Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, 2016

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The 2016 presidential campaign o Bernie Sanders, the junior Unitit States Senator frae Vermont, an former Congressman o the same, began with a formal announcement bi Sanders on Mey 26, 2015 in Burlington, Vermont, which followit an informal announcement on Aprile 30.[1][2]

Sanders had been considerit a potential candidate for Preses o the Unitit States, both as an Independent an a Democrat since at least November 2013. Although Sanders became an independent after briefly alignin wi the left-win Liberty Union Party in the 1970s, many o his views align wi those o the Democratic Pairty, he caucuses wi Democrats in the Senate, an he has confirmit that he is runnin as a Democrat.[3]

Sanders later lost the nomination tae Hillary Clinton.

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  1. Kelly, Erin (30 Apryle 2015). "Bernie Sanders: 'I am running in this election to win'". USAToday. Retrieved 30 Apryle 2015.
  2. Rappeport, Alan (29 Apryle 2015). "Bernie Sanders Announces He Is Running for President". New York Times. Retrieved 30 Apryle 2015.
  3. Merica, Dan (30 Apryle 2015). "Bernie Sanders is running for president". CNN. Retrieved 30 Apryle 2015.

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