Burlington Free Press By Dan D’Ambrosio Late Tuesday night it looked certain Republicans would gain control of the U.S. Senate, with USA Today reporting the party had won at least five of the six seats it needed for a majority. Republicans won Democratic-held seats in Arkansas, Colorado, Montana, South Dakota and West Virginia as of […]
WPTZ- BRISTOL, Vt. —Political candidates fielded questions at Holley Hall in Bristol Saturday and encouraged Vermonters to head to the polls on Election Day. “There are a lot of people sitting at home,” said Ellen Oxford of Middlebury, Vermont. “I’ve been talking to people at home for a couple of weeks. ‘I don’t want to […]
Senator Bernie Sanders will be visiting Iowa the weekend of October 5th-6th for a series of speaking engagements. Join Bernie for a town hall meeting on the economy sponsored by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund.Adler Health Education Center1236 E Rusholme St.Davenport, Iowa 52803 Click here to RSVP » Bernie willl be the headline […]
Dear Friend, At a time of increased corporate control over the media and the flow of information, it is absolutely imperative that the Internet remain on a level playing field, open to all. Whether you are a major news corporation or a one-person blogging operation, whether you are Walmart or a family-owned small business, there […]
Increasing wealth and income inequality in the United States has become the great moral and economic issue of our time. There are ways to solve this problem, and it begins by acknowledging that $7.25 an hour is a starvation wage.
Join Bernie and Democracy for America in calling on Congress to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Billionaires like the Koch Brothers and Pete Peterson are leading the charge to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
If they succeed, millions of senior citizens, working families, disabled veterans and children will suffer. We must not allow that to happen.
Dear Friend, In the midst of everything else that is going on in Washington I wanted to call your attention to an issue that I, and millions of Americans, feel very strongly about. And that is the power of Monsanto, one of the most devious corporations in this country, to push through corporate welfare legislation, […]
Dear Friend, The decisions made by the next chair of the Federal Reserve will have a powerful impact on the economic well-being of every person in America. While the largest financial institutions and corporations in this country have been bailed out and are now back to making enormous profits and rewarding their executives with outsized […]