Kent Covington
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Bernie Sanders' socialism could be a problem for fellow Democrats

Campaign 2016
by Nick Eicher & Kent Covington
Posted 7/08/15, 10:40 am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist, is surging in the polls, and becoming a problem for his fellow Democratic presidential contenders.

“The greed of corporate America and the millionaire class has got to end, and we are going to end it for them!” Sanders declared at a recent rally.

Last week, Sanders drew an animated crowd of nearly 10,000 in Madison, Wis. He told supporters Obamacare was merely a good start. As he sees it, government-provided healthcare is a right for all Americans.

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Bush, Rubio top WORLD Radio's presidential power rankings

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 7/01/15, 02:26 pm

The staff of The World and Everything in It has profiled 22 possible 2016 presidential candidates in its “White House Wednesday” series. Now they take a look at who’s ahead and who’s making moves as the big campaign gets closer.

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Christie pledges to shoot straight if elected president

Campaign 2016
by Kent Covington
Posted 6/30/15, 03:04 pm

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally launched his White House bid today at the Livingston, N.J., high school from which he graduated. 

As the Republican governor stood between the bleachers at one end of a packed gymnasium, he remarked it was the only place he could imagine making such an announcement. 

“Everything started here for me,” he said. 

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