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WATCH: Bernie Sanders Goes Head To Head With Bill O’Reilly

Sen. Bernie Sanders squared off against Bill O’Reilly and forcefully argued for reducing income inequality, investing in infrastructure and jobs and more. Image: Screen grab

Sen. Bernie Sanders squared off against Bill O’Reilly and forcefully argued for reducing income inequality, investing in infrastructure and jobs and more.

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Bernie Sanders Ready To Run For President Because ‘People Are Hurting’

VT Sen. Bernie Sanders cartoon cc 2013 by Donkey Hotey via Flickr.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he is ready to run for president because someone needs to speak for the people in this country who are ‘hurting’.

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Hey GOP, Here’s Your Chance To Repeal Obamacare – Now Put Up Or Shut Up

Contrary to Republican claims of job losses, there are indications that Obamacare will create a jobs boom in health care services and related industries. Image @ SwordAtTheReady

For years, the GOP has proclaimed their desire to repeal Obamacare. Two new bills would let them do that – with support from Democrats. But will they?

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Bernie Sanders For President? It May Happen According To The Senator (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders For President? It May Happen According To The Senator (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders has now stated that if no true progressive candidate emerges in 2016, he will run for the office of President of the United States.

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Bernie Sanders: The Playboy Interview Dissected And More

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political. - Image from End Big Banks

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is one of the most popular politicians in the nation. He recently sat down with Playboy to discuss all things political.

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Everyone Is Lying To You About Social Security – Here Is The Truth (IMAGE)

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act on August 14th, 1935. Photo from Wikipedia.

There may be no government program that repeatedly enters the discourse as much as Social Security does, nor one that is the subject of as many distortions

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Watch Sen. Bernie Sanders Demolish GOP Global Warming Deniers In 5 Minutes

Watch Sen. Bernie Sanders Demolish GOP Global Warming Deniers In 5 Minutes

If you already love Sen. Bernie Sanders you are sure to love him more after you watch this clip!

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Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Oregon Joins 15 Other States In Resolution Calling For The Overturn Of Citizens United (VIDEO)

Although Americans face an uphill climb, it is imperative that we continue to make noise about the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United decision.

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Heritage Foundation Analyst: As Wages Go Up, Workers Lose Benefits That We Want To Take From Them (VIDEO)

My Dad needs a living wage.

Conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation makes a new case against the minimum wage – people would no longer need government benefits.

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Here’s Why America Loves Bernie Sanders (VIDEO)

Image of Independent Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) screen captured from YouTube video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8Y-u0UnKZ_U

Best quotes from a fiery speech Bernie Sanders, the Independent Senator from Vermont, made one year ago, which still ring true today.

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Do You Know Why Denmark Is One Of The Happiest Countries In The World?

Do You Know Why Denmark Is One Of The Happiest Countries In The World?

Last year Denmark was ranked the happiest country in world. This year Denmark is ranked the second happiest country in the world topped only by Norway. They are both successful high tax, very good social safety net (universal healthcare, unemployment compensation, retraining, free or affordable higher education, etc.) countries. They […]

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Bernie Sanders’ Banking Bill: Too Big To Fail Means Too Big To Exist (VIDEO)

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Attorney General Eric Holder’s may be too scared to go after the big banks … but watch out for Senator Bernie Sanders, the fighting socialist from Vermont.

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Media Ignores Senate Vote Against Chained CPI: Five Reasons Why We Should Pay Attention (VIDEO)

Media Ignores Senate Vote Against Chained CPI: Five Reasons Why We Should Pay Attention (VIDEO)

The main stream media couldn’t care less that the U.S. Senate unanimously rejected cuts to Social Security via the ‘chained CPI.’ But WE should care for the following five reasons …

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Getting Elizabeth Warren On Senate Banking Committee And More Hopeful News

Getting Elizabeth Warren On Senate Banking Committee And More Hopeful News

Another important element in making sure the Democrat’s Senate majority will be productive, will be decided as leadership hands out committee assignments.

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Filibuster Fight – What If Senators Actually Had To Hold The Floor? (VIDEO)

From John Tenniel’s illustrations for Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll.

Three possible unintended consequences of requiring Senators to speak during filibusters: More media hype, fewer filibusters, and – eventually – boredom.

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Filibuster Reform Now Official – Reid Presents New Filibuster Rule (VIDEO)

Filibuster Reform Now Official – Reid Presents New Filibuster Rule (VIDEO)

Talk of filibuster reform has come to a head – New Senate rules will require filibusterers to actually take the floor.

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Bernie Sanders Leads 29 Senators In Campaign To Protect Social Security

Bernie Sanders Leads 29 Senators In Campaign To Protect Social Security

Social Security is not the cause of America’s deficit problems and must not be cut.

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Occupy: The Truth That Hurts

Occupy: The Truth That Hurts

Amongst a lot of the pragmatic variety of Progressives, there’s been a lot of discussion and a fair bit of worry about this protest and how it hopes to effect the changes it wants to see. I know this is supposed to be apolitical, but more than that, it seems to be almost anti-political, especially in the sentiments uttered by some of the protests, which seem to indicate that it simply isn’t worth voting.

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