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  • Bernie Sanders during an NAACP presidential forum in Detroit, July 24, 2019.

    Though he suspended his campaign, Sanders hopes to win more delegates so he can press his agenda at the Democratic National Convention in August.

  • WASHINGTON, March 16- The next Democratic presidential primaries are set for Tuesday, despite growing worries about a coronavirus outbreak that has forced candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders off the campaign trail and led two states to delay voting. Last week, state officials said the primaries in Ohio, Illinois, Florida and Arizona would be held as planned,...

  • NEW YORK, March 6- Global investors sent a net $61 billion into money market funds in the week that ended March 4, hitting 30- week highs for the category, while global equity funds posted their largest asset losses since December 2018, according to data released Friday by fund-tracker EPFR. A record $4 billion came out of alternative funds, while Greece and Turkey...

  • WASHINGTON/ SELMA, Ala., March 1- Democratic U.S. presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders raised $46.5 million in February, his campaign said on Sunday, and will launch new television ad buys in nine states with primaries later this month after this week's Super Tuesday contests. The announcement came the day after former Vice President Joe Biden scored a...

  • WASHINGTON/ SELMA, Ala., March 1- Democratic U.S. presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders raised $46.5 million in February, his campaign said on Sunday, and will launch new television ad buys in nine states with primaries later this month after this week's Super Tuesday contests. The announcement came the day after former Vice President Joe Biden scored a...

  • The announcement came the day after former Vice President Joe Biden scored a decisive victory over Sanders in South Carolina. Biden's campaign reported raising $5 million the day of the South Carolina primary and he told CNN his February haul was around $18 million. Meanwhile, rival Elizabeth Warren, who struggled to a fifth-place finish in South Carolina,...

  • WASHINGTON/ SELMA, Ala., March 1- Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders raised $45 million in February, his campaign said on Sunday, and will launch new television ad buys in nine states with primaries later this month, after Super Tuesday's contests. The announcement came the day after former Vice President Joe Biden scored a decisive victory...

  • WASHINGTON, March 1- Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders raised $45 million in February, his campaign said on Sunday, and will launch new television ad buys in nine states with primaries later this month, after Super Tuesday's contests. The announcement came the day after former vice president Joe Biden scored a decisive victory over Sanders...

  • Feb 26- A contingent of aggrieved Wells Fargo& Co workers are taking complaints to Capitol Hill, saying they feel brushed aside by management. On March 25, an advocacy group called The Committee for Better Banks will participate in a House Financial Services Committee hearing titled "Holding Wells Fargo Accountable: Examining the Impact of the Bank's Toxic...

  • Senator Bernie Sanders has widened his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination and overtaken Joe Biden in support among African Americans- a voting bloc that until now has largely favored the former vice president, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released on Tuesday. The Reuters/Ipsos poll, conducted Feb. 19-25, also showed that support...

  • Senator Bernie Sanders has widened his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination and overtaken Joe Biden in support among African Americans- a voting bloc that until now has largely favored the former vice president, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released on Tuesday. The Reuters/Ipsos poll, conducted Feb. 19-25, also showed that support...

  • Sanders, a U.S. senator whose progressive agenda includes a national Medicare for All health plan, scored a dominant win in the Nevada caucuses over the weekend, adding momentum in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination to face off against U.S. The Vermont senator authored Medicare for All legislation that would essentially abolish private...

  • Feb 24- Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc and one of the world's most admired investors, said on Monday he is a Democrat, and would have "no trouble" voting for fellow billionaire Michael Bloomberg for U.S. president. Speaking on CNBC television, Buffett also said he agreed with some positions of Bernie Sanders, who is looking to cement his...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday proposed spending $1.5 trillion over 10 years to create a universal child care and early education system, to be funded by taxing the wealthiest Americans. Sanders opponents, including centrist Democrats like Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg, say his proposals are too expensive.

  • Joe Biden, the former vice president, appeared headed to a badly needed second-place finish in Nevada after poor showings earlier this month in the first two nominating contests in the Democratic presidential race ahead of the Nov. 3 election. For Biden and other moderates who argue Sanders is too liberal to beat Trump and who have been trying to blunt his...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with what appeared to be a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, rode a wave of backing from a diverse coalition of...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders scored a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday and gained a fresh burst of momentum, while Joe Biden appeared headed to a second-place finish that will give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, had 45% of the county convention delegates in Nevada with about 4%...

  • LAS VEGAS, Feb 22- Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden landing a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Fox News projected Sanders as the winner in Nevada, where scattered early returns showed him opening up a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- Former Goldman Sachs head Lloyd Blankfein and U.S. Blankfein, who was the chairman of Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs during the financial crisis, tweeted the criticism about Sanders as the U.S. senator from Vermont led the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night. Asked Wednesday if he agreed with Blankfein's comment that a President Sanders...

  • But an embarrassing meltdown in the Iowa caucus vote count, and a dismal showing by Joe Biden, once seen as the safest choice to unseat the Republican incumbent, have only heightened fears among some Democrats that their party isnt up to the task. Tuesdays New Hampshire primary may do little to dispel the collective unease or help bridge the deep ideological...