IJR: Trump Flack Gets Shot Down Hard by Symone Sanders for Defending White Supremacy Presser

By Tommy Christopher Donald Trump’s white supremacist-defending meltdown Tuesday figures to dominate the news until the next Trump-tastrophe hits, and early indications are that we will all be “treated” to cable news panels in which various Trump flacks spout nonsense … Continue reading “IJR: Trump Flack Gets Shot Down Hard by Symone Sanders for Defending White Supremacy Presser”

VIDEO: CNN: Symone Sanders on Trump’s lie about tapes: “We look crazy to the rest of the world”

CNN political commentators Symone Sanders and Ben Ferguson joined CNN’s Alisyn Camerato to discuss the latest political news. Namely the revelation that Donald Trump does not have tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and the global … Continue reading “VIDEO: CNN: Symone Sanders on Trump’s lie about tapes: “We look crazy to the rest of the world””

MEDIATE: ‘Facts Are Not Debatable’: CNN’s Cuomo, Lord and Sanders Spar Over Trump’s Civil War Comments

President Donald Trump offered some controversial statements again, so CNN’s Chris Cuomo had political foes Symone Sanders and Jeffrey Lord on today for a brand new sparring match …  I mean, debate. Recently, Trump wondered if America could’ve avoided the Civil … Continue reading “MEDIATE: ‘Facts Are Not Debatable’: CNN’s Cuomo, Lord and Sanders Spar Over Trump’s Civil War Comments”

CNN: Trump: Why could the Civil War not have ‘been worked out?’

By David Wright and Daniella Diaz, CNN Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump discussed the origins of the Civil War in an interview airing Monday, asking, “Why was there the Civil War? Why could that one not have been worked out?” Trump’s … Continue reading “CNN: Trump: Why could the Civil War not have ‘been worked out?’”

VIDEO: RAWSTORY: ‘The ultimate hypocrite for everything!’: Symone Sanders unloads on Trump over taxes and golf

Symone Sanders once against sparred with Trump supporter Jeffrey Lord on CNN Tuesday, and she nailed both Lord and Trump for being hypocrites of the first order. When Lord tried to defend President Donald Trump’s continued refusal to release his … Continue reading “VIDEO: RAWSTORY: ‘The ultimate hypocrite for everything!’: Symone Sanders unloads on Trump over taxes and golf”

NY MAG: CNN Commentator Shuts Down Analyst Who Called Trump the ‘Martin Luther King of Health Care’

By Claire Landsbaum As the country becomes more polarized, so too do political debates on CNN. Last month commentator Angela Rye — she of eye-rolling fame — called conservative radio host Joe Walsh a “bigot” for his comments on Barack … Continue reading “NY MAG: CNN Commentator Shuts Down Analyst Who Called Trump the ‘Martin Luther King of Health Care’”

VANCOUVER SUN: Symone Sanders inspires young B.C. activists at Fresh Voices Forum

This article originally appeared here and was written by Denise Ryan.  Young Vancouver activists got some inspiration Sunday from one of America’s rising political stars. Symone Sanders, who at 24 became press secretary to Bernie Sanders in his unsuccessful bid … Continue reading “VANCOUVER SUN: Symone Sanders inspires young B.C. activists at Fresh Voices Forum”

CNN: Symone Sanders and Betsy McCaughey clash over racism

(CNN)A discussion between Symone Sanders, a former spokeswoman for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ unsuccessful presidential bid, and Betsy McCaughey, a former New York lieutenant governor, devolved into a shouting match on Saturday when McCaughey accused “People like” Sanders of “making false … Continue reading “CNN: Symone Sanders and Betsy McCaughey clash over racism”

THE ROOT: ‘Black Women Have Been Holding Up the Mantle for America Since We Can Remember’

This post originally appeared on The Root’s website.  Symone Sanders is a force to be reckoned with, which is why she was named to The Root 100, our annual list of the most influential African Americans ages 25-45. The 26-year-old … Continue reading “THE ROOT: ‘Black Women Have Been Holding Up the Mantle for America Since We Can Remember’”

NEW YORK TIMES OPINION: Make Millennials Part of the Party’s Rebuilding

Millions of young people rose up during this election season and declared they cared about the issues – criminal justice reform, climate change, education, the economy and social justice. Those young people, were resoundingly independent in their thoughts and their … Continue reading “NEW YORK TIMES OPINION: Make Millennials Part of the Party’s Rebuilding”