Bernie Sanders for President 2016

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Bernie Sanders

A husband, father, and grandfather, Bernie Sanders is a Senator from Vermont who is running for President in 2016.

Meet Bernie

As the son of a polish immigrant, Bernie Sanders grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He attended James Madison High School, Brooklyn College, and the University of Chicago. He first started off as a carpenter and documentary filmmaker. Later he went on to be Burlington's mayor in 1981. In 2006 he was elected to the US Senate after 16 years as Vermont's sole congressmen in the House of Representatives. Bernie is now serving his second term in the Senate after winning re-election with 71 percent of the vote in 2012.

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