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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.

California Prisoners Got $3.5 Million from Social Security

Prisoners collected six-figure retirement payments while behind bars

Prisoners incarcerated in California took in $3.5 million in Social Security payments from taxpayers. The inspector general for the agency reported 123 inmates received the disability and retirement payments despite the Social Security Act prohibiting payments to individuals "confined to a jail, prison, or certain other public institutions for committing a crime."