The Rubicon

Warren endorses Biden

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential race. Sen. Warren is pictured at her campaign rally in Oakland, CA, in May 2019.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

April 15, 2020

On Wednesday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was the last of former Vice President Joe Biden’s rivals from the campaign trail to endorse his candidacy in the 2020 presidential race, marking her joining of the Democratic party's effort to unite against President Donald Trump. “[Joe Biden] knows that...

Obama, Sanders endorse Biden

On Tuesday, former President Barack Obama endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Sen. Bernie Sanders endorsed Biden on Monday.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

April 15, 2020

Former President Barack Obama emerged from political hibernation and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden’s candidacy in the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday. In his twelve-minute endorsement video, Obama called on Americans of “all political stripes” to “unite in a great awakening against a po...

Sanders rally energizes Minnesota voters ahead of Super Tuesday

Sanders supporters hold up signs spelling out the Vermont senator's name at his rally at Roy Wilkins Auditorium on March 2, 2020.

Nikolas Liepins, Political Correspondent

March 4, 2020

Hours before Super Tuesday, presidential hopeful Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) rallied Minnesotans in a “Get Out the Vote” concert at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. After former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN) suspended his presidential campaign on March 1, and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suspended hers earlier Monday, Sanders i...

BEHIND THE LENS: Liepins captures Sanders rally

CHEER ON BERNIE. Sanders engages with the crowd as they shout chants and encouragements and raise signs printed with his name to show their support. His voice and words do not quit the crown instead it makes them raise their signs higher.

Nikolas Liepins, Contributor

November 14, 2019

Passionate chants of “Not me. Us.” — a Bernie Sanders campaign slogan — burst from the sea of Sanders supporters in Williams Arena (The Barn) on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank campus.

[THE THIRD WAY] Biden the bulldozer

In this installment of The Third Way, Columnist Kieran Singh explores the validity of the 2020 Biden campaign.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 9, 2019

It would be highly misguided for people to assume that Biden won’t win simply because he’s not as popular as Sanders, Buttigeig, or Warren on the internet.