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New polling of 2020 Democrats head-to-head with Trump in a key swing state reveals his electoral weakness

To hear it from the White House or Republicans, President Donald Trump is a juggernaut going into the 2020 election riding the wave of a strong economy.

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Bernie Sanders targets Monsanto and 'Big Agriculture' monopolies with plan to 'revitalize rural America'

During a campaign stop in Iowa on Sunday, Bernie Sanders unveiled an ambitious plan to take on agriculture behemoths like Bayer-Monsanto and ensure rural communities have the necessary resources to thrive "economically and ecologically."

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Nearly 2.6 million viewers watched Sanders town hall on Fox New as more Democratic candidates say they'll speak with the network

Early Nielsen data reveals that Sen. Bernie Sanders' appearance on Fox News earns the prize for the most-viewed town hall of the 2020 presidential race.

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Is Bernie Sanders a 'hypocrite' because he's a millionaire?

Leading up to Tax Day, the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy reported that under Trump’s new tax plan the number of corporations paying effectively zero in taxes, or even less than zero, had doubled. Let me repeat that. Huge billion dollar corporations like Amazon, Netflix, and pharmaceutical manufacturer Eli Lilly are not paying any taxes. And Trump’s tax plan is making it worse.

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Bernie Sanders' performance on Fox News busts the myth of the divisive left

Bernie Sanders shocked the mainstream establishment this week by appearing on a Fox News Town Hall. Even more surprisingly, he was triumphant on a station most known for its fervent support for Trump and extreme Conservatism. In the citadel of right wing media he effectively and convincingly promoted progressive policies such as medicare for all. Even if only for a night, he showed that a left wing agenda that promised to address people's real economic and social problems could unify the country in a common radical purpose.

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Corporate Democrats 'growing increasingly nervous' as Sanders 2020 campaign gains steam

Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential campaign is rapidly gaining momentum early in the primary fight, and corporate Democrats are reportedly starting to get nervous.

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Democratic primary candidates targeted by 'sustained and ongoing' disinformation campaign: report

On Wednesday, POLITICO reported that several politicians floated as challengers to President Donald Trump are being targeted by a "sustained and ongoing" propaganda campaign on social media designed to divide the Democratic Party — possibly of foreign origin.

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Don't believe the right-wing fear-mongering about turning into Venezuela - here's Democratic Socialists actually want

A silly but common talking point on the far right is that if Sen. Bernie Sanders and his political protégé, Congresswoman-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, like socialism so much, they should spend time in Venezuela—a country that has been plagued by everything from food shortages to hyperinflation to appalling crime rates. Andres Malave, a spokesperson for Americans for Prosperity, echoes this tired talking point in a new article for Investor’s Business Daily—insisting that a vote for Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez or Andrew Gillum (who narrowly lost to Republican Ron DeSantis in the 2018 Florida gubernatorial race) is a vote for the policies of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro or his late predecessor, Hugo Chavez. The problem with that knee-jerk argument is that none of them have held up Maduro-era Venezuela as a role model—and the countries that liberal/progressive politicians like Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez and Gillum typically look up to are European democracies such as Denmark, Switzerland, Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden.

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Beto O’Rourke's actual political record is not what progressives might expect

News media tell us that Beto O’Rourke has reached the top tier of potential contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. CNN polls now rank him in third place—behind only Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders— among likely Iowa caucusgoers as well as among Democrats nationwide

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Sanders and DNC level playing field for 2020 presidential debates

The Democratic Party’s best-known outsider, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, appears to be on the verge of notching yet another inside-track score that doubtless will come in handy when he runs for president in 2020.

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Report shows Bernie Sanders 'laying the groundwork to launch a bigger presidential campaign than his first'

There have been not-so-subtle hints that Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is becoming more serious by the day about forging a second White House bid to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020.

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