Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Guest post: Looking at Trump supporters from a different lens

Rob Korobkin is a local activist who ran for Portland City Council in 2015. A member of the Maine Green Independent Party, he supports Bernie Sanders for president. Yesterday, with Donald Trump in town, Korobkin made an honest attempt to understand the reasoning for people’s support for the controversial Republican candidate. After attending the anti-Trump […]

Presidential candidates Tweet support for Ben Chin in wake of racially charged smear attempt

In the wake of the controversy following the posting of racist signs attacking the ethnicity of Lewiston mayoral candidate Ben Chin, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has voiced his support for Chin on Twitter. The racist signs against @BChinME in Lewiston have no place in our society. https://t.co/vtPb5QCPJV — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) October 20, 2015 […]

Florida activist traveling the country supporting Bernie Sanders

When he came to Portland, Maine on Monday night, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke bluntly to a crowd of thousands at the Cross Insurance Arena of his hopes for and frustrations with America. Among many other things, he talked about his goals of establishing a single-payer healthcare system, raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an […]