January 12, 2016

Single-Payer: A Moral and Economic Imperative [Updated]

Hillary Clinton accepted millions of dollars in campaign contributions from her former “enemies” — the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.  She then proceeded to dig a large hole for herself. She challenged […]
January 20, 2016

Bernie’s Broad Vision: Democracy is Revolutionary

Bernie Sanders has repeatedly called for a “political revolution.” This essay explains its dynamics and scope as well as the reasons why it is necessary. Democracy is Revolutionary When asked […]
January 21, 2016

Bernie Surges To Commanding Lead In Iowa!

NATIONAL (VFB) – Bernie Sanders has taken a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton in Iowa, according to the latest CNN poll released today.  Now with an eight point lead, Sanders is […]
January 22, 2016
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LOOK AT IRAQ FOR FOREIGN POLICY

CHICAGO (VFB) – As new polling shows Bernie Sanders now with strong leads in the first democratic primary states, establishment favorite Hillary Clinton has responded by ratcheting up her attacks against the now-frontrunner […]
January 24, 2016

Bernie Could End Scourge of Veterans’ Homelessness

Bernie Sanders, the foremost champion of Veterans’ rights in the United States Congress, is advancing a series of policies that could bring an end to what he describes as a […]
January 25, 2016
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Hillary: Wall Street Millions ‘Absolutely’ Don’t Influence Me

NATIONAL (VFB) – “Absolutely Not!” was Hillary Clinton’s response this morning when asked by Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd if the millions of dollars she has collected in speaking fees from Wall Street […]
January 25, 2016

7 Days Out, Bernie Still Up And Closing In South Carolina

NATIONAL (VFB) – With just one week until the nation’s first primary caucus, the latest CBS/YouGov Iowa poll shows Bernie Sanders holding a slight advantage within the margin of error over Hillary Clinton.  New Hampshire […]
January 26, 2016

5 Hidden Trends: Why Bernie Will Win

NATIONAL (VFB) – With just days until the Democratic primaries, all eyes are turning to the polls. Right now no one should be happier with the most recent poll numbers than Bernie Sanders, who despite […]
January 27, 2016
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Falling Fast, Hillary Suddenly Wants Debate

NATIONAL (VFB) – Things took a strange twist this afternoon when Hillary Clinton launched her most peculiar attack yet against Bernie Sanders for -of all things- the Democratic Debate schedule. Up to this point, Clinton has been supportive […]
January 28, 2016

LIKE A BOSS: Bernie Traps Hillary Into More Debates

NATIONAL (VFB) – Yesterday, Hillary Clinton attempted a sneaky maneuver by suddenly calling on the DNC to allow an additional debate before the New Hampshire primary. .@HillaryClinton: Let's try to make the […]
January 28, 2016
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Slaying the ‘Big Government’ Boogeyman

The phrase “big government” is a canard. That Koch brothers-inspired canard has been decades in the making. Charles and David Koch insist the principal threat to “liberty” is “big government.” It […]
January 28, 2016
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Open Letter to Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina

Dear Mr. Cruz and Ms. Fiorina, I just read that you have both offered millions of dollars to Veterans causes if Donald Trump will invite you to his anti-debate, which […]
January 30, 2016

Secret Service To Start Protecting Next President

BREAKING NEWS: The Secret Service has announced it will begin protecting our next President, Bernie Sanders, a full year before he takes office in January 2017. JUST IN: Sanders to receive Secret Service […]
January 31, 2016
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Quad-City Times Endorses Bernie Sanders

DAVENPORT (VFB) – Less than 48 hours before the Iowa caucuses, on Saturday the Quad-City Times announced its endorsement of Bernie Sanders for President. Quad-City Times editorial board's #iacaucus endorsements: https://t.co/7ve9Rh3l03 @JohnKasich @BernieSanders pic.twitter.com/DaMeD43EVF — […]
February 1, 2016
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Hillary’s Howard Dean Moment: the Beginning of the End

NATIONAL (VFB) – This weekend while stumping at Grand View University in Iowa, Hillary Clinton launched another strange attack against Bernie Sanders. This time, Clinton took aim at the Senator for his advocating Universal healthcare, […]
February 1, 2016
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Bernie Will Win Iowa: Final Trends

IOWA CAUCUSES (VFB) – The day has finally come, as all eyes are now on Iowa for the first in the nation caucuses.  If this weekend’s activities are any indicator […]
February 2, 2016
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Bernie Launches Political Revolution in Iowa

IOWA CAUCUSES (VFB) – In what will go down as the official start of a great modern political revolution, record turnouts of caucus-goers have lifted Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders into a statistical tie with establishment […]
February 2, 2016
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Coin Toss Democracy

NATIONAL (VFB) – The irony of betting the Presidency and our futures on a coin toss – a 50/50 gamble on a shimmering floating piece of American currency – should be lost […]
February 2, 2016

One Chart Shows Why Bernie Won in Iowa

Bernie Sanders didn’t just tie his establishment opponent yesterday in Iowa, he WON.
February 3, 2016

Hillary Supports Universal Healthcare (again…for now…)

NATIONAL (VFB) – Only days ago, last Friday before the Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton launched a peculiar attack against Bernie Sanders for his advocating Universal Healthcare because she said it would “Never, ever […]
February 3, 2016

Clinton Refuses New York Debate, Blames Bernie

NATIONAL (VFB) – Today in a press release, Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, issued the following statement after Secretary Hillary Clinton refused to participate in a proposed debate in New […]
February 4, 2016

Wal-Mart Heir Gives Clinton $335,000

NATIONAL (VFB) – Less than two weeks after the world’s largest retailer Walmart announced it would raise hourly wages for U.S. workers to $10 an hour, election filings released Sunday show Walmart heir Alice […]
February 4, 2016

Des Moines Register: Iowa Dems Must Release Caucus Results

NATIONAL (VFB) – Late last night the Des Moines Register, Iowa’s mainstay newspaper that endorsed Hillary Clinton just over a week ago, released a scathing editorial that described Monday’s caucuses as a […]
February 4, 2016

DNC Sanctions 4 More Debates, Proves Bias for Clinton in the Process

NATIONAL (VFB) – After months of calls for more debates from every candidate except Hillary Clinton, yesterday DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz did an about face and suddenly agreed to an additional 4 Democratic […]
February 5, 2016

Most People are Democratic Socialists; Just Don’t Know It

*If they took the time to watch Sen. Bernie Sanders’s landmark Georgetown University Address, most Americans would come to understand that they too are democratic socialists. The form of democratic socialism to […]
February 5, 2016

PETITION: Hillary Clinton: Release the Transcripts of Your Wall Street Speeches

SIGN AND SHARE THE CHANGE.ORG PETITION: HILLARY CLINTON: Release the Transcripts of Your Paid Speeches to Wall Street Banks NATIONAL (VFB) – Hillary Clinton has been paid millions of dollars for speeches […]
February 5, 2016

Websites, Petitions Launched: #ReleaseTheTranscripts Is a Thing

NATIONAL (VFB) – At the Democratic Debate Thursday night in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton was asked if she would release the transcripts of speeches she gave to Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street banks, for […]
February 6, 2016

Bernie Calls Out Corporate Welfare, Hillary Calls On Corporate Donors

NATIONAL (VFB) – As the Democratic candidates continue their push to distinguish themselves before the New Hampshire primary, one enduring trend has been Bernie’s clear willingness to stand up to multinational corporations […]
February 7, 2016

FEB 10 – Women for Bernie Nationwide Meet-ups

NATIONAL (VFB) – In conjunction with our partners at Women for Bernie, we are proud to promote NATIONWIDE WOMEN for BERNIE MEET-UPS, next Wednesday, February 10. THE BASICS (Website) When? […]
February 7, 2016
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Bernie Sanderswitsky Slays on SNL (WATCH)

NYC, NEW YORK (VFB) – Bernie Sanderswitsky Sanders made his comedy debut tonight on SNL alongside his doppelgänger impersonator Larry David for a rather hilarious sketch aboard a sinking Titanic. Don't miss @BernieSanders' full cameo […]
February 7, 2016

As a Younger Woman Gloria Steinem Endorsed Bernie Sanders

NATIONAL (VFB) – Feminist icon Gloria Steinem drew sharp criticism Friday when she appeared on the HBO show “Real Time” with Bill Maher and told the host that young women only support […]
February 8, 2016

We Ignore Risk of Hillary Indictment at Our Peril

Of Grave Concern Are the reports accurate?  Did the FBI expand its investigation from Hillary Clinton’s misuse of classified information on her private email server to “public corruption” relating to a possible […]
February 9, 2016

Hillary Clinton Consistently Inconsistent (WATCH)

ERNEST A. CANNING (VFB):  Out of the mouth of Hillary Clinton self-descriptors, like “moderate” or “progressive,” have taken on an Alice in Wonderland quality. But “glory” doesn’t mean “a nice knockdown […]
February 10, 2016

Despite Huge Loss, DNC Hands Clinton a Tie in New Hampshire

NATIONAL (VFB) – In the latest outrage, Bernie Sanders dominated Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary by a nearly 2 to 1 margin, and yet thanks to DNC rules Clinton […]
February 11, 2016

#NotHereForBoys: Women for Bernie Hold Nationwide Meetups

NATIONAL (VFB) – In gatherings likely to cause Madeline Albright great distress, tonight Women for Bernie Sanders staged house parties across the nation to practice democracy on behalf of their favorite candidate for President.  With the […]
February 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders Most Qualified Commander in Chief

Steve Wikert is a Hillary Clinton surrogate and Vietnam vet (U.S. Navy, Danang 1971). He enlisted in the Navy out of high school; then spent his time policing the perimeter of a U.S. naval […]
February 12, 2016
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Clinton Supporters Mock Iraq: “Take a Drink”

NATIONAL (VFB) – In a brief moment of clarity, supporters of Hillary Clinton have revealed their genuine disdain for military men and women, and are now mocking Bernie Sanders for his vote against the […]
February 12, 2016
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New Pictures Emerge of Bernie Sanders’ Civil Rights Activism

NATIONAL (VFB) – Despite attempts by critics to discredit his early activism, Bernie Sanders was in fact a Civil Rights organizer in the 1960s.  Sanders attended the University of Chicago before the 1964 Civil […]
February 13, 2016
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The Curious Lies of Jonathan Capehart

NATIONAL (VFB) – Yesterday, we helped clear the air about Bernie Sanders’ role in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Thanks to confirmation from famed American photographer Danny Lyon, who took iconic […]
February 16, 2016

President Should Nominate Next Thurgood Marshall

We’ve arrived at a propitious moment. President Barack Obama has not only the right but the constitutional duty to nominate the next Associate Justice to the United States Supreme Court. […]