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Bernie Sanders announces second US presidential bid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The 77-year-old ran for the Democratic nomination in 2016 but lost out to Hillary Clinton US Senator Bernie Sanders says he will run again for president in 2020, making a second attempt to win the Democratic Party’s nomination. The 77-year-old Vermont senator became a progressive political star in 2016 although he lost his candidacy bid. In an email to supporters, he said it was time to complete the “political revolution” they had started. An outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, Mr Sanders has described…

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Sarah Sanders says ‘God wanted Trump to be president’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sarah Sanders also said it was “very hard” to take morality lessons from the Democratic Party White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has told a religious television network that God “wanted Donald Trump to become president”. Ms Sanders made the claim in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), saying it was the reason Mr Trump was in office. The press secretary also said it was “very hard” to take morality lessons from the Democratic Party. Democrats have attacked Mr Trump’s proposed border…

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‘Prime Time’ Sanders: Murray should choose baseball

Speaking as one two-sport standout to another, Deion Sanders said he thinks Kyler Murray should choose baseball over the NFL. FILE PHOTO: Dec 29, 2018; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (13) speaks to Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray (1) after the 2018 Orange Bowl college football playoff semifinal game at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports “If I’m in his shoes, I’m picking up that baseball bat and I’m not looking back,” Sanders told ESPN earlier this week. Known as “Prime Time”…

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Senator Bernie Sanders applauds Amazon for wage hike

(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic Senator and prominent Amazon critic Bernie Sanders praised the company’s move to increase minimum hourly wages to $15 on Tuesday and said other companies should follow its lead. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders campaigns for Democrat Greg Edwards, Pennsylvania’s 7th District Congressional candidate, during a rally in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Makela/File Photo “It is no secret that I have been a harsh critic of the wage and employment practices of Amazon and its owner Jeff Bezos,” Sanders said in an email…

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