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Trump takes credit for Sanders’ Iowa surge

Donald Trump told a packed house in the Muscatine High School gymnasium that “Bernie Sanders is surging” because of the billionaire’s attacks on Hillary Clinton. Some polls show Sanders edging out Clinton in Iowa. “I was the best thing that ever happened to Bernie Sanders because my attack on Hillary, all of a sudden she […]

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Clinton returns to Iowa City to speak at the IMU

Hillary Clinton will visit Iowa City again next week, this time speaking at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Thursday, Jan. 21. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the IMU. Earlier in the day, the former secretary of state will appear at […]

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Meet Clarabelle, the Iowa City dog who’s met ten presidential candidates

Every election cycle has its heroes: those characters who emerge from our nation’s folds to push the political conversation. If 2008 had Joe the Plumber and 2012 brought us entire binders full of women, in 2016 we are lucky enough to have Clarabelle the Dog, an Iowa City resident who’s already met ten presidential candidates […]

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Clinton on Sanders’ surge: ‘I’m not nervous at all’

Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday morning that she’s “not nervous” about the recent gains by her opponent in Iowa. She was asked on NBC’s Today show about Bernie Sanders’ surge as indicated by several recent polls. “I’m working hard, and I intend to keep working as hard as I can until the last vote or […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders says peace in Palestine and Israel starts with economic aide

“I’m not going to sit here and tell you that I have a magical solution that has eluded every president,” Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said when asked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a recent interview with Little Village. Outside forces have muddied the myriad issues for decades, says the Democratic presidential candidate. “Our goal should […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders on a woman in the White House and the campaign questions that matter more

When asked about the potential watershed moment of a female president in a recent interview with Little Village, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says, “I would hope that all of us want to break down every sexist barrier that exists. We wound like to see a woman in the White House, we would like to […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders on Black Lives Matter, militarized police and the insidious prison industrial complex

Shortly after his campaign stop in Seattle, Washington was interrupted by two Black Lives Matter activists, Bernie Sanders enlisted Symone Sanders as his national press secretary to augment his campaign’s racial justice awareness and shape related public policy. “Clearly we have a failed criminal justice system,” he said in this interview with Little Village‘s Stacey […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders calls for political revolution, says no president can enact student loan reform without the U.S. populous

When asked about student loan reform and the inaccessibility of higher education for millions of young Americans in a recent interview with Little Village, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says, “We need a political revolution that brings tens of millions of people together in a way that we are not right now so that we can […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders talks support for medicinal marijuana, decriminalization

In addition to being a Vermont state Senator, Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is both the former governor of Vermont and the former mayor of Burlington, where marijuana possession is decriminalized — a state-wide measure Sanders says he supports. “If you are possessing a small amount of marijuana it should not be a criminal offense, it should […]

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The war on drugs: A new direction?

Rand Paul

When Kanye West said George Bush doesn’t care about black people, a lot of people probably thought he had a point. The former president was under heat for his handling of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction of New Orleans. But long before that, some Republicans had earned the reputation from their opposition to the civil rights movement […]

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