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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Praises Third Party Candidates, Bernie Sanders For Fighting The Status Quo

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, speaking at the Green Party’s presidential convention, offered praise for political outsiders — specifically, Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, and Bernie Sanders — for bringing to the fore issues so often ignored in the midst presidential races, from environmental degradation to government surveillance. As Politico notes in a short piece on the convention, Assange did not endorse ...

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Our Bernie Bros, Ourselves

All photos: Gawker/Ashley Feinberg Reader, I went to Philadelphia to find the Bernie Bros. Instead, I found myself. As I made my way into Philly early last week, still exhausted from covering the RNC the week before, I was desperate for inspiration. Holding the conventions back-to-back, I discovered, is unbelievably cruel to journalists. I’d used up all my more general ...

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Bernie Ecclestone — Mother-In-Law Freed from Brazilian Kidnappers

Breaking News The mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been freed from her kidnappers — UNHARMED — and without having to pay the $ 36 million ransom … cops say.  According to local media outlets, Brazilian officials say a police operation went down over the weekend — and 2 suspects were arrested … after cops traced them to ...

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Bernie Sanders Has Plans For Texas, Even With Tension Among His Supporters

When Bernie Sanders first announced that he would be running for the presidency, little did anyone realize at the time the kind of revolution he would build. [embedded content] While there have been plenty of times over the last several election years when candidates have made similar promises pitching revolutionary platforms, the energy behind Bernie Sanders’ campaign for this election ...

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F1 chief Bernie Ecclestone's mother-in-law freed

The mother-in-law of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, who was kidnapped in Brazil, has been freed without any ransom paid, say police. Aparecida Schunck, 67, the mother of Mr Ecclestone’s wife Fabiana Flosi, was abducted from her Sao Paulo home 10 days ago. A ransom of $ 36.5m (£28m) was demanded, but none was paid, according to Elisabete Sato of the ...

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Bernie Ecclestone's Daughters — Bodyguarded In Bev Hills … After Mother-In-Law Abducted (VIDEO)

Exclusive Details Bernie Ecclestone‘s family isn’t taking any chances after the Formula One boss’ mother-in-law was abducted in Brazil — his daughters are now rollin’ with a full security detail, TMZ Sports has learned.  Tamara and Petra Ecclestone took their kids out for a stroll in Beverly Hills Tuesday — flanked by a team of at least 4 huge plain-clothed ...

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The Bernie DNC Walkout Was a Masterful Bit of Media Manipulation

Photo: Andy Cush As I sat down in the media tent across from the Wells Fargo Center to write this post, there were 40 or so Bernie Sanders delegates and other supporters in here with me, milling around and talking to the press, and a couple hundred more just outside. They had just staged a walkout from the Democratic National ...

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Watch Bernie Sanders's Delegate Brother Larry Sanders Emotionally Cast His Floor Vote For Bernie

Larry Sanders is a Green Party politician in the UK, and a delegate with the Democrats Abroad delegation here at the DNC in Philadelphia. He’s also Bernie Sanders’s little brother. A few minutes ago, during the roll call of states, the delegation allowed him to personally deliver his vote to his older brother, which he did, after brief, emotional remarks ...

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California's Rowdy Bernie Crowd Might Get Loud Again Tonight 

Photo: Andy Cush Bernie-supporting delegates were out in full force during the Democratic National Convention speeches last night. Over the telecast, it was easy to hear boos and chants of “we can’t trust her” during pro-Hillary speeches. I wasn’t on the floor, but I’d heard that a small crowd of California delegates were delivering the loudest jeers. Bernie was even ...

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California's Rowdy Bernie Crowd Might Get Loud Again Tonight 

Photo: Andy Cush Bernie-supporting delegates were out in full force during the Democratic National Convention speeches last night. Over the telecast, it was easy to hear boos and chants of “we can’t trust her” during pro-Hillary speeches. I wasn’t on the floor, but I’d heard that a small crowd of California delegates were delivering the loudest jeers. Bernie was even ...

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