Elizabeth Warren rises in 2020 race as policy focus catches fire

World / Politics Jun 7, 2019

Elizabeth Warren rises in 2020 race as policy focus catches fire

Elizabeth Warren has been climbing in the Democratic presidential contest by using a stream of policy blueprints and hours of selfies with voters to chip away at her immediate target: Bernie Sanders. Warren's path to directly challenging front-runner Joe Biden runs through Sanders, her main ...

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Business / Corporate Jun 6, 2019

Bernie Sanders accuses Walmart of paying 'starvation wages'

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Wednesday told Walmart Inc. shareholders and top executives that the world's largest retailer should boost the "starvation"-level wages it pays its workers and stop fueling income inequality. Speaking at Walmart's shareholder meeting, the U.S. senator said: "Despite the ...

Joe Biden seen pulling away in South Carolina with 46%

World / Politics May 13, 2019

Joe Biden seen pulling away in South Carolina with 46%

Just weeks after announcing his presidential run, former Vice President Joe Biden led the Democratic pack in the key South Carolina race, attracting support from 46 percent of likely party primary voters in a state poll released Sunday. Biden had more than triple the support ...