Tag: Bernie Sanders

Can Biden Forgive Student Loan Debt? Progressives Are Demanding an Answer.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. (Samuel Corum/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. The White House said more than six months ago that a memo outlining President […]

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Manchin and Biden Are Two Doves, Crying

Instead, the hiccups that threatened to derail Biden’s agenda have come from the so-called moderate—perhaps more accurately dubbed conservative—wing, of Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema, and their lackeys in the House. They’re never satisfied, leaving the rest of the Democratic caucus to wonder why they are forced to scream at each other. This cohort of conservative Democrats […]

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The Democrats Can’t Get to $2.5 Trillion? Here—I Just Did It.

For those who say the budget framework I proposed costs ‘too much,’ what would you cut? Combatting climate change? Childcare? Universal Pre-K? Paid family & medical leave? Dental, hearing, and vision? Housing? Long-term home health care? Child tax credit?” —Senate Budget Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, June 28. “Is it childcare you want to take off […]

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