending tweet, but Senator Hanson says it’s an exampl...
2019-08-22, 14:13

German police investigate after far-right supporters praise politician's murder German police said on Friday they had opened a criminal investigation after a broadcaster published video of far-right protesters speaking approvingly of the murder of a politician....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange glam up 'The Politician' posters Netflix released new posters for Ryan Murphy's comedy "The Politician" on Wednesday, featuring stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Ben Platt and Zoey Dutch. The series premieres Friday, Sept 27....
2019-09-12, 00:39

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his ascent of an icy summit in the Alps seem more perilous.Éric Woerth, a senior right-of-centre MP, insisted the picture he tweeted of his climb up the Aiguil...
2019-08-13, 23:26

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
2019-07-22, 20:39

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume the reins of power for the fifth consecutive term,......
2019-05-29, 18:52

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich....
2019-08-08, 23:00

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
2019-07-02, 20:13

French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake....
2019-08-13, 23:00

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has a long history of right-wing activity, remains in custody....
2019-07-02, 17:26

Tanzania politician says he wants to launch database of married men to crack down on cheating The governor of Tanzania's largest city wants to create a database that tracks married men in the East African region in order to crack down on infidelity and "humiliating" women, he said this week....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Look: Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow make promises in 'The Politician' poster Netflix released a key art poster and first trailer for the Ryan Murphy series "The Politician," starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Zoey Deutch....
2019-08-20, 00:13

Germany: Far-right Pegida supporters probed for condoning politician's murder Prosecutors in Dresden have begun an investigation into Pegida supporters who scoffed at the murder of Walter Lübcke, likely at the hands of a far-right extremist. Supporters said he had it coming....
2019-07-05, 20:52

This British Politician Yelling BE A GOOD BOY Officially Broke My Brain British politics is pretty wild right now, for reasons that I do not fully understand but are related to the disastrous, utterly incomprehensible nightmare that is Brexit. You can read more about those reasons here, but this blog isn’t about that. This blog is about some shit I saw this morning and ...
2019-09-05, 02:52

Boris Johnson smashes record for most money raised by UK politician Boris Johnson has broken the record for the most money raised by a British politician in his bid to become prime minister, winning the backing of eurosceptic financiers after hardening his Brexit stance with a "do or die" pledge....
2019-07-17, 17:52

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
2019-05-22, 08:39

Twitter to deemphasize, label politician tweets that break its rules Twitter Inc said on Thursday it would identify and deemphasize tweets that broke its rules but came from important sources, such as politicians, in order to strike a balance between free expression and accountability....
2019-06-27, 21:00

Suspect in German politician's murder retracts confession: lawyer The man charged with the murder last month of pro-immigration German politician Walter Luebcke has retracted his confession, his new lawyer said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 14:52

Ex-politician threatened to shoot up Middle Eastern eatery, Muslims: authorities WASHINGTON — A former elected official in Washington, D.C., is accused of threatening to shoot up a Middle Eastern restaurant and “the Muslims standing outside.” WTOP-FM reports former Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner Bill Starrels pleaded not guilty this month to attempted ...
2019-08-20, 14:39

UK Politician Under Fire For Taking Rest Amid Brexit Debate In Parliament The sight of hardline Brexit backer Jacob Rees-Mogg stretching out across the front bench of Britain's parliament during a particularly heated debate has become an instant meme, causing anger among......
2019-09-04, 14:13

Doctor-Turned Politician Harsh Vardhan Minister Again In PM Modi Cabinet Doctor Harsh Vardhan, who handled three portfolios in the last NDA government and initiated a crucial national programme to tackle air pollution, has made his way to the Narendra Modi cabinet for a......
2019-05-31, 01:26

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
2019-06-06, 20:13

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political reporter from going on a campaign trip without a male c...
2019-07-11, 00:13

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
2019-07-11, 17:00

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
2019-07-08, 07:52

Russia freezes bank accounts linked to opposition politician Navalny Russian authorities on Thursday froze a slew of bank accounts linked to jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny as part of a money laundering investigation that his allies say is a trumped-up attempt to cripple his political movement....
2019-08-08, 15:00

Top Australian politician mistakenly leaked intelligence operative's name in public diaries An Australian Security Intelligence Organization (ASIO) officer’s identity was mistakenly published by a top Australian politician, a national security breach that is punishable by up to 10 years in prison....
2019-08-22, 22:00

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
2019-06-17, 14:26

Brit Hume on Kirsten Gillibrand's friendly letter to NRA: She may be 'most flexible politician' I've ever seen Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume called Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand one of the "the most flexible politicians" he's ever seen after the NRA released a friendly 2008 letter from the Democratic presidential hopeful. ...
2019-06-04, 21:52

Dutch politician apologizes for calling Jews 'meek lambs' during the Holocaust A far-right Dutch senator has been forced to retract comments he gave during an interview in which he claimed Jews had been driven to “the gas chambers just like meek little lambs” during the Holocaust....
2019-06-12, 19:39

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Youth Politician To Cabinet Minister: Giriraj Singh, PM Modi Loyalist A staunch loyalist of Narendra Modi since the days he was the chief minister of Gujarat, BJP leader Giriraj Singh has seen his political stock rise dramatically in the past one decade....
2019-05-31, 01:26

A pro-migrant German politician was shot dead. Officials now suspect a far-right motive A man arrested over the killing of a senior German politician earlier this month is believed to have links to the far right, prosecutors said Monday....
2019-06-17, 19:39

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules....
2019-05-23, 14:13

India's top court moves politician's rape trial over intimidation fears India's Supreme Court on Thursday moved the rape trial of a powerful regional politician to the capital, New Delhi, to allay fears he could influence the outcome, a further embarrassment for the Hindu nationalist ruling party....
2019-08-01, 14:13

Lucifer Star Tom Ellis Marries Meaghan Oppenheimer in Star-Studded Ceremony Na, nana, na, na...Lucifer star Tom Ellis is a married man again. The 40-year-old British actor married screenwriter Meaghan Oppenheimer, 33, on Sunday. The two have been together since......
2019-06-03, 23:13

Improbable star Bieber shines as American League takes MLB All-Star Game American League wins exhibition for seventh straight seasonLate roster addition Shane Bieber named Most Valuable PlayerAL pitchers combined to strike out to NL batters in ClevelandFor one night, the pitchers took back the power.Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder a...
2019-07-10, 14:00

You Can Upgrade This Star Wars Death Star PC Case With a Superlaser Video Projector If there’s not a fancy, over-tuned car in your driveway, there’s a good chance there’s a fancy, over-tuned gaming PC sitting on your desk. The beige PC boxes of the ‘80s are long gone, now replaced with cases adorned with blinking lights, LCD screens, and exotic shapes—including one now shaped like ...
2019-07-18, 20:39

Hey, Remember When Star Trek Did Galaxy's Edge, 20 Years Before Star Wars? This week, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in Walt Disney World, bringing an unprecedented theme park experience to the citizens of Orlando, Florida. Eat the food and drink of a galaxy far, far away! Hop aboard an iconic Star Wars ship! Live in a fantastical world, populated by people in character, a...
2019-08-28, 00:52

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki marries former NBA All-Star David Lee in Italy Tennis star, former NBA player exchange vows at same Tuscany estate where Justin Verlander and Kate Upton married in 2017.       ...
2019-06-16, 23:39

Ex-Seton Hall star Khadeen Carrington star getting shot with Thunder Khadeen Carrington didn’t give up on his NBA dream when he went overseas last year. He merely delayed it. The former Seton Hall star from Brooklyn is getting another crack now. The 6-foot-4 Carrington will play for the Oklahoma City Thunder at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, which starts this we...
2019-07-03, 14:13

The 4,784-Piece Lego Star Wars UCS Imperial Star Destroyer Makes Me Want to Root for the Empire As with the 2017 Ultimate Collector Series Millennium Falcon which was an update to a smaller set in 2007, Lego’s new UCS Imperial Star Destroyer is a new version of a model released back in 2002. But at 4,784-pieces it’s over 1,500 pieces larger and at 43 inches the Emperor will be very pleased thi...
2019-09-05, 18:39

He was Europe’s fastest-rising politician. Now, Italy’s far-right leader faces an uncertain future. Salvini appears to have prematurely squandered his hold on the government — while jeopardizing the momentum that helped turn Italy into Western Europe’s far-right stronghold....
2019-09-03, 23:00

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for sharing Bible verse on Facebook Police are investigating a Christian politician in Finland for sharing a Bible verse on Facebook, according to local reports, after she criticized the national church for participating in LGBT Pride events....
2019-09-05, 17:26

Ugandan musician-turned-politician Bobi Wine charged with 'annoying' president Ugandan pop star turned Member of Parliament and political opposition leader Bobi Wine has been charged with "annoying" the country's president, Yoweri Museveni, according to his lawyer....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Exiled Pakistani Politician Sings "Sare Jahan Se Acha" On Camera. Watch Pakistan's Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, living in exile in the UK, has said that the revocation of Article 370 by the Indian government is an internal matter of India and a......
2019-09-01, 14:39

He was Europe’s fastest rising politician. Now, Italy’s far-right leader faces an uncertain future. Matteo Salvini appears to have prematurely squandered his hold on the government — while jeopardizing the momentum that helped turn Italy into Western Europe’s far-right stronghold....
2019-08-31, 09:00

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
2019-06-18, 01:39

Arrests, weapons seizures tied to German politician's killing as rally held Thousands of people turned out in Kassel to protest local politician Walter Lübcke's death, and right-wing extremism. Two men were arrested for supplying weapons to the suspect who confessed to the killing....
2019-06-27, 21:52

Ex-Arkansas state senator’s campaign staffer, 'friend' charged in politician’s murder The former campaign staffer and “friend” suspected in this month’s shooting death of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder....
2019-06-18, 18:13

'Hustlers': How do Cardi B and Lizzo fare in their big-screen acting debuts? Chart-toppers Cardi B and Lizzo make their acting debuts in stripper drama "Hustlers," which is already earning Oscar buzz for Jennifer Lopez.        ...
2019-09-16, 19:13

‘My Safety and Your Safety First.’ Cardi B Postpones Indianapolis Concert After Receiving Threat (INDIANAPOLIS) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday’s planned show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, saying: “My safe...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Cardi B is spoiling for a fight with the media in new single 'Press' The rapper comes out guns blazing – complete with gunshot sound effects – on "Press," her new single released midnight Friday.        ...
2019-05-31, 16:13

Cardi B picks a fight with the media in new single 'Press' The rapper comes out guns blazing – complete with gunshot sound effects – on "Press," her new single released midnight Friday.        ...
2019-06-03, 19:00

South Korean politician ripped for telling female nominee she's failing country by not having kids A male South Korean politician has drawn a sharp rebuke from his female colleagues after he told a nominee for a top economic post that she is “failing to fulfill her duty to the nation” by being single and not having kids....
2019-09-05, 23:26

Pakistani politician mistakes GTA V plane footage for real life: ‘Miraculous save by the pilot’ As the world gears up to deal with the confusing future of deep fakes, Pakistani government officials are still struggling to tell apart real world footage from computer-generated imagery. A local politician was caught praising an aircraft pilot for using their “presence of mind” to narrowly avoid w...
2019-07-10, 04:00

Kenyan governor revealed a lawmaker's affair at his funeral. Now he's set up a hotline to out deadbeat politician dads The governor of Nairobi has ignited an explosive debate amongst Kenyans over the issue of children born out of wedlock to powerful politicians and their lovers....
2019-08-20, 05:52

Cardi B apologizes to fans for postponed Indianapolis concert after 'unverified threat' Bankers Life Fieldhouse announced that Cardi B's sold-out Indianapolis show has been rescheduled for Sept. 11.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

Cardi B has a message for moms: 'Stop leaving your kids with ya boyfriends! PERIOD.' A few people on social media connected her message with the Maleah Davis case where a 4-year-old went missing.        ...
2019-05-21, 20:52

YouTube star Jeffree Star said his new beauty collection began selling out in 5 minutes, and it shows how fans treat the products like collector’s items Rosdiana Ciaravolo/Getty Images Prominent YouTube beauty influencer Jeffree Star, who has over 15 million subscribers, released a new collection on Friday through his Jeffree Star Cosmetics company, titled "Jawbreaker." Fans told Business Insider there's a whole strategy behind scooping up products...
2019-06-22, 00:13

South African Politician Calls on Mobs to Direct Their Anger at Ruling-Class Whites Instead of Other Africans The leader of a South African opposition party is making waves for calling on mobs to turn their anger over continued economic disenfranchisement on the country’s wealthy white minority as opposed to foreign African nationals....
2019-09-05, 13:13

Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent (ATHENS, Greece) — Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financia...
2019-07-08, 10:39

Deadly car crash in India that injured alleged rape victim being investigated for possible ties to politician: report A car crash in India that killed two people and left a young woman in critical condition on Sunday has prompted an investigation into possible links to a ruling-party politician whom she has accused of rape, according to a report....
2019-08-01, 23:01

Obi-Wan Kenobi is returning! Ewan McGregor to star in Disney Plus 'Star Wars' series Ewan McGregor is officially returning as "Star Wars" hero Obi-Wan Kenobi in a series for Disney Plus. Plus, there's "Mandalorian" news.        ...
2019-08-24, 07:13

Seals 'sing' 'Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star' and the 'Star Wars' theme in bizarre video Scientists in the U.K. have revealed that gray seals can mimic the sound of human words and songs such as “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ and even the “Star Wars” theme....
2019-06-22, 08:00

Pigeon poops on politician who is actively working to solve the pigeon poop problem The pigeons have begun their protests. In the past, they were happy enough to be left to their work, unnerving toddlers and small dogs on city sidewalks and snatching up stray bagels left unattended on coffee shop patio tables. Now, their shit-strewn homes threatened by a crusading, anti-pigeon poo...
2019-09-17, 18:13

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
2019-08-06, 02:00

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the Star Control devs, the “truly amicable settlement” involves exchanging homemade honey with homemade ...
2019-06-12, 21:13

Politician faces backlash for saying children with poor German skills 'have no place yet in elementary school' A prominent politician in Angela Merkel's party is facing backlash for saying that children who speak little German shouldn't be allowed to enter primary school immediately....
2019-08-06, 20:13

Iggy Azalea addresses accusations her song 'Sally Walker' copies Cardi B's 'Money' Iggy Azalea is addressing that so-called Cardi B controversy after listeners pointed out similarities between her "Sally Walker" and Cardi B's "Money."        ...
2019-07-24, 19:26

What's Sarah Huckabee Sanders Up To? Days after Fox News announced that it hired former White House liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders as a contributor, the former press secretary debuted a new website that looks eeeeerily similar to any of the sites the 2020 Democratic candidates have online....
2019-08-27, 23:13

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Bernie Sanders: 'Of course' I would use tariffs as President Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would use tariffs as a negotiating tool if he wins the White House but slammed President Donald Trump's latest maneuvering in his trade war with China....
2019-08-25, 20:26

Try to court Colonel Sanders in KFC's dating sim KFC does weird stuff all the time -- from a line of KFC-flavored nail polish to a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone. But it's really outdone itself this time. Today, a listing for a KFC dating game, I Love You, Colonel Sanders! A Finger Lickin......
2019-09-10, 21:13

Bernie Sanders Needs to Go for the Jugular on Iraq Every candidate going into Thursday night’s third Democratic primary debate should have had two different goals: stand out from the rest of the field, and make Joe Biden look like an asshole. Bernie Sanders had one particularly good opportunity to do both, and came up short....
2019-09-14, 04:52

We must stop the US from going to war with Iran | Bernie Sanders Trump campaigned on getting the US out of ‘endless wars’ – but his administration is taking us down a path that makes war more and more likelyThe drums of war are beating in Washington again.Just today we learned that the US came very close to striking targets inside Iran in response to the downing ...
2019-06-21, 23:39

CFB notebook: Alabama RB Sanders out indefinitely Alabama freshman running back Trey Sanders suffered a significant foot injury in Thursday's practice and is expected to miss the entire season, according to AL.com....
2019-08-11, 08:13

See the insane trailer for Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' 'Glee' and 'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' starring Gwyneth Paltrow, looks bonkers.        ...
2019-08-20, 07:52

'How are we going to pay for it?': Biden confronts Warren and Sanders on their big plans Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden put the pressure on his fellow candidates about their proposed healthcare plans during Thursday night's debate in Houston....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Sanders hits back at AOC after Ivanka Trump dig Sarah Sanders, the former White House press secretary, fired back at freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who called out Ivanka Trump for accompanying her father to the G-20 summit....
2019-07-01, 12:52

Sanders, Warren fight with moderates over ‘Medicare for All’ DETROIT (AP) — The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates in a debate that laid bare the struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat President Dona...
2019-08-01, 01:39

Biden jabs at Sanders, Warren over 'Medicare-for-all' Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to take aim at two of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination over their support for a government-run "Medicare-for-all" health care plan during a speech Wednesday to organized labor at the Iowa AFL-CIO....
2019-08-22, 02:00

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network a...
2019-08-22, 20:26

The Trailer: Sanders has a bone to pick with the media In this edition: Sanders's beef with the media and the pollsters, an ad designed especially for the president, and the success of Tom Steyer's buy-a-donor strategy....
2019-08-14, 05:26

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
2019-07-18, 18:52

Sen. Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a 16 trillion dollar climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal. It calls for the US to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-23, 08:52

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
2019-06-05, 22:52

Bernie Sanders, the candidate of Soviet medicine At the Democratic primary debate on Thursday night, Bernie Sanders asserted that the pharmaceutical industry is defined by "greed, corruption, and price-fixing."...
2019-09-13, 03:26

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
2019-06-05, 21:13

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
2019-06-02, 03:26

R.I.P. Rip Torn of The Larry Sanders Show and Dodgeball As reported by Deadline, actor Rip Torn—best known for his work on The Larry Sanders Show and his memorable appearances in films like Men In Black and Dodgeball—has died. A cause of death was not immediately available. Torn was 88....
2019-07-10, 05:52

Bernie Sanders: Pelosi is ‘a little bit’ too tough on AOC’s squad House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being “a little bit” too tough on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her squad of young Democratic women, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Sunday. “What Alexandria and other young women and women of color are saying, we have got to reach out to young people,” the 2020 president...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Sanders shakes up campaign leadership in New Hampshire Facing discontent and unheeded warnings from longtime supporters that he could lose the New Hampshire primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont on Sunday replaced the director of his presidential campaign operations in the Granite State....
2019-09-16, 15:00

'Raw, sad, hilarious': how Rip Torn lit up TV with The Larry Sanders Show The Larry Sanders Show was the grand stage Rip Torn always deserved – and he held it together like a masterTo look back on Rip Torn’s filmography is to see a man accustomed to elevating material. He was a figure of unyielding gravitas in 1982’s The Beastmaster. He managed the near-impossible task of...
2019-07-10, 13:39

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is joining Fox News Ex-White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders will join Fox News as a contributor focusing on political commentary and analysis for assorted shows on the cable network. Sanders, who left the White House in July, will contribute to Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital and the ...
2019-08-22, 18:26

Democratic Debate: Will Biden and Sanders Face Off? The candidates on stage will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28, 02:26

Bernie Sanders and AOC basically want to ban credit cards Rep. Alexandria Ocsaio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have apparently decided to try to ban credit cards. Sure, that's not quite what Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders actually say (they just want to stop the swindlers profiting from excessive interest charges), but that's th...
2019-05-28, 23:26

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 million from other accounts​​. ​ His take roughly match...
2019-07-02, 22:39

The Trailer: Why the 2016 Sanders voter is still up for grabs In this edition: Democrats try to convert the Berniecrats, Fox News becames a primary issue, Marianne Williamson campaigns in Washington, and Kentucky Democrats pick their nominee for governor....
2019-05-22, 00:39

Don't bother replacing Sarah Sanders – there's no point As long as Trump occupies the Oval Office, the role of press secretary is a farce and a distractionThe imminent resignation of Sarah Sanders as Donald Trump’s press secretary marks yet another departure from a White House that treats chaos as its modus operandi. On the left, there is understandable ...
2019-06-16, 11:26

Briscoe Cain tweet: Republican politician sparks fierce backlash after telling Beto O'Rourke 'my AR is ready for you' during Democrat debate A Texas state representative has faced fierce backlash after "threatening" a presidential candidate with an assault rifle during the Democrat debate....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a lead-off in the June 27 Democratic presidential deb...
2019-06-28, 08:39

How Warren surged past Sanders – and how he fought back In the nomination race, the senators from Massachusetts and Vermont are dominant. Many expect both to pass Joe BidenAmong the what ifs and what might have beens of politics in America there is Ready for Warren, a group that urged Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016. Related: Washington's g...
2019-08-31, 23:00

Bernie Sanders calls on US to reject ‘hatred and divisiveness’ Saying the American dream of upward mobility is in “peril,” Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday gave a spirited defense of democratic socialism while condemning the power of the wealthy and differentiated himself from President Trump’s divisive politics. “It is my very strong be...
2019-06-13, 04:13

New 2020 Poll Shows Three-Way Tie Between Sanders, Warren and Biden A Monmouth University poll suggested a tightening race. “The main takeaway from this poll is that the Democratic race has become volatile,” the pollster said....
2019-08-26, 22:26

New 2020 Poll Shows Three-Way Tie Among Sanders, Warren and Biden A Monmouth University poll suggested a tightening race. “The main takeaway from this poll is that the Democratic race has become volatile,” the pollster said....
2019-08-27, 00:13

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
2019-08-13, 12:26

Sen. Bernie Sanders wins major labor endorsement Like other candidates, the independent from Vermont has sought backing from organized labor, which largely has declined to offer formal endorsements at this point in the 2020 campaign....
2019-08-26, 23:00

Trump’s popularity could be tested if Sanders seeks office LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Press secretary Sarah Sanders seems to be in an enviable position as she leaves the White House for a possible run for governor in her home state of Arkansas. She has the tacit endorsement of a president popular in the state and political connections that go back to her dad ...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Harris now trailing just Biden, Sanders after Dem debates: survey Sen. Kamala Harris’ breakout moment in last Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate when she confronted Joe Biden propelled her to third place behind the former vice president and Sen. Bernie Sanders, a poll released Sunday revealed. In the Morning Consult survey, taken after last Thur...
2019-07-01, 09:52

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
2019-06-03, 15:13

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Candidates Are Jockeying for Union Endorsements. Bernie Sanders Just Got One. The Vermont senator won the endorsement of the United Electrical workers, a group that has long supported him, as Democratic candidates continue to seek backing from labor....
2019-08-26, 22:26

The Trailer: Sanders wants to reshape the electorate. Here's how his campaign plans to try. In this edition: Why Bernie Sanders isn't sweating the Iowa polls, why Joe Sestak is running, and why the president probably didn't see "AOC" coming when no one else did....
2019-07-08, 01:00

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
2019-06-24, 08:52

Bernie Sanders says you can visit any doctor under his plan. That's absurd Speaking at the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, Bernie Sanders suggested that his "Medicare for all" plan won't actually remove individual choice because individuals will still be able to visit whichever doctor they prefer....
2019-06-28, 08:39

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
2019-06-06, 00:52

Are Bernie Sanders' attacks on the media fair – or Trumpian? The Vermont senator recently lambasted the ‘corporate and billionaire-owned media’ – and to some, it mirrors the right’s anti-media accusationsThe newsletter landed in supporters’ email inboxes with an ominous subject line: “What We Cannot Discuss.” In it, the author lambasted “the Washington pundit...
2019-08-27, 11:13

Let's Remember Some of Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Very Worst Moments Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that smokey-eyed liar extraordinaire, is finally leaving the Trump administration. What does her future hold? At this time, no one but Sarah and Satan know for sure. But one thing is certain: No matter where Sanders ends up, she’s left us with what feels like a lifetime of mo...
2019-06-13, 23:39

Biden losing support to Sanders and Warren: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden is losing ground in the Democratic presidential primary race, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Monday. Biden polled at just 19% — down from 32% from Monmouth’s last poll in June. The drop in support now places Biden in a virtual three-way tie...
2019-08-27, 00:39

Bernie Sanders says he would ‘rotate’ Supreme Court justices After President Trump has been able to get two Supreme Court picks – Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh -- placed on the nation’s highest court during his first term, some Democrats have floated the idea of expanding the court beyond nine justices if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020....
2019-06-28, 09:13

Bernie Sanders to accuse Trump of being a socialist for the wealthy Bernie Sanders will say he’s proud to carry the mantle of democratic socialism and will accuse President Trump of being a socialist when it comes to huge corporations and billionaires. “While President Trump and his fellow oligarchs attack us for our support of democratic socialism, they...
2019-06-12, 17:13

Biden, Sanders and Warren take different paths to the top of the 2020 pack As the summer slog gives way to an expected fall frenzy, the Democratic presidential primary campaign is beginning to shape up as a three-way contest....
2019-08-27, 20:52

‘Beyond proud’: Sarah Sanders to join Fox News as contributor The former White House press secretary will make her debut on Trump’s favorite show Fox & Friends next monthThe former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, further bolstering the revolving door between the conservative television network and Donald Trump’s ...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Thriving Because There Is No Justice in the World Sarah Huckabee Sanders left her job as White House press secretary earlier this year in a much more dignified fashion than your typical Trump aide—on her own terms, with a party thrown for her by a bunch of bootlicking White House reporters, and an endorsement from Trump for political office....
2019-09-06, 05:52

Bernie Sanders Campaign Shakes Up New Hampshire Operation Mr. Sanders has overhauled his New Hampshire state operations, as his campaign fights to maintain support in a state he won by more than 22 percentage points in 2016....
2019-09-15, 23:13

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, climate change is an emergency....
2019-07-09, 23:26

Sanders slams Biden, says he was ‘wrong big time’ on Iraq War In some of his most forceful criticism to date against 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he has some “pretty significant” policy differences with the former vice president as he assailed his stances on trade, Wall Street regulation and more....
2019-07-16, 19:52

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’s structure in 2019 the way they were in 1992. And...
2019-07-16, 19:52

Sarah Sanders' job was to be the female face of a misogynistic administration Sanders helped to roll back women’s rights while allowing the Trump administration to boast about ‘empowering women’Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-06-16, 00:52

Bernie Sanders Campaign Raises $1.1 Million Since Tuesday Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign raised more than $1.1 million from 70,000 individual donations since Tuesday, the Vermont Senator announced on Wednesday, suggesting that he is slightly more popular than Tuesday’s CNN Democratic debate moderators Jake Tapper, Don Lemon, and Dana Bash would have...
2019-08-01, 04:26

Oh God This Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Governor Thing Might Actually Happen When President Donald Trump announced that world-class bullshit artist Sarah Huckabee Sanders was leaving his administration, he said he hoped Sanders would fill her father’s terrible shoes as governor of Arkansas someday....
2019-06-19, 16:39

Trump's ex-spokeswoman Sarah Sanders heads to Fox News Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is to join Donald Trump's favorite news outlet, Fox News. While spokeswoman, she was known for her quarrels with reporters and an uneasy relationship with the truth....
2019-08-23, 15:13

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished The Vermont senator has staked his presidential campaign, and much of his political legacy, on transforming health care in America. His mother’s illness, and a trip he made to study the Canadian system, help explain why....
2019-09-10, 01:13

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Nation convention, the 2020 presidential race felt l...
2019-07-14, 07:26

The marketing monsters at KFC have gone and made a Colonel Sanders dating sim In the age of social media and influencer marketing, it can seem like there are very few new advertising ideas left to discover. This is not true. KFC, the innovators responsible for selling edible grease-vessels beyond a just god’s intentions, casting RoboCop as their mascot, and producing gravy-sc...
2019-09-11, 02:52

Ross Perot once gifted a sword to Bernie Sanders This sword was mightier than politics. Sen. Bernie Sanders posted a tribute to self-made billionaire Ross Perot, who died Tuesday — and revealed the two-time, third-party presidential candidate once gifted him a bejeweled blade for his work on a veterans bill. “Ross Perot was a champion ...
2019-07-10, 15:13

Warren poised to break out, AOC endorsement could derail Sanders Democrat Elizabeth Warren’s once-floundering 2020 presidential campaign has been declared back by the media, and her bid to win the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appears on track and threatening the No. 2 position of Sen. Bernie Sanders....
2019-05-28, 21:00

Bernie Sanders and John Delaney Battle Over Medicare for All The first debate exchange captured the battle within the Democratic Party over how the presidential nominee should change the country’s health care system....
2019-07-31, 18:52

Bernie Sanders inches toward backing impeaching Trump Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday inched closer to supporting impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying "it may be time" for the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to start the process.“I do understand where House members are coming from. And you've got this guy who i...
2019-05-23, 01:00

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradise a “wake-up call for our entire nation” to the dangers of a warming planet. “It is expensive,” Sand...
2019-08-23, 12:00

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
2019-05-25, 20:00

Florida man gets 15 months for threatening to kill Bernie Sanders A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
2019-08-24, 01:13

Bernie Sanders, Liz Warren talk decriminalizing prostitution WASHINGTON – The two progressive presidential candidates backing Queens District Attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán are also backing her on one of her signature issues. Cabán wants to decriminalize sex work, arguing that the current laws go after people who are destabilized by the current econom...
2019-06-21, 07:52

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration at the end of the month, Trump announced Thursday. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14, 00:26

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June 19)        ...
2019-06-19, 10:00

Here's why Sens. Schumer and Sanders are wrong on stock buybacks Two U.S. senators criticized $4 trillion in share buybacks from 2008 to 2017. It is important to understand this cash did not vaporize, nor did it benefit just a handful of people. Rather, it was used to positively impact the U.S. economy overall....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Bernie Sanders responds to Hickenlooper with mocking video from FDR Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., seemed to mock fellow 2020 Democrat John Hickenlooper after the former Colorado governor rebuked Sanders' endorsement of Democratic socialism....
2019-06-14, 03:00

White House spokeswoman Sanders leaving job at end of month White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who evolved into one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday....
2019-06-14, 00:13

Sanders, AOC, and Others Demand Workplace Safety Investigation of Amazon Following yesterday’s Prime Day strike at a fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, over a dozen progressive lawmakers—including Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ro Khanna—co-signed a letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to req...
2019-07-16, 23:13

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01, 04:26

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return. ...
2019-08-23, 13:13

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
2019-06-10, 15:00

Eagles have a logjam at running back. Miles Sanders is standing out Jordan Howard has high praise for rookie running back Miles Sanders, who is vying for a role in a crowded Eagles' backfield.       ...
2019-08-01, 03:52

Bernie Sanders Unveils $16 Trillion ‘Green New Deal’ Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
2019-08-22, 12:52

Bernie Sanders seeks to modernize FDR's vision as democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders praised the social programs enacted by former President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Wednesday during a campaign speech outlining the 2020 presidential contender's alignment with democratic socialism....
2019-06-13, 00:26

Sanders says McConnell doesn’t ‘have the guts’ to debate national issues LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal minimum wage. In a speech to cheering supporters in...
2019-08-26, 10:52

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
2019-07-14, 01:00

Bernie Sanders' J&K Talk "Influenced By Pak Campaign Manager": US Veteran US Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has termed India's action in Kashmir as "unacceptable" to his cheering Muslim audience in Houston. But according to veteran US Army......
2019-09-02, 11:13

No room for moderates? AOC-Sanders wing goes on attack against 2020 centrists He wasn’t attacked by name, but it was clear that former Vice President Joe Biden was the piñata this past weekend at the first major cattle call for the historically large field of Democrats running for the White House....
2019-06-03, 22:01

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to prevent the humanitarian crisis at the border....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Trump and Kim Jong Un ‘agree in their assessment’ of Biden, Sarah Sanders says The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump’s tweet that he “smiled” when the North Korean leader “called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse.”...
2019-05-26, 19:00

Bernie Sanders says there's no middle ground on eliminating private insurance As Kamala Harris equivocates on her position on healthcare, Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet: Either you support the elimination of private insurance, or you aren't really for "Medicare for all."...
2019-06-28, 23:13

Who will replace Sarah Sanders? Here's what President Trump is saying about the search Trump on Friday weighed in on some potential candidates to fill the shoes of White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving.        ...
2019-06-15, 20:52

"Deeply Concerned About Situation In Kashmir": US Senator Bernie Sanders United States must support UN-backed peaceful resolution in Kashmir, US senator and presidential contender Bernie Sanders said on Saturday, adding that he was "deeply concerned about the situation" in......
2019-09-01, 13:26

Biden, Sanders and Warren all lead Trump in 2020 poll ​WASHINGTON – The top three ​Democratic candidates cleanly beat President Trump in head-to-head match-ups, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows. Former Vice President Joe Biden performs best against Trump​, getting 51 percent of the vote to Trump’s 42 percent. Biden​ ​​performs better...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Bernie Sanders says he'd 'absolutely' try to break up Facebook, Google, Amazon Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said today that he would "absolutely" look to break up Big Tech giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google on antitrust grounds....
2019-07-16, 20:52

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart to boost 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality....
2019-06-05, 22:52

It's Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren v the 'No We Can't' Democrats | Bhaskar Sunkara On Tuesday night, the two progressive candidates presented a vision of what’s possible through politics. Most of their opponents just talked about what wasn’tOne of the most compelling things about Tuesday’s Democratic debate – which featured Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Four candidates at top of Trump's list to replace Sarah Sanders: source U.S. President Donald Trump has four leading candidates under consideration to replace outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, a Trump confidant said on Friday....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism as 'unfinished business' U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will give a speech on Wednesday defending his democratic socialist agenda as the "unfinished business" of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and a vital step toward guaranteed economic rights....
2019-06-12, 05:39

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s workers walked out on strike to fight for a $15 minim...
2019-05-23, 16:52

Biden mocks Sanders: ‘For a socialist, you've got a lot more confidence in corporate America than I do’ Former Vice President Joe Biden mocked "socialist" Bernie Sanders at Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate for having "confidence in corporate America" when it comes to his sweeping "Medicare-for-All" health care plan....
2019-09-13, 07:39

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
2019-06-06, 04:26

Please Enjoy Bernie Sanders Shutting Jake Tapper Down Over Medicare for All Bernie Sanders came out swinging for Medicare for All and against CNN’s prime dipshit Jake Tapper, attacking him for asking questions that he said were “Republican talking points.”...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Kevin McCarthy: Why Bernie Sanders has the best chance to win 2020 Dem nomination Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has the best shot at becoming the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee -- not current front-runner former Vice President Joe Biden, according to Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif....
2019-07-02, 06:26

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout with figures pasted to a podium for his impromptu s...
2019-05-24, 01:13

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despite the wealth of its employer, Walmart pays many of...
2019-06-05, 20:39

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
2019-06-12, 19:13

Bernie Sanders proposes canceling $81 billion U.S. medical debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Saturday to cancel $81 billion in existing past-due medical debt for Americans, but offered no details on how it would be financed....
2019-09-01, 02:52

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is promising to forgive all o...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years....
2019-07-18, 11:52

Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders in lively Democratic debate Healthcare opened up clear differences between frontrunners but Donald Trump was the key target amid a more conciliatory toneConfrontation erupted on the debate stage as an energized frontrunner Joe Biden verbally sparred with progressives Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, revealing deep division...
2019-09-13, 08:00

Sanders and Warren clash with moderates in Democratic debate – video The leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates on Tuesday in a second debate that reflected the party's struggle between a call for revolutionary policies and a desperate desire to defeat Donald Trump Continue reading......
2019-07-31, 23:39

Bernie Sanders threatens to ‘leverage’ US aid to combat Israel ‘racism’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., threatened Tuesday to use billions of dollars in aid to Israel as “leverage” to combat what he called “racism” from the Jewish state’s government, while going so far as to compare America's Israel alliance to its relationship with Saudi Arabia. ...
2019-08-14, 18:39

I Could Watch Bernie Sanders Play Competent Softball on a Loop Until I Die Bernie Sanders put his Brooklyn stickball training to good use on Tuesday by playing a fairly competent game of softball at Iowa’s Field of Dreams. Generally, these kinds of events feel forced, but please tell me if you don’t see a soupçon of fun and whimsy in Uncle Bernard’s astonishingly capable s...
2019-08-21, 19:26

United Electrical Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders The United Electrical Workers union endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday, praising him for challenging corporate America....
2019-08-27, 05:00

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages' Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Walmart Inc should increase wages for its workers and stop fueling income inequality in the country....
2019-06-05, 18:52

Bernie Sanders targets Trump, Biden in an interview with The Post The presidential candidate said the president is sowing division in hopes to help his reelection bid and challenged his Democratic nomination rival’s health-care plan, foreign policy record and ability to win Midwest voters....
2019-07-16, 18:52

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker asked the Depa...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Bernie Sanders seems to think socialism has reduced Chinese poverty; he's got it exactly wrong Bernie Sanders has a new hero. During an interview with Hill.TV, the Vermont senator claimed that despite China’s authoritarian tilt, the communist regime has made “more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of the world.” Its government has “done a lot of things for...
2019-08-28, 00:52

Bernie Sanders’s ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
2019-08-22, 20:00

Sarah Sanders to stand down as Trump's press secretary – live Trump confirms Sanders leaving to ‘go home to the Great State of Arkansas’ – follow the latest liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.42pm BST Here are some highlights from our past reporting on Sarah Sanders. Sanders eagerly placed herself at the centre of a media storm last wee...
2019-06-13, 22:52

Sanders seeks 'concessions' from gun owners, though '99.9%' would never commit mass shootings Sen. Bernie Sanders says “99.9 percent of gun owners” would never commit gun violence, but wants them to make “concessions” following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-08, 15:52

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Jonathan Chait's Laughable Attempt to Take Down Bernie Sanders Over Nicaragua Because vapidity never takes a day off, New York concern troll-at-large Jonathan Chait was at it again on Memorial Day with a piece on why, in a country that has essentially known nothing but perpetual war since World War II, Bernie Sanders’ pro-Sandinista stance in the 1980s is problematic....
2019-05-28, 22:13

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030....
2019-08-22, 19:39

Trump says he hasn’t decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders Don’t plan on seeing The Mooch behind the White House press room lectern anytime soon. President Trump on Friday said he has not decided who will replace Sarah Huckabee Sanders – whom he called a “warrior” — as press secretary. But when asked if former White House communications director Antho...
2019-06-14, 19:52

Rip Torn, actor best known for 'Men in Black' and 'The Larry Sanders Show,' dies at 88 Rip Torn, an Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in "Men in Black" and HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," has died, according to his publicist Rick Miramontez. He was 88....
2019-07-10, 15:13

Bernie Sanders' new climate plan asks Democrats: Do you want a revolution? The massive scope and cost of Bernie Sanders' new "Green New Deal" plan to confront climate change encapsulates both the potential appeal and limits of the Vermont senator's uncompromising presidential campaign....
2019-08-27, 20:52

Sanders backs Warren after Liz Cheney attacks 'no first use' nuclear policy Sanders rejects ‘national security advice from a Cheney’Congresswoman is daughter of Iraq war architect Dick CheneyBernie Sanders has defended his rival for the Democratic presidential 2020 nomination, Elizabeth Warren, after her policy against pre-emptive use of America’s nuclear weapons was attack...
2019-08-03, 20:39

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
2019-06-19, 20:13

April Ryan Wins Her Last Fight With Sarah Huckabee Sanders Amidst reports that White House reporters, clearly deep in the throes of a nasty case of Stockholm Syndromme, plan to throw a goodbye party for outgoing press secretary and habitual liar Sarah Huckabee Sanders, it’s nice to know there’s at least one member of the press corps who has the good sense s...
2019-06-22, 00:26

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
2019-06-28, 08:39

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lions.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, will leave her post at the end of the month. President Donald Trump said Thursday he’s encouraging her to r...
2019-06-14, 08:39

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons Lions legend Barry Sanders retired at age 30. Here's how Detroit and NFL history might have changed had the Hall of Famer played until he was 35.       ...
2019-07-24, 01:13

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
2019-06-14, 07:00

Biden, Sanders among high-profile Democrats to square off in 2nd debate Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is the best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020....
2019-06-27, 23:13

Bernie Sanders’ ‘Green New Deal’: A $16 Trillion Climate Plan Mr. Sanders’s climate change proposal calls for the United States to eliminate fossil fuel use by 2050. “We must be extraordinarily aggressive,” he said in an interview....
2019-08-22, 18:26

Democratic contenders Biden, Sanders to face off in Miami debates U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Joe Scarborough: Sanders, Conway will have trouble getting jobs in DC for rest of their lives MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and adviser Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would follow them for the rest of their lives after leaving the administration....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Sanders releases $16 trillion ‘Green New Deal’ plan, promises it will ‘pay for itself’ Democratic 2020 hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday released his plan for a Green New Deal – promising that the multi-trillion-dollar plan to radically overhaul the economy and combat climate change will “pay for itself” over the next 15 years....
2019-08-22, 20:52

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters....
2019-05-29, 23:52

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Warren gains in new poll while Biden, Sanders and Harris slide Sen. Elizabeth Warren gained ground as support for Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Kamala Harris slipped in a new poll released on Sunday. The four remain at the top of the Democratic presidential heap leading into this Thursday’s debate in Houston, the ABC/Washington Post survey found...
2019-09-08, 19:13

Outsider or Insider? How Bernie Sanders Learned to Walk the Line Mr. Sanders was met with scorn when he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1990. But in the years since, he has evolved from a gadfly to a reliable team player....
2019-07-06, 22:13

Bernie Sanders’ version of the Green New Deal will accomplish the same nothing, but for a mere $16T With the exit this week of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee from the 2020 Democratic primary, there is an opening now for one of the remaining candidates to become the champion of climate change....
2019-08-23, 05:39

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
2019-05-27, 23:13

Bernie Sanders Has a Badass Sword From Ross Perot, Apparently It seems Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders finally found a billionaire he likes: Texas tycoon Ross Perot, who died today. To memorialize him, Sanders tweeted out a photo of a gift Perot gave him to commemorate his advocacy for veterans of Desert Storm—a friggin’ sword....
2019-07-09, 23:26

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will gatecrash the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its 2.2 million workers “poverty wages”.Sanders is e...
2019-05-27, 20:26

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
2019-07-19, 04:52

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
2019-05-31, 20:26

Sarah Sanders speculation shakes up Arkansas governor’s race LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Speculation that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could run for governor in her home state of Arkansas is shaking up a race three years away that was already expected to attract a crowd of Republican candidates. President Donald Trump encouraged Sanders to run for g...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Sen. Bernie Sanders’s campaign organizers reach deal for pay raise The deal, announced by the presidential candidate during a CNN interview, follows a dispute over staff members who said they were not being paid the equivalent of $15 per hour, which Sanders has campaigned on for years....
2019-07-23, 18:39

Bernie Sanders: Americans 'would be delighted to pay more in taxes' for socialist policies Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college....
2019-06-13, 21:26

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
2019-07-04, 13:39

Man Sent To Prison For Threatening To Kill Bernie Sanders In 'ISIS-Style' A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
2019-08-24, 10:52

Biden and Sanders take fight over health care to union workers The former vice president and the Vermont senator clashed in separate appearances before Philadelphia AFL-CIO members, repeating their debate disagreement....
2019-09-18, 03:00

Biden, Sanders continue sparring on health care after third debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have kept up their debate over health care following their spat during Thursday night's Democratic debate....
2019-09-15, 01:00

Sanders campaign roiled by complaints it's paying less than $15 an hour to staffers Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid is reportedly going through internal turmoil over staff complaints that the campaign isn't paying the equivalent of the $15 an hour wage that Sanders has backed as a federal minimum....
2019-07-19, 21:26

The 10 best new shows coming to TV this fall, from 'The Politician' to (yes) 'High School Musical' From a "High School Musical" series to Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series "The Politician," this fall is packed with new TV worth your time.        ...
2019-09-04, 11:26

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
2019-06-07, 03:26

Biden versus Sanders: Top 2020 contenders snipe over healthcare policy Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Bernie Sanders are waging a public battle this week over universal healthcare, staking out competing turf on an issue that has become the most divisive in the party's primary campaign....
2019-07-18, 01:13

Bernie Sanders battles to stand out – can healthcare prove a 2020 winner? The diverse Democratic field is a contrast from 2016 but the leftwing firebrand believes Medicare for All can dent his rivals’ hopes Gruff, iconoclastic and relentlessly on-message, Bernie Sanders thrilled the progressive left when he ran for president in 2016 and came within striking distance of ca...
2019-07-23, 10:52

Democratic debates: Sanders, Biden and Harris among candidates set to clash – live The second debate of the 2020 primary season features big hitters and up-and-comers such as Pete ButtigiegSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.24am BST Public service announcement: I just had a quick flick around the channels and it seems debate coverage is currently competing for...
2019-06-28, 02:39

Warren won't support Sanders’ Washington Post-Amazon bias claims Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't support Sen. Bernie Sanders' recent claim that The Washington Post is biased against him because of his criticism of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos....
2019-08-16, 19:39

Feisty debate looms with Biden and Sanders standing center stage Four of the five top-polling White House contenders will be on stage tonight, for what’s being billed as the main event in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates....
2019-06-28, 02:52

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
2019-05-23, 17:52

AOC, Sanders demand probe of Amazon's 'grueling, unsafe' workplace conditions New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, along with a group of other lawmakers, have demanded that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigate the workplace conditions of Amazon....
2019-07-17, 18:39

Warren, Sanders rise in latest poll to tie Biden atop Democratic bid HOUSTON (NBC NEWS) – In a blow to their hopes of making the debate stage next month, billionaire Tom Steyer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and a number of other presidential candidates missed a chance to advance in a new poll on Monday, just two days before the cutoff. Ten candidates hav...
2019-08-27, 05:00

Sanders to Call for Rivals to Reject Money From Health Care Industry In a speech in Washington, Mr. Sanders will lay out his vision of “Medicare for all,” while saying all candidates should reject money from health care companies....
2019-07-17, 17:00

Bernie Sanders signals his administration would pursue 'criminal' charges against oil executives Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., upped the ante in his progressive agenda on Thursday when he signaled support for criminal charges against executives at oil companies....
2019-08-23, 13:13

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
2019-07-18, 02:13

Bernie Sanders’s Education Plan Laments Rise of Charter Schools In a 10-point declaration of his education policy priorities, the Vermont senator framed efforts to curtail charter schools as a means to “desegregate” public education....
2019-05-21, 23:39

Democratic debate lineup pits Sanders, Warren against moderates: Here's what to watch for Ten presidential contenders, including progressive favorites Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, will face off Tuesday evening in Detroit for the first night of the second Democratic debates....
2019-07-31, 17:39

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
2019-06-07, 15:13

Sanders fends off suggestion he doesn't care about fossil fuel workers Bernie Sanders bristled at a suggestion at Tuesday night's debate that he doesn't care about workers in the fossil fuel industry, insisting that he supports a transition to clean energy that would protect workers....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representing our Country well, but I heard it was not a good...
2019-06-28, 15:39

Sanders unveils criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18, 22:52

Sanders and Warren defend progressive policies against attacks in U.S. Democratic debate Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders offered an unabashed defense of their progressive policies during a Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, as their more moderate rivals criticized their proposals as unrealistic and politically untenable....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Sanders to unveil criminal justice reform plan in South Carolina The proposal calls for ending for-profit prisons, setting national standards for the use of force by police officers and halving the prison population....
2019-08-18, 15:39

Juan Williams: Warren 'rising' as Sanders 'fades' in 2020 field Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appears to be losing traction to another progressive running in 2020, according to Juan Williams....
2019-06-29, 06:13

John Hickenlooper is right: Sanders socialism will ‘FedEx the election’ to President Trump Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper isn’t exactly a household name, but he just made a point that will resonate with Americans across the country. In a heated exchange with Sen. Bernie Sanders during Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, Hickenlooper said that socialist proposals will “FedEx t...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Warren and Sanders face fierce challenges by moderates during tense debate Leading liberal contenders face challenges from more moderate candidates on first night of second debates in DetroitThe progressive Democratic presidential frontrunners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren faced fierce challenges on Tuesday from moderate candidates who contended the party was lurchin...
2019-07-31, 20:00

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss him as too far to the left....
2019-06-12, 06:13

Joe Biden urges building on Obamacare instead of adopting Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' Biden's comments were the latest iteration of his strategy to tie himself closely to the legacy of President Barack Obama, under whom he served as vice president for eight years....
2019-06-28, 08:26

Warren, Sanders back airline food workers threatening to strike Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pledged to support airline food service workers threatening to strike for higher wages and better health insurance....
2019-07-24, 10:52

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with and win over Republicans in a post-Donald Trump e...
2019-06-18, 07:26

Sanders to attend latest climate forum while Biden and Warren pass Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke and Amy Klobuchar to also miss the MSNBC event timed to align with global climate strikesFormer vice-president Joe Biden and the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren, leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination, will miss an MSNBC forum on the climate...
2019-09-16, 22:26

The media has become gossip, clickbait and punditry. This threatens democracy | Bernie Sanders We cannot sit by and allow corporations, billionaires, and demagogues to destroy the Fourth EstateWalter Cronkite once said that “journalism is what we need to make democracy work.” He was absolutely right, which is why today’s assault on journalism by Wall Street, billionaire businessmen, Silicon V...
2019-08-27, 19:39

Sanders to unveil $16tn climate plan, far more aggressive than rivals' proposals Democratic presidential hopeful’s 10-year plan warns of devastating economic consequences if crisis is not addressedBernie Sanders has laid out an ambitious 10-year, $16.3tn national mobilization to avert climate catastrophe, warning that the US risks losing $34.5tn in economic productivity by the e...
2019-08-22, 15:39

Bernie Sanders vows he would call Trump a 'racist' right to his face in a debate Sen. Bernie Sanders declared after Thursday night's debate that he would call President Trump a "racist" right to his face if the two ever meet in a debate. ...
2019-06-28, 18:13

Sanders must defeat Warren in New Hampshire primary to continue 2020 bid, Stirewalt says Sen. Bernie Sanders must finish ahead of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in New Hampshire's 2020 primary to continue his Democratic presidential bid, according to Chris Stirewalt....
2019-06-01, 11:39

Sanders, Warren avoid direct attacks during dueling events in 'must win' New Hampshire They’re battling for second place behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democrats' race for the presidential nomination, but Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts – at least publicly – aren’t taking aim at each other....
2019-09-03, 04:26

Trump surrogate: Bernie Sanders won't win but Dems have adopted his 'extreme' positions Has Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., lost the nomination but won the war of ideas within the Democratic Party? Trump 2020 surrogate Jack Kingston believes so saying the Democratic presidential candidate's chances are all but finished but that the party has adopted his liberal agenda....
2019-07-04, 06:13

Bernie Sanders indicates climate plan will require nationalization of US energy production "What we need to do is have an aggressive federal government saying that we are going to produce a massive amount of energy from solar and from wind and from other sustainable energies."...
2019-08-24, 00:52

Bernie Sanders has 'deep sense of satisfaction' his positions are now 'centrist' among Dems Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, expressed he had "a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party have embraced positions he previously held during the 2016 election. ...
2019-07-11, 14:52

Sanders lays out his vision for America: finish what Franklin Roosevelt started The 2020 presidential candidate, who has consistently ranked second in national polls, defended democratic socialism Presidential 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders confronted critics of his leftwing politics in a formal speech on Wednesday that sought to explain and forcefully defend democratic socialis...
2019-06-13, 03:52