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Bernie Sanders drew record crowds in Portland. He’s also fighting for Oregon donations with Hillary and…Jeb?

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On his second day canvassing for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ rally in Portland, Dan McIntosh-Tolle started warning people: Get to the Moda Center an hour early if you want a seat.  “His belie   More
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 AARON MESH

The 13 Home-Run Lines from Bernie Sanders' Portland Speech

An estimated 28,000 people rallied at the Rose Quarter on Sunday night.


Sen. Bernie Sanders threw a socialist social in the Rose Quarter on Sunday night—and so many people came, thousands didn’t get to see him speak. The insurgent Democratic presidential candidate from Vermont drew an estimated 28,000 people to his Portland event. The 19,000 supporters that managed to get into the Moda Center drank Widmer beer, chanted his name, and cheered a stump ...   More
Sunday, August 9, 2015 AARON MESH

How Symone Sanders Began Defusing Bernie Sanders' Race Problem in Portland

UPDATE: The candidate met with Don't Shoot Portland leaders after his rally.


The appearance of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Portland on Sunday night didn't just set campaign attendance records. It also marked the start of an urgent effort to fix the Democratic presidential candidate's foundering message on race.As WW reported Sunday, Sanders' visit to Seattle was interrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters, who demanded he add a racial justice platform to his campaign. Sanders ...   More
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 AARON MESH

Bernie Sanders Is Coming to Portland on August 9 (and Everyone Is Going)

Hillary Clinton will be here too this week, but you can't afford to go to that event.


If there's one thing the people of Portland love, it's the most liberal possible probably-not-viable candidate for president.In 2000 when Al Gore visited our fair city, his message was almost drowned out by Ralph Nader supporters protesting him as a "Republi-crat." Nader went on to get a healthy 5 percent of the popular vote in Oregon. And on Sunday, get ready for a massive and totally free Bernie ...   More
Monday, August 3, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Now This is a Filibuster

We've written this week about Democratic opposition to President Obama's tax deal with Republicans. And we've written about efforts by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) to reform the filibuster—including a proposed requirement that senators seeking to delay legislation by filibustering be required to stay on the Senate floor. Today, the news threads meet in the presence of Sen. Bernie ...   More
Friday, December 10, 2010 HANK STERN

Put Away the Sanders in 2012 Buttons

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Monday, December 27, 2010 HANK STERN


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