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Iowans’ Thoughts: Bernie Sanders

Iowans’ Thoughts: Bernie Sanders

Michael Guhin, Videographer

March 11, 2019

Studer: Listen to Sanders’ voice

Studer: Listen to Sanders’ voice

May 9, 2016

Samuel Studer [email protected] Sen. Bernie Sanders, in his race for Democratic presidential nomination, has fought for each vote and delegate remaining. He wants to ensure that even though the primary season is ending, leaders should still listen to his views. He has also helped to brin...

Editorial: Stand up for issues that matter

Editorial: Stand up for issues that matter

April 28, 2016

During this election cycle, there have been a lot of doomsday scenarios painted by candidates on both sides of the aisle. On the Republican side, there is Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” complete with overly dramatic prophecies of a world in which the United States is irrelevant. And...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

April 7, 2016

RE: Iowa’s Nitrate Contaminated Water I have been following the discussion on our state’s nitrate-contaminated water that comes from runoff of agricultural fertilizers. I listened with distress when Gov. Terry Branstad suggested that we take money away from our schools to help clean up the wat...

Editorial: Going easy on minimum wage

Editorial: Going easy on minimum wage

March 29, 2016

Income inequality and the minimum wage have become central issues in the Democrats’ campaign rhetoric this election cycle. Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who recently picked up five states in the Democratic Party’s primaries, says in a statement on his website that the current...

Editorial: Can Sanders overcome the challenges facing him?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders pauses during a speech at the Jefferson Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Sanders is currently trailing Hillary Clinton in the polls by about 10 points. (The Daily Iowan/Sergio Flores)

March 25, 2016

The primaries on both the Republican and Democratic sides have been, to say the least, interesting. The antiestablishment rhetoric, preached on both ends, have brought would-be apolitical non-voters crawling out of the woodwork to pitch their support to whoever has the right message. This has culminated...

Editorial: Old media vs. new politics

In this Nov. 14, 2015, photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, makes a point as Bernie Sanders listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Clinton and Sanders are outlining the steps on Nov. 19, they would take to combat the Islamic State group, each making major speeches less than a week after the deadly attacks in Paris. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

March 8, 2016

The 2016 presidential election is a stark example of lopsided media attention, perhaps one of the most in recent history. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has the legion of old-media institutions posturing her above Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who holds firm with the reins of new media. Business...

Studer: The narrowing Democratic race

In this Nov. 14, 2015, photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, makes a point as Bernie Sanders listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Clinton and Sanders are outlining the steps on Nov. 19, they would take to combat the Islamic State group, each making major speeches less than a week after the deadly attacks in Paris. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

March 1, 2016

Samuel Studer [email protected] Over the weekend, Hillary Clinton produced a dominating win over Bernie Sanders in South Carolina’s Democratic primary, one of her biggest accomplishments of the race. This year, she was ahead by 56 percentage points when all the votes were counted. Eight yea...

Reed: Sanders vs. Clinton in South Carolina

In this Nov. 14, 2015, photo, Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, makes a point as Bernie Sanders listens during a Democratic presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Clinton and Sanders are outlining the steps on Nov. 19, they would take to combat the Islamic State group, each making major speeches less than a week after the deadly attacks in Paris. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

February 26, 2016

Keith Reed [email protected] The South Carolina Democratic primary will take place Saturday. In a 2014 survey, the U.S. Census Bureau found that almost 30 percent of South Carolina’s population is African American. It is only fair that the Democratic presidential candidates try to sway that disen...

Editorial: Sanders needs to answer foreign-policy questions

Editorial: Sanders needs to answer foreign-policy questions

February 12, 2016

On Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., won the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary. Sanders’s victory in the Granite State will bring his name to national attention as South Carolina, Nevada, and Super Tuesday approach. One issue, however, is a point of concern for the democratic-socialist:...