Prison

AOC Wants to Abolish Prisons

Squad-member: We need a 'real conversation about … prison abolition'

Congressional firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) said that America needs to have a "real conversation" about "prison abolition" on Monday morning.

Warren Invested in Private Prisons

2020 Dem has pledged to ban private prisons

Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren wants to ban all private prisons because "no one should make a profit locking people up," but the senator has financially benefited from private prison companies.

Bernie Plans Jailbreak

Sanders releases criminal justice plan to put pressure on cops, mass-release prisoners

If elected president, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) plans to free more than a million people from America's prisons, according to a campaign plan released Sunday.

Bernie Sanders Slides in Polls After Doubling Down on Massively Unpopular ‘Terrorist Vote’ Position

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is having a rough week. A new poll by Morning Consult has him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden, fresh off his official entry into the Democratic primary, by 14 percentage points. Another poll of New Hampshire voters shows Sanders tied for second with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 12 percent, with Biden leading the pack at 20 percent.