Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, 2016
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.
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.
Sanders later lost the nomination tae Hillary Clinton.
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Kelly, Erin (April 30, 2015). "Bernie Sanders: 'I am running in this election to win'". USAToday. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
- Rappeport, Alan (April 29, 2015). "Bernie Sanders Announces He Is Running for President". New York Times. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
- Merica, Dan (April 30, 2015). "Bernie Sanders is running for president". CNN. Retrieved April 30, 2015.
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