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Bernie Sanders

The Advocate keeps you up-to-date on all the latest breaking news and stories on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as he hopes to win the 2016 presidential election.

Meet the Queer Schoolteacher Who Made Bernie's Inauguration Mittens

Jen Ellis is a schoolteacher who lives in Vermont with her partner, Liz.

Bernie Sanders Endorses Joe Biden: 'We Need You in the White House'

The Democrats must defeat "the most dangerous president in the modern history of this country," Sanders says.

With Sanders Out, Is It Time to Vote Exclusively by Mail?

The days of going to a polling station may be drawing to an end.

Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign But Will Stay on Ballot

The move clears the path for Joe Biden to win the nomination and face Trump in November.


Bernie Sanders Suspends Facebook Ads, Assessing Campaign

Sanders lost to Joe Biden in the three state primaries that were held Tuesday.

Joe Biden Sweeps: Wins Florida, Illinois, Arizona Primaries

The Biden surge continues.


Joe Biden Pledges to Pick a Woman for Vice President

In a debate dominated by COVID-19, Biden made news with his pledge, while Bernie Sanders equivocated.

Biden and Sanders Compete in Today's Primaries: Live Updates

It's a make-or-break night for Sanders as Biden tries to build on his momentum from Super Tuesday.


Bisexual Pop Star Halsey Endorses Sanders for President

"We deserve a president like him," the out singer-songwriter says in a new video.

Biden, Sanders Duke It Out Super Tuesday: Live Updates

The two are the front-runners among Democratic presidential hopefuls, but Elizabeth Warren and Michael Bloomberg remain very much in the race.


Miss Major, Janelle Monáe Endorse Different Progressives

The gender outlaws flex their influence.

Joe Biden Wins South Carolina Presidential Primary

The results in a state seen as a must-win for Biden may buoy his campaign.


Sanders Gets Heat in Debate; Warren, Others Take Bloomberg to Task Too

The last Democratic presidential debate before the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday was a lively one.

Bloomberg Campaign Tweets About Sanders Lusting After Putin

The satirical tweet is being called homophobic.

Bernie Sanders Continues Victories With Nevada Caucus Win

Sanders follows his strong performances in Iowa and New Hampshire as Democratic voters choose their presidential nominee.

Liz Warren Is Star of Debate With Searing Bloomberg Takedown

Democrats confronted the former New York City mayor about sexism, race, money, and more.


Lesbian Feminist Who Helped Coin 'Identity Politics' Backs Sanders

Barbara Smith has been a pioneering Black activist for decades.

Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire; Pete Buttigieg a Close Second

Amy Klobuchar surged to third place, with Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden finishing fourth and fifth, respectively.

Take It From a Trans Woman: Sanders's Embrace of Rogan Is Terrible

No matter how it's spun, the Sanders campaign touting the endorsement of a sexist transphobe is hurtful and hypocritical.

Bernie Sanders Blasted for Touting Support of Transphobe Joe Rogan

Rogan, a sports commentator and podcast host, also has a history of antigay, misogynist, and racist remarks.