Sanders Surges in IA, NH; Clinton up in SC:
Bolstered by support from liberal Democrats, Bernie Sanders tops Hillary Clinton in primary voters' preference in both the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary, while Clinton holds a lead in South Carolina. Ref. Source 1o
Bernie Sanders Unveils Ambitious Plan To End Private Prisons:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is officially taking on the country's private prison industry. By introducing a bill that would ban government contracts with private prisons, the presidential contender is quickly becoming the loudest advocate for criminal justice reform among his competitors. Ref. Source 2c
Poll: Bernie Sanders Holds Strong Lead Over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire:
Bernie Sanders holds a wide lead over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a new poll that shows the Vermont Senator and Vice President Joe Biden chipping away at Clinton's base in the Granite State. Ref. Source 5z
Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign was struck with a setback on Wednesday.
The Democratic National Committee has suspended the Vermont senator's campaign from access to the party's voter file program for "Inadvertently" accessing confidential voter data belonging to other campaigns. According to the Sanders team, one staffer has been fired. Ref. CNN
The Nation Magazine Endorses Bernie Sanders for President:
Numbers released this week give Sanders a five-point lead over Clinton in Iowa and a four-point lead in New Hampshire. Sanders has also narrowed Clinton's once commanding lead nationwide, pulling within seven points. Ref. Source 5i.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, 74, will release his medical records on Thursday, campaign manager Jeff Weaver tells CNN.
The records will show that the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination is in good health and will be signed by the attending physician of the Senate, who has treated Sanders for years.
If he's elected, Sanders would be the oldest person to win the presidency in U.S. History. Ref. CNN.