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The math behind Bernie Sanders’ $50 trillion vision

The math behind Bernie Sanders’ $50 trillion vision

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has been remarkably consistent about his democratic socialist vision to remake the country. And he doesn’t mind that it’ll cost many, many trillions. With a T. The senator from Vermont has been talking about the centerpiece of his proposals — a single-payer health care system he calls “Medicare for All”…MORE

Conflicting signals cast doubt on Trump team’s coronavirus response

Conflicting signals cast doubt on Trump team’s coronavirus response

Jarring contradictions in the Trump administration’s response to the coronavirus are casting doubt on its capacity to tackle an outbreak that officials say is now certain to reach US soil. While President Donald Trump is reassuring the nation that the virus is “going to go away” and is “very well under control,” experts in his…MORE

8 takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina

8 takeaways from the Democratic presidential debate in South Carolina

Tuesday night’s debate was a frenetic free-for-all, with six candidates all trying to knock Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders off the course of claiming the party’s nomination. But a series of narrower fights might have mattered even more, as everyone in the field vies to emerge as the lone challenger to Sanders with time running…MORE

Sanders defends his past praise of Cuban social programs

Sanders defends his past praise of Cuban social programs

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday defended his past praise of social programs implemented by the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, and insisted he opposes authoritarianism. “I have opposed authoritarianism all over the world,” Sanders said at the Democratic primary debate in South Carolina. The senator then turned to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who moments earlier…MORE

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