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How Bernie Sanders Fought for Our Veterans
Just before Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders excoriated Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's record to a cheering crowd of 10,000 at a Madison arena on Wednesday night, Walker’s staff tweeted: "Thousands of veterans suffered in VA scandal yet @BernieSanders downplayed it & attacked those

32 Years Before SCOTUS Decision, Sanders Backed Gay Pride March
The day after the Supreme Court ruled same-sex marriage a constitutional right, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) assured an audience in Nashua, N.H., Saturday morning that he's no newcomer to gay rights. Sanders' evidence? His 1996 vote against the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as "a l

Power to the People
Mark and Sara Borkowski live with their two young daughters in a century-old, fifteen-hundred-square-foot house in Rutland, Vermont. Mark drives a school bus, and Sara works as a special-ed teacher; the cost of heating and cooling their house through the year consumes a large fraction of their combi

Who’s Speaking Up for the American Worker?
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. - A WOMAN came up to the book-signing table at an event at my local library Monday night. She did not have a copy of the newly released paperback of "Factory Man,"my book about what happened when 300,000 American furniture-making jobs were offshored to Asia. But she waite

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