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Bernie Sanders: U.S. Senator from Vermont
Bernard Sanders is an American politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007 and as U.S. Representative for the state's at-large congressional district from 1991 to 2007. He is the longest-serving independent in U.S. congressional history, although he has a close relationship with the Democratic Party, having caucused with House and Senate Democrats for most of his congressional career. Sanders unsuccessfully sought the Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States in 2016 and 2020, finishing in second place in both campaigns.

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NIH head refutes Trump claim of vaccine by election day [Video]

NIH head refutes Trump claim of vaccine by election day

The head of the U.S. National Institutes of Health told a Senate panel no one knew precisely when a vaccine for the novel coronavirus would be ready.

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AOC Nominates Bernie Sanders Instead of Joe Biden in DNC Speech [Video]

AOC Nominates Bernie Sanders Instead of Joe Biden in DNC Speech

The Democratic NY Representative spoke for about a minute and a half during the second night of the Democratic National Convention.

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Sanders Calls On Voters To Kick Trump Out [Video]

Sanders Calls On Voters To Kick Trump Out

On Monday, the Democratic party held its 2020 national convention. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on American voters to mount an "unprecedented response" at the ballot box and remove President..

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Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC [Video]

Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC

Former First Lady Michelle Obama capped off the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, where a parade of high-profile speakers took President Donald Trump to task for his..

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'Nero fiddled while Rome burned - Trump golfs' -Sanders [Video]

'Nero fiddled while Rome burned - Trump golfs' -Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking in support of Joe Biden on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, blasted President Trump's response to the coronavirus, saying he put American lives "in..

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'The unthinkable has become normal' -Sanders [Video]

'The unthinkable has become normal' -Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who ran against Joe Biden in the Democratic primary, spoke passionately about his former rival at the Democratic National Convention Monday and condemned President Trump for his..

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Once Stuck Between Biden And Sanders, Kamala Harris Emerges As VP Running Mate [Video]

Once Stuck Between Biden And Sanders, Kamala Harris Emerges As VP Running Mate

For the first time in American history, a Black and South Asian woman has been chosen for national office by a major political party. CNN reports presumptive Democratic nominee former Vice President..

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President Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Bien are targeting Latino voters in different ways, as the diverse community is expected to play a key role in battleground states in the 2020 presidential..
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Sanders Urging Biden to Do More to Excite Progressives

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Senior Biden campaign adviser Symone Sanders on “The Takeout” - 6/19/2020

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New Hampshire Primary Elections Test the Influence of Trump and Sanders

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Kanye West Denied Meeting by Bernie Sanders, Down to Chat with Biden

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Bernie Sanders faces criticism from Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden

Senator Bernie Sanders is facing criticism from former opponent Hillary Clinton and current opponent Joe Biden ahead of the Iowa caucuses. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined "CBSN AM"..
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Iowa Democrats investigate caucus issues as Buttigieg holds slight lead

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Bernie Sanders adviser Chuck Rocha on how to reach Latino voters

Latinos are set to be the largest minority voting group in this year's presidential election with more than 30 million eligible voters. Former Bernie Sanders adviser Chuck Rocha joined CBSN to discuss..
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Joe Biden rallied the party around him, with help from Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders. But even as Democrats reach out to disaffected moderates, they’re also holding together a fractured coalition.
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Democrats call on Midwest voters to unite for win

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and rising stars in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party are calling on Democrats from key Midwestern states to work together to defeat President Donald Trump. (Aug...
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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez seconds Sanders nomination

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Kasich and Sanders offer different views on Biden presidency

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Michelle Obama's speech took down Trump, elevated the DNC's weird Zoom call energy

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Sanders: "Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Trump golfed"

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Bernie Sanders: 'I certainly did not sign' petition to get Kanye West on Wisconsin ballot

Democrats are challenging several signatures gathered by Kanye West's campaign, including one from Mickey Mouse.
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Hillary Clinton Backs Eliot Engel, in Her First House Primary Endorsement of 2020

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Joe Biden passes delegate threshold to clinch Democratic presidential nomination

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