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  1. Sen. Sanders and energy pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Overlawyered

    A question for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.): "Is it your position that market forces are the primary reason that oil and gas prices fall, but speculation and energy market manipulation are the primary reasons that oil and gas prices rise?" [ Mark Perry, AEI ]

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  2. Why the Left Won't Swoon for SandersBy David FreedlanderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    There's already a liberal champion of the middle class that's running for president. But Bernie Sanders isn't feeling much love at all from progressives.

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  3. Vermont Democrats Go South On Single PayerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    For nearly four years, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has been basking in the glow of press accolades like the one above. Unfortunately, what was often misreported nationally as a done deal was far from it, in Montpelier, the state's capital.

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  4. Populist Warren could rewrite American politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Day

    The word on Elizabeth Warren - the Democratic Massachusetts senator who fomented the opposition last week to a rollback of financial regulations in the bill funding the government - is that she's the left's answer to shut-'em-down Ted Cruz. In a recent Washington Post column, Dana Milbank concluded that Warren is more like former South Carolina senator Jim DeMint, the Republican ideologue who left his elective office to better lead the far right to glory.

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  5. FairPoint CEO fires back in letter to Gov. ShumlinRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    Gov. Peter Shumlin talks with Edwin Hill, president of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, at a Nov. 20 rally by striking FairPoint workers at the Statehouse. The demands of FairPoint strikers are unreasonable and the company will not give in, CEO Paul Sunu wrote in a letter Wednesday to Gov. Peter Shumlin, in response to the governor's recent call for an end to the 62-day standoff.

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  6. FairPoint responds to Vermont's Congressional delegationRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Senators Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and Representative Peter Welch, D-Vermont, sent a letter earlier this week urging Fairpoint's CEO to negotiate an end to the workers strike. It is now in its third month.

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  7. Sanders Speaks: Bernie Wants to Break Up the Big BanksRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    No sooner had the infamous "Citigroup amendment" been added to a vital spending measure than the warnings began. One of the first was from Rob Blackwell , writing in American Banker, who called it "a victory that may soon come to haunt the largest institutions."

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  8. Sky-high price has VA rationing hep C drugRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, used one of his last hearings as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to review how VA has had to ration a break-through medicine that cures hepatitis C, a liver virus infecting 174,000 veterans, because a course of treatment - 84 pills over 12 weeks - costs VA almost $50,000 per patient. Sanders said the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, Inc., of Foster City, stands to earn more than $200 billion on a new drug called Sovaldi.

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  9. Why Warren matters more than CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    The word on Elizabeth Warren - the Democratic Massachusetts senator who fomented the opposition last week to a rollback of financial regulations in the bill funding the government - is that she's the left's answer to shut-'em-down Ted Cruz. In a perceptive column in this week's Washington Post, my colleague Dana Milbank concluded that Warren is more like former South Carolina senator Jim DeMint, the Republican ideologue who left his elective office to better lead the far right to glory.

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  10. "It became clear that risk of economic shock is too high at this time ...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    It was the summer of 2014, and Gruber, who had yet to become the infamous goat of the Affordable Care Act debate, was consulting with the state of Vermont on its health-care reforms. He was not wrong: Vermont, run stem-to-stern by Democrats since the 2010 election, was attempting to use the benefits of the ACA to enact single-payer, universal health care coverage.

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  11. Sky-high drug price has VA rationing new Hep-C drugRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Naval Affairs

    Sen. Bernie Sanders used one of his last hearings as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to review how VA has had to ration a break-through medicine that cures hepatitis C, a liver virus infecting 174,000 veterans, because a course of treatment - 84 pills over 12 weeks -- costs VA almost $50,000 per patient. When combined with still toxic antiviral medicines including interferon injections, Sovaldi cures hepatitis C at a 90 percent rate, and does so faster and with fewer side effects than past drug regimens.

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  12. In Vermont, single-payer healthcare quietly disappearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    If you're looking for a state with a reliable Leftward tilt, you'd be hard pressed to do better than Vermont. After all, this is the place which has repeatedly elected Bernie Sanders - a man who considers the Democrat Party too conservative for his tastes - to statewide office since 1991.

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  13. Vermont quietly drops single-payer health care schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    It's an open secret that many on the left hope that when Obamacare collapses, the American people will finally turn to what they really want, which is a single-payer, government-run health care system similar to the ones in Canada and Great Britain. All that such a plan needs as the Los Angeles Times opined is a website that works and trillions in borrowed money.

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  14. High price has VA rationing new hepatitis C drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Sen. Bernie Sanders used one of his last hearings as chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee to review how VA has had to ration a break-through medicine that cures hepatitis C, a liver virus infecting 174,000 veterans, because a course of treatment - 84 pills over 12 weeks - costs VA almost $50,000 per patient. Sanders said the biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc., of Foster City, Calif., stands to earn more than $200 billion on a new drug called Sovaldi.

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  15. The RoundupRead the original story

    Wednesday | Fire Dog Lake

    Hey folks. Since I have just one more final tomorrow, I've decided to abridge the Roundup for today.

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  16. Jeff Sessions 'Yields' Budget Chairmanship To Mike EnziRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sweetness & Light

    Republican Senator Mike Enzi said on Wednesday he will take over as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee next year after the panel's current top Republican, Jeff Sessions, agreed to step aside Why isn't the news media talking about the Republicans war on its own base? - Unlike the fantasy of the Republican 'War On Women,' this is actually real. Enzi, who had previously served as the top Republican on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, had decided to exert his remaining seniority to become the Budget Committee chairman instead.

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  17. 12/18/2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Digby

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren may not have stopped passage of the "Citigroup provision" last week, but even in losing she may be winning. As the Boston Globe observed : "You're not always going to win.

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  18. Sessions yields to Enzi as U.S. Senate Budget chairmanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Republican Senator Mike Enzi said on Wednesday he will take over as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee next year after the panel's current top Republican, Jeff Sessions, agreed to step aside. The two senators had contested the chairmanship of the committee that will provide a key blueprint for Republican policy priorities as the party takes control of the Senate in January.

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  19. T.S. KerriganSEAMUS and Me: Late Birthdays in a Lost WorldRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    On Friday, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said what a lot of us are thinking about Wall Street fat cats and how they are taking federal bailout money while handing out bonuses and pay raises to themselves. "They don't get it," she said.

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  20. An Ar EditorialHOPE for EarthRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    To say that the past two weeks have been surreal does not begin to explain why I spent the entire Easter weekend waiting for a call from Pres. Barack Obama.

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