Bernie Sanders

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Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he opposes federal measures that would bar states from requiring labels on food containing genetically modified ingredients.

Caucus Night in Keokuk

Feb 2, 2016
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After more than a year of build-up and anticipation, Iowans finally gathered in schools, churches, and community centers Monday night to officially kick-off the Presidential voting season. They spent an hour, on average, listening to speeches about the candidates, checking a square on a ballot, and pleading with their neighbors, friends, and strangers to back their candidate.

Iowa Public Radio's Joyce Russell, Sarah Boden, Amy Mayer

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz won the Iowa caucuses for the Republican presidential nomination, while the Democratic race between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was considered neck-and-neck early this morning.

Sec. Hillary Clinton Campaigns in Burlington

Jan 21, 2016
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is locked in a tight race with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders with the Iowa Caucus less than two weeks away. She spent Tuesday night trying to solidify support from Democrats in southeast Iowa.

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People were already standing in line when the doors to Keokuk Middle School opened at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday. They were there an hour early to get a good seat to hear U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders talk about a "political revolution."

Bernie Sanders & Democratic Socialism

Dec 7, 2015
Credit: Johnny Cather, TSPR

Former U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is in the running for the Democratic presidential nomination, but he has labeled himself as a democratic socialist.  Some potential voters have found that label confusing.

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The second Democratic presidential debate took place at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend. The campus is home to more than 4,000 full-time students and that's important to the candidates because young adults in Iowa vote 12% more frequently than the national average of 45%.

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Presidential candidates are starting to make their way to Lee County, Ia., with both U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), seeking the Democratic nomination, and former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-AR) visiting Fort Madison in the last week.

Based on their stops in the state, the two candidates are taking dramatically different approaches to winning the Iowa Caucuses on Feb. 1st.

Changes in the economy are causing a lot of hope, a little fear and a healthy measure of rage.

There’s common-sense optimism in the addition of more than 225,000 private-sector jobs in February – the 17th consecutive month of employment improvement and the third straight month that more than 200,000 jobs were added.

In USA Today, Princeton University economics professor Justin Wolfers said, “To the extent there is a debate, it’s whether the economy is recovering or recovering strongly.”