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Bernie Sanders announces Presidential run for 2020


This news story was published on February 19, 2019.
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Bernie Sanders campaigns in Clear Lake back in 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Bernie Sanders announced today his run for President for the 2020 election.

“I’m running for president,” the 77-year-old said in a released statement. “I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least 1 million people from across the country.”

Reactions were mixed, with many commentators saying his path to victory will be much tougher than in 2016, when he had Hillary Clinton on the ropes but Democratic operatives allegedly intervened to throw the race in her favor.

Sanders’ core message is to make billionaires pay.  An offshoot of that is harsh criticism of President Donald Trump, who he calls “dangerous.”  Sanders told Vermont Public Radio Tuesday, “I think the current occupant of the White House is an embarrassment to our country.”

Sanders is convinced he will win the election this time around after Hillary operatives clearly intervened in caucuses in the last election – some witnessed it in Mason City, for example.  Men from out of town attended a caucus at Lincoln School in Mason City and shouted and demeaned supporters of Bernie Sanders as elected Democratic officials, who were in charge of the “event” stood by, almost all of them throwing their support for Clinton as they tallied up the votes in their own creative way.  Hillary won and went on to challenge President Trump, winning the popular vote but losing the Electoral College vote, which is all that counts.

Sanders faces a growing field of liberal Democrats who are already in deep with their campaigns, visiting Iowa and New Hampshire.  Notables include Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.

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17 Responses to Bernie Sanders announces Presidential run for 2020

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 21, 2019 at 8:22 am

    I urge all patriotic Democrats to walk away from the party of socialism, communism and Islamism. This is not what y’all want to vote for. The Democratic Party of today is unrecognizable from what it was, say 20 years ago.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    How do you starve a #Bernie Sanders supporter? Hide his #EBT card under his work boots.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    COMEY -COMMIE – Russian collusion Demorat party and their commie socialism agenda.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 20, 2019 at 9:11 am

    The communists party silver RAT ! He’s as looney as Cortez . Should fit in with jin bing ping .

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    hillary will come up behind him and kick him in what’s left of his Balls to steal the communist nomination for the second time. And Touch down.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2019 at 4:10 pm

    MAGA – New United States Attorney General hints the deep state crooks are coming to trial – Most of these socialist crooks are looking at jail time.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Bernie should be the front runner, nobody can pledge to give away more than him.
    Nobody hates the working man more than him.
    Everything will be free for everyone, now how can you beat that?

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    MAGA Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Hopefully when he campaigns, he doesn’t stand in front of the American flag.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2019 at 1:26 pm

      So you are suggesting that he stand in front of the Russian flag like Trump.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2019 at 1:35 pm

      MAGA = My Attorney Got Arrested
      MAGA = Mueller Aint Going Away
      MAGA = Manafort Also Got Arrested
      MAGA = Mobsters Are Getting Arraigned

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        February 19, 2019 at 7:55 pm

        Spin it any way you want it. But originally it means Make America Great Again, you must have missed that.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    February 19, 2019 at 12:08 pm

    This is bad news for Trump. Unlike Indian-American Kameleon Harris and psychopathic Amy Klobitchar, well known in Minnesota and Washington for her toxic femininity, Bernie Sanders actually have a real albeit small chance to unite the left and defeat him.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 19, 2019 at 7:56 pm

      Small chance, like a snowball in hell.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 20, 2019 at 8:46 am

      And let’s not forget the biggest Fake Crime of all: The Trump/Russia “collusion” hoax and the Mueller “investigation”.
      If there is any “rhetoric” driving this, it’s that of the “mainstream” media/Democrat/Socialist cabal.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      February 21, 2019 at 9:19 am

      WHAT…are you smokin’??