Bernie Beat: Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 Presidential Campaign

Bernie's Journey

Bernie's Journey: From 'Sanders the Socialist' to Commander in Chief?

Multimedia Time Line: Bernie Sanders' Political Career, from Then to Now

It’s been a long, strange trip for Bernie Sanders, and now the U.S. Senate’s most outspoken independent is considering a run for president. How did he get this far? Retrace “Bernie’s Journey” — from mayor of Burlington, Vermont, to skilled senatorial soloist — through the eyes of the state’s independent alternative media.   more »

the sanders files

A curated archive of articles from Bernie Sanders' political life

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Bernie's Bio

All About Bernie
How Brooklyn-born Bernard Sanders Got Here from There

Vermonters call him “Bernie” — and have from the moment Brooklyn-born Bernard Sanders entered public life more than four decades ago. In that time, the wild-haired pol has evolved from an also-ran candidate on the fringes of Green Mountain politics to a virtually unbeatable, two-term U.S. senator. Along his unlikely journey, Sanders lost six races for statewide office, but won four as mayor of Burlington and eight as Vermont’s sole representative to the U.S. House.

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