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Bernie Just Won Nevada and People Are Losing Their Minds

Sen. Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire earlier this monthM. Scott Brauer for Mother Jones Sen. Bernie Sanders promised to to ignite a movement that would shake up the Democratic establishment, and after handily winning the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, he’s delivered. Sanders ran away with a victory in Nevada, winning 46 percent of the vote.…

Bernie Wins Nevada in a Landslide

Despite the opposition of the Culinary Workers Union, Bernie Sanders did pretty well with workers along the strip. Apparently they know a generous universal health care plan when they see one.Kevin Drum Only about 5 percent of the votes have been counted so far, but everyone has called the Nevada race for Bernie Sanders, who…

Democrats Have No Plan to Stop Bernie Sanders

Patrick Semansky/AP Before Amy Klobuchar spoke at the Las Vegas headquarters of the Culinary Union Local 226 on Tuesday, the union’s secretary treasurer, Geoconda Argüello-Kline, wanted to get a few things straight. If you’re a Democrat running in Nevada, Argüello-Kline and the powerful union she represents are the last people you want to piss off.…

Bernie Sanders Wins the Nevada Caucuses

Caroline Brehman/Congressional Quarterly via ZUMA Bernie Sanders has won Nevada’s Saturday caucuses, notching another victory on his quest to secure the Democratic nomination. His campaign counted on a massive field organization to turn out early voters, especially among Latinos, but it appears he also won most of the key day-of caucus sites staged at major hotels and…