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Democrats open a new kind of convention

ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic Party will convene, sort of, amid a pandemic that has upended the usual pomp-and-circumstance of presidential nominating conventions. Democratic National...
MAYOR PETE BUTTIGIEG leads 2020 presidential hopefuls in fundraising in Rhode Island. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/MARIO TAMA

Buttigieg outpacing candidates in R.I. fundraising

PROVIDENCE – The presidential hopeful that has raised the most in Rhode Island as of Nov. 30 is South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg,...

Tax the wealthy and their charities will suffer

America’s corporate economy has long been divided between a taxed, for-profit sector and a non-taxed, not-for-profit sector. This division has significant implications for tax...

Sanders unveils plan to ‘democratize’ corporations and financial markets

PROVIDENCE – Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last week unveiled proposals to “democratize” corporations and financial markets, a move applauded by...

Americans won’t pay carbon taxes

Much has been made of the willingness of Democratic presidential candidates to risk taking positions that aren’t popular with voters at large in order...

The misguided war against corporate profits

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., relishes the disdain of America’s business elite, proudly displaying on his campaign website his anti-endorsements from corporate titans and their...

Cheaper college better than free

One of independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ tentpole ideas as a presidential candidate is the promise of a free college education for all Americans....

Don’t charge employers for workers on welfare

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., is all set to propose legislation that proposes to put a tax on large businesses with employees who receive benefits...
SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE, D-R.I., has backed Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his “Medicare for All” single-payer health care reform while continuing to explore a publicly operated health insurance option he co-sponsored in January with Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Al Franken, D-Minn. / COURTESY OFFICE OF U.S. SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE

Whitehouse co-sponsors Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ single-payer health plan

PROVIDENCE - Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., has backed Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and his “Medicare for All” single-payer health care reform while continuing to explore...

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