Bernie Sanders

Like Bernie Sanders, Paul Soglin is appealing to progressives because he is blunt and somewhat aggressive. But Soglin’s anti-war protesting days could come back to haunt him in a general election. more

Jan 31, 2018 10:18 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Wisconsin Democrats don’t need a Bernie Sanders-like candidate for governor. They need somebody from northern Wisconsin who knows his way around a deer blind and how to run a business. How about Jim Holperin? more

Jun 6, 2017 12:03 PM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


Allison Geyer

In Madison, voters love Bernie Sanders. And some still wish he could be president. Now that he’s asking his supporters to vote for Hillary Clinton, will they listen? more

Oct 5, 2016 5:30 PM News

Should I risk friendships by speaking out loudly for Clinton? more

Aug 8, 2016 5:00 AM Tell All 1 Comments

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Joeff Davis

Although Bernie Sanders won the Wisconsin primary by 13 points, the state’s delegates were split almost evenly at the DNC this week. The process has left Bernie fans feeling burned. more

Jul 27, 2016 5:51 PM News

In looking at both support for Brexit and for Donald Trump, ignorant, but angry people are lashing out at what they perceive to be the establishment. Their anger may be misdirected, but there is a solution. more

Jul 1, 2016 10:15 AM Citizen Dave

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders built their campaigns around the aggrieved. Contrast that with Barack Obama, who downplayed identity politics when running for president in 2008. more

Jun 24, 2016 10:49 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments

I voted for Bernie Sanders in the Wisconsin primary, and I’ve been highly critical of Hillary Clinton. But it’s time for Bernie to step aside. more

Jun 14, 2016 5:00 PM Citizen Dave 3 Comments


David Michael Miller

Bernie Sanders has said out loud what timid Democratic insiders and consultants have refused to say. He’s taken the muzzle off of proud liberalism. From here on out Democratic primary voters will demand a more full-throated liberal vision. more

May 24, 2016 9:40 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments


Carolyn Fath

The Green Party shares many of the same goals with Democratic maverick Bernie Sanders. In an interview with Isthmus, Jill Stein predicts Sanders is about to get burned — and she welcomes his supporters with open arms. more

Apr 19, 2016 5:30 PM News 4 Comments


David Michael Miller

Hillary Clinton will almost surely be the Democratic nominee and very likely the next president. But she is not the future of the Democratic Party. That belongs to Bernie Sanders or, more accurately for the 74-year-old Sanders, his people. more

Apr 8, 2016 8:24 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


Chris Collins

Bernie Sanders pulled off a crucial win in the Wisconsin primary April 5. And he did it without the support of most Democratic state elected officials. more

Apr 6, 2016 9:03 AM News 2 Comments

A "friend" suggests that to keep Trump or Cruz out of the White House, we vote for Bernie Sanders and hope for a brokered Democratic Convention, and a possible winning Joe Biden-Elizabeth Warren ticket. more

Mar 31, 2016 12:27 PM Citizen Dave


Ingrid Laas

All eyes are on Wisconsin as the state gears up for April 5 primary. Democrats face a tough choice between a pragmatist and an idealist. more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

America’s two-party political system is not found in the Constitution. It was not anticipated or thought of as necessary by the nation’s founders. It has buckled under the strain in the past and could do so again. more

Mar 25, 2016 9:00 AM Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

The presidential campaign — at least the Democratic one — has officially arrived in Madison. Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders opened offices here last week, vying for the state’s largest delegate prize. more

Mar 24, 2016 5:00 AM News


Dylan Brogan

On the UW-Milwaukee campus, presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — and their supporters — go head-to-head. But some remain undecided. more

Feb 12, 2016 2:49 PM News

Democrats should hope that Bernie Sanders stays in the race for a competitive primary with Hillary Clinton on April 5. It could help boot a conservative justice from the high court. more

Feb 11, 2016 1:00 PM Madland 3 Comments

Hillary Clinton is counting on identity politics to get her to the White House. Bernie Sanders begins with fundamental fairness arguments that apply to everyone. more

Feb 10, 2016 12:21 PM Citizen Dave

Marco Rubio won Iowa by winning third. He’s now the Republican establishment candidate who is most acceptable to the tea party. As for the Democrats, it was a toss-up between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, but after New Hampshire she will lead. more

Feb 2, 2016 9:43 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments